History of Beauty

Tempest in a Jar - INVESTIGATION IN THE WAR OF NATURAL VS. SYNTHETIC SKIN CARE

Tempest In A Jar

Investigation in the War of Natural VS. Synthetic Skin Care How did it all begin? The skin care market is difficult to navigate as a consumer. That fact need not be explained,

Natural Cosmetics

Cosmetics have come a long way from the days in which they were first created, when the Egyptians blended healing unguents and potions from the finest herbs and oils. Today,

Formulating

How Did Alice Manage to Last this Long?

Q: Is there a perfect preservative, either natural or synthetic, for cosmetics and personal care products? A: No. Is this an unsatisfactory, disappointing, unacceptable, infuriating answer? In this day and age, can’t

Herbs

Never Enough Thyme – Staying Well with Herbs

‘There is something going around’ and it has landed here in full force! Not completely sure if it entered through the shop maybe on a dollar bill or perhaps it

Rosemary Gladstar

A Day with Rosemary…

A Day with Rosemary… I was recently privileged to attend a daylong seminar with the legendary herbalist, author and teacher, Rosemary Gladstar. Honestly, I would have gone no matter what lessons