When I was growing up and started using make up and skincare products, the availability of brands was nothing like it is today. I grew up in Finland and Lumene was one of first products in my beauty box. I remember the original packaging and bottles were dark blue and very simple. The variety was limited, but it was so cool to have Lumene products in your make up bag. It made you one of the cool kids. At the…
Clays are the pure power from the mother earth and amazing for skincare. They are widely available and affordable option for skincare masks. You can use them in your facial or body care or haircare products, but they are also used for cleansing practices internally for their detoxifying properties. There are many types of clays available, some stronger than others, but my favourite is the green clay and that is what I use in my clinic.
Flower waters, also knows as hydrosols or hydrolates are great add on material to your natural skincare routine. They are totally natural and very affordable. They are a by products of essential oil steam distillation process and collected after the oil is removed. The waters contain about 1% of the essential oil, making them a super diluted version of the essential oil.
The skin is the largest organ in the body, but we still often ignore its care. It has many functions, it helps to protect us, it regulates the body’s temperature and helps with removal of toxins. It also has nerve endings, hair follicles and is sensitive to touch. Skin is very important to us and it protects us in many ways, keeping tissues and blood inside of the body and harmful substances outside and protects us from UV light.
Facial treatments have many benefits; they help to keep your skin looking healthy and glowing, giving you a moment to relax. The type of facial most suitable for you depends on your needs and your skin type. If you feel you have neglected your skin for a long time or you have blocked pores and dull looking skin, maybe you need a deep cleanse.