the florapothecarie journal

beauty tips

  • How to Deal with Melty Products

    Many florapothecarie products contain natural ingredients like cocoa butter, shea butter, and coconut oil that tend to melt in temperatures above 80°. I stop selling Brightening Eye Balms, Makeup Remover, Nourish Balms, Solid Lotion Bars, and Whipped Body Butters during the summer so they don't arrive melted! But what if you've already got some of these products and they're melting in your house? Here are some tips for dealing with melty natural products.

  • Friday is Venus Day: How to Bring More Pleasure Into Your Life

    Friday is ruled by the planet Venus, named for the Roman Goddess of love, pleasure, beauty, and creativity. Here are some ways to bring more Venus energy into your life.

  • Summer Skincare Tips

    Summer is here! Depending on where you're located, you may experience increased humidity with the rise in temperatures, or you might have incredibly dry air. No matter where you are, these skincare tips will ensure you're taking proper care of your skin during the hot summer months.

  • Winter Skincare Tips & Must-Haves

    Winter has arrived. Here in New England, this means dry air, freezing (and below-freezing) temperatures, and sometimes even snow! I do love the snow part, but the rest? Not so much. Here are some tips for taking care of your skin during these harsh winter months, and the products we recommend using.

  • Transitional Skincare Favorites for Fall

    Fall is here and winter is on its way. Help ease your skin into cooler weather with a few of our favorite transitional skincare products.

  • DIY Two-in-One Pumpkin Spice Hair & Face Mask

    It's Pumpkin Spice Latte Season! Get your PSL fix with this two-in-one facial and hair mask. Pumpkin is fantastic at balancing our scalp and skin's oil production, plus gently exfoliating with alpha hydroxy acids.

  • DIY Soothing (Non-Sticky) After Sun Aloe Spray

    Make your own soothing, non-toxic, and non-sticky body spray for soothing sun burn with aloe, coconut oil, and essential oils of lavender and peppermint.

  • Ingredient Love: Aloe

    We love aloe at florapothecarie! Aloe is well known for its anti-inflammatory, sunburn-soothing effects, but did you know it's also a great antibacterial and incredibly moisturizing? This makes it great for both skin and hair care.

DIYs, inspiration, and tips for living a naturally beautiful and magical life.