the florapothecarie journal

self care

  • 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.

  • Fighting Colds Naturally with Mint & Rosemary + DIY Vapor Rub

    Cold season is here, but I’m going to help you power through it with plant allies Mint and Rosemary! Read on for tips on how to use these herbs and essential oils during cold season, plus a DIY vapor rub recipe.

  • 6 Plant Allies for Cold & Flu Season

    Winter is here and so are seasonal diseases like colds, sinus infections, and the flu. Learn more about my favorite plant allies for cold season: peppermint, ginger, sage, rosemary, elderberry, and nettle.

  • 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.

  • Rose Quartz Radiate Love Ritual

    Learn to banish negativity and radiate love for yourself and love for others with this simple ritual using rose quartz, rose petals, and a few of our favorite love-infused bath & body 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.

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