the florapothecarie journal




self care

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.


  • Ingredient Love: Green Tea

    Hello, I'm Sami and I have a tea addiction. Black, green, white, oolong, herbal... you name it, I've got it. I drink it straight or make chai lattes in the winter and matcha green tea ice cream in the summer. Studies have shown antioxidant-rich teas can help prevent a boatload of health issues from cancers to heart disease, and they have some pretty great beauty benefits too!

  • How-To: Make a Lavender & Rice Heat Pack

    How to make a lavender and rice-filled hot/cold pack, one of my essential tools for self-care. Heat it up in the microwave to soothe sore muscles or freeze it to help reduce swelling.

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