the florapothecarie journal

  • 10 Toxic Chemicals to Avoid in Your Beauty Products

    I started making natural beauty products when I realized just how many toxic chemicals were in my favorite mass-produced cosmetics. It’s incredible to me how much we can’t rely on the Food & Drug Administration to police the cosmetic industry here in the US. The European Union has banned over...

  • Ingredient Love: Rose

    Roses and rosehips have been used in beauty treatments for hundreds of years — Ancient Egyptians boiled them into perfume oils and healing balms. Europeans bathed in rose petals. And it's no wonder why. Roses have myriad beauty benefits from regenerating skin cells to hydrating and more!

  • Ingredient Love: Coconut Oil

    Coconut oil is a wondrous natural ingredient, which is why it's mixed in to so many of my products. Here are six reasons to love coconut oil: 1. Incredibly moisturizing. Coconut oil is full of fatty acids which lock in moisture by reinforcing our skin’s natural lipid barrier. This makes it a gre...

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