The prickly pear is skyrocketing in popularity as a natural beauty ingredient! Here’s what you need to know about eating this sweet fruit as a beauty food, and getting the benefits of its prized seed oil in your natural beauty routine.
Borage is a beautiful flowering herb with serious skin and health benefits. Find out why you might need it (peeling nails?) and where to find it in this installment of Beauty Ingredient 101…
The most striking aspect of the bearberry plant may be its bright red berries (a favorite of bears, hence the name), but the most powerful beauty benefits of bearberry are found in its leaves, which are prized for their skin-brightening abilities.
In the beauty world, it’s not the imposing baobab tree that’s creating the biggest buzz- it’s the seeds of its fruit.
Lavender, like the very best natural beauty ingredients, has a ton of benefits. It’s not only soothing to your mind, it’s used to relieve insomnia, depression, head and stomach aches- even scalp itchiness and hair loss. But I didn’t always love it…
Exotic, orange sea buckthorn berries originate in the Himalayas, making them precious and hard to obtain. But they’re well worth the trouble to seek them out, for both their inner and outer beauty benefits!
Like the dainty flowers it produces, the chamomile plant is a source of gentle strength when used as a beauty ingredient.
Polyphenols are extremely potent antioxidants that combat oxidative stress in the body–and resveratrol is simply one of the most powerful polyphenols your body can get!
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It may look delicate and sweet, but make no mistake- the calendula flower is one of nature’s most powerful skin treatments. Find out where you can get calendula as an active ingredient in natural skin care…