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The Newest Skin Care Trend: Cleansing Balm

A cleansing balm is an oil-based cleanser effective at removing makeup, sunscreen, and impurities, without irritating the skin or making it feel uncomfortable.A fantastic alternative to regular cleansers, cleansing balms tend to have a creamier texture and are usually oil-based. Because of this, they can give your pores a deep clean while allowing your skin to retain plenty of moisture to keep it feeling soft and smooth.The cleansing balm is fast becoming many people’s favorite skincare product! And here are the reasons why:It will keep your skin moisturizedIt will cleanse your face and remove makeupIt will give your pores a deep cleanThere are so many different ways to wash your face, but there are lots of reasons why you might...

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Cocoa Butter - Not Just for Dessert!

Maybe you think of decadent desserts when you think of cocoa butter. But, cocoa butter should also be considered as part of your skincare regime.Cocoa butter is a type of fat that comes from cocoa beans. Cocoa butter is high in fatty acids, which is why it’s often touted for its ability to hydrate and nourish the skin and improve elasticity. The fat in cocoa butter forms a protective barrier over skin to hold in moisture. Cocoa butter has also been promoted to heal rashes from conditions like eczema and dermatitis.Cocoa butter is rich in natural plant compounds called phytochemicals. These substances may improve blood flow to the skin and slow skin aging by protecting against damage from the sun’s...

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Beeswax: Nature's Natural Protection for Your Skin

Beeswax creates a hydrating, long-lasting barrier to protect skin against environmental pollutants as well as the harsh effects of the elements. Its exfoliating and reparative properties combined with its vitamin content helps promote the skin’s rejuvenation by diminishing the appearance of the signs of aging, including spots, wrinkles, and skin damage. Its regenerative quality and anti-inflammatory properties work in conjunction to help decrease irritation, redness, and inflammation characteristic of acne and eczema, while its anti-septic effects further facilitates the healing process. When applied to stretch marks, beeswax helps to diminish the appearance of these often unwanted marks when used in combination with carrier oils and butters as is found in our Lemon Hemp Butter Lotion Bar & Lip Balm. #beeswax...

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