March 2017 - Natural Skincare

This month we explore the benefits of practicing gentle, natural skincare. Clear and healthy skin starts from the inside out, so first activate your liver’s ability to rid the body of toxins with a daily dose of Dandelion Leaf tincture. Next, cleanse and purify with Urban Cabin’s vegan soap bars and slather thirsty skin with a Castor oil salve. Add a final touch of refreshment with a DIY facial spritz and finally, address any stubborn blemishes or irritations with a concentrated oil spot treatment.

DIY face spray

Calendula Flower and Peppermint Face Spray

Calendula Flower Calendula officinalis-  Antiseptic, antifungal, antibacterial.

Peppermint Leaf Mentha piperita- Refreshing and energizing

Steep dried herbs as if making a strong tea. Let cool, pour into spray bottle. Spritz on skin for soothing, cooling relief.

Angelica - Angelica officinalis When applied topically, the root of the Angelica plant is anti fungal, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial. 

Angelica - Angelica officinalis

When applied topically, the root of the Angelica plant is anti fungal, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial. 

Local Collaboration

URBAN CABIN SOAPS

dandelion leaf + calendula flower
vinegar tincture

Healthy skin starts from the inside out. A healthy liver and regular digestive flow contribute greatly to your bodies ability to rid itself of toxins. Oftentimes, skin irritations are a result of your body system’s inability to properly cleanse- resulting in acne, rashes, and all sorts of irritations. Ingest 2 dropperfuls 2x daily. High in minerals, take as a supportive tonic for gentle liver cleanse. May be taken directly under the tongue or diluted in liquid.

Dandelion Leaf tincture

Dandelion Leaf tincture

Want to know more about which herbal preparations work best for which ailments? Reference this:

Castor Oil based skin salve featuring Calendula Flowers from the Terra Luna garden!

Castor Oil based skin salve featuring Calendula Flowers from the Terra Luna garden!

Apply liberally to dry, irritated, or inflamed skin.

Castor oil has anti-inflammatory properties, high in unsaturated fatty acids, vitamin E, proteins, and minerals.
Jojoba Oil- Light and easily absorbed oil.
Calendula Flower- Antiseptic, antifungal, antibacterial.
Angelica Root- Antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial.
Rose essence- Astringent, soothing, relaxing scent. Restorative and uplifting for the nerves.

A great resource about how and when to use essential oils for skincare

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