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Aquarian Soul. The Indie Beauty Brands You Need To Get Your Hands On - mindbodygreen. Essential Oils and Extracts. Genuine Essential Oils: Essential Oils. Essential Oils. Executive Entrepreneur Program — New York Institute of Aromatherapy. Why New Orleans Is Leading A Natural Beauty Revolution - mindbodygreen. New Orleans has always been a place that nurtures and inspires creativity and ingenuity.

Why New Orleans Is Leading A Natural Beauty Revolution - mindbodygreen

The sights, the smells, the haunting energy—all play a roll in shaping some of the coolest art, music and culture found in the country. That electric energy is what drew me to this city all the way from the chaotic streets of Manhattan. What I've seen in my past three years here has been a boom of new creative thought leaders, particularly in the beauty and wellness space. Lucky for me shopping local means I get to try some of the coolest beauty brands that capture the spirit of NOLA, all while giving my skin that all-natural, botanical glow. There's a modern resurgence of herbalism, skin potions and botanical beauty, and the city is most definitely at the forefront of this trend. Smoke One of my favorite brands to come out of New Orleans, Smoke's essential oil perfumes feature heavily in my olfactory rotation.

Oxalis Apothecary Xodo Botanicals Upstairs at Raw Republic. Welcome. Make Your Own Herbal Remedies with the Herbal Remedy Kit. There’s a good chance that you’ve purchased herbal teas, extracts or salves for a cold or a minor first aid situation.

Make Your Own Herbal Remedies with the Herbal Remedy Kit

Wouldn’t it be awesome to make those same herbal remedies yourself? As long as there have been people on this Earth, there have been people making herbal remedies. In fact, even in the 21rst century most humans on the planet use herbs for healing. Helping ourselves heal and stay healthy with herbs is as simple and natural as the plants themselves.

Part 1: Natural Soapmaking for Beginners - Ingredients - Lovely Greens. This is the first post in this four-part series natural series on natural soapmaking that includes learning about ingredients, equipment & safety, basic soap recipes and formulating your own, and finally the process of making handmade soap using the Cold Process Method.

Part 1: Natural Soapmaking for Beginners - Ingredients - Lovely Greens

This post may contain affiliate links. Thank you for your continued support of this site! The best new modern apothecaries. Luxury Body Skincare Products. OBSESSED WITH: Sweet Anthem Handmade Perfumes. I'm sure I've probably mentioned it before, but I'm kind of a perfume junkie.

OBSESSED WITH: Sweet Anthem Handmade Perfumes

I tried the whole "signature scent" thing, it seemed so simple and chic, being recognized for a singular, very-me perfume. However, I just couldn't do it. My obsession with fragrance and different scents scanning the spectrum of smell drew me more towards starting a "fragrance wardrobe," and I've been collecting ever since. It doesn't help that a) I'm a beauty editor and am lucky enough to be sent amazing perfumes to try out and b) I know what I like, so simply reading a description on a website can prompt me to drop money on something I've never smelled.

This USUALLY works out, especially in the case of Sweet Anthem Handmade Perfumes. I found Sweet Anthem, a Seattle-based indie perfume shop, on Etsy one night (probably pretty late), browsing for D.I.Y. perfume. Plus, the options are kind of endless. Carrie 14k Gold Razor Set. Read the Refinery 29 love letter to Carrie!

Carrie 14k Gold Razor Set

Perfect For: Skin types: Normal to sensitive, subject to irritation. Pacific Night Serum w Retinol by True Nature Botanicals. No water.

Pacific Night Serum w Retinol by True Nature Botanicals

No fillers. No toxins. Industry insiders tell us we spend at least 5 times more on our ingredients than the leading luxury skincare and perfume brands. Sure you can get other anti-aging face serums with retinol, but here are a few key ingredients that make Pacific Night Serum with Retinol, for Sensitive Skin really stand out: Denver Inspired Perfume Oils – r.l. linden & co. Our perfume oils contain no synthetics, phthalates or isolates and are created with only pure, plant-based, organic, raw and wildcrafted essential oils, absolutes and resins in a base of organic jojoba oil and fractionated coconut oil.

Denver Inspired Perfume Oils – r.l. linden & co.

Ironwood #1 – A hypnotic and woody sacred anointing oil with notes of copal resin, frankincense tears and palo santo sticks; inspired by Ironwood Collection. Ritual #2 – A sexy and warm gourmand scent with notes of cacao nibs, bitter almond shells, spiced cardamom and aged cognac; inspired by Ritual Chocolate. Dram #3 – A native woodland scent with notes of fresh juniper berries, foraged rose hips, wild sage bitters and evergreen needles; inspired by Dram Apothecary. Natural Organic Botanical Perfume.

Anima Mundi Apothecary. Pharmacy Gone Chic: Botanica Bazaar. Can you speak to the initial vision of Botanica Bazaar?

Pharmacy Gone Chic: Botanica Bazaar

We wanted to emulate a French pharmacy, with our twist of how we live, which is natural and organic.How did the store come about? Very serendipitous, we both happened to have the same vision that came together over coffee in the Amagansett Square.How would you describe the store to someone who has never been to it? Topanga Canyon - Incense - Juniper Ridge. The top 7 natural beauty stores coast to coast. Apothecary – Beam & Anchor.