Menthol: A Cool Reason to Use Peppermint in Skin Care

Peppermint essential oil has been studied extensively for its many benefits, from relieving indigestion,  headaches, and muscle aches to repelling insects.  For this discussion, we are going to be looking at its remarkable cooling effects on the skin. Peppermint essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves of the plant and has a chemical called…

5 Reasons You Need All-Natural Soaps

June is the season around the Finger Lakes Region for graduation parties and recently while talking to someone at a party, I was delivered a pointed question which indeed deserves a thoughtful response.  One mom asked “why should I buy your natural soaps?  What makes them any different from Ivory or Dove?”  Here are some…

Different Soaps for Different Folks

Need some help deciding which soap to buy?  If you know your skin type, we can help you find the best soaps for your specific needs. Determine your skin type from the list below,  keeping in mind that your skin  can change a bit with diet, over time, in different environmental conditions or may be…