Saturday, June 27th is National Orange Blossom Day and though the orange blossom doesn’t get the same attention as its’ fruit (the orange) does, the orange blossom is where this fruit first originates from and not-so-surprisingly, it takes center stage to those in the know.
The Orange Blossom can be found in the most delicious food and drink recipes (think Middle Eastern recipes, yummy sweet treats, cocktails, tea and more), the most gorgeous bridal bouquets and even in special beauty products for skin care, bath time, fragrance and aromatherapy.
Orange Blossom water is the byproduct from the process of the distillation of orange blossoms for Neroli Essential Oil, often used in add
Summer skincare isn’t only about preventing sunburns, bug bites and rashes. “During hot and humid months, the skin goes through changes that directly mirror the climate. Combination Skin will experience excess oil in a wider t-zone and breakouts may become more common. If you have oily skin, your sebaceous glands will produce even more oil during these months. Even dry skin types can notice more oil and clogged pores during this time,” says Teresa Stenzel, Director of Education for Bioelements.
For most, summer’s hotter, often humid air means it’s time to leave the more emollient beauty products on the shelf to avoid clogged pores and pick up lighter, targeted, problem-solvers to comb
You’re diligent about your skincare. You never go to bed with makeup on. You cleanse and moisturize and protect daily and you even use anti-aging serums regularly, but if you’re wondering if you should add toner into your skincare regimen as well, the answer is probably yes.
Celebrity Aesthetician Renee Rouleau is a big believer in toner and says it’s an important step in all skincare routines no matter your skin type. She offers the following reasons why:
They remove drying chlorine, minerals and chemicals that are in tap water and can be dehydrating to the skin.
They enhance the results of your skincare program. Depending on the ingredients used in the toner, they can help calm s
Nothing brightens my day quite the same way as a full bouquet of gorgeous lavender-toned roses…and if necessary I have absolutely no problem buying them for myself. There’s just something about the way they smell and how they look and even how they make me feel. What might I enjoy even more? A basket full of rose beauty products! But not just any rose beauty products–to me, the only kind worth having are those that smell deliciously authentic like my favorite bouquet and are infused with natural rose oils, rose water or fruit (aka rose hip) so that you’ll reap the full protective, hydrating, healing and mood-lifting benefits that roses have to offer.
Six exquisite rose infused beauty