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Sea buckthorn,a medium sized,hardy bush,has a rich history of medical uses in traditional medicine in China,India,Tibet,and Russia.It treats many conditions including lung,heart,and stomach problems,as well as skin disorders like eczema and dermatitis with its anti-inflammatory properties. In fact,recent clinical evidence suggests that sea buckthorn seed oil may promote wound healing when applied topically.
None of this is news to Finnish Lumene skincare company, which since 1970 has produced skincare based on handpicked plants and berries that grow in the harsh conditions of the arctic. The idea is to transfer the plantsâ€™ strength and ability to endure intense short summers and lo
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If you had told me that an oil for your face would be the cat’s meow, I would have laughed. Not that I don’t believe in oils (there are some excellent ones for the hair), but I’ve generally felt that the most transformative powers for the face stem from creams and serums.
But Fresh Elixir Ancien ($260) features oils that are hand blended in a monastery to preserve the art of ancient oil therapy. In this slim white glass bottle that looks one part apothecary, one part precious china, this stoppered offering contains nothing but essential oils. The oils are chosen for their anti-aging properties and they help smooth and renew the complexion.
The very last thing one may want to put on t
Attention sea buckthorn berry fans. For this weekâ€™s Gorgeous Giveaway we have 3 sets of Sibu Beautyâ€™s Sea Buckthorn Hydrating Serum, Sea Buckthorn Rejuventating Night Cream and Sea Buckthorn Facial Cleanser (a $92.85 value) to give to our lucky winners. These facial products contain extracts of sea buckthorn berry, a resilient little fruit that grows high in the Tibetan Himalayas and is an unsurpassed source of Omega-7, an essential fatty acid vital to collagen production and healthy skin.
Sea Buckthorn Hydrating Serum fights dehydration by flooding the skin with moisture to eliminate a tight, dry feeling. The sea buckthorn oils included work to improve skin tone and tex