By now you will have noticed the "facelift" we have given to our website and my thanks again go out to everyone who helped make it happen. I could not have done it without you. We hope you like it, because we have designed it with you in mind...to help you look after yourself and your skin.
Now...spring is in the air! Nature is awakening and flowers are beginning to bloom. This is your time to take advantage of our botanicals range and give your face a fresh, new look. Break out of winter with changes to your daily skin care routine like gentle peeling treatments, refreshing and intensive ampoules, and masques that will help cleanse and hydrate your skin. You will feel refreshed plus your skin will take on the glow of spring. No two skins are alike. Just as everyone is unique and wonderful, so each skin condition will need its own TLC. Take time to review our skin type guide to help you choose the products that work for you.
Good skin care combines nature and nurture. Spring is a great time to reconsider our daily diet. Try one (or both) of these ideas:
Include an organic juice fast (or cleanse) one day a week (please check with your doctor if you're unsure about trying this). A 4:1 ration of veggies to fruit will keep you from consuming too much fructose, also be sure to drink plenty of water.
Why it's good for your skin- Spring is a popular time to try "cleaner" eating and a day of juicing can provide a palette cleanser to break the cycle of sugar craving while nourishing your body with vitamins it might not always get. A juice fast can also help flush toxins out of your system, which will result in healthier looking skin.
For breakfast, I am a big fan of a glass of warm water with a good squeeze of lemon juice on an empty stomach first thing in the morning. Follow this with 2 scoops of a protein powder blended with your favorite organic fruits or vegetables, 1 cup of milk (soy, rice, almond, etc.), and as much ice as you prefer.
Why it's good for your skin- There are immediate and long-term benefits: the warm water with lemon can help jump start your morning digestion, aid your body's detoxification system, and balance your body's pH- all of which help keep your skin clear and even. Never mind the hydration and dose of vitamin C, which will help keep your skin looking young. Replacing your usual sweet carbs with a nutritious protein shake for breakfast will keep you satisfied longer and reduce the amount of sugar in your system. Fiber and protein will give you more energy throughout the day with fewer peaks and valleys between meals. If you don't feel tired, you'll be less likely to reach for something sweet. Sugar breaks down collagen- making us appear older, and can clog pores- causing pimples.
Take care and cheers,
After 17 years, we've decided it's time for a website "facelift" and we've worked so hard on getting the new site just right for our special customers like you.
With the end of summer, it's time to correct for the sun-damage from our time outside. "After-sun treatments" such as maskes and ampoules treat skin that may be peeling, flaking, drying, or displaying pigmentation. And as Fall arrives, cooler temperatures are an added stressor to your skin that may inhibit it from healing as quickly, so these treatments are even more important.
This is why Fall is the season for maskes! They'll slough off the dead skin cells and jump start cell regeneration and hydration re-balancing. Enjoy our October maske sale on three favorites: Dr. Janka's Lipinorm Maske (for oily skin) or Hydranorm Maske (for dry skin), and my Peeling Creme (which helps refine pores and minimize fine lines). Enjoy 15% off on these three products thru the end of October.
I can't thank you enough for your support in this relaunch and I hope you're as excited about it as I am! I look forward to your feedback.