Journal — Skincare

What are Hydrosols? Benefits and Uses

Skincare

What are Hydrosols? Benefits and Uses

Also known as hydrolats or floral waters, hydrosols are pure water-based aromatic
extracts made through the process of hydro-distillation. Hydrosols can be used for aromatherapy but we especially love using hydrosol for skin care, as a botanical toner and hydrating facial mist. Beyond the benefits specific to each plant, hydrosols are naturally pH acidic, which balances the barrier function of the skin, or the "acid mantle". A true floral water offers the skin barrier repair and enriched hydration, which is key to support healthy, elastic, and plump skin naturally.

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Your Guide to Safe Sunscreen

Skincare

Your Guide to Safe Sunscreen

Sunscreen Demystified We’ve been getting a lot of questions about sunscreen. For good reason - even in 2022 sunscreen remains one of the toughest products to get right: UV-absorbing chemicals used in a vast majority of sunscreens contain ingredients that are endocrine disruptors, marine toxins, or even carcinogenic. Moreover, that spray sunscreen that goes on so easily? Sadly, it’s even worse: the airborne particulate can easily enter the respiratory system and largely misses the body - becoming a greater environmental hazard.  There are safe and effective alternatives, however, and new research is showing more promising options for the future. We...

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