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ODARA Ingredient Spotlight - Rose Hydrosol

ODARA Ingredient Spotlight - Rose Hydrosol

Rose hydrosol is beneficial for every skin type and concern. It has skin firming properties and gently delivers collagen supporting vitamin c to the skin.
DIY Toxin Free Deodorant Recipe

DIY Toxin Free Deodorant Recipe

Most commercial deodorants contain harmful ingredients like aluminum (anti-persperiant) and parabens (chemical preservatives). Here's a simple and ...
Skin Care from the Inside Out - The Damaging Effects of Sugar

Skin Care from the Inside Out - The Damaging Effects of Sugar

As some of you may already know, in addition to being an Esthetician and Herbalist I am also a Certified Nutrition Consultant. I've always found th...
Skin Care from the Inside Out - Gluten, Grains and Inflammation

Skin Care from the Inside Out - Gluten, Grains and Inflammation

By now most of us have heard that gluten is bad and contributes to inflammation. But how exactly? Is gluten bad for everyone? After doing extensive...
Six Reasons to Choose Natural Fragrances Over Synthetics

Six Reasons to Choose Natural Fragrances Over Synthetics

Natural fragrances are made from pure essential oils and can be found in perfumes, colognes, diffuser blends, room sprays and scents that are added...
ODARA Skin Care Supports the Microbiome

ODARA Skin Care Supports the Microbiome

By now, you are probably aware that we have beneficial bacteria that live in our digestive tract. These friendly little guys keep us healthy by fig...
How To Make Your Own Hydrosol

How To Make Your Own Hydrosol

  To find out what a hydrosol is and learn more about how they are useful in skin care read my post "About Hydrosols". There are 5 relatively simpl...
What is a Hydrosol?

What is a Hydrosol?

Steam distillation is one of several methods used in the production of essential oils. Hydrosols or aromatic waters are co-products of this process...
Essential Oils - What You Don't Know

Essential Oils - What You Don't Know

Lavender essential oil is a common ingredient in natural skin care products. Besides being a wonderfully relaxing and uplifting scent it contains m...