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Allison Roman
Skin Barrier Love: Get the Most From Your Face Oil

Skin Barrier Love: Get the Most From Your Face Oil

Face oils have become all the rage over the last couple of years and for many good reasons! Oils are wonderful for the skin – providing nutrients, essential fatty acids and antioxidants that can both protect and transform your skin. When you use a facial oil, you are using 100% actives: A potent amount of nutrients, so a little goes a long way. There are a lot of ways to incorporate them into skincare routines for daily use. Let’s discuss some tips on getting the most out of your face oils.   Apply on Clean, Damp Skin It’s best to...

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Allison Roman
Herbal Ally: Gotu Kola for Skin, Brain and Mood

Herbal Ally: Gotu Kola for Skin, Brain and Mood

  Ingredient Highlight: GOTU KOLA Centella asiatica, the botanical name of Gotu Kola, hosts a vast number of nutritional and medicinal benefits that can help support the entire body. It’s rich in vitamin C, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, niacin, vitamin A, carotene, minerals, and some phytonutrients such as flavonoids, volatile oils, tannins, amino acids and polyphenol. Gotu Kola is considered to be a chief herb in Ayurvedic medicine and has been known to treat a variety of issues like skin problems, wound healing, nervous system and cognitive dysfunction. This herb is used in the Beauty Tea & Cleanse > Renew, and I know...

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Allison Roman
Herbal Ally: Adaptogens 101

Herbal Ally: Adaptogens 101

  “What are adaptogens again?” says my husband every time I mention an herb that is from this category. I often use the term to describe herbs that have the ability to aid your body into balance. But what is an adaptogen really? An adaptogen is an herb that has medicinal substances that help your body respond to stress. More specifically, they’re known for supporting metabolic processes (think chemical reactions of cells for vital functioning) and producing stress-related neurotransmitters and hormones. Hence, adaptogens increase your body’s resistance to stressors whether they are physical, environmental, biological or emotional. It’s said that...

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Allison Roman
The Power of Ritual: Morning Tips To Empower Your Day

The Power of Ritual: Morning Tips To Empower Your Day

Morning rituals are everything. Much of your day is a collection of unconscious patterns and expectations unfolding in a multitude of ways. But know that you have a lot of power in how you're co-creating your day. Start by empowering yourself with these simple morning rituals to support your health, expand your awareness and ultimately change your life.  1. Enjoy a warm morning tonic Have a hot healthy drink (no coffee doesn't count) to warm and wake the body while providing some hydration after a night's sleep. It could be hot lemon water, ginger tea, golden milk, our Beauty Tea......

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