There are not many moments during our day when we are truly pampering ourselves. If you are like me, you run around from task to task, feeling like you barely have time to breathe, let alone care for yourself.
If you have been following me for a little while, you know Daron Hope, the founder of my favorite skincare brand, Earthtonics Skincare (you can shop my favorite products here!)
We first met when I moved to Ojai and I started going to her facial studio. While she treated my skin with her potent plant potions, we would chat about everything from skincare to our yearning to live lives slower, taking advantage of extra moments to show ourselves love.
She has always inspired me to pay close attention to the ingredients in my facial care products and to make a ritual out of my skincare routine so I could have some time to rejuvenate myself every morning & evening.
STEP ONE: CARDAMOM CREAM CLEANER.
The first thing I do when I hop in the shower in the morning is apply my Cardamom Cream Cleanser. I like to leave it on like a mask while I shower so that the tropical fruit enzymes, from fruits like pineapple & papaya, can work their magic!
STEP TWO: HONEY BAMBOO FACIAL SCRUB
Twice a week, I exfoliate with the Honey & Bamboo Facial Scrub. The bamboo spheres gently scrub away dead skin while the prebiotic rich herb-infused honey supports the skin’s microbiome. The result is a smooth, glowing complexion. What could be better?!
STEP THREE: PATINA MEADOW FACIAL MIST
After I finish cleansing or exfoliating, I spray my Patina Meadow Facial Mist. Made with lavender & rose hydrosol from Patina Farm, our mist soothes my skin while calming my mind.
STEP FOUR: PATINA MEADOW FACIAL OIL
While I love all these products, the Patina Meadow Facial Oil is my holy grail. We formulated it with Rosehip & Raspberry Seed to boost skin with high levels of antioxidants, carotenoids, and vitamins A + E. It also smells divine!
THE FINAL STEP: THE BOO NON-TOXIC DEODARANT
Before I head out the door to start my day, I apply The Boo. This is the best natural deodorant I have ever tried...seriously. Instead of using harmful chemicals to keep odor at bay, The Boo utilizes all natural ingredients, like arrowroot, baking soda, and essential oils, to keep you smelling fresh all day
I hope this blog post inspired you to take some time out of your day, even if its just a few moments, to intentionally care for yourself. You deserve it!