SELF CARE

EVERYTHING BOTANICAL FOR SPRING!

By Michelle Pulfrey | Contributor

MAR-APR 2021 ISSUE

Photo credit courtesy of Laurel Skin, Epicuren, Le Prunier, and Ojai Wild

LAUREL SKIN

Nourish your body from the outside in with the Laurel Skin California Body Oil. Created as a body serum and moisturizer, its packed with nutrients and antioxidants to promote radiant skin health. Almond, sunflower, avocado, and olive oils are farmed or pressed in California, while Orange Blossom and Rose Geranium, and hints of White Rose, and Cedarwood, make up the perfect blend to work double duty as a powerful circulatory lymph mover, helpful for overall puffiness. Plain and simple- this oil helps move waste away from living cells to make room for vital nourishment.  |  Laurelskin.com  |  100ml  $90, Roots: the Beauty Underground in Laguna Beach.

EPICUREN

Freshen your face wash with the perfectly Ph balanced, gentle, soap-free Citrus Herbal cleanser from Epicuren. Lecithin provides hydration and soothing benefits, while the cucumber fruit extract works its magic with moisture-binding, and anti-inflammatory elements for the skin as well as soothing, tightening, and healing properties with amino acids, and a high vitamin C count, perfect for combination skin types. 2oz, $26.50  |  8oz, $73.50. Spa Gregories, 200 Newport Center Dr., Suite 100, Newport Beach

SPAGREGORIES.COM  or EPICUREN.COM

OJAI WILD

Spring welcoming scents from Ojai Wild are crafted with botanical ingredients found in their surroundings from the family farm and other ranches along the California coastline. Founder Janna Sheehan uses a mix of essential oils, some aged up to 35 years blended with the raw botanical extract making the colognes true scent sing when paired with your own Ph balance to create its absolute fragrance. Chamomile Flowers, 1oz  $110. OJAIWILD.COM

LE PRUNIER

If you’re a newcomer to face oils, the locally made Plum Beauty Oil by Le Prunier is a game changer.  The brainchild of three sisters, and third-generation California plum farmers who consulted with renowned labs to turn their harvest into a high-potency facial oil. 

 

Rich in Vitamins A & E, and layered with a blend of plum varietals providing antioxidants, and essential omega fatty acids, the oil calms skin inflammation and irritation and also offers a natural UV sunscreen booster. Bonus, the weightless and fast-absorbing oil melts right into your skin, and the scent is delightful.  If you suffer from product sensitivity, or acne this product is ideal. $134. LEPRUNIER.COM