Monthly Archives: August 2011

New Skin

New skin can be found, and it is layered just under the skin you now see and feel. Nothing drastic here, but a gentle, natural kind of magic. Most of us can encourage new skin development if you regularly exfoliate the skin.

What is Exfoliation and can everyone exfoliate?

If your general skin health is good, and you suffer from no extreme skin conditions, you might be a candidate for reclaiming a youthful glow.

Exfoliating is the process of removing the very thinnest, top layer of what is already dead, dry skin. Sounds extreme, but having a regular, yet occasional, schedule of gentle dead skin removal is a good thing. This age old, world-wide beauty secret is something most men do to the lower half of their face every morning as they shave. Some use the word, “scrub,” to describe this; however, the word should not be taken literally. A gentle approach is always the best method. A part of your beauty arsenal, this cleansing ritual encourages the production of new dewy skin, as you remove the older layer and revel the hidden glow of fresh, lively skin. Instant youth! While this it might sound a bit harsh, it is actually healthy for skin, if your’s methods and products are gentle.

However, if you suffer from any condition, such as Rosacea, a serious skin disorder, exfoliation should not be attempted causally, and for some… not at all! Never make extreme changes during a flare-up. It is wise to first seek the advice of a medical care giver. Caution should be taken for those suffering from conditions of the skin such as Rosacea. While this practice can be a component of optimum skin health, it is not advisable for Rosacea patients without first consulting a medical doctor. Finding one who has experience with your condition is preferable, and ask for a referral is not. If you have any question about a possible skin disorder, you shouldn’t attempt any solution, without first researching the consequences of each beauty regiment. If medically cleared to proceed, I would also suggest you utilize the training of a professional esthetician. Always ask if this technician has a clear understanding in your underlining problem. A good professional can teach good practices.

When using a dry scrub or cleansing grain, only remove the amount needed for one application. Make sure you keep the remaining jar contents dry for future applications. Once exposed to moisture, spoilage is likely, especially if using an organic. Follow the directions, and avoid using multiple processes if this is the first time you attempt this procedure. Meaning don’t have a mask and a scrub on the same day and give yourself a break by waiting to see if you’ll have a poor reaction to the products you use.

Karen’s Botanicals has a gentle exfoliate in our product line. Made from organic ingredients, it does the job of exfoliation without harsh irritating consequences. A natural product, (we mean: as close to nature as we find from a certified organic garden, and without overly processed extraneous ingredients to preserve and give fragrance), Also, our grains are made from one hundred percent certified organic ingredients to refresh your natural glow.

Karen’s Botanicals Exfoliating Cleansing Grains 2oz Travel Size
Unlike harsh and overly abrasive scrubs, cleansing grains are not irritating. Suitable for all skin types, Exfoliating Cleansing Grains are great for sensitive skin. The Rosebud and Lavender blossoms provide a very light natural scent – never added scents or essential oil Made from ground oats and brown rice, both absorb impurities while gently scrubbing away dead skin. The Oats are a very soothing element while the Lavender is antibacterial and calming. Roses are a famous emollient, and along with ground oats, will make your skin feel soft and smooth.

Ingredients: Organic Ground and Powdered oats, organic brown rice, organic rosebud, organic lavender blossom.

We are giving a 25% off discount until 8/31/2013 on Exfoliates, Scrubs and Peels. Just follow this link to claim your discount http://www.karensbotanicals.com/exfoliates-scrubs-peels/

Four Points: Karen’s Botanicals Blog

 Dear Reader,

I thought, I’d give you a little FYI on our plans for Karen’s Botanicals blog.

1-We’ll keep to a schedule.

You can expect a regular posting to keep friends, family, and loyal customers informed. We plan on keeping to the schedule of a Monday and Thursday evenings for new postings. We will add additional postings when pressing issues arise, which concern those of us very interested in skin care and its related topics.

2-We’ll go deeper than skin.

While keeping you in touch with great beauty tips is important, there is more to beauty than creams, (see philosophy blog.) So, we will not only write about our very on line of Karen’s Botanicals Skin Care Products, but we’ll include a wider range of natural skin care themes. We’ll relate current discussions on living a healthier life, which always brings the benefit of more beautiful skin.

3-I’ve never played a doctor on television, but…

Medical items relating to skin care will be posted regularly, and include the site sources for you can get additional information. We will add general issues concerning the personal care industry as a business, which might affect you, the consumer.  We don’t want to bore you with the business of skin care, but as relevant industry issues present themselves and if they’re newsworthy we’ll post them.

4-We desire your input. Speak-up!

Feel free to add your voice to this discussion. We welcome and encourage your participation. Tell us what you think, ask us questions, educate, tell us what you want in skin care. All of this communication will only help us improve as a brand. We will listen and dedicate ourselves to the creation of better more wholesome products.

Have a lovely week.

Karen’s Botanicals

My Philosophy On Skin Care

My philosophy of beauty and skin care is to always start with the freshest ingredients you can find, use certified organic growers, and keep ingredients as natural as possible. Process of these treats from the earth as gently as you can. Provide these at a fair price, while doing no harm to little animals. Be responsible for teaching as much as I can to others about what I have learned, just as someone else was kind and generous enough to teach me.

I believe women are individuals not a herd to be sold to. Finally, when a woman develops the habit of good skin care she guarantees lovely skin well into old age; however, a really beautiful woman is a whole lot more than skin deep, and never found in a jar.

For more information about us and our natural organic herbal skin care products, please visit our main site and read our story.
http://www.karensbotanicals.com/our-story/