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What's In Your Bottle?

What's In Your Bottle?

Recently I checked out some other aromatherapy lines to see what they're up to, I LOVE the smells! I'm seeing a tendency to list fragrances as "essential oil blend", rather than the individual oils.  As a maker, I understand not wanting to share industry secrets, but as a licensed esthetician, I'm going to need that full ingredient list, please and thank you!

My skin care philosophy has always been use what you want, know what you're using, and why. People have sensitivities to a wide spectrum of both natural and synthetic ingredients and it's my job as an empathic skin care professional to ask questions, communicate and use intuition to avoid unnecessary challenges. It's important for people to be fully informed about what is going on their skin, it is our largest organ and one of our most useful detoxifying agents.  

I can take care of your skin using only our organically preserved products, this does not mean they are 100% organic (though many of the ingredients are) we are preserving the product with flower and plant extracts rather than synthetic chemicals.

In other products containing water we use a small amount of other preservatives that rate low to moderate health hazard because we've determined exposing you to bacteria in those products would be worse for you.  Use what you want, know what you're using, and why.

Up until RIDES Rêve I have designed every label for each product and let me tell you, ingredient lists are a beast.  But everything is listed.  I am actively trying to teach future generations of estheticians my industry secrets, how I chakra and energy balance, read tarot, wax, do my facials--people voice concern that the people I've taught will become the competition.  Well, ok.  We do open and transparent economy here on the farm.  
Y'all come back now, ya hear? #peace


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I Love My Sisters!

Did you know my middle sister Karen actually suggested I become an esthetician?  She should know, I've been poking at her for over 3 decades now.

My youngest sister Carolyn recently purchased some RIDES Rêve products for a bearded friend and had some questions for me...

Q: What's the use for the leave in conditioner?

A: He can spray it in his beard, on head hair for conditioning, great for dry El Paso!  Beard oil use sparingly on beard & head hair for continuing.  Lip balm also works as unscented beard pomade.

Q:  So spray on beard daily?

A: Yes, don't get it in mouth or eyes!  He might spray into hands then apply depending on how long his beard is.

Q:  Why would he need the oil if he's spraying conditioner daily?

A: Beards are coarse and need as much help as possible!  Also the oils have antioxidants to help protect from environmental damage--they help the skin too!  IDK that's just what the Beard Champ uses.

Then she suggested I put this on the website.  Smart sister.  I love you Carolyn!!


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