Jakare Closing

  It is with mixed feelings that we share the news with you that Jakare Skin Care will be closing by the end of this year. Offering Jakare products to you has been an honor, and we are truly appreciative of your continued loyalty and support throughout the years.   “After 35 years in the […]

Creme Cleanser: Summer Blend

Lemon and litsea cubeba … Bursting with the refreshing and aromatic scent of the season … clean, fresh, citrusy, enticing … Perfect for summer. We change the aromatherapy scent of our Creme Cleanser every season. Each scent is specifically formulated to celebrate the new season.  We rotate between four blends: Spring:  Wild mint, rosemary and lavender […]

Vitamin C: Still One of the Best!

Vitamin C continues to be one of the best anti-aging ingredients on the market today.   Winter is over.  Spring is renewal season. It’s time to revitalize your skin with Vitamin C.   Why Vitamin C is essential to revitalizing and age proofing your skin: Promotes overall skin health. A powerful antioxidant, vitamin C neutralizes free […]

Jojoba oil … naturally.

Did you know that jojoba oil is so similar to the oil (sebum) your body naturally produces that your skin can hardly tell the difference? The jojoba (pronounced ho-HO-ba) plant is a woody perennial shrub that grows in the dry regions of northern Mexico and the U.S. Southwest.  Its name originates from the word Hohowi, […]

A Winter “Must Have”

Winter is Hydration Season. “My experience with the Hydration Collection has been phenomenal!” “The first night I used this collection, my skin just sucked it up.  The results were that fast and have just continued to improve daily.  My skin has never looked so healthy and moisturized, and it feels (and looks) wonderful!  I wish […]

Reset Your Skin’s Aging Clock

  Plant Stem Cells: Reduce aging by up to 50%   Plant stem cells are one of the most potent ingredients in the skin care world today.  They are absolutely vital for skin cell regeneration and for maintaining a youthful appearance.   Include Plant Stem Cell products into your skin care protocol at least once […]

Spice in your skin care?

Turmeric:  the golden “youth spice”       Throughout the centuries, Ayurvedic literature has cited over 100 different terms for turmeric, including jayanti, meaning “one who is victorious over diseases,” and matrimanika, meaning “as beautiful as moonlight.”  Turmeric juice aided the healing of wounds and bruises, and turmeric paste was applied to a variety of […]

Mask issues? Protect your skin!

Complications from wearing a mask?  Is your skin breaking out? Your skin needs extra protection:  Active Remedy + French Lavender HydraMist Recently, many of you have asked us what we recommend to help protect your skin when wearing a mask.  We realize that wearing a mask can cause breakouts, rashes and other skin problems on […]

What’s in Your Vitamin C Serum?

When formulated into a serum, it is critical that Vitamin C is in a stable form.  Otherwise, it will lose its potency over time and become less effective.  BRIGHTEN Vitamin C Serum contains two stable forms of Vitamin C: Ascorbic acid polypeptide Ascorbyl palmitate     Ascorbic acid in the polypeptide form … is a […]

Hibiscus: Best Kept Beauty Secret

Why hibiscus oil?     With a magical reputation for increasing skin elasticity, hibiscus oil has an exceptional ability to inhibit the activity of breaking down your skin’s elastin, which encourages skin firmness and tone. Hibiscus oil also has other significant beauty benefits.   Firms and tones.  If there is one flower that has botox […]

Why Do You Need Vitamin C Booster?

Take anti-aging to the next level.      What is a booster?   A Booster is a way to target a specific skin care need.  It is a potent supplement to your skin care routine that amplifies results.  It “powers up” your existing products, intensifying their effects and adding new benefits.  Boosters are easy to use […]

Super Boosting

Super boosting indicates that we have added additional extracts or essential oils to a product to give your skin a “jump start” for a brighter, renewed appearance.  We believe that your skin responds most effectively when you experience an occasional change in your routine.   So strongly do we believe in this practice, we are […]

Hyaluronic Acid: Fact vs. Fiction

Hyaluronic acid — the facts: It is a humectant.  A critical ingredient that helps your skin attract and retain moisture.  Results:  plumper, more youthful looking skin with fewer wrinkles! It is a hydrator — not just any hydrator.  It holds up to 1,000 times its weight in water.  One gram of hyaluronic acid can hold […]

Carrot Seed Oil: not just for royalty

Queen Anne of Great Britain is said to be the Queen Anne for which the wild carrot plant is named.  According to legend, it is so called because the flower resembles lace, which Queen Anne was very adept at making. Supposedly, the red flower in the middle represents a blood droplet where she pricked herself […]

AgeLESS and CoQ10

What is CoQ10 and why do I care? CoQ10 (also known as ubiquinone or coenzyme Q10) is an enzyme that we produce naturally in our bodies, consume in our diets, and can apply to our skin externally through products.  It is similar to a vitamin (sometimes called vitamin Q) and is found internally in every […]

The B’s

Inside and out, Vitamin B’s are critical for optimal health … including the health of your skin!   Vitamin B5 Also known as panthenol or pantothenic acid, Vitamin B5 is a member of the powerful B-complex vitamin family.  A natural skin healer and protectant, it does much more than just moisturize! Plumper skin — a […]

Down the Silk Road

The use of silk began in China and was confined to that country until the opening of the Silk Road.  Starting in the 4th century BC, silk began to reach the West by merchants who would exchange it for gold, ivory, horses or precious stones.  Although silk was exported to foreign countries in great amounts, […]

Botanical Hyaluronic Acid

Holding up to 1000 times its weight in water and drawing moisture out of the environment and onto the surface of your skin, botanical hyaluronic acid is the most effective hydrating agent in the skin care world today. It does not clog pores, penetrates deeply and will plump up your skin for a radiant dewy […]

Bulgarian Rose (Rosa damascena)

The fragrance of Bulgarian rose has inspired poets and lovers throughout the ages. No other flower has had as many admirers or has been written about as much as the rose. The most precious of all oils, it takes 5,000 pounds of Bulgarian rose petals to produce one pound of Bulgarian rose oil. The rose […]

Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)

A complex essential oil with over 160 constituents identified so far, French lavender oil is balancing, soothing, relaxing and helps create a feeling of calmness. It reacts in accordance with whatever the body needs at the current time. In skin care, French lavender oil is beneficial for every skin type and is healing for sunburn, […]

Silk Peptide Amino Acid Complex

Silk Peptide The use of silk began in China and was confined to that country until the opening of the Silk Road.  Starting in the 4th century BC, silk began to reach the West by merchants who would exchange it for gold, ivory, horses or precious stones.  Although silk was exported to foreign countries in […]

Milk Thistle: Slow the Aging Process!

  Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum) Milk thistle is a plant that has been used for centuries as a treatment for liver and gall bladder disorders.  In medieval medical books, it was recommended as “good for an inflamed liver.”  The active complex in milk thistle is silymarin, known for detoxifying, regenerating and stabilizing cell membranes.  When […]

Frankincense (Boswellia carterii)

Frankincense has been traded in the Middle East and North Africa for nearly 5,000 years. It is believed that the Babylonians and Assyrians burned frankincense during religious ceremonies. Ancient Egyptians bought entire boatloads from the Phoenicians, using it in incense, insect repellent, perfume and salves for wounds and sores. It was also a key ingredient […]