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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 your brightening to the next level.        Brighten may be used as a highly effective stand alone product. However, for those of you that do not have sensitive skin and wish to greatly increase the power of vitamin C, the Vitamin C Booster will intensify your vitamin C program.   When you combine […]

Exfoliation: A prerequisite for ageless skin.

ReSurface Serum, ReNEW Booster, Botanical Enzyme Masque   Take anti-aging to the next level with glycolic acid, retinol, vitamin E and plant-based enzymes.   Retinol (vitamin A) is proven to fade age spots, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, improve skin texture, tone and color. It encourages maximum absorption of powerful anti-aging ingredients. Glycolic acid is […]

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 […]

#1 Most Used Jakare Product for Winter

Hyaluronic Acid BOOSTER:  The Little Black Dress of the Skin Care World Absolutely the most important product to have in your winter skin care survival kit!  Add 1-3 drops to every moisturizer you use … morning and night … seriously.  We aren’t kidding.   NOTE: Add Hyaluronic Acid Booster to Plant Stem Cell Moisturizer, to […]

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 […]

Strawberry Seed Oil + BRIGHTEN

We occasionally super boost our BRIGHTEN Vitamin C Serum with strawberry seed oil, a powerful anti-aging carrier oil often overlooked in the world of organic skin care (p.s.  it does not smell like strawberries!)   You know what BRIGHTEN does …  repairs wrinkles and fine lines refines skin texture restores brightness and luminosity lightens age […]

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, […]

WEEK 1 (August 2020): Fruit Enzyme HydraMist: Super Boosted with Lime Hydrosol

Available August 3 – 9 only! Super boosting is the art of adding plant extracts or essential oils to an existing product to increase anti-aging benefits and intensify results.  Each week during the month of August, we are super boosting a different HydraMist with an aromatic and revitalizing hydrosol.  Each delicately scented, energetically vibrant hydrosol […]

WEEK 2 (August 2020): French Lavender HydraMist: Super Boosted with Spearmint Hydrosol

Available from August 10th – 16th Super boosting is the art of adding plant extracts or essential oils to an existing product to increase anti-aging benefits and intensify results.  Each week during the month of August, we are super boosting a different HydraMist with an aromatic and revitalizing hydrosol.  Each delicately scented, energetically vibrant hydrosol […]

WEEK 3 (August 2020): Phyto Nutrient HydraMist: Super Boosted with Cucumber Hydrosol

Available August 17th – 23rd Super boosting is the art of adding plant extracts or essential oils to an existing product to increase anti-aging benefits and intensify results.  Each week during the month of August, we are super boosting a different HydraMist with an aromatic and revitalizing hydrosol.  Each delicately scented, energetically vibrant hydrosol is […]

WEEK 4 (August 2020): Orange Blossom HydraMist: Super Boosted with Blood Orange Hydrosol

Available from August  24th – 30th   Super boosting is the art of adding plant extracts or essential oils to an existing product to increase anti-aging benefits and intensify results.  Each week during the month of August, we are super boosting a different HydraMist with an aromatic and revitalizing hydrosol.  Each delicately scented, energetically vibrant […]

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 (Silybum marianum)

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.  In organic […]

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 […]

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