Infusing  life with herbs, botanicals
& crystals for total well-being

Posts by Heather Goldstein

From Skincare to Self-care

You have most likely heard us say that we are rooted in beauty rituals. To us, that means going beyond the idea of just taking care of the skin, and into the idea of using beauty products to form an intentional beauty ritual that supports and holds space for sacred self-care. Oh Self-care. You might be…

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Our 5 Favorite Rituals to De-Stress

Anyone else notice that stress, especially chronic stress, takes a MASSIVE toll on their skin? You are not alone. Stress, in particular the hormone released when we experience stress (cortisol), takes a major toll on the health of our brain, gut, and skin function. Large levels of stress in our bodies can cause beauty issues…

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Give to Yourself This Season

We get it. This time of year can be extremely hard. Between balancing work, loved ones, and preparing our homes for the holidays, very little of the day is left for self-care. We want you to know that you are worth the time that it takes to care for yourself. That even though carving out…

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3 Evening Rituals to Invoke Mindfulness & Peace

When I started including an evening ritual of gratitude and mindfulness I truly began to see transformation occur in my life. Taking the time to be intentional and self reflect allowed me sacred space to myself I hadn’t had before. Incorporating a ritual can feel overwhelming, so here are my 3 evening rituals to invite…

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How Do Tinctures Work?

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How do our Alchemy Tinctures work? Plant material is submerged in an alcohol, or alcohol/water mix (depending on if the plant material is fresh or dry), menstruum, combined with crystals depending on the use, and allowed to infuse (steep) for a minimum of 8 weeks. In that time, the alcohol or alcohol/water mix extracts both…

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What are the true benefits of rituals?

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We talk a lot about rituals here at H2a Botanicals, but what is a true ritual? The common definition of a ritual is: relating to or done as a religious or solemn rite. We truly do believe that it is your solemn rite to be well, physically + emotionally + spiritually. But what exactly does that…

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Why Use Oils in Beauty Rituals?

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We often get asked why we curate oil based products in our beauty rituals as opposed to creams. Our answer is simple: Many harsh cleansers and lotions dry out the skin, causing an over production of natural oils to compensate. Putting carefully curated and soothing oils on our skin allows time for regeneration and healing,…

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Botanical Facial Steam

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Did you know that our new Tea line can also be used as a botanical facial steam? To Use: Place 1-2 tablespoons of Be Well Tea into a large bowl, cover with 3-4 cups of boiling water. Drape a towel over your head to gently envelope your face with steam. Enjoy this spa like experience…

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Charging With Crystals

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Crystals have long been used for their energetic and healing benefits. Incorporating them into skincare rituals and wellness products elevates their healing constituents providing you with a unique and active modality with which you skin can heal. Different Crystals have different benefits, but overall they help to activate the skin in order to heal, help…

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Ingredient Spotlight: Sunflower Oil

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Sunflower Oil- Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil Sunflower oil is an effective emollient, which means that it helps the skin retain moisture. Thus, people with dry skin can benefit immensely from the regular use of the oil. Additionally, acne is caused when excess oil and sebum, that gets blocked in the follicles under the skin,…

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Using Emeralds In Beauty Rituals

rosehip and saffron serum

Emeralds are one of the most powerful skin gems, they have powerful healing properties that help to fight off energy blockages, and has very powerful anti-oxidant properties to help fight off damage from free radicals, sun, and environmental factors. We charge this gem into our Rosehip & Saffron Emerald Charged Serum to provide your skin…

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PM Rituals

rosehip and saffron serum

We love our Pm Rituals, and we strongly believe that a beauty routine can be a sacred act in which we take the time to regenerate and heal ourselves. Although it may seem as though you are simply washing away the day, an evening beauty ritual can go beyond that- allowing you intentional time to release…

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