We arrived on a Saturday and we reached the farm in the late afternoon just as the heat from the sun began to crispen instead of roast. Having dropped the bags off in the house, the first stop was to survey what the Spring had sprung.
With the new growing season already here, our minds are currently focused on the Maison/Made farm in Burgundy. We started with a list of over 60 plants we want to (eventually) grow on the farm and, somewhat painstakingly, whittled the list down to 20…
Jojoba is a classic ingredient in the holistic skincare formulator’s toolbox because, more so than any other vegetable oil, it is made up of compounds that most closely resembles the composition of the sebum.
Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica) is one of our favorite herbs at Maison/Made (if not our #1). It is an incredibly underrated plant by the vast majority of people, since it is primarily seen as a nuisance, a common weed, one that stings you if you accidentally brush up against it while out in the woods.
The luxurious, multi-functional nature of the Extrait de Maison Antioxidant treatment serum makes it a staple in any skincare ritual, both day and night, but it does not need to be limited to just the face, there’s a whole multitude of other uses! Let’s explore together! 😊
The high levels of vitamins A and E in Cacay make it an excellent tool for skin regeneration: it reduces wrinkles, improves elasticity, and leaves the skin more soft and firm. It also includes a high dose of Linoleic Acid and also is within the optimal ratio with the other essential fatty acid: Oleic Acid (about 5-1). This helps
The Extrait de Maison is a fundamental skincare product. To start the Maison/Made line, I didn’t want to create a product that targeted one specific ailment or deficiency, but rather take the time to design a product that helps the skin no matter what it might be suffering from.