Posts tagged botanical skicare
New Kids on the Block

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… Not exactly a small list, but hey, the sooner the better right?

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Liquid Gold

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.

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The King of Herbs

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.

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A Workhorse for the Skin

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! 😊

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Wildcrafted vs Organic Herbs

There seems to be a lot of confusion out there regarding the term “wildcrafted” or “wild-harvested” and what it actually means and if it’s “better” than something that is grown “organic”.  

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11 Awesome Herbs

We are planting 11 different plants and will be observing them over the course of the growing season in order to see how they react to our land, their potency, and how we can use their vibrant powers towards healthy, well-balanced skin.

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