When I first began the natural skin care journey, I was opposed to any and all things “soap bar” related. Commercial soaps were drying and so was any other soap bar. I use to say, “Give me body wash any day”! When I was learning how to make my own skin care products, handmade soap … More Handmade is Best Made (Soap Edition)
we are offering 15% OFF all lotions, creams, and body butters! Discount will automatically be applied at checkout! … More Cyber Monday Deals!
In honor of Small Business Saturday, we at The Loving Essence are offering 10% OFF your ENTIRE order today! The offer will automatically be applied at checkout. We are so grateful for all the support that we have received this year and we are grateful for the growth we’ve had the support we’ve received from our community. As a … More Small Business Saturday
Over at The Loving Essence, we are currently offering this incredibly creamy, peach scented body cream for daily use. The primary butter used in this particular recipe was East African Shea Butter which is a slightly softer texture to the West African Shea Butter that I have come to know and love. I also included … More Aloe Shea Body Cream
Quality time is my love language. I enjoy the moments when I can sit in quiet with another person and have a genuine heart to heart. Quality time, those moments when you give someone your undivided attention with the intent of getting to truly know them, is an uplifting, soul reviving experience. It deepens the … More Self-Care Matters: Quality Time
I LOVE lotion bars! While they’re not exactly a lotion (a moisturizer that contains water or a “water phase”), it is a solid moisturizer, hence the term lotion bar. They basically look like little bars of soap (or chocolate, depending on color & design) that you can apply when you exit the shower for added … More Benefits of Lotion Bars
One of the ways to improve your skin is with the use of emollient therapy. It is a safe, effective way to soothe dry skin as well as promote moisture and lubrication, particularly for those with sensitive skin. Emollient therapy consists of two factors: water and lipids. If you are prone to dry, itchy, … More Emollient Therapy