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, sensitive … More Emollient Therapy
I’m so excited to announce that The Loving Essence is open! Having my own business has been a dream of mine for so long. I really look forward to the development and transformation process. I’m so grateful and happy for the opportunity to share this creative endeavor with everyone. The Loving Essence is skin care products made … More The Loving Essence Is Now Open!!!
Natural skin care products (and making skin care stuff) has been a personal love of mine for years. I remember when I had a severe bout of contact dermatitis around the nape of my neck and behind my ears in my sophomore and junior year of college. Steroid creams failed to do the trick. It … More A Loving Journey