As the body’s largest organ of elimination, skin is a window into your overall health and wellbeing. Therefore, for true radiance, you need to take care of yourself holistically. On the inside and the outside. Mind, body and soul. By embracing this approach and finding the right mix of healthy products and lifestyle tweaks, you can get the beautiful skin you desire!   Pamper your skin with your favorite blossom jar oil and peek into my Beauty Cupboard for the best modern and ancestral health and beauty practices.

What’s In Your Bottle? Spotlight on Lemon Balm

Lemon Balm for Oily Skin - Face Oil blossom jar skincare

In celebration of the amazing botanicals and oils that infuse our blends and fill your bottles, we’re shining the spotlight on one special ingredient every month. Each flower, herb, carrier oil or essential oil has a very specific reason for being in your blossom jar product, and we’d like to share its unique story. From medicinal properties to … [Read more...]

Summer Sipping: Watermelon Cooler

Summer Drink for Skin - Watermelon Cooler - Blossom Jar Beauty

Keep cool this Fourth of July with a watermelon summer slushy! We’ve adapted and put our own beauty twist on this popular cooler recipe, substituting hydrating coconut ice cubes and calming honey for regular ice and white sugar. The summer sun can be notoriously tough on skin, but with watermelon as the drink's base it'll give your complexion a … [Read more...]

Bite-Size Beauty: Bliss Balls

Bite-Size Beauty: Bliss Ball Recipe - Lemon Slice from Nat Kringoudis and Kylie Anderson - blossom jar Beauty Cupboard Blog

Bliss balls are our new favorite snack! Portable, delicious and filled with raw beauty ingredients, these no-fuss goodies satisfy cravings and are high in protein. Stash a few in your purse or keep a small container at the office – just watch out, you’ll probably have to share! The ingredient combinations for bliss balls are endless, but we’re … [Read more...]

Daily Face Massage for Perfect Skin

Daily Face Massage - blossom jar Skincare New Year Beauty Resolution

This year, we’re turning to a centuries-old beauty ritual for our New Year’s resolution: committing to a daily face massage. It’s simple, takes less than a minute, can be done while applying your blossom jar oil, and offers long-lasting complexion benefits. Many early societies, including China, Japan and Russia, used a variety of facial … [Read more...]

Vanillekipferl – Almond Crescent Cookies

German Almond Crescent Cookies - blossom jar skincare Beauty Food Christmas Cookie Recipe

A dash of sugar, a bit of spice and everything nice – that’s what Vanillekipferl cookies are made of. Molded into crescent shapes and dusted with vanilla-infused sugar, these traditional German Christmas cookies are simple, festive and made from almonds – one of the best foods (and ingredients!) for skin. Every Christmas, my paternal German … [Read more...]

Homemade Apple Cider Recipe

Homemade Apple Cider Recipe for Thanksgiving and Christmas - Winter Treat for Skin - Beauty Food - blossom jar skincare

The perfect festive drink for Thanksgiving, homemade apple cider is a cinch to make and has tons of skin-soothing ingredients! The main ingredient - apples, of course! - contains high levels of various vitamins and minerals. Vitamin C builds collagen and fortifies skin, Vitamin A has anti-aging retinoids, and copper provides natural UV … [Read more...]

What’s In Your Bottle? Spotlight on Geranium

Geranium essential oil for Dry or Sensitive Skin - Natural Ingredient Spotlight blossom jar

In celebration of the amazing botanicals and oils that infuse our blends and fill your bottles, we’re shining the spotlight on one special ingredient every month. Each flower, herb, carrier oil or essential oil has a very specific reason for being in your blossom jar product, and we’d like to share its unique story. From medicinal properties to … [Read more...]

Winter Face Steam for Dry Skin

Beauty Benefits of Steaming - Dry Winter Skin Recipe from blossom jar skincare

Chilly winters call for warm and soothing beauty treatments. Leaning over a steaming bowl of herb-infused water is one of the simplest and most effective ways to care for skin during this change in the seasons. We’ve praised the benefits of steaming before as a gentle way of opening pores and cleansing toxins, but during the drying winter months … [Read more...]

Five Ingredient Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Five Ingredient Pumpkin Soup Recipe from Foodie Crush - blossom jar skincare Beauty Foods

To get into the Halloween spirit, we’ve been cooking up huge batches of this simple, savory pumpkin soup. With only five ingredients – all of which are Thai-inspired beauty foods - this recipe is quick to make and very satisfying. The base is chicken stock, which is filled with natural collagen and anti-aging minerals. Creamy coconut milk is … [Read more...]

Beauty First Aid Kit

Beauty First Aid Kit - blossom jar natural skincare

Skin is one of our first barriers of defense against the outside world, so the occasional bump, bite, bruise or breakout is inevitable.  To soothe and heal these unsightly (and often tender) spots, we’ve compiled a list of the best natural treatments to keep in your beauty First Aid kit! BUMPS: Fresh Ginger Slices Skin bumps and lumps … [Read more...]