We’re switching it up for the colder months ahead! Replacing lemon with ginger in our organic honey body scrub will stimulate circulation and encourage the glow of health all winter long…
In 1999 when I started selling my herbal skincare preparations to spas and professionals in mainstream beauty venues, a natural product could mean anything that had a flower on the label. There were no parameters for “natural” and what that really meant. I quickly discovered that many times there were no natural ingredients whatsoever in […]
Mary, our summer Apprentice, is packing up soap to be delivered to Providence College professor, Dr. Stephen Mecca, who works with the Global Sustainable Aid Project in Ghana and other parts of Africa. This summer Mary returned from Ghana hoping to continue the work she did with the WASH program which works to implement sanitary […]
Our founder, Brenda Brock, visited WPRI’s The Rhode Show on Tuesday morning to celebrate Farmaesthetics’ 15th year in business. If you didn’t get a chance to catch it, here’s a link to the video, and a few behind the scenes shots. http://wpri.com/2014/07/29/farmaesthetics-good-for-the-environment-great-for-you-skin/
There is much to know, learn and love about using herbs in beauty routines, but one outstanding feature that distinguishes herbs from all other ingredients used in skincare products, is that herbs are adaptogenic. That means they serve to bring the body back into its own unique rhythm of balance- the state required for healing […]
Thank you spring herbs! They crop up bright and early, enticing us to eat them, which serves to eliminate the build-up of winter toxins, and positions our system for fresh nutrient intake. The logic of nature is undeniable, with Dandelion greens being one of spring’s medicinal glories- bitter and tonifying, delicious sautéed or added to […]
This month we are excited to announce the debut of our Farmaesthetics Treatment Boutique at Castle Hill, a Relais & Chateaux property, in Newport, RI. We have transformed two rooms in the historic Agassiz Mansion creating a haven of peace and relaxation with an unobstructed view of Narraganset Bay! Facial and body treatments are available […]
This two-day retreat includes a wellness discussion, fitness class and smoothie-making class with the Ocean House Food Forager. Guests will also have the choice of either a 60-minute massage or facial that will leave you feeling truly refreshed.
With expert guidance, participants receive a weekend of health and relaxation for the mind, body and soul.