November 17, 2018 1 Comment
Beauty and magic are a harmonious match, they flow together eternally. Since its officially the start of November, it’s time to practice the art of self-care. With Halloween and Samhain out of the way, witches shouldn’t neglect their skincare and beauty routine. Especially during the cold and dry winter.
Your beauty and wellness routine should be a daily ritual. With the right potions, lotions and application methods, you can concoct a powerful DIY regimen for beautiful skin. We are here to break down the best wellness tricks hidden up our sleeves to make your skin look immortal.
1. Vanish Pores
Pores are THE enemy.
If you’ve struggled to keep your skin free from blackheads and oils, all it takes is Witch Hazel. Adding it into your routine will help clarify and detoxify the skin from all impurities. Add a few drops of Tea Tree Oil into a bottle of Witch hazel can also help protect and restore your skin, you’ll easily find these around your pantry.
Add to that this a sparkle of the toner infused with essential oils and organic herbs will balance and tighten pores to maintain skin’s clarity. Spritz Bewitched Face Toner on your skin to unclog pores to essentially reduce acne and prevent breakouts from happening.
2. Strong Strands
In our polluted world, where our hair suffers from damage, bring your hair back to life with a magical potion for tresses like Rapunzel.
If you’re hunting for the perfect product to protect your hair, an egg hair mask will keep your locks healthy and beautiful.
Yes! The best hair DIY trick is in the price of an egg (and a few drops of castor oil)
For an easy hair growth mask, mix 1 tsb of castor oil into a beaten egg. Apply it onto your scalp and ends and leave it on for 30 minutes for luscious locks.
Pay attention to your store-bought hair products ingredients which are stripping our hair of all the natural oils and proteins, instead, switch to the Witch I Love Your Hair Magic Mist to deeply nourish and grow your long healthy witchy hair!
Another way to save your lips is by using a vitamin-rich Honey Rose Lip Balm that contains geranium rose pure essential oil to provide an elegant aroma to soothe the senses!
4. Feel Good, Smell Good
There’s nothing more exhilarating than smooth and sumptuous soft skin. Raw shea butter or cocoa butter provide a silky blend of textures to hydrate the skin from winter dryness and rough calluses. Add a couple of lavender oil drops and massage all over your body before bedtime to unwind.
If you don't like the oily texture try to sooth the rough skin patches on your body with the Winter Witch Vegan Body Lotion with its blend of a sexy patchouli, frankincense, myrrh, sandalwood, vanilla, musk and rose.
5. Feed Your Skin
You can be a vegan and eat a healthy diet, but what we put on our skin is integral to our overall health and wellness. Decongesting your skin with a homemade organic face mask only requires 2 green ingredients… avocado and cucumber. Blend half an avocado with 1/4 cucumber and apply on the skin for 20 minutes. Both ingredients work to balance your skin to reduce acne and blackheads. It's super refreshing and it'll keep you cool as a cucumber...
Another easy mask to draw out impurities from the skin is the Moon Goddess Face Mask with its activated charcoal, bentonite clay and fuller's earth clay. The result? Your skin is rejuvenated and glows from within for days!
6. Luxurious Bath
When it comes to reinvigorating and nourishing your body, a soothing bath using organic natural ingredients will calm your senses. Making your own homemade coconut oil soap provides lots of conditioning without harsh chemicals. To create your soap at home, melt coconut oil with water and glycerin to make soap paste. Dead skin will be gone for good, keep in mind that a homemade soap needs to cure for 4-6 weeks.
Alternatively, using an Artisan Soap will intoxicate your senses to bring your skin back to life! Cleansing with clove, cinnamon, and orange essential oils treats your skin to an uplifting bath that will help your skin heal from toxins.
These are just a few ways to physically and emotionally heal from stressors and toxins to bring your senses back to a healthy state. Your skin and mood will be nurtured and protected.
Cover image: @Larm Rmah
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June 27, 2022
Kicking off a new month, we welcome hot summer nights, new beginnings, and self-care into our space as we all learn the importance of slowing down and grounding to our current environment. Entering the month of July, we are led by the sign of the emotional and intuitive Cancer, encouraging all signs to slow down and live more in the moment. This could have us turning more to our roots and becoming more in touch with our intuition and our emotions, helping us to build a more grounded foundation within ourselves mentally and spiritually.
In terms of planets, this month, we have the influence of many different planetary changes going on this month. This includes Venus, Jupiter, and Chiron as some of the main events. With that said, Venus will enter Cancer mid-month, highlighting a nurturing, compassionate, and gentle approach to love. This could also bring changes to the way we connect with and communicate with those we love, as well as invoke a deeper, more caring approach to our self-care routine. Following this, Chiron will turn retrograde on the 19th of the month, pushing the signs to turn within for wisdom and introspective for the next several months. We will then enter the Leo season on July 22nd, helping us to channel some fiery new confidence that invokes creativity, hard work, and a shift in focus towards creating the life we want. And finally, Jupiter will also go retrograde on July 28th in the sign of the Aries, pushing the signs to deeply examine and evaluate their life and their path to better navigate where they want and need to be.
As you can see, July is likely to be full of many unique energies that are likely to inspire many changes within ourselves as well. But, to give you some deeper insight into what you can expect this month, today, we're going to touch on what energies and changes each Zodiac sign can expect throughout July and how you can adjust your life this month to make the most of it.
June 19, 2022
As we move through June, we soar into new beginnings as the hot nights of summer take over and guide us to a season of fun, laughter, and adventure. Often referred to as the season of new hope, summer is a rich time of year full of optimism and new beginnings. It is a time when we channel more energy towards our personal endeavors, spend time with those closest to us, and make plenty of new unforgettable memories. Not to mention, it is also a time of personal empowerment as we embrace more of the fiery light within ourselves and allow it to shine freely with the guidance of the sun and the Solstice.
Because of this, doing what we can to welcome in and honor this energy is essential to truly make the most of it and can help to enhance our spells and rituals at this time. And what better way to do that than by setting up a summer altar? So in this blog, we wanted to share a few of our favorite ways to decorate your altar to welcome in and celebrate the summer season, as well as a few product recommendations that align with the energy of this time of the year as well. So, without further ado, here’s our personal guide to setting up a summer altar to make the most of this beautiful season.
June 19, 2022
Summer is finally here, and it’s time to get out, let loose, and get crafting on all your summer spells and rituals. With new opportunities beaming around us and a new burning flame of passion within us, this is the perfect time to align more with confidence and motivation as we pick up the pace in our lives and become more fearless in our approach to our goals and dreams. And one of our favorite ways to do that is by making sun water.
Energetically, the sun is known as the divine master healer of the cosmos and the creator of solar energy. It is the cosmic force that gives health and life to all, and without it, we and all life of our world would cease to exist. For that reason, the energy of the sun is incredibly powerful to work with in our practices and can help us to channel health, vitality, and healing within ourselves. Not to mention, it can also help us to see more of the light in the surrounding world as well as within ourselves. For that reason, sun water is a popular thing to make in the summer to absorb some of this radiant energy to truly make the most of the solstice and the season. For that reason, today, we’re going to direct our focus to sun water, its benefits, and a simple step-by-step guide for how you can make it for your summer practices. Let’s get started.