Rose & Carrot Face Cream

$24.00

The Rose & Carrot Face Cream from The Little Herbal Apothecary in Lafayette, Colorado, is a nourishing, carefully sourced, lovingly crafted product. All of the ingredients at The Little Herbal Apothecary are sourced with the utmost care; with a focus on quality, purity, and the health of the planet; and are organic whenever possible.

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Treat yourself to the Rose & Carrot Face Cream (2-fluid ounces). It’s a rich moisturizer high in vitamin C and other antioxidants and botanicals that support skin health, improve skin tone, and reduce the visibility of wrinkles and lines.

*Ingredients: Distilled Water, Organic Rose Hydrosol, Organic Rosehip Seed Oil, Organic Jojoba Oil, Emulsifying Wax NF, Organic Argan Oil, Organic Shea Butter, Stearic Acid NF, Vitamin E, Carrot Seed Essential Oil, Organic Geranium Essential Oil, Frankincense CO2, Citric Acid (natural, food-grade preservative), Rosemary Antioxidant

The Artisan

Faith RodgersFaith Rodgers, The Little Herbal Apothecary
Lafayette, Colorado

If Faith Rodgers were a medicinal herb, she says she’d be chamomile because it’s balancing, calming, and grounding—qualities she works hard to maintain while running her business and taking care of her three children. Rodgers, a certified herbalist with a deep passion for making medicine and skincare, opened The Little Herbal Apothecary in Lafayette, Colorado, in 2015. It began as a blog where Faith shared recipes and do-it-yourself tips with her sisters and mom, and it’s grown into a locally popular herbal-products destination. Faith’s mission is to provide resources, information, classes, and clean, organic products to people who are looking for healthy options.

In hear early 20s, after exploring the possibility of becoming a nurse, Faith stumbled upon an herb school in Boulder, Colorado, and decided to enroll. That decision changed her life dramatically. There was so much about herb school that inspired Faith, not the least of which was a newfound understanding of how Americans have become disconnected from the plant world. Historically, knowledge about edible and medicinal plants was inherited, but that’s not the case anymore. The magical world of plants opened up for Faith and she dove right in. Continue reading –>

Book Recommendation

We asked Faith for a book recommendation and she suggested The Herbal Medicine-Maker’s Handbook: A Home Manual by James Green. Faith explains, “This is one of the most comprehensive manuals for folks interested in creating their own medicines and skincare products using herbs.”

Video

Meet Faith Rodgers in the Hatch Lab online class, Concoct Elderberry Syrup. This was filmed when she was still working at Rebecca’s Apothecary in Boulder, Colorado.

DIY

Exfoliating Cleansing Grains
Shared by Faith Rodgers of The Little Herbal Apothecary

Want to try making the cleansing grains on your own? Faith was kind enough to share the recipe below. Give it a try!

Ingredients

  • ½ cup kaolin (a clay mineral) clay
  • ½ cup apricot kernel meal or almond meal
  • 1 tablespoon rosehip powder
  • 1 tablespoon chamomile powder
  • 10 drops geranium essential oil
  • 10 drops lavender essential oil
  • 5 drops clary sage essential oil

Instructions

Add clay, apricot kernel meal (or almond meal), rosehip powder, and chamomile powder into a mixing bowl and mix well to combine. Add the drops of essential oil and mix well until the oils are fully incorporated into the powder. Store in an airtight glass jar for up to 1 year.

To Use

Mix 1 tablespoon of cleansing grains with water until you have a creamy paste. Gently exfoliate your face with the paste. Rinse, pat dry, and finish with a moisturizer. Once a week, you can also leave the paste on your face for 5 to 10 minutes as a facial mask to draw impurities from your skin. Rinse, pat dry, and finish with a moisturizer.