Tea Time – The Beautiful Benefits of Green Tea

Teas, like green tea, have been used to improve the overall health and appearance of skin for centuries. Rich in antioxidants and anti-aging and anti-inflammatory properties, tea is one of the most powerful ingredients you can add to your skin care routine! According to Hasan Mukhtar, PhD, a professor and the director of research in the department … More Tea Time – The Beautiful Benefits of Green Tea

Marula Oil – The Newest “Super Beauty” Oil

When it comes to beauty, we are all in constant search for that one magic product that can do it all and the newest “super beauty” oil, marula oil, may be the answer to your beauty prayers!  This amazing oil is fast absorbing, super hydrating, and won’t cause break outs. Harvested from the marula fruit … More Marula Oil – The Newest “Super Beauty” Oil

Hibiscus – The Natural ‘Botox’ Plant

Hibiscus is a genus of flowering plants in the mallow family, with several hundred species native to warm, tropical regions.1 It’s beautiful flowers are trumpet-shaped and come in a variety of vibrant colors.  Many cultures use the hibiscus flower and other parts of the plant for teas, jams, spices, soups, and sauces.  In addition to all the … More Hibiscus – The Natural ‘Botox’ Plant

Monoi – The “Miracle Oil” of Polynesia

This month, we have been exploring some of the unique ingredients that make Terranova Bath & Body natural formulations fabulous! This week we explore monoi oil, which is an infused perfume-oil made from soaking the petals of Tahitian gardenias (best known as Tiaré flowers) in coconut oil.1 Historically monoi has been used by The Polynesians for … More Monoi – The “Miracle Oil” of Polynesia

Calming Calendula – Nature’s Amazing Remedy for Dry/Damaged Skin

This month, we explore some of the naturally unique ingredients that make Terranova Bath & Body formulations fabulous!  This week, we explore Calendula (Calendula officinalis), also known as pot marigold or garden marigold, which is an annual flower known to Mediterranean countries.1 The Egyptians thought Calendula to have rejuvenating properties and The Hindus have, historically used the … More Calming Calendula – Nature’s Amazing Remedy for Dry/Damaged Skin