Getting the Most Out of Your Lotions & Moisturizers

How hard can it be?  You find a lotion or moisturizer that smells heavenly and you slather it on when your skin feels dry…right?  Wrong!  The truth is you may not be getting all of the benefits out of your lotions if you aren’t applying them right. Applying your moisturizer correctly,  boosts skin hydration, prevents flaking … More Getting the Most Out of Your Lotions & Moisturizers

Green Your Beauty Routine – The Truth of Phthalates in Beauty

Phthalates work as softeners in personal care products such as cosmetics and personal care products.  Phthalates have a long and safe history of use and, as consumers, we are exposed to phthalates in air, water, food, plastics, medical devices, and drugs on a daily basis.[i] The Phthalate that is most frequently used in cosmetics and … More Green Your Beauty Routine – The Truth of Phthalates in Beauty

The Great Spring Break Escape – India & Himalayas

The final destination on our Great Spring Break Escape is Nepal & The Himalayas where our Island Collections Fragrance, White Ginger & Pikake, originates. White Ginger, or Hedychium Coronarium, blooms in midsummer to late autumn and each “butterfly-like” flower only lasts one day![i]  A cousin of culinary ginger, the flower and buds are edible and … More The Great Spring Break Escape – India & Himalayas

The Great Spring Break Escape – Africa

This week we continue on our Great Spring Break Escape feature exploring fragrance inspired destinations.  Today, we travel to Africa where Terranova’s Shea Blossom originates. Shea comes from the Shea Tree which is indigenous to Africa.1  The shea fruit consists of a thin, tart, pulp that surrounds a relatively large, oil-rich seed from which shea butter is extracted. … More The Great Spring Break Escape – Africa

The Great Spring Break Escape – The Caribbean and Mexico

It’s hard to believe that while most of the country is still buried in snow, Spring is just around the corner!  This month, Terranova will explore some great Spring Break Escape destinations inspired by our authentic fragrance creations along with travel sizes that you can take along with you or use to create your own, … More The Great Spring Break Escape – The Caribbean and Mexico