Beauty Ingredient 101: Lavender

Lavender, like the very best natural beauty ingredients, has a ton of benefits. It's not only soothing to your mind, it's used to relieve insomnia, depression, head and stomach aches- even scalp itchiness and hair loss. But I didn't always love it...

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Perfume From Your Own Backyard?

A recent New York Times garden story, Making Flowers Into Perfume, caught my attention for its coverage of natural perfuming and interesting instructions on how to create DIY tinctures from the leaves and blossoms of your favorite herbs and flowers.

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