When it comes to “woodsy” not much fits the bill more perfectly than the scent of pine. This scent has come to be associated with freshness and cleanliness, and rightfully so — pine boasts germ-fighting and disinfectant properties; was revered by Hippocrates for its healing effect on the respiratory system; and was used by Indigenous peoples of North America in bedding to deter bedbugs and lice.
Posted by Lindsay on 11/13/2018
Ah, cucumbers, the traditional staple of the “home spa day.” It’s no accident that when we think of pampering, we often picture someone lounging in a fluffy white robe with cucumber slices on their eyes. Cucumbers are astringent but also hydrating and anti-inflammatory.
Posted by Lindsay on 11/1/2018