When it comes to men, sometimes they get the value of private label skincare products, and sometimes they don’t. One man can have a daily grooming routine complete with his favorite skincare product, while another can barely muster the desire to apply some chapstick. Though culturally it’s more accepted for women to pay attention to the health of their skin, the reality is that men need good skincare too! All of us could use some extra care and protection when it comes to our skin and the aging process. We don’t all have to use the same products or like the same scents, but all of us benefit from regular use of high integrity private label skincare products. Here’s what we recommend for the men folk:
Hello, 2017! It’s a new year and many of us like to look at it like it’s a fresh start. Stopped working out last year? Start again now, the slate’s clean! Want to lose five pounds? Start eating clean! Feel like you’re falling behind in life and need to get ahead? Start setting goals and checking off your most important tasks. We could go on and on about all the different ways to start the new year off right, but we’ll keep it to what’s most relevant and exciting for us: private label skincare. In this brand spankin’ new year, you can have the best skin of your life. Here are two resolutions to help you get there:
It’s the holiday season, and while it’s always fun to get, let’s not forget to give! Many people find this to be the perfect time for giving gifts to loved ones and friends, regardless of the holidays you choose to celebrate. The holiday season often provides people with an excuse or a reminder to connect with those they love and even make the world a little bit better by reaching out to those less fortunate. While this is great and wonderful, what about the rest of the year? Should we only be giving back once a year? Here at RainShadow Labs we feel fortunate to have so much abundance and support from our customers and team, and as a result we try to give back to our community on the regular.
Here comes spring! The sun starts to shine more, the birds are up early singing, and the harsh outside bite is starting to noticeably retreat. And along with that outside bite goes the extra dryness you might have been experiencing during the winter. The question is whether or not you should keep on using that heavy winter moisturizer, stop altogether and let your skin adapt on its own, or switch up the private label products you’re using to match the weather. While it’s important that you pay attention to your skin’s own unique needs, there are some guiding principles to keep in mind as you transition into spring skincare.
The dreaded mid-day slump- we’ve all been there. Three o’clock rolls around and the sudden and overpowering need to take a nap puts the breaks on all our unfinished projects and to-do list items. But instead of putting on another pot of coffee or chugging an energy drink, try this more natural and extremely effective alternative: essential oils. Not only do they smell divine and work like a charm, they also can be applied to your skin or simply sniffed for instant relief and a much needed boost to get through your day.
Melissa Essential Oil, also known as Lemon Balm, is an oil derived from a plant native to center-southern Europe and the Mediterranean region. Melissa plant extracts have been used for their medicinal properties for ages. Melissa Essential Oil is particularly famous for its soothing qualities, memory boosting properties, and anti-depressant powers. It is used to treat anxiety, depression, hypertension, insomnia, migraines, menstrual cramping, PMS, indigestion, nausea, asthma, bronchitis, coughing, insect repellent, eczema, and also for adding flavor and fragrance. No wonder it was decreed the “Common Oil” and “Sweet Oil,” eh?
Honey, honey, honey! Try it, see it, believe it... honey is amazing for the skin. I use it every day and let me tell you something, it really is miraculous. The perfect ingredient to achieve and maintain beautiful skin in an all natural, organic fashion. We here at RainShadow Labs use it in many of our products for its minerals, nutrients, and vitamins. The properties within honey fight aging, prevent and cure acne, boost the skin’s rigidity, cell turnover, softness and maintain the overall health and appearance of your largest organ and first defense against the environment. Use products with honey regularly and ensure that you are putting your best face forward every day!
Why exactly, and how exactly can something so natural and so deliciously edible be good for the skin? Here’s why...
The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation is an organization whose goal is to plant 18 billion fruit trees, the equivalent of 3 fruit trees for every person on the planet. RainShadow Labs has partnered with this foundation to plant fruit orchards here in the United States in order to help them reach their goal and to help us to reach ours of remaining a sustainable company and reducing our carbon footprint. RainShadow Labs is committed to prioritizing the health of the earth throughout all of our operations.
Salt from the Dead Sea has been used for thousands of years to treat skin and for various health ailments. Its legendary healing powers are the worst kept secret in medicine and nearly everyone is familiar with the many benefits contained in these wonderful salts. Cleopatra, the legendary queen of the Nile, used Dead Sea salts to maintain her youthful beauty. She even had factories built along the shores of the Dead Sea to harvest these precious minerals. Today, Dead Sea salts are still harvested and many spas and health centers are built near the shore as well.
The term “infusion” refers to the process of extracting the essence of a plant, its chemical compounds, or flavors by steeping it in a solvent for a period of time. Common solvents are water, alcohol or oil. The result is a liquid plant-based mixture that is referred to as an infusion. Brewing tea is a good example of infusing plant matter into a liquid. The beneficial properties of the plant can then be absorbed into the body through skin care products or through teas and other ingestible substances.
A study done by the television station ABC revealed that over 45% of adult Americans said they would like to lose some weight. Everyone is always looking for an easier or effective way to accomplish this but, at the end of the day, it comes down to diet and exercise. Controlling your appetite can seem like an uphill battle, but essential oils can help.
Another benefit of using essential oils to freshen your home is that they have additional benefits beyond smelling good. Below are some of the side benefits of the oils most commonly used as air fresheners.
Making the decision to free your environment from harsh chemicals and switch to healthier options can take some time and effort, but is definitely worth it. Essential oils provide a healthy replacement for many of these chemicals. The great thing is that they are very versatile and have many uses. You will find that the same essential oils you use for pain relief can also be used as a cleaning agent or to calm your baby. This will save you money and make it easy for you to have everything you need on hand at all times.
Replacing the cleaning chemicals in your household can free your environment from some of its most harmful chemicals. Replacing even a few of these items with essential oils can go along way to decreasing these risks for your family.
Jasmine is a scent often worn behind the ears of women to intrigue their partners and to boost confidence. Ylang ylang, an exotic scent close to the smell of jasmine is used in weddings and on honeymoons to encourage feelings of love and connection.
Vanilla is a warm, inviting scent that Pre-Columbian Indians used to worship their Gods. It has long been considered an aphrodisiac. Clary Sage is often used to increase a partners interest. Its scent is nutty with a hint of fruit.
Patchouli is an earthy and pungent aroma that is pleasant enough to appeal to both genders. It is often used in treatment of low desire. While it has its roots in long ago history, it became popular again in the 60s, the era of the Beetles and Make Love not War.
Rose is a lovely scent that has long been associated with love and admiration. Supposedly, Cleopatra bathed in hot water with rose petals added to scent her skin. Sandalwood has also been used for centuries as an aphrodisiac. Like Patchouli, it is an earthy scent, but it has more of an oriental tone. It mixes well with rose or lavender for added effects.
Strangely, research has found that sandalwood sends out a scent closely related to the androsterone men produce under their arms when they sweat. It is thus believed that it has the effects of natural pheromones. Using essential oils to make a romantic massage oil, diffuse in a room, or even add scent to a candle, can enhance the mood and improve the closeness of a couple in love.