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July 11, 2018
We’ve got big news! We just released our new collaboration beauty teas with ultra-chic southern California nail salon, Olive & June, marking our first foray into internal beauty products. The two delicious flavors are packed with nutritional herbs like horsetail greenery and nettle leaf to strengthen hair and nails. Packaged in beautiful (and 100% recyclable!) pastel paperboard tubes, these teas are the kind of thing you want to display in your kitchen or on your desk at work.
The two flavors, rosey matcha and minty lavender, are truly pretty inside and out. When formulating the blends in our apothecary, we wanted to highlight flower petals and medicinal herbs to create an experience that feels lush and brings with it the best tastes and aromas that an organic garden has to offer. We also wanted to make sure that every ingredient had a real reason for being there so we only used ingredients that are truly medicinal for the hair + nails + skin.
Curious about the benefits of each ingredient? See below for the breakdown as well as some beautiful photos of the finished product! Wondering where you can sample these creations? Stroll into any of the three Olive & June locations in so-cal (Pasadena, Beverly Hills, and Santa Monica) to get a fab mani-pedi and get your beauty tea on in the meantime.
ROSEHIPS: FULL OF VITAMIN C, MAKING THIS AWESOME FOR YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM. ROSEHIPS (WHICH CONTAIN SEEDS FROM ROSE PLANTS) ALSO CONTAIN FATTY ACIDS THAT ARE KNOWN TO HELP IMPROVE DARK CIRCLES AND HYDRATE DRY SKIN. CHAMOMILE: EASES ANXIETY AND STRESS AND HELPS KEEP YOU (AND YOUR SKIN) CALM. SENCHA: BALANCES YOUR BLOOD SUGAR AND INCREASES YOUR ENERGY LEVELS. LEMON VERBENA: TAMES INFLAMMATION, WHICH IS THE CAUSE OF PRETTY MUCH ANY AND ALL SKIN ISSUES. MATCHA POWDER: BASICALLY A SUPERFOOD. IT’S GOOD FOR EVERYTHING. HORSETAIL: RICH IN SILICA, WHICH HELPS KEEP SKIN PLUMP, HYDRATED, AND GLOWING.
SPEARMINT: KNOWN FOR STRENGTHENING HAIR, SKIN, AND NAILS AND REGULATES THE NERVOUS SYSTEM.LAVENDER: DE-STRESSES THE SYSTEM AND EASES ANXIETY. PEPPERMINT: SOOTHES THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM AND ELIMINATES INFLAMMATION. HORSETAIL: RICH IN SILICA, WHICH HELPS KEEP SKIN PLUMP, HYDRATED, AND GLOWING. CHAMOMILE: EASES ANXIETY AND STRESS AND HELPS KEEP YOU (AND YOUR SKIN) CALM. BEET POWDER: FULL OF ANTIOXIDANTS AND IMPROVES CIRCULATION. NETTLE LEAF: STIMULATES HAIR GROWTH AND STRENGTHENS NAILS. LICORICE ROOT: REDUCES INFLAMMATION AND HELPS REDUCE REDNESS AND DISCOLORATION
<INGREDIENTS GUIDE AS STYLED BY OUR FRIENDS AT THE ILLIUM BLOG>
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