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Our Organic Lab, Sterile Enough for Surgery and Safe for Your Skin!

A fresh batch of Floral Toner was made by my wonderful assistants – Svetlana and Marianna this week. Certified organic by USDA, our Facial Toner is alcohol-free, chemical-free, and artificial fragrance-free. https://vikasessentials.myshopify.com/collections/facial-toners

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Are There Natural Alternatives to Plastic Surgery and Botox for Sagging Skin?

You probably think that I'm going to be talking about anti-wrinkle serums or the importance of skin hydration. Although they can significantly help I’d like to share a daily skincare regiment which is often overlooked or forgotten. 1. Self-Massage It is important to use clean organic products on your face and also know the direction of the lines to follow when applying them. That’s why I highly recommend doing self-massages if you're not doing it already. Add to your daily routine 1 to 2 minutes of self-massage movements while applying creams or serums like this video demonstrates. It will stimulate...

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Is Apple Cider Vinegar Good for Your Skin?

Do you use apple cider vinegar in your salad dressings? Great! However, you are missing out if this is your only use of ACV! Adding 2 tablespoons of this vinegar to a glass of water in the morning is a great daily body detox and will help you maintain your ideal weight once you make it a habit. ACV is great for skin, especially for oily or combination skin. That’s why it is one of the natural ingredients we use in our organic Floral Facial Toner for oily complexions. Skin is naturally acidic but when you use a little vinegar in...

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Looking for a Safe Organic Alternative to Your Deodorant?

Our Tropical Deodorant is aluminum-free, paraben-free, sulfates-free, petroleum-free, has no DEA, artificial fragrances or dyes. We use pure organic essential oils of lemongrass and sweet oranges for a natural aroma, natural butters and palm wax. It effectively neutralizes odor and absorbs wetness. Each deodorant stick is hand-poured for a touch of artistry and craftsmanship. USDA certified organic. Vegan. Cruelty Free.  Shop our Tropical Deodorants HERE!

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What is in Your Facial Washes?

For years I have been confused about salt. Is it a white poison as some claim and needs to be avoided like a plague or is it actually something that our body needs? Apparently, as many things in life, it all depends...it depends on what kind of salt you use and what health issues you have. Regular table salt has only 4 minerals vs the 83 essential minerals which sea salt offers!  Common table salt has anti-caking additives which you don’t want to load your body with. My favorite is Himalayan pink sea salt. I use it for cooking as well as...

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