For several years the press has been praising the power of pomegranate. As an ingested superfood or imbibed wonder-juice, this age-old fruit with ruby red seeds has plenty to boast about. It’s packed with antioxidants (three times the amount of green tea or red wine!) plus vitamins A, C, E and folic acid, and purported health benefits have it guarding against serious ailments like heart disease, diabetes, cancer and Alzheimer’s. But as a topical agent on the skin, does pomegranate really penetrate?

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Let’s face it, we’ve all got something to hide. Under-eye circles, blemishes, age spots, broken capillaries, acne scars or other discolourations are a reality on most complexions, but luckily you can do something to camouflage these imperfections. Foundation goes a long way in evening out your skin tone but if you really want to aim for flawless look, a strategic touch of concealer is the way to go.

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Calendar alert: Mother’s Day is just around the corner (Sunday, May 13 to be specific). Have you got the moms in your life a special little something to show your appreciation yet? Well, if you want to get out of the old flowers/box of chocolates rut you’ve come to the right place. This year, why not treat her to some of our personal pampering products that willenrich her body and soul while giving a respectful nod to Mother Earth at the same time.

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Saffron Rouge has the pleasure of working with the best organic brands in the world. Suki Skincare is one of our top selling lines and it continues to grow in popularity. With a deep passion for her products, Suki Kramer is 100% committed to creating results oriented skin care that remain clean, natural and pure.

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When people first make the conscientious switch to natural shampoos, they often lament the lack of lather on their locks. After years of dousing hair in a fragrant froth of bubbles, they tend to equate suds with effectiveness – but actually foam is not an essential component to cleansing.

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Spring has sprung, and that means it’s spring cleaning time. While you’re busy tidying your closets, clearing your clutter and sprucing up your home, give a little thought to how you wash your face. Sounds pretty basic, but there’s more to it than a mindless splash, lather and rinse.

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Hollywood stars, more than most of us mere mortals, need to put their best face forward. Whether it’s on screen for a role or a candid paparazzi shot on the street, a celebrity’s look is almost always in the spotlight. Their skin care regimen and cosmetic choices are important tools of the trade so, naturally, we want to know what lotions and potions they are using to get that glow – naturally being the key word.

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Some of you may know my story. My background is not in makeup, I did not set out to create a global cosmetic business but I did set out to change the world. My mission in life is to turn as many people as possible onto natural and organic alternatives.

Many years ago I suffered with endometriosis and experienced infertility as a result. I had given up on the possibility of having children naturally and had resigned myself to ongoing surgery and pain. But 10 years ago I came across a book which changed my life, Hormone Heresy written by American wellness guru Sherrill Sellman. Reading the book I discovered that there were more natural approaches to my hormonal illness,

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If there’s one thing that makes us pout it’s dry, chapped lips. The cold winter air can really do a number on this thin, delicate skin causing it to be tight and flaky, and sometimes cracked to the point of bleeding. Of course, that unconscious compulsion to lick them moist only aggravates the problem.

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A Rosy Outlook on Winter

February 21, 2012

It’s official. The groundhog just declared that we’re in for six more weeks of winter and for many of us that means dry, sensitive, irritated skin. While our bodies are wrapped in coats throughout the season, our faces are exposed to the elements, and that constant combo of wind and cold certainly takes its toll.

So how do you help turn that tight, flaky, dull winter skin into the rosy cheeks of summer? Actually, roses.

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