Goodness is the only investment that never fails

-Henry David Thoreau 

Tagged: irritation

  • Solutions to summer skin ailments

    Solutions to summer skin ailments

    Let me preface this entry with the disclaimer that I am not a doctor so my advice should not be interpreted as professional medical opinion. That said, I do get a lot of calls from people seeking advice about various skin ailments and, after more than 15 years working in the skincare business, I feel pretty confident about what works for different skin issues.

  • Determining the right moisturizer for you

    Determining the right moisturizer for you

    Our skin works hard to protect us from the elements so it makes sense to give it some g...

  • Soothing Psoriasis Balm with Qing Dai (Indigo Naturalis)

    Soothing Psoriasis Balm with Qing Dai (Indigo Naturalis)

    Several years ago, a customer of mine reported successfully using a combination of my skincare products with a popular Chinese Medicine herb, Qing Dai (Indigo Naturalisto relieve his psoriasis ailment. He emailed me an article on Qing Dai's clinically-demonstrated healing benefits for psoriasis which inspired my formulation of Gaia Essentials' Psoriasis Balm. I incorporated other healing ingredients proven to alleviate skin inflammation and irritation, and settled with a potent base combination of Organic Castor, Organic Hemp and Emu oils.

    Since then, more customers have started using it and all are reporting amazing results. One testimony: 


    “Dear Debby,

    Two weeks ago, I bought your psoriasis balm. I wasn’t sure it would work, but the results have been amazing. Several sores are now GONE.” – Roger