Category Archives: Nadine Artemis (Living Libations)

Breast Health Bombshell: What Every Woman Should Know

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Here’s what you might not know about women’s health exams and, based on the most recent insights, here are a few suggestions to keep in mind for your health…

Sweat the small stuff

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In the 16th century, long before the Age of Deodorant, people were intoxicated by the scent of a loved one moist with fresh sweat. Victorian women would hold peeled apples in their armpits until saturated with sweat, and then wrap ribbons around the apples and present them to their sweethearts to savor. Young gentlemen also learned to use their scent to attract young ladies by tucking kerchiefs in their armpits and waving these cloth scent-holders in the air near the ladies, releasing their pheromones to excite female interest.

Srubbed: The Fable of Exfoliation

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“It turns out washing your face twice a day with an oscillating face brush — which uses sound waves to dislodge bacteria, dirt and dead skin cells from your pores — is not as good for the skin as doctors once thought it was.” For years, the beauty industry has promoted the feckless fable that our skin needs exfoliating to be healthy and smooth. Yet, this simply isn’t true. Given wholesome conditions, our skin knows exactly what to do…

The Art and Science of Essential Oil Distillation and Herbal Preparations

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Essential oils are the distilled aromatic molecules of plants. There are several different methods of distillation used to draw these aromatic essences out of plant material.Technically, only steam distilled essences are “essential oils,” yet it is common parlance in aromatherapy to refer to all distilled plant oils as “essential oils.”

The Ethics of Unadorned Essentials

If you have enjoyed the sweet aroma of the rose, the invigorating scent of peppermint, or the verdancy of coriander, then you know essential oils. Essential oils are a liquid concentrate of the unadorned aromatic molecules of a plant. These oils have the distinctive aroma and flavor of the plant of origin. This nourishing liquid enthusiastically absorbs through the membrane of our skin to bless mood, mind, and body. Sincere, generous, and immeasurable plant life!

Our Bacteria: Beauticians for Glowing Skin

Our skin, this moist envelope of our soul, is a living, breathing, and regenerating tissue.  This miraculous medium is the real estate coveted by every cosmetic that aims to penetrate pores, solve insecurities, and systematize skin types. And yet, glowing, radiant skin evades so many.

Skin Type Hype – Living Libations

A modern day skin care regime can feel like a confession of the skin’s transgression: hormonal skin around the chin, an oily t-zone, sensitive, or acne prone skin. Skin-type hype promises that every pore can be restored to the mecca of normal by careful compliance with a many stepped program.

What is Living Libations?

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Beyond the limits of linear business thinking, Libation’s beauty is the deep action and integrity of Nature. Each Libation is an invitation to wonder and wander from finite beauty to an open field of grace. It is about being the connoisseur of your life, living as deliberately as nature and nourishing the discernment of the senses.
The bounty of nature’s beauty endlessly illuminates our entire insides, and the nectar of plants is an ever-offering gift that magnifies Beauty. Libations plays with the possible ways nature may be inhaled, stirred, soothed, and imbued.