Thursday, 13 March 2014

Frost Fight: Province Apothecary Healing Eczema Balm

While Winter lingers, so does dry skin. Province Apothecary has a treatment for your SAD skin blues. 

Spring is just around the corner. We know, because it can't be cold and icy forever right? Right?

The temps rose recently to tease us into thinking Spring had sprung, only to dump a heap of snow on our just-set-up patio sets and then turn to ice. During the couple of mild days, skin had been feeling good, looking smooth and flake-free, but the ice on the windows has us plugging in the humidifier once more and grudgingly grabbing our heaviest moisturizer yet again.

This time around, reach for Toronto local Province Apothecary's Healing Eczema Balm. It's full of healthy-for-skin oils, contains skin-healing zinc, and contains wind-blocking beeswax. It's a treatment and protector for when the wind won't let up and the chills chafe and chap your delicate skin.

Also worth a mention, for doubling up on the eczema battle is Province Apothecary's Archeologist Balm which contains sea buckthorn and beeswax. It's perfect for body, warmed between the palms and applied to dry neck, shoulders, elbows, knees and shins, or all over. (This used to be called the Day-to-Day balm).

Julie Clark of Province Apothecary infuses her own olive oil and makes her skin-healing balms and creams by hand in the heart of the city. An Aromatherapist and Holistic Health Practitioner, Clark is a big fan of keeping things simple and natural and her eczema treatments were originally developed to cure her own eczema. Province Apothecary's products contain no GMOs and are concocted with organic herbs and oils with wild crafted raw materials.

Both products are available together or purchased separately at Province Apothecary's online shop.

1 comment:

  1. Charlotte DeCruzMarch 17, 2014 1:38 pm

    I took Julie's balm-making workshop at The Detox Market a few months back and it was so worthwhile! I've been balming all winter long...