At SOAKOLOGY We have a special way to celebrate the Full Moon, and combat the astrologically-induced craziness sometimes associated with this time. All elements of our ‘Full Moon Special’ were designed to be grounding & comforting- from the earthy Green-Tea & Sea Salt Foot-Soak to a steaming pot of Ayurvedic Vata Tea. Includes a celestial snack!
Book now- while seats last! Tomorrow, Thursday November 6th is our next Full Moon Celebration! 207.879.7625
Full Moon 2015 Dates
Monday, 5 January 2015
Wednesday, 4 February 2015
Thursday, 5 March 2015
Saturday, 4 April 2015
Monday, 4 May 2015,
Tuesday, 2 June 2015
Thursday, 2 July 2015
Friday, 31 July 2015
Saturday, 29 August 2015
Monday, 28 September 2015
Tuesday, 27 October 2015
Wednesday, 25 November 2015
Friday, 25 December 2015
Summer sun or cool weather winds can leave lips feeling tender and chapped. Before you reach for the chap-stick, try this all-natural remedy that will condition & heal hurting lips, leaving the skin soft and healthy. The tannin in Green Tea
soothes burned skin while anti-oxidants & poly-phenols combat inflammation and heal irritated lips. Applying tea to chapped lips can actually be more effective than traditional chap-sticks, as chap-sticks often contain harmful or irritating
ingredients like petro-chemicals and substances that can act as allergens. Dampen a soft cloth in a strong brew of green tea (1-2 TBS of loose leaf tea per 6 oz of hot water), allow cloth to cool to a luke-warm or cool temperature before
applying to lips. Hold cloth to lips for 5-10 minutes. If no loose-leaf tea is available, tea bags may be used instead.
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Rooibos (pronounced roy-bus) tea is good to drink but is also great for your skin! It can be used to treat eczema and even mild cases of acne. The antioxidants repair skin damage and protects from the everyday elements. This face wash can be used on all types of skin!
Step 1: For every 1/4 cup of tea leaves, use one cup of water.
Step 2: Pour tea leaves in medium bowl. Pour hot water over tea leaves. Make sure the bowl is covered to lock in the necessary essential oils.
Step 3: Let sit for 30 minutes or until room temperature.
Step 4: Strain out tea leaves.
Step 5: Dip cotton ball in tea infusion and wash face. Be sure not to rub skin too hard, this could cause irritation. Repeat every 2-3 days, depending on your skins reaction.
For more information or to purchase red tea visit us at Soakology!
Naturally Highlight Hair with Chamomile Tea!
Step 1: Steep 5 tbsp of chamomile tea in boiling water
Step 2: Let the tea cool completely
Step 3: Rinse clean hair with the cooled tea and comb throughout
Step 4: Let your hair air-dry while you lounge in the sun!
For a more beachy look, put the cooled chamomile tea in a spray bottle and spritz lightly on your hair!
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Is Your Skin Itchy, Irritated, or Dry?
This soothing, anti-aging powerhouse can help!
Chamomile Tea is well-known for its calming, stress-reducing effects and is widely used as a night-time tea to promote sleep. But did you know that Chamomile is just as calming for the skin? When applied topically, it has been shown that the herb will reduce redness, fight dry & flaky skin, help with eczema & psoriasis, soothe a rash, and since its anti-microbial it can also help speed healing.
Packed with anti-oxidants, chamomile can help protect the skin from free radical damage and suppress the visible signs of aging.
Chamomile is gentle on sensitive or fragile skin which makes it ideal for use after waxing and to ease a diaper rash, sunburn, bedsore, or hemorrhoids.
Brew a cup of Chamomile tea and saturate a soft cloth with the infusion. Apply to the affected area for up to 10 minutes. Chamomile’s anti-septic properties make it a great addition to home-made cleansers and soaps as well.
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Have Puffiness & Dark Circles Around The Eyes?
Here is a fix for tired eyes: Place used tea bags in refrigerator to chill- Black, Green, Oolong, and White teas will all work. Squeeze out the chilled bags, lie down, and place over the eyes for about 10 minutes. Caffeine helps to eliminate dark circles and puffiness by shrinking the blood vessels in the skin.
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Black Loose-leaf Tea: http://shop.soakology.com/category.sc?categoryId=24
Not just a beverage…Matcha Green Tea has many, many uses! Here is one of our favorites:
1 teaspoon matcha
1 teaspoon honey
A few drops of warm water
Benefits: anti-aging; reduces redness; moisturizing; anti-inflammatory.
To Make: Mix powdered Matcha and honey in a bowl. Add a few drops of water if the consistency is too sticky for your liking. Apply to face evenly, avoiding the eye area – wait 10-15 minutes and rinse with warm water.
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