Welcome to Euchlora!

Welcome to “You-Clora”, skin care products that I hand-formulate from organic, natural and dermaceutically active ingredients.  Drawing from my experience in aromatherapy and herbalism combined with my para-medical training, these holistic products are able to transform the skin in a way that often times traditional medicines cannot.  They are free of allergy-causing synthetic fragrance, toxic chemicals and are only tested on my friends, not on animals.  Euchlora is the color of health in your skin!

What is holistic skincare? Holistic skincare is caring for the skin with at-home products that work with and engage the natural healthy functions of the whole body. Life style and hormonal factors are considered using aromatherapies for balance along with mineral, herbal and non-toxic compounded remedies to address the symptoms. The use of these safe remedies allows the body to recognize and receive the treatment, rather reject it like many traditional medicines, because their compounds are chemically compatible with the body.

What is therapeutic skincare? Therapeutic skincare, also called Paramedical or clinical skincare, is the practice of supporting the medical profession by treating skin disorders. Master estheticians, such as myself, have receive advanced training to address difficult skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, rosacea, acne, lupus, keratoses, sun damage, allergy, wounds and burns to name the most common.





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Aromatherapy 101

Aromatherapy” is such a buzz word these days.  The current popularity seems to be part of the throw back movement to the patchouli scented 1970s when we all tried to be “natural”.  But the fact that for ten bucks you can add-on some fake “aromatherapy” to a massage or pedicure tells us that main stream doesn’t really know what they are doing and is using the trend for the mass market. We need to educate ourselves.

Aromatherapy is the ancient art and science of healing through the use of essential oils, which are delicate plant extracts considered to be the ‘blood’ or ‘essential’ life-force of plants. As such, essential oils are abundantly rich in complex nutrients much like human blood. Each essential oil carries its own unique botanical profile of healing nutrients, providing a host of therapeutic possibilities to the aromatherapy practitioner.

Although essential oils may vary greatly in their nutrient profiles and specific usage, one quality they all have in common is their cytophylactic nature. Cytophylaxis is a biological mechanism in which cellular activity increases to prevent cells from being damaged. This mechanism, in part, is due to the inherent oxygen carrying capacity within the oils. Like human blood, essential oils transport oxygen and key nutrients to tissues for health and healing.  Cellular oxygenation is touted amongst many scientists as the premise of age and disease-reversal, more commonly known as The Fountain of Youth. It is interesting to observe that essential oils, when handled and stored properly, have extraordinarily long shelf lives, as their regenerative qualities are also naturally self-regenerative!

Due to the remarkable cytophylactic nature of essential oils, seemingly intractable health conditions can be addressed with great success. In Europe, where aromatherapy is commonly employed by physicians, essential oils are used with superlative effects in treating serious conditions such as 2nd and 3rd degree burns, infectious diseases, organ and gland malfunction, psychological conditions, as well as many other issues.

Perhaps the most common method of use with essential oils is in topical skincare. Here, severely damaged skin can heal through the potent regenerative qualities of this liquid phytonutrition. Burns, growths, wrinkles, cysts, pimples, age spots, skin discoloration and rough texture all respond to essential oils, which are safely and easily absorbed through the skin.  While some oils help skin regenerate by stimulating its natural sloughing and rebuilding process, other oils may slow this process to allow for healing from wounds. Each oil heals damaged skin tissue in its own way and offers additional unique qualities that are selected for a specific condition by the practitioner.

When practicing or utilizing aromatherapy, choosing high quality essential oils is of top priority. Due to their highly concentrated nature, it is critical to use oils that are organic or wildcrafted, minimally processed and properly stored. If a plant is treated with exogenous harmful chemicals, those chemicals get concentrated into the plant blood (essential oils), which then transport into the extraction process and into bottles! This chemical transfer process is the same with human consumption of harmful chemicals in food, which get stored in the fatty tissues and blood once they are ingested.

Understanding the complex nature of essential oils and the processing of them will guide a person to a reputable dealer and/or practitioner that can help them choose what is best for their particular skins needs.  

I use various essential oils in my skincare products and also offer certain blends that compliment our daily lives.  See more here…

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