Summertime in the midst of the Sonoran desert is extreme, with little relief. Even the nights can reach triple digit temperatures. Impressive that there are any living things that can flourish in this environment, but they do. Humans however need a little assistance. The arid conditions, heat, and relentless sunshine is particularly challenging for our skin.
The Sonoran Desert is a wonderland, but it can be hard to love it in the scorching summertime. When temps are in the triple digits, you really have to hydrate and replenish, inside and out. Even a few minutes out the door and you can feel that extreme heat burning off every hint of moisture it can find. Drinking water, of course, is the first thing you must do, and in plentiful quantities. The conditions take a toll on the skin. You don't need to be sunbathing to feel the burn and dehydration, just a walk through a parking lot can be enough. The constant exposure to air conditioning is also very drying. Hydration is critical, both inside and out.
As nature would have it, the plants that thrive here provide the necessary elements to protect and replenish from this harsh environment, and Kuumba Made has recognized and employed these healing and nourishing gifts in their Desert Offerings product line. The unique formulas are rich in Sonoran Desert botanical minerals and nutrients. they really are the ultimate in skin care, as nature intended. As refreshing, rejuvenating, and as welcomed as a quenching desert rain.
You can give yourself a full spectrum spa treatment at home with these products, which include a bath salt, separate body and face exfoliants, a powerful clay mask, and a rich foot and body butter. They do not have to be all used together of course, but when utilized together, you will be renewed thoroughly from head to toe. Body and soul. The Sonoran Spa Travel Kitmakes this easy and cost effective. A great way to sample each of these amazing products. For the full spa treatment, and to get the most out of each element would be to first soak, then exfoliate, followed with a mask, a rinse, and finishing with the moisturizer. A deeply refreshing and rewarding experience.
Desert Sands bath salts are exceptionally high in mineral content and contains Contains Chaparral, Desert Sage, White Ceremonial Sage, and Desert Lavender. Aromatic as a fresh desert rain shower. Chaparral is a less commonly used botanical, compared to sage and lavender, and it's inclusion in these salts is evidence to the thoughtful formulation. Chaparral grows like crazy around here. It has strong antifungal, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. It has been used to soothe skin rashes and heal bruises, prevent disease, and heal wounds. It’s particularly advantageous for sufferers of eczema and psoriasis. The inclusion of Desert Sage, White Ceremonial Sage, and Lavender make this a refreshing rejuvenating tonic for the spirit and the skin. All these components have a long history of use for their restorative, cleansing, and healing properties. *
You can use a little for a skin softening soak, or a lot for a powerfully detoxing experience. Remember to drink plenty of water if you go the detox route. Enjoy a deeply quenching and refreshing experience.
Sonoran Clay Botanical Face & Body Mask is another powerful detoxifier. It very effectively draws out toxins and impurities, reduces inflammation, and tones and tightens skin. Contains a combination of bentonite and montmorillonite clays, both used by indigenous cultures and healers for centuries as an internal and external healing agent. Added to this are the certified organic ingredients of aloe, comfrey and calendula, each revered for their healing properties to the skin. It can be used as a spot treatment or as a full body or face mask, and you do not need to use much. Simply mix with some water to make a paste and then allow to dry before rinsing with warm water. A rejuvenating experience. The Desert Sands Bath Salts used in combination with the Sonoran Clay will provide a deeply cleansing and replenishing experience. You can take it even deeper by using the facial and body exfoliants in this line. Desert Decadence and Sonoran Scrub. They too are packed with certified organic and wild harvested ingredients from the Sonora Desert. You can view the details on these on the product pages.
Last but not least in this line is the wonderful Foot and Body Butter, Sonoran Soles. Intensively moisturizing and deeply penetrating, it is just the thing to replenish and protect after the deep cleaning and purification from the salts and scrubs.
Soothe your soles! Each of these unique products are amazing alone, but in combination with the others, it is a cohesive and intriguing collection to restore and renew your beautiful skin. Sampling each with the Travel Collection is a super way for you to try them all. Comes in a handy bag for you to take along for pampering on your next vacation or to indulge yourself with a full spa treatment in the privacy of home.
Season's extremes are tough on skin wherever you live.
Protect and nourish it with treasures provided by the beautiful and bountiful Sonoran desert.
*External use only. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.