Summertime with Shea Butter

Summer means fun in the sun, and that can lead to dry, damaged skin! Sunburns, dry skin, bug bites, and more – there’s no shortage of skin problems that can happen once we start enjoying more time outside. But, we have the perfect solution! Shea butter is our (not so) secret ingredient for summertime skin relief.

First, let’s take a closer look at what shea butter is. Extracted from the nuts of the African Karite tree, shea butter is a fat. It’s packed full of vitamins and fatty acids that make it perfect for nourishing and conditioning skin. 

It’s also been found to have anti-inflammatory properties. When applied to your skin, shea triggers cytokines and other inflammatory cells to slow down their production. This can help soothe irritated skin caused by environmental factors like wind, sun, and dry weather.

Shea butter is rich, thick, and concentrated – to penetrate deep into the layers of your skin and keep that moisture locked in. Wondering how you can use this naturally-powered ingredient in your skincare routine? Here are a few ideas!

Shea Butter is a wonderful gift from the earth that provides an abundance of natural relief. You can see why we love to include it in many of our products! But don’t just take our word for it. Here are some customer testimonies sharing the amazing relief they have found in their Jordan Essentials Shea Butter products.

“We have tried so many things for my daughter’s eczema. This stuff worked like a charm and my hubby loves it for his feet too. It’s amazing.”

“My dad had skin cancer and had skin removed. I gave him some Skin Relief to use and he said it was the best, and you can hardly see his scars.”

“The ingredients in Shea Body Butter have phenomenal power–power to heal, power to relieve pain, power to soften and soothe. With one try, I experienced relief from my dry, cracking, bleeding hands. For the last two years this has kept my hands healthy and smooth. I also use Shea Body Butter on aching muscles and knees. It’s like gold to my skin!”

May is National Skin Cancer/Melanoma Awareness Month!

With more than five million people diagnosed each year, skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer. It is also preventable and can be highly treatable when caught early.

sunhat, woman on beachHere are a few facts about skin cancer that you may not know:

These statistics are scary, but there is plenty of hope! We can take steps to protect our skin and prevent skin cancer. Here are some tips:

  1. Wear sunscreen every day. The Skin Cancer Foundation recommends using a sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher. Mineral makeup naturally provides some sun protection as well. The minerals used act like little shields, and the UV rays hit the small particles and bounce off. We have a full line of Mineral Makeup for nontoxic beauty solutions.
  2. Dress for the occasion. Cover up with clothing, a large hat that covers your face and neck, and wear UV-blocking sunglasses when out in the sun for long periods of time. Using a rash guard with UV protection when swimming will also help to protect your arms, neck, and torso.
  3. Set up a cool environment. Try to stick to the shade, especially during the time when the sun is the fiercest (usually 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.). Use an umbrella or tent to create shade in open areas and keep track of the time you’re spending in the sun. Try not to overdo it!
  4. Use the right kind of sunscreen. Mineral sunscreen gets to work as soon as it’s applied. It creates a physical barrier so that UV rays are reflected, not absorbed into your skin. This makes it more effective for acne-prone skin, and less likely to cause irritation. Our Mineral Sun Stick is super easy to apply and small enough to carry with you anywhere. Chemical sunscreens take up to 30 minutes to begin working effectively. Many contain toxic ingredients that may help to protect the skin from UVA and UVB rays, but also add stress to your lymphatic, circulatory, and nervous systems, and have a negative impact on marine life. Be an informed consumer and know what you are putting on your skin.
  5. Go sunless. Want to protect your skin but still have a nice tan? Try Jordan Essentials Sunless Tanning Lotion. JE Sunless Tanning Lotion uses the natural sugars in your skin to darken the pigments for a natural tan that doesn’t turn orange, streak, or discolor. Available in Sunkissed or Bronzed!
  6. Check yourself. Do your best not to burn, and if you do, treat immediately with Skin Relief Lotion. With aloe, seaweed, chamomile, and green tea – it’s the perfect way to naturally promote healing. Check your skin regularly for abnormalities, and if you are concerned with any lumps, spots, moles, or discoloration, see your dermatologist immediately.  Skin issues are best treated when detected early. Set a yearly appointment for a check-up exam with your dermatologist, especially if you are often out in the sun.

Follow these simple steps to keep your skin cancer risk factors low. Please share with friends and family so they too will be armed with this knowledge and keep their skin safe. Prevention is the easiest way to keep our skin healthy – get your sunscreen on!

For informational and entertainment purposes only. Not intended to diagnose, prevent, treat, or cure anything. Consult your healthcare provider with specific concerns.

 

The pandemic has pushed us all to our limits, and yet – we’re still here pushing back! Women have shouldered an immense burden these past few years, and an unreasonable amount have been forced to stay home or lose their jobs. “The Female Recession” has us scaling back our careers to put family first.

But, caring for your family shouldn’t mean that you have to sacrifice an income. What if you could balance your work AND family life by working for yourself, from home? Jordan Essentials has a solution for you!                                                            

Here are six reasons working from home is in your best interests:

You’re in Charge – When you run your own business, you get to choose when you work and how much time you spend on your business. Need to work around daycare and school pickup? Done! Have extra time Tuesdays, and a full plate on Thursdays? You make your schedule! It’s entirely up to you. 

Income that Matters – Americans are spending an average of $371 more a month this year due to inflation. Do you know where that extra money will come from?  As a Jordan Essentials Representative, you can choose if you want this to be your side hustle OR full-time! You will earn 25%-35% commission on every order you and your customers place as well as 5%-12% on your team sales. Paid with every sale when you need it most.

Low Startup Cost – Can you start a business anywhere for $49? You can at Jordan Essentials! With options between two great starter kits – you can be selling and earning right away. Each Jordan Essentials Consultant gets a personalized website to direct their customers to. You can start earning as soon as you sign up. 

Supportive Community – Our Founder and CEO, Nancy Bogart, has a heart of gold and started Jordan Essentials because of her love for family and natural products. Our community is supportive, empowered, and passionate about your success. You will join a community of like-minded individuals and build friendships for life.

Fun Getaways & Rewards – We are passionate about rewarding your accomplishments with everything from amazing getaways, free products, discounts and more. Our latest trip was to Hard Rock Riviera Maya in Cancun, Mexico – full of fun and sun! 

Saving Money – Working from home can save you money! Gas, car maintenance, parking fees, lunches bought out – all those add up when you’re heading into an office every day. Not with Jordan Essentials! You determine how much you need to travel to keep up your business goals.

These are just a few of the top reasons to join our community, and we would love the opportunity to chat with you more about why we love Jordan Essentials so much! Please reach out to us or your consultant if you have any questions or join our Discover Jordan Essentials Facebook group to learn more. We can’t wait to introduce you to our Jordan Essentials Family so you can start your JE life today!

Let’s talk masks! We’re not talking Halloween costume masks, but the super relaxing kind of masks you might enjoy at the spa. We can’t get enough of our therapeutic and beneficial face masks!

We’ve decided to round up the many benefits of our key Jordan Essentials masks.

Here is everything you need to know about our Detoxifying Clay Mask and Purifying Charcoal Mask.

Detoxifying Clay Mask

Our Detoxifying Clay Mask is great year-round due to its ability to remove pollutants from the skin and provide a deep clean. Made with Bentonite clay, this mask is suitable for all skin types and can even be used as a spot blemish treatment.

In addition to removing toxins and detoxifying the skin, Bentonite clay also treats oily skin and acne, and it removes any makeup clogged in the pores.

This clay mask also features safflower seed oil, apricot kernel oil, sweet almond oil, castor oil, sunflower oil, aloe, green tea, chamomile, and seaweed. The oils help moisturize the skin and nourish it with antioxidants. Aloe helps reduce the appearance of blemishes, as well as moisturize and heal the skin, while green tea is loaded with antioxidants that help with anti aging. Chamomile speeds up the healing process and seaweed hydrates the skin. The combination of moisturizing, hydrating, and healing make this a great mask for all seasons and all skin types.

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Purifying Charcoal Mask

The Purifying Charcoal Mask is an essential for your beauty cabinet. If you’re not using activated charcoal in your skincare routine yet, then you’ll definitely want to learn about the many benefits of charcoal.

Charcoal removes impurities from the skin and leaves behind a healthier, clearer complexion. Using a charcoal face mask will provide you with brighter skin tone.

Due to its ability to remove bacteria and dead skin cells from the skin, charcoal is able to heal acne. The antibacterial properties of charcoal allow it to lift bacteria from the pores, purify the pores, and improve overall skin tone. Charcoal rids your skin of acne-causing elements like excess sebum, clogged pores, and dead skin buildup.

Got oily skin? Charcoal can even mattify oily skin by balancing the oil secretion on the skin. If you have oily, blemish-prone skin, a charcoal face mask is especially beneficial.

Jordan Essentials face masks are made from the highest quality and natural ingredients, so you know you are pampering your skin the healthy way.

Watch for info about our super fun Toner Mists and Sheet Masks too!

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One key to a good face care routine is consistency. Using naturally-based, non-toxic products daily will support healthy, more youthful-looking skin. Simplicity to the routine will make it easy to follow on a daily basis.

Jordan Essentials Founder & CEO, Nancy Bogart, is an anti-aging expert! She follows a simple, consistent routine for skincare twice daily to maintain her youthful, glowing complexion.

Nancy’s five steps are:

Watch Nancy in action with this quick Face Care 101 Tutorial – Click Here

Step 1 – Starting with a clean slate is important. Gently cleansing the skin twice a day is important to remove the toxins we are exposed to daily. Gentle Cleanser Foaming Wash is a safe, effective cleansers for all skin types.

Cleansing before bedtime supports the body’s regeneration of new cells and allows them to detoxify naturally. Cleansing when we wake up clears away the “sleepy” cells and reveals a fresh face ready to take on the day.

Step 2 – Exfoliating away the old, dry skin cells doesn’t need to be done daily. Exfoliating products contain slightly more abrasive ingredients to buff and polish the skin, promoting a smooth and soft glow.  It can be worked into your routine as your skin needs a freshen up.

Jordan Essentials provides two options.  Choose between JE Gentle Exfoliant with jojoba beads (for all skin types including sensitive skin), or JE Spa Polish with refreshing cucumber and finely crushed walnut shells for normal or oily skin.

Step 3 – A healthy facial mask is your at-home spa treatment! Like exfoliating, masking is not needed daily. Masking supports adding rich nutrients to the skin and removing impurities from clogged pores that daily cleansing can’t fully remove.  Masks from Jordan Essentials do not peel away layers of skin! They soften, soothe and support collagen renewal.

Step 4 – Toning can also be Step 2 in a simple daily routine. Toner Mist tightens the pores and hydrates the skin. It is like liquid vitamins for your skin! Light and easily absorbed, Toner Mist can be used throughout the day to freshen, brighten and add moisture to your skin.

For acne control, add 10 drops of Jordan Essentials Tea Tree Essential Oil to a 4-ounce bottle of  Toner Mist.  Tea Tree has antibacterial, antimicrobial, and antiseptic qualities that help combat acne.

Step 5 – The final step of a daily face care routine is to moisturize. Morning or night, moisturizing is needed to keep our skin hydrated. All skin types need hydration to stay looking and feeling healthy, smooth, and vibrant with a youthful glow.

Depending on your skin type, your morning moisturizer may differ from your nightly moisturizer. And moisturizing needs often change with the seasons. Be adaptable but be consistent with using moisturizer twice daily.

Step 5 can be enhanced with serums for the extra boosts to fight aging and to maintain healthy skin. Talk with your Jordan Essentials Consultant for more information on the variety of serums and face care products Jordan Essentials offers or visit us at www.jordanessentials.com

Our faces are a reflection of how we’re doing, whether or not we’re feeling well, and they tell others whether we’ve been stressed and not getting enough sleep, or whether we’re well-nourished and taking good care of ourselves. Let’s be real—we’ve all been all over the spectrum when it comes to how healthy our faces are.

One of the best and quickest ways to take care of your face is to use a face mask. We especially love our Purifying Charcoal Mask for removing impurities and toxins from the skin’s surface as well as deep in pores. It also helps your skin retain its natural moisture as the good stuff soaks in!

This week, reset your skin, reboot your health, and pamper yourself with some much-needed self-care by setting aside some time to indulge in a soothing face mask. Face masks are great because they require you to take a break from your busy life and just enjoy the benefits of skincare.

We recommend cleansing your face first, applying a mask, and then finishing up with a rejuvenating face mist!

Here are 5 ways you can practice self-care this week to heal both your face and your entire being!

1. Purify your skin with charcoal: Our Purifying Charcoal Mask is a fun and effective face mask for ridding your skin of impurities and giving you a deep cleanse. This relaxing ritual will not only refresh your skin health, but it will also give your face a bright, youthful glow. And who doesn’t need that midweek?!

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2. Pick up a book: When was the last time you read a book cover to cover? With so many binge-worthy TV shows, it can be hard to set aside time for reading, but giving your eyes and your face a break from the harsh light of a TV or computer screen is great for improving your wellbeing. Instead of turning on the TV, pick out a book that you’ve been dying to read!

3. Cleanse & detoxify your skin: Use the Detoxifying Clay Mask to give your face a deep cleanse and pull pollutants from your pores. This bentonite clay mask is beneficial for all skin types, and it can even be used as a blemish spot treatment! This means you can truly revive and heal your skin and step into the week with a fresh, radiant face!

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4. Say Om! This week, settle into savasana and take a break from doing anything at all. Whether you practice yoga or meditation, or you prefer to simply stretch and lie down, practice some form of gentle movement and follow it up with stillness in silence. This will do wonders for your mind and your body.

5. Turn up the music: When it comes to self-care, you may hear the same things over and over again, but we’ve got something new for you to try. Turn up your favorite song and just dance! Grab your loved one …or your furry friend, and get moving. You may feel silly at first, but dancing will invite laughter and will relieve so much stress and tension from your body and your mind.

What self-care practice are you doing this week to boost your wellbeing?

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Who wants a fresh face for spring?! You can’t see, but we’re raising both hands!

Jordan Essentials has a face care line featuring natural, pure and fresh ingredients to give you that fresh face for spring!

Cucumber Spa Polish For The Ultimate Full Body & Face Treatment

The Cucumber Spa Polish has walnut shells which have a natural antimicrobial effect to them. Blackheads and breakouts will get a full treatment with weekly use of the spa polish. Go double duty, and use the product all over your body for a body polish after a long day.

Gentle Exfoliant For A Soft, Polished Pampering

Want and need a more gentle exfoliant? Jojoba beads are the answer! Our Gentle Exfoliant is perfect for a soft, polished pampering. While the exfoliant is primarily used on the face, you can also use this exfoliant on your hands and cuticles for a soft scrub massage. However you choose to use this product, just add a little water and massage gently for better circulation and to remove dead skin cells.

With all this talk about polishing and exfoliating the skin, we figured what better time than now to share some of our favorite skincare tips for a fresh face.

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4 Skincare Questions Answered For A Fresh Face

Here are 4 of our favorite skincare tips to get a fresh face.

How often should you wash your face?

Cleanse your face twice a day. First, when you wake up, and second, before you go to bed. You may wonder why you need to wash your face in the morning when in the evening you’re washing makeup off, but our faces accumulate sweat and oil overnight. It’s just as important to wash your face in the morning as it is at night. Try our Gentle Foaming Cleanser!

What should your step-by-step skincare routine look like?

1. Cleanse your face twice daily with your gentle cleanser, warm water, and either your clean hands or try our Facial Brush. Work into a lather, taking your time, and then rinse well.

2. Once a week, exfoliate and/or polish after you wash your face. This process will renew the circulation in your face and slough off dead skin cells.

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3. Once a week, treat any spots and apply a mask. Use either our Detoxifying Clay Mask, or our Purifying Charcoal Mask. Apply liberally to cleansed skin and leave the mask on for 10 minutes. Mist with toner to keep it moist, if needed. Finish with our Acne Support Gel if you have any blemishes that need treatment.

4. After cleansing, spritz your Toner Mist to tone and hydrate your skin. Allow to air dry.

5. Moisturize daily. Apply moisturizer every single day to keep your skin youthful, soft, and healthy. Use our Daily Moisturizer, Red Wine Moisturizer, or our Acne Support Moisturizer.

How do you use a polish & why?

A ‘polish’ is a type of exfoliant. It’s a powerful exfoliating product that also cleanses, removing blackheads and reducing breakouts. In addition to cleansing and detoxing your face, the polish will also exfoliate your skin, clearing away dead skin cells.

What are the rules for exfoliating?

We recommend exfoliating once a week. If you have sensitive skin, be sure to use our Gentle Exfoliator. If you exfoliate too often you’ll be doing more harm than good. We know exfoliating feels soooo yummy and good, but save it for that once a week, self-care spa night!

 

It’s the season of giving and you have some great people you work with and you want something special, unique and yet have a budget.  Jordan Essentials Joyful Jordan Box to the rescue. Each month a thoughtful collection is created and placed in a beautiful box ready for gift giving for only $15!  The value is always over $18 and can reach up to $40 or more depending on the month. The collection is only available for one month so you do have to act quickly and decide if you want this month’s box or wait for next month to come out. Want to make it personal? Order 20 or more and we will add a special label and message to the top of the box making you the best boss in the world! You can feel good about your Joyful Jordan box because it is also made from healthy non toxic skin care products everyone likes and needs and is made in the USA!  Win Win! Order your Joyful Jordan  boxes today and if you order over 20 you will need to e mail us for that custom label at www.customercare@jordanessentials.com We ship quick too!  Your order will be ready to go in just 5 business days plus ship time.  Plan ahead for this busy season and let our elves help you and your corporate gift giving today!
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