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Temperate Forest Restoring Complex

Live Botanical

Temperate Forest Restoring Complex

$20.00

A temperate forest immerses the skin with moisture as you walk through trails of western red cedars and mushrooms tucked under old growth. Along the waterways, wild roses peak through the shrubbery, and giant sea kelp sway in the ocean waves. An elevated approach to balance the complexion, Temperate Forest infuses skin with concentrated hydration in a rich gel while reconditioning the microbiome for clear, comfortable skin. Snow mushroom unites with sea kelp and whole plants extracts of licorice, marshmallow, milk thistle, and green tea to create a second-skin hydration barrier, build resilience and rejuvenate skin by dispersing the rich minerals and nutrients from land and sea, soothe, brighten, and protect against oxidative damage. Probiotic derivatives (postbiotic) and prebiotics help calm reactivity by strengthening the microbiome and encouraging the skin to repair itself. Free of essential oils, this deeply hydrating blend is natural with earthy sweet notes from wild rose and red cedar hydrosols. 

Available in 15ml or 50ml

66% regionally sourced

[hydrosols of rosa sp. (wild-rose)^ & thuja plicata (western red cedar)^], lactobacillus/nereocystis luetkeana (sea kelp) ferment filtrate, lactobacillus ferment lysate, [herbal extract blend: water & tremella fuciformis sporocarp (snow mushroom) & glycyrrhiza glabra (licorice) root*^ & avena sativa (oat)*^ & camellia sinensis (green tea) leaf*^ & paeonia lactiflora pall. (peony) root* & silybum marianum (milk thistle) fruit* & althaea officinalis (marshmallow) root*^, echinacea purpurea*^ & vegetable glycerin*], raphanus sativus (radish) seed extract^, phospholipids (sunflower lecithin)*, [gluconolactone, sodium benzoate, calcium gluconate (ecocert preservative)]

*organic   |   ^regionally sourced

To foster higher standards of stewardship among the land and people, Live Botanical practices bioregional sourcing. Most ingredients are grown throughout the Pacific West, including Live Botanical's own micro-garden in Oregon.

After cleansing and mists, apply 1-2 pumps to damp skin. Layer under your favorite moisturizer, oil, and/or balm to seal in all the hydration. Can be used day and night.

Founded by deeply-studied and wealth-of-knowledge herbalist Carolyn McRory in 2016, Live Botanical started its journey as a dream that formed over 20 years ago. The heart of Live Botanical is the intense desire to connect more with Mother Nature and share her beauty and wisdom with others; and Carolyn believes the path to a more sustainable society is to encourage ideas of conservation through compassion: we must see ourselves in nature and nature within ourselves to change mindsets. Through herbal-based skincare, Carolyn is able to tell a story to help forge a relationship with the many wonders of the natural world. With vivid botanical imagery and products designed for personal care, she hopes we are reminded every day of the beauty in the world and, more importantly, the beauty that lives within each of us.

Live Botanical’s philosophy is based upon four guiding principles: to live beautiful, to live fresh, to live responsible, and to live simple.

To Live Beautiful - Formulas are rooted in creating balance and harmony, and to enhance what makes each of us unique because they believe that loving who we are at this moment and following our intuition is where beauty begins.

To Live Fresh – Whole plant infusions, botanical extracts, unrefined oils, waxes, and butters are at the core of every product. Infusions and extracts are created in-house in their Portland, Oregon studio. And they start with locally- and regionally-sourced fresh herbs from small farms or their own micro-garden that they dry in house (instead of purchasing pre-dried herbs) as much as possible to ensure the potency and quality meets their high standards. They also source with an idea of using abundant herbs to limit their impact on the earth.

To Live Responsible - Both environmental and social responsibility are value statements they hold dear in every decision made. Sourcing follows strict guidelines, and ingredients not obtained regionally are fair-trade certified (when applicable). They work with farmers and producers who follow organic guidelines or ethical wildharvesting using rules outlined by United Plant Savers. Oils, butters, and waxes must be GMO free and unrefined or minimally refined depending on formulation requirements. Preservatives and lab-based ingredients are researched extensively for environmental impact and personal safety. They also actively give back to organizations who honor environmental stewardship and who work to uplift marginalized communities relating to equality and justice.

To Live Simple - They embrace the art of slow living by taking time to connect more with plants and customers to impart feelings of love, patience, and acceptance. Products are crafted to bridge current knowledge and traditional wisdom into every formula. They consider themselves anti-capitalists. This means they remain purposefully small with extremely low overhead to ensure products are affordable and markups are as low as possible. Their goals are based in the love of nature and helping others connect to the outside world.

The Intention

A temperate forest immerses the skin with moisture as you walk through trails of western red cedars and mushrooms tucked under old growth. Along the waterways, wild roses peak through the shrubbery, and giant sea kelp sway in the ocean waves. An elevated approach to balance the complexion, Temperate Forest infuses skin with concentrated hydration in a rich gel while reconditioning the microbiome for clear, comfortable skin. Snow mushroom unites with sea kelp and whole plants extracts of licorice, marshmallow, milk thistle, and green tea to create a second-skin hydration barrier, build resilience and rejuvenate skin by dispersing the rich minerals and nutrients from land and sea, soothe, brighten, and protect against oxidative damage. Probiotic derivatives (postbiotic) and prebiotics help calm reactivity by strengthening the microbiome and encouraging the skin to repair itself. Free of essential oils, this deeply hydrating blend is natural with earthy sweet notes from wild rose and red cedar hydrosols. 

Available in 15ml or 50ml

The Ingredients

66% regionally sourced

[hydrosols of rosa sp. (wild-rose)^ & thuja plicata (western red cedar)^], lactobacillus/nereocystis luetkeana (sea kelp) ferment filtrate, lactobacillus ferment lysate, [herbal extract blend: water & tremella fuciformis sporocarp (snow mushroom) & glycyrrhiza glabra (licorice) root*^ & avena sativa (oat)*^ & camellia sinensis (green tea) leaf*^ & paeonia lactiflora pall. (peony) root* & silybum marianum (milk thistle) fruit* & althaea officinalis (marshmallow) root*^, echinacea purpurea*^ & vegetable glycerin*], raphanus sativus (radish) seed extract^, phospholipids (sunflower lecithin)*, [gluconolactone, sodium benzoate, calcium gluconate (ecocert preservative)]

*organic   |   ^regionally sourced

To foster higher standards of stewardship among the land and people, Live Botanical practices bioregional sourcing. Most ingredients are grown throughout the Pacific West, including Live Botanical's own micro-garden in Oregon.

The Ritual

After cleansing and mists, apply 1-2 pumps to damp skin. Layer under your favorite moisturizer, oil, and/or balm to seal in all the hydration. Can be used day and night.

The Live Botanical Story

Founded by deeply-studied and wealth-of-knowledge herbalist Carolyn McRory in 2016, Live Botanical started its journey as a dream that formed over 20 years ago. The heart of Live Botanical is the intense desire to connect more with Mother Nature and share her beauty and wisdom with others; and Carolyn believes the path to a more sustainable society is to encourage ideas of conservation through compassion: we must see ourselves in nature and nature within ourselves to change mindsets. Through herbal-based skincare, Carolyn is able to tell a story to help forge a relationship with the many wonders of the natural world. With vivid botanical imagery and products designed for personal care, she hopes we are reminded every day of the beauty in the world and, more importantly, the beauty that lives within each of us.

Live Botanical’s philosophy is based upon four guiding principles: to live beautiful, to live fresh, to live responsible, and to live simple.

To Live Beautiful - Formulas are rooted in creating balance and harmony, and to enhance what makes each of us unique because they believe that loving who we are at this moment and following our intuition is where beauty begins.

To Live Fresh – Whole plant infusions, botanical extracts, unrefined oils, waxes, and butters are at the core of every product. Infusions and extracts are created in-house in their Portland, Oregon studio. And they start with locally- and regionally-sourced fresh herbs from small farms or their own micro-garden that they dry in house (instead of purchasing pre-dried herbs) as much as possible to ensure the potency and quality meets their high standards. They also source with an idea of using abundant herbs to limit their impact on the earth.

To Live Responsible - Both environmental and social responsibility are value statements they hold dear in every decision made. Sourcing follows strict guidelines, and ingredients not obtained regionally are fair-trade certified (when applicable). They work with farmers and producers who follow organic guidelines or ethical wildharvesting using rules outlined by United Plant Savers. Oils, butters, and waxes must be GMO free and unrefined or minimally refined depending on formulation requirements. Preservatives and lab-based ingredients are researched extensively for environmental impact and personal safety. They also actively give back to organizations who honor environmental stewardship and who work to uplift marginalized communities relating to equality and justice.

To Live Simple - They embrace the art of slow living by taking time to connect more with plants and customers to impart feelings of love, patience, and acceptance. Products are crafted to bridge current knowledge and traditional wisdom into every formula. They consider themselves anti-capitalists. This means they remain purposefully small with extremely low overhead to ensure products are affordable and markups are as low as possible. Their goals are based in the love of nature and helping others connect to the outside world.

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