What’s So Great About Naturopathica?

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Thoughts on Skin Care with Jesi Pair

Licensed Esthetician, Sacred Waters Holistic Spa & Boutique

Why Naturopathica?
In a booming beauty industry we are bombarded with the latest and greatest things, promised great results all bundled up with a hefty price tag (complete with a wing and a prayer). We try these products because who wants to be the only one in the circle with crows feet and a Nana neck!? Eventually we are let down by the hype finding it left our faces inflamed and irritated (and our wallets deflated)!
I have been an Esthetician for 10 years and grew up in and around the beauty industry (my mom was my first beauty consultant). I have used A LOT of products. I like to stay in front of what is “in” and keep up with the “latest”. There are very few things I will put on my skin routinely. I have always preferred “natural/organic” products. There are definitely some good ones out there but, my skin SINGS HALLELUJAH when Naturopathica is applied.
I am prone to breakouts since the birth of my daughter, they weren’t lying when they told me she would steal my beauty (and she is really darn cute so I see where it’s going…but seriously).  I started using Naturopathica and noticed a visible change in my skin within days. Redness and irritation are no more! I love makeup and used to not be able to leave the house without being doused heavily in powder. These days if I’m in a pinch I’ll throw on some mascara and roll out. It is really life changing and the more I use and get to know the products the more I love Naturopathica!
I could ramble on all day with success stories about myself, my clients and friends with these products but I am going to list some fun facts straight from Naturopathica. There is so much awesome information about these products! If you care about what you are putting on your skin and into your body read on and immerse yourself in the knowledge of Naturopathica!

Below you can find the “Our Philosophy” information from Naturopathica.  For more information on Naturopathica products visit www.naturopathica.com or come in to the boutique to sample their products.

Sacred Waters Holistic Spa & Boutique

3319 West Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23221


Spa Services 7 days a week by appointment

Boutique Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11am-5:30pm

See you soon!!!


Natural and Organic
Many Naturopathica products and ingredients are audited and certified by Ecocert, the largest and oldest independent natural and organic cosmetic certification body. Adding the Ecocert seal to a Naturopathica product ensures that it has gone through a rigorous review process, from ingredient sourcing and formulation to manufacturing and packaging.

The Ecocert Standard guarantees:

  • All ingredients are derived from renewable resources and manufactured with environmentally friendly processes.
  • A minimum of 50% of natural ingredients are certified organic.
  • An audit of all raw materials, formulas and labels.

For more information on the Ecocert certification process, visit: http://cosmetics.ecocert.com/

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Naturopathica means healing with natural therapies. Modern tools for mind, body,
and spirit based on a holistic approach to health and traditional healing practices.
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Corporate Social Responsibility
We practice mindfulness. It is the core of how we care for ourselves, our environment and our community.
ENVIRONMENT: Our natural ingredients are sustainably and responsibly sourced through organizations that support local farmers and agriculture around the world. Our custom glass bottles are recyclable, our tubes are made from 70% post-consumer recycled plastic and our cartons come from 100% post-consumer waste recycled fibers. Everything that we pack, ship and print is made from recycled material.
COMMUNITY: We support groups who share our values, including the American Botanical Council, the Green Spa Network, the American Herbalist Guild, the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and local non-profit organizations.
WORKPLACE: We are a majority woman owned and operated company. We encourage a healthy work/life balance and provide holistic health treatments to empower a personal commitment to well-being.


Safety testing
All of our products are allergy tested to ensure that they are free of any ingredients that could harm sensitive skin.

No Animal Testing
We are a member of the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics and all products are Leaping Bunny-certified as cruelty-free.

Made in the USA
Our products are made in the USA.


Our products are formulated based on a holistic approach to health and inspire individuals to care for their well-being.
We select:

  • Ingredients that are natural and naturally derived
  • Proven botanical ingredients and clean cosmeceuticals
  • Ingredients with a good environmental rating, according to Environmental Working Group standards
  • Ecocert-certified ingredients when possible

We do not use

  • Preservatives linked to health issues and skin irritation:
    (Parabens, Phenoxyethanol, DMDM Hydantoin, Diazolidinyl Urea, Imidazolidinyl Urea, BHA, BHT)
  • Hydroquinone
  • Petroleum or Petroleum-derived ingredients (Mineral Oil, Paraffin Wax, Carbomer, Benzene, Toluene)
  • SLS, SLES, ALES, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Octoxynols
  • 1,4-dioxane, Ethoxylated compounds (PEGs, PPG, Ceteareth, Polysorbate 60, -80)
  • Nitrosamines (MEA, TEA, DEA)
  • Glycols and Diglycols (Propylene Glycol, Ethylene Glycol, Butylene Glycol)
  • Animal ingredients (Lanolin, Musk, Collagen, Squalene)
  • Quarternary Ammonium compounds (Polyquaternium)
  • Silicones
  • Synthetic polymers (Nylon, Polyacrylamide, Elastomers, Poloxamer, Styrene, Vinyl)
  • Synthetic sunscreens (PABA, Oxybenzone, Benzophenones)
  • Ingredients hazardous to the environment (Non-biodegradable, toxic, harmful: EDTA, Silicones, Triclosan)
  • Synthetic fragrances (Phthalates: DBP, DMP, DEP)
  • Synthetic colors and dyes
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