A few weeks ago an email lobbed into my inbox. An email from a Spanish girl now living in Australia. Turns out, we’d swapped sides of the world at almost the same time, back in 2013.
Naturally, I had to find out more.
I was instantly captivated by Sonia Orts‘s work. She’s an organic skincare specialist, an alchemist drawing from ancient women’s wisdom handed down from generation to generation.
Says Sonia: “I grew up in a family devoted to natural living. My great granny and her sisters made their own soaps, scrubs, creams and beauty oils. My grandmother was a herbal tea lover and her medicines were based on herb infusions and balms. My mum is a passionate gardener and raised me on a diet centred on fruits and veggies. So I belong to a long lineage of women who had ancient knowledge of alchemic beauty and health and who gifted me this wisdom, one generation at a time, over many years.”
Pretty cool, huh?
Though she’s crazy busy preparing for her upcoming wedding, Sonia kindly put her knowledge to work and came up with a richly scented healing homemade face and body butter, just for us.
Thanks, lady! Continue Reading →