Live Botanical was founded by Carolyn McRory to share her deep herbal knowledge and the beauty and connection that nature offers, with others. Carolyn is a trained herbalist, having studied with Mara Levin and Sue Sierralupe. Her academic background in Information Systems/Computer Science & Environmental Literature adds an interesting facet to the wonderful skincare stories she tells.
Live Botanical formulas are rooted in creating harmony within the skin and spirit. Shining a light on what makes you uniquely beautiful.
Whole plant infusions, botanical extracts, and unrefined oils, waxes and butters are at the core of every product.
- As much as possible we start with fresh herbs, including herbs we grow ourselves. Though it can cost 4-5x more, it ensures the potency and quality meets our high standards in delivering effective herbal goods.
- With a deep understanding of herbalism and plant physiology, our well researched and applied extraction methods ensure high quality plant properties in every product.
- Ingredient lists are familiar and uncomplicated allowing the pureness of the botanicals to shine.
- Most skin care products are stored in freshness extending violet/black glass. This unique, luxury vessel helps protect the plant compounds from degradation. Ensuring the products maintain their vibrancy for as long as possible.
- Products are handcrafted in small batches bridging current knowledge and traditional wisdom into every formula.