Welcome to Mala Apothecary
Hi, I’m Monika! I am a Holistic Esthetician and Beauty Nutritionist with 22 years experience in organic skin care. I am here to help find solutions to your skin concerns and customize products that will blend perfectly with You! Whether you are in need of products adjusted seasonally or you may have a chronic skin concern, I will walk you through the necessary steps in achieving the skin you have always wanted, naturally!
Custom blending products and education are my true passions and most treasured aspects of being in the beauty world.
One of the most frequent questions I am asked in my profession is why skin care products only seem to work for a short period of time.
Here is why... your skin is the largest organ and is in constant change due to diet, weather, lifestyle and can even be affected by your emotions. Through these changes brings a need to adjust your skin care routine and formulas.
Mala means garden in Hawaiian. We grow and resource local organic flowers, fruits and herbs that are then steam distilled (in house) which produce hydrosol distillates and their essential oils. For more delicate flowers, superfoods and fruits, we solar-infuse these in an organic oil base for 3-6 weeks to ensure their volatile compounds are released. For even more flower power, we add flower essences into each bottle, which is a process done in nature charged water.
These concoctions create the bases for all of our proprietary blends, which are then ready to be customized for You! Which also means that every new product can be adjusted to synergistically work with what is going on with you and your skin.
Everything is made fresh to order, a vital key for transmitting each plants highest vibration for optimum potency and effectiveness. Just like eating whole fresh foods- the fresher, the better for you!
To ensure all of our Skin Care products are kept active and fresh, we only produce in small batches and when in season. We use ingredients that are earth friendly, top quality and sourced only through sustainable organic (non GMO) growers and sellers.
I distill many of my own plants with Grace, our 5L Copper Still (below). She may be petite, but she consistently creates wonderful batches of distillates. All of this is in service to facilitating a journey of healing and beautiful skin for you.