Charcoal and Tomato Masque

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Charcoal Darth Vader Facial Mask

Private Event

When: Thursday September 28th at 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Where: Essentique, 2417 Park Blvd. Palo Alto

Darth Vader Mask!

Are you ready for a memorable facial night together at Essentique with the little taste of Star Wars?

You will be pampered with great healthy salad and bites, and a unique and fresh natural masque, and a special hand massage therapy by a licensed masseuse. The boutique will be diffused with one of our favorite essential oil blend Give and Take and you will get a chance to experience the layers of aroma in this blend. You will also have a chance to try some of Essentique’s face and hand products. You will leave with our seasonal gifts of Essentique products. And most important of all, have a exceptional time at our sanctuary!

The theme I chose for our night together is detoxing your skin from impurities with Charcoal mask!

Charcoal seems like an odd thing to put on your face, right? When I think campfires, I don’t exactly jump to clean. However, when sustainable bamboo is burned in a controlled way, it is oxidized which creates a highly porous surface. This allows the bamboo charcoal to absorb things like toxins from your face, while the consistency of the mask won’t let them soak back into your skin. It also helps tightens pores and reduces inflammation, making skin look smoother and cleaner. Bamboo charcoal is naturally antibacterial, antiviral, and antimicrobial; as such it has been used for medicinal purposes for centuries.

If you want to see how it looks like check my instagram account for some photos @mondonnanavi

This fresh masque that I meticulously formulated for your special night at Essentique contains:

  • Fresh Organic Tomato
  • Fresh Aloe Vera leaf inner fillet
  • Organic Bamboo Charcoal Powder
  • Essentique’s Organic Pomegranate oil
  • Essentique’s Clean Clay Masque
  • Manuka Honey 16+
  • Essentique’s Organic Calendula hydrosol

Tomato is able to moisturize the skin by bringing oxygen to the surface and improves the skin’s ability to hydrate itself. It is also high in Lycopene. Lycopene is the pigment that gives tomatoes their red color. It is a carotene similar to beta-carotene, it is a potent antioxidant being 10 times more efficient than Vitamin E.

Bamboo Charcoal for centuries used as an natural antibacterial and when applied to face it helps with removal of toxins and impurities on the skin.

Aloe Vera is able to moisturize the skin by bringing oxygen to the surface and improves the skin’s ability to hydrate itself.

Manuka Honey is super nourishing and hydrating and great for eczema. Especially Manuka honey UMF16 which is considered to have superior quality that contains superior levels of phenols that are highly therapeutic.

Calendula hydrosol Calendula is a well-known and loved herb, and this true calendula hydrosol has an infinite amount of possible uses! The aroma of our calendula hydrosol is refreshing, soothing, sweet, and mildly floral. This hydrosol is a perfect facial toner. Has antibacterial properties.

Pomegranate Seed Oil reduces the appearance of wrinkles, improves skin elasticity, lightens acne scars with continued use, high in antioxidants, helps produce elastin and collagen.

Clean Clay masque This detoxifying masque pulls excess dirt and oil from the skin, leaving it feeling smooth, tight, and toned. The pure plant-based ingredients in this powerful clay masque work with minerals and enzymes to leave your skin nourished and rejuvenated.

If you have any allergies please let me know in advance so that I can make necessary  adjustments to the food and masque.

Ingrid, Gaby and I are looking forward to an unforgettable gathering with healthy treats for our body and skin. You will go home glowing from inside out and lots of fun photos to post on facebook and Instagram! Don’t forget to tag us! (@essentique, @essentique.founder)

With love,



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