Friday, October 10, 2014
Wine and Cheese Chat
Fabulous After Forty
With Barbara Close form Naturopathica
Barbara Close is the CEO and Founder of Naturopathica Holistic Health. The brand includes Naturopathica- an award-winning line of professional skin and body care dedicated to overall well-being, distributed in spas and online. Barbara Close is also Founder and Owner of the flagship Naturopathica Healing Arts Center and Spa located in East Hampton, NY. A clinical esthetician, aromatherapist and herbalist, Barbara Close is a pioneer: harnessing the power of nature and science to create 100% skin-loving solutions since 1995. Creation of Naturopathica: Nearly two decades ago, Barbara realized that clients at the Healing Arts Center & Spa struggled to find the ideal anti-aging skin care solutions. At the same time, medical studies were proving that chronic inflammation and irritation are at the heart of aging and weakened skin. In response, Barbara created NATUROPATHICA— A breakthrough line of professional skin care and body care that delivered real results and yet was safe enough even for sensitized skin. Today, NATUROPATHICA is trusted and recommended by professionals in over 350 of the most renowned spas in North America. Published Well Being and Beauty Author: Barbara has authored and co-authored three books, Aromatherapy - The A to Z Guide to Healing with Essential Oils, Well Being - Rejuvenating Recipes for Body and Soul and Pure Skin - Organic Beauty Basics. Additionally, Barbara has written The Spa Deck, a recipe card box for creating spa treatments at home. Credentialed Wellness Expert and Industry Leader: Barbara holds degrees and certificates from the New Mexico Academy of Advanced Healing Arts, the International Dermal Institute and is pursuing a Masters in Therapeutic Herbalism from the Maryland University of Integrative Health, among other accreditations. An acknowledged industry leader in alternative health, Barbara Close lectures on natural health treatments and products, and has consulted for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Bath & Body Works and Procter & Gamble.