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Welcome to Brown Barn

Alyssa Van Doorn, Brown Barn Skincare Founder & Formulator explains why Wildcrafting is the heart of her Skincare program.

Alyssa Van Doorn is the formulator of each of Brown Barn Skincare's amazing products. The fifth generation of a Wisconsin farm family, she holds dual Bachelor degrees from the University of Wisconsin in Biology and Wildlife Management along with advanced coursework in ethnobotany and chemistry. After graduating from college Alyssa went on to become a nationally certified holistic integrative Aromatherapist and to receive certifications in all natural skincare formulating. From there Alyssa spent five years developing, researching, and testing her skincare formulations while working as chief formulator for Brown Barn's fine line of bath, body, and skincare products.

Featured Products

  • Willow & Iris Gentle Purifying Cleanser

    2oz (59ml) glass bottle

    A soothing, all natural cleanser designed to address daily wear and tear. Counters exposure to environmental stress including impurity transfer from touch, pollution, and smog. Willow and Iris work to gently sweep away daily impurities without drying or damaging skin's natural mantle. 

    Benefits

    • Gently micro-foaming to whisk away daily impurities while still deeply cleansing. A little goes a long way. 
    • Organic Olive Oil provides a wealth of anti-oxidants to fight the battle in aging and protect against damage caused by sun and time.
    • Naturally rich in the BHA, Salicylic Acid, Black Willow Bark works to exfoliate and as a powerful astringent to help cleanse and clear pores while stimulating new cell formation.
    • Purifying Iris (Orris) Root has been solar infused in Organic Olive Oil to assist in smoothing texture, evening skin tone and purifying/cleansing pores.
    • A solar infusion botanic complex including Fir, Burdock Root, Chamomile, Red Clover, and Lilac work to cleanse while soothing and support the other active ingredients in this formulation.

    Tips

    • Apply to dry skin to form a rich oil base, massage gently with fingertips before adding water.
    • A little goes a long way, as a micro-foaming cleanser it will be tempting to use more to get more foam. Resist!
    • This wash works well with facial brushes. Opt to use with a soft brush or Konjac sponge for added daily exfoliation.
    • Follow with Brown Barn facial toner, oil, serum, and/or moisturizer for best results.
    $19.99
     
  • Cranberry & Honey Brightening Serum

    1oz Recylable Glass Dropper Bottle

    A brightening, tightening, and toning all natural daily booster serum infused with Honey, Lavender Essential Oil, and Cranberry Seed Oil.

    This product is for all skin types, especially those seeking shelter from aging and environmental damage.

    Benefits:

    • Cranberry Seed Oil brightens and lifts while protecting from free-radical damage.
    • Protein rich sea algae softens, soothes, and hydrates while leaving skin feeling silky soft.
    • Honey extract and Cranberry Seed oil moisturize without leaving a greasy feel.
    • Lavender essential oil calms and soothes the skin. 
    • Supplements your skincare program with added vitamins, minerals, and anti-oxidants.
    • Elevates the effectiveness of all Brown Barn Skincare products by acting as a booster element to your program.

    Tips:

    • Layer Serum with Facial Oil and Moisturizer for a complete application of minerals and botanicals.
    • Do not over apply, a little bit goes a long way.
    • Pair with Brown Barn Eye Serum for even more coverage.
    $17.99
     

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  • Fir & Frankincense Clarifying Aromatherapy Toner

    2oz Amber recyclable glass bottle

    A moisturizing floral essence that boosts skin hydration naturally while helping to balance Ph and battle free radicals to support the fight against aging. Frankincense extract and Fir leaf essential oil gently provide calming and soothing aromatherapy relief without being sweet or overpowering.

    Benefits:

    • Cranberry fruit is loaded with free radical fighting anti-oxidants and helps keep skin moisturized. It is naturally antiseptic and anti-inflammatory for reducing redness and blemishes. Vitamins A and C help boost collagen production.
    • Fir essential oil aids in cleansing and soothing skin. It is naturally antiseptic and detoxifying.
    • Frankincense oil is a powerful astringent, helping to lift and firm skin while fighting blemishes and helping to stabilize skin tone. Frankincense essential oil's aromatherapy value is stress and anxiety relief.

    Tips

    • Keep Facial Toner in refrigerator for a cooling facial treat throughout the day.
    • Carry Facial Toner in your bag or keep a spare in your desk drawer for a hydrating aromatherapy boost anytime.
    $14.99
     
  • Elder & Calendula Botanic Regeneration Oil Complex

    1oz (30ml) glass bottle

    A fast absorbing, luxurious, skincare complex of solar infused botanic and essential oils meant for supporting aging skin. Formulated to combat fine lines, skin discoloration, age spots, and large pores. Leaves skin hydrated and silky soft.

    Benefits:

    • Made with a solar infusion of organic botanic ingredients, selected for their anti-oxidant and age-defying constituents, firm and nourish while helping to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
    • Solar infused in our own Glass Greenhouse at Brown Barn's TangleLeaf Botanical Farm using age old, artisanal infusion methods.
    • Essential oils of Frankincense, Myrrh, Rosewood, and Clary Sage defend against aging and environmental exposure. 
    • Softening and conditioning, Organic Olive Oil was selected as the base for this infusion due to its gentle moisturizing properties without clogging pores. Olive Oil is also great for sensitive skin and skin exposed to sun and pollution. 

    Tips:

    • Layer Oil with Facial Serum and Moisturizer for a complete application of minerals and botanic elements.
    • If a thinner layer of oil is desired, prepare skin by spritzing with toner just prior to application to lighten the weight of the oil and spread on a thinner layer.
    • Pair with Brown Barn eye care products for even more coverage.
    $19.99
     
  • Primrose & Oak Daily Defense Moisturizer

    59ml (2oz) amber glass recyclable bottle with treatment pump.

    A nourishing all natural, light treatment moisturizer for daily use. Fortified with a skin loving powerhouse of solar botanic oil infusions and extracts known to be antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and soothing. This treatment moisturizer will help protect against daily exposure to pollution and aging elements.

    This product is for all skin types.

    Benefits:

    • White Oak Extract is naturally astringent and antiseptic, plumping and firming skin while soothing and calming redness.
    • High in gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) and essential fatty acids, Evening Primrose helps regulate oil production, calms inflammation, and supports the fight against fine wrinkles. 
    • A botanic solar infusion blend, designed specifically for skin health, brings a powerful selection of wildcrafted and organically cultivated ingredients to boost skin health.
    • Highly emollient sunflower oil helps skin retain moisture and is rich in Vitamin E to fight free radicals and signs of premature aging.
    • Carrot Seed Oil is high in antioxidants and vitamins E and C to help fight the effects of free radicals on the skin.
    • Geranium essential oil is naturally astringent, meaning it can help improve skin elasticity and tighten skin, reducing the appearance of wrinkles and pores. It promotes blood circulation to the areas where it is applied, helping to heal bruises, broken capillaries, and other skin conditions. It also can help regulate oil production and reduce acne breakouts. As an added aromatherapy bonus, it's fragrant and flowery scent is a great stress-reducer. 

    Tips

    • Mix moisturizer with foundation in the palm of your hand before applying to create your own perfectly tinted moisturizer.
    • Spritz facial toner on face prior to applying moisturizer for added hydration.
    • Mix moisturizer with Sunscreen for added SPF protection.
    $19.99
     
  • Wild Carrot & Dandelion Nourishing Oil Complex

    1oz (30ml) 

    Dandelion, Chamomile, and Calendula infused into Organic Sunflower and Olive Oils with added Frankincense, Myrrh, Clary Sage and Carrot Seed Oil work together to fight the effects of exposure to environmental elements and time.

    Benefits:

    • Wild Carrot & Dandelion Nourishing Facial Oil is formulated with a powerhouse combination of oil infusions and essential oils.
    • This item can be used by women and men for a great multi-use facial oil, beard oil, or as a pre-shaving oil for men.
    • Nutrient rich Dandelions are bursting with vitamins and minerals.
    • Dandelions are picked fresh in Spring from Brown Barn's TangleLeaf Botanical Farm, dried, and then bonded in an organic Sunflower Oil base.
    • Dandelion is rich in antioxidants and will aide in the fight against free radicals caused by over exposure to sun and time.
    • Dandelion is also a wonderful astringent, dilating pores to allow the other herbs, essential oils, and base oils used in this oil complex to sink deeply into skin while cleansing pores and wiping out toxins.
    • Includes Chamomile and Calendula for soothing skin and calming outbreaks. Great for quieting the effects of sun and wind burn.
    • A special blend of Frankincense, Mrryh, Clary Sage and Carrot Seed Oils were chosen specifically for their success in fighting the effects of aging and sun exposure
    • This oil blend is especially effective for spots, breakouts, and burns.

    Tips

    • Layer Oil with Facial Serum and Moisturizer for a complete application of minerals and botanicals.
    • If a thinner layer of oil is desired, prepare skin by spritzing with toner just prior to application to lighten the weight of the oil and spread on a thinner layer.
    • Pair with Brown Barn Eye Serum for even more coverage.
    $24.99
     

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