Situated in Guatemala, Tierra & Lava believes you shouldn’t have to compromise with natural skincare - you can have a product that is both kind to your skin and the earth. All of their ingredients are locally sourced in an ethical and transparent way so they can ensure quality at every part of their journey; from inception to the final product.

Lucy Ashman, the creator and founder of Tierra & Lava builds relationships with their farmers and financially supports them so they can carry on the legacy of their disappearing traditional cultural practices. Many of their ingredients are grown in their very own organic garden, ensuring the utmost level of care. Because they are so connected to where their ingredients come from, they work to preserve their natural integrity - using as close to their whole, raw, and unadulterated forms as possible.

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  • Baby Bum Balm
    $18.00

    Tierra & Lava's handcrafted small-batch Bum Balm ointment provides long lasting protection and relief from skin chaffing for any age, from newborns to adults. Pediatrician and Dermatologist approved. Coconut oil is cold-pressed from the Rio Dulce area of Guatemala. This oil is gentle and nourishing. Chamomile has anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, antibacterial, antiseptic properties and has been proven with documented studies to relieve and protect itchy, red or irritated skin. Our soothing chamomile infusion takes up to 6 weeks to carefully prepare and the end result is a divinely natural scented versatile product well-worth the wait.  This balm is formulated to absorb well into the skin, so it doesn’t leave a thick residue. It is free of any artificial colorants or fragrances, so it doesn’t stain clothes or cloth diapers.  

  • Chest Soother
    $18.00

    Formulated to clear blocked nasal passages, this soothing ointment helps provide a pleasant and effective relief when rubbed onto the back or chest. Excellent for all skin types, including ultra-sensitive skin. Multi-purpose Relief: This ointment is formulated with babies and children in mind, so it is made with gentle, yet efficacious ingredients for ultra sensitive skin. It is multi-purpose - it helps clear blocked nasal passageways, works as a warming muscle rub and can provide great relief for itchiness, inflammation and pain from insect bites. The raw golden beeswax is rich in vitamin A, which helps create a moisture seal that promotes cell regeneration, perfect for insect bite relief. Scented with lavender, peppermint, and hints of cinnamon, this balm smells as good as it feels on the skin. Mayan Roots: Cinnamon is one of the herbs the ancient Maya used to season their food, and it also appears in ritual practices. For example, in Mayan Fire Ceremonies conducted by Mayan Aj Q’ij (daykeepers/ spiritual leaders), cinnamon was put into the fire to add sweetness and give thanks for the blessings in life Bees were considered holy by the ancient Maya. They were revered as symbols of fertility and even had their own deity: Ah-Muzen-Kab. They were some of the earliest beekeepers, as they harvested honey and beeswax for sacred rituals and looked after the bees so no harm would come to them. Our artisan mountain beeswax is harvested on a small-scale, using sustainable methods practiced by local farmers. Modern-day Mayan healers use eucalyptus for skin infections, arthritis, bronchial infections, asthma, pneumonia, and lice infestations.

  • Chamomile & Myrrh Face Serum
    $60.00

    This gentle face serum is an ultra-soothing, nourishing aid to irritated or damaged skin that relieves redness and burning, and repairs the skin's surface with infused nutrients.  Best for Normal/Sensitive skin. SOOTHES & RELIEVES REDNESS & INFLAMMATION Chamomile and calendula work together to reduce skin irritation; The Bisabolol and Apigenin compounds in chamomile reduce DNA oxidative damage and inflammation; Calendula has a cooling effect and reduces redness and the appearance of spider veins. Cucumber also soothes and rehydrates the skin with its cooling effect and vitamin A, as well as help shrink dilated blood vessels with its flavonoids and antioxidants. Aloe Vera easily penetrates the skin, balancing its ph to relieve itching and irritation and cool down redness and inflammation. It also promotes skin regeneration and healing. The analgesic properties of lavender soothe stinging and burning sensations while Ylang Ylang neutralizes free radicals and balances the sebum production. NOURISHES  Hibiscus and Rose work in synergy to give your skin that bouncy glow. Rose stimulates the skin while working as an emollient to retain moisture and prevent breakdown of collagen. Hibiscus is known as the 'botox plant,' and calms skin and smoothes out wrinkles while improving elasticity. With its high content of mucilage, it also moistures and leaves skin supple and soft. One of the most gentle plant oils, Olive Oil contains vitamins E & A which help nourish the skin. STRENGTHENS PROTECTIVE LAYER Horsetail is high in silica, which tightens, firms and reduces appearance of lines. It is also a natural source of zinc and niacin (B3) which help to strengthen your skin’s protective barrier while keeping moisture in. Myrrh Absolute prevents premature aging and strengthens the protective barrier of the skin, while Grapefruit seed extract is packed with vitamin C and E and acts as a natural preservative. Tierra & Lava serums are made with a hydrosol base, which is a natural distillation that captures the essence and properties of whole plant and mineral ingredients. These essence distillations are made using fresh, organic botanicals from the Tierra & Lava garden. To complement the unique blend of ingredients, these are then fortified with botanical oil infusions, essential oils, absolutes and a touch of specific plant oils. This intricate process takes several weeks to complete, and that is not accounting for the process of growing and harvesting our special ingredients from seedling to maturation. We put care into every part of the process to ensure the utmost level of care for your skin.  

  • Hibiscus & Rose Face Serum
    $60.00

    This bright botanical serum is nourishment in a bottle. It is rich in nutrients that promote collagen - giving your skin a bouncy glow. Best for Dry/Mature skin. Formulated to deliver nutrients deep beneath the epidermis of rough, dry, or sun-damaged skin, this serum stimulates collagen production to firm, tone, and even your complexion. It is developed specifically for dry or mature skin. COLLAGEN & VITAMIN A FOR BETTER SKIN TONE & ELASTICITY Horsetail, which is high in silica, tightens, firms and reduces appearance of lines. It tones the skin, improves skin texture and is an important element for building collagen. Rose Geranium works in synergy with horsetail, preventing the breakdown of collagen and helping skin elasticity. Rose stimulates the skin while working as an emollient to retain moisture and balances skin ph. Geranium leaves and essential oil promote cell regeneration. Hibiscus flower, otherwise known as the 'botox plant' calms skin and smoothes out wrinkles while improving elasticity. It is a natural source of retinol. With its high content of mucilage, it also moistures and leaves skin supple and soft. YOUTHFUL GLOW WITH VITAMIN C Parsley, cardamom, black raspberry leaf, and grapefruit seed extract are all high in vitamin C and help to bring your natural radiance to the surface. Cardamom provides powerful antioxidants. Black raspberry and plantain leaf are high in calcium which gives a potent, youth-enhancing boost to the skin. Plantain leaf is rich in beta carotene (precursor to retinol vitamin A) and ascorbic acid. Rosemary has powerful antioxidant properties and bioflavonoids and helps restore elasticity, giving new life to previously dull skin. Grapefruit seed extract is a natural preservative and packed with vitamin E. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS Fresh turmeric reduces oil secretion by the sebaceous glands and is a great addition for sensitive skin. Cocoa Butter is packed with vitamin E for skin health and elasticity as well. Vanilla Absolute soothes irritated skin and the vitamin B complex gives your skin a healthy glow. Myrrh Essential Oil prevents premature aging and strengthens the protective barrier of the skin. Our serums are made with a hydrosol base, which is a natural distillation that captures the essence and properties of whole plant and mineral ingredients. These essence distillations are made using fresh, organic botanicals from the Tierra & Lava garden. To complement the unique blend of ingredients, these are then fortified with botanical oil infusions, essential oils, absolutes and a touch of specific plant oils. This intricate process takes several weeks to complete, and that is not accounting for the process of growing and harvesting our special ingredients from seedling to maturation. We pay special attention to every part of the process to ensure the utmost level of care for your skin.