Skincare

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  • DRY BRUSHING – THE DO’S AND DON’TS

    Dry brushing. What is it and are there benefits from doing it? Dry brushing is exactly what it sounds like, brushing the skin in a particular pattern with a dry brush, usually before showering. And yes, there are several benefits by incorporating dry brushing in your skin care regimen.

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  • Dry Skin Care 2.0

    Dry skin can be uncomfortable and downright unattractive. It often shows up as rough, red, and itchy patches in places of the body that show, such as your face, arms, hands, lower legs, and or ankles. But dry skin is also common on the soles of your feet, thighs, and your abdomen. View Post
  • Why Skin Gets Oilier in Winter Months

    Our skin makes up a big part of the outer shell that we present to the world each day. It's only right that we keep it glowing and healthy-looking. But many people develop a love hate relationship with their skin, and things can get complicated. Your skin isn’t always great at telling you what it needs. And so, you may struggle with creams, gels and exfoliating scrubs, trying to achieve perfect dermatological harmony. Now once you think you have it all figured out, a random breakout will remind you that your skin can sometimes do what it wants to do, which is sometimes dependent on your environment. View Post
  • The Power of Pumpkin: Skin Benefits of Pumpkin Enzymes

    Now that we’re in the full swing of the Fall season, our coveted seasonal favorites have resurfaced. There is one commonly resounding theme, especially in the beauty and food industries and that is in fact, the pumpkin. Pumpkin flavored Lattes from your favorite coffee spot, pumpkin cookies and p... View Post
  • Is Pumpkin Spice Causing Your Headaches? (the side-effects of synthetic fragrances)

    It’s Fall and there are a lot of consumers who lose their minds because it’s also - pumpkin spice season! Everything is geared around that warm, calming and seasonal aroma. From pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin muffins, and to those hypnotizing pumpkin vanilla sugar scrubs and body butters, even air fresheners. Let's face it, folks go into overdrive over pumpkin spice during these colder months of the year.  View Post
  • Simple Skin Routine for Busy Moms

    Taking care of your skin and finding time to get into a routine can seem a little consuming, but it does not have to cost a ton of money or take a ton of time. When it comes to self-care for mom, almost everything outside of brushing your teeth feels like a luxury when you have kiddos to get ready for their day. View Post
  • Why You Need to Self-exam at Home -Breast Cancer Awareness

    The American Cancer Society (ACS) released new guidelines last year for breast cancer screening and stated that women who have an average risk of breast cancer should start yearly mammograms at age 45 instead of the previous guideline of age 50. Self-examination can save lives if you perform your own exam routinely. View Post
  • “Green Washing” and “Pink Washing”- Beauty Industry BS

    You may have not heard of the term “Green Washing” in a world where 'organic' is the gold standard for everything from food, to bedding, to beauty products and more, there are hundreds of brands marketing each day that their products, too, are at this gold standard. Unfortunately, it's not always the case.  Greenwashing is a way to essentially fool or deceive consumers into thinking a product is more natural and cleaner than it really is. View Post