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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  • Activated Charcoal – The Benefits

    By now most of you have heard of activated charcoal (also known as activated carbon).  And with the new year approaching, there is so much talk about detoxification. However, if you haven’t just know that this substance provides a number of amazing benefits.

    While some people use it to cleanse their skin or whiten their teeth, the true value of activated charcoal is in its ability to remove toxins from your body.

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  • Eczema and Sensitive Skin During the Winter Months

    During the winter months when you are moving between the cold outdoors and an overheated and dry home, this can aggravate eczema symptoms. Relying on treatment for eczema needs to emphasize helping your skin adapt to these rapid changes in your environment.  During these colder months, dry air and harsh temperatures are two specific problems that can make it hard to control symptoms with your usual treatment for eczema. View Post
  • Hydrating Face Masks for Winter Skin

    During the winter months you may suffer from dry skin even more than you would during any other season. Rubbing yourself down with moisturizer can work magic, but sometimes, it still isn’t enough to smooth out dry patches and return your complexion to that beautiful and healthy glow. View Post
  • 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
  • To Mist or Not To Mist?

    In a world full of natural beauty products, there are many trends and tips to get excited about.  For die-hard fans of all things beauty, a new universe has opened in which there are an abundance of fun products out there that are natural, organic, cruelty-free AND effective. These options were not available 20 years ago, when the only natural option you had at your disposal were most likely essential oils. View Post
  • Yes! - You still Need UV Protection (Throughout the Winter)

    It’s winter time and some of us believe just because we get less day time that we may not need to protect our skin from the sun like we do during the spring and summer.  Please do not be misled and think that when the temperature drops, that you can drop protecting your skin from UV exposure. Save your skin year-round from sun damage. View Post