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What Are Fatty Acids? And Why Do You Need Them for Your Skin?
You’ve probably heard people rave about the health benefits of omega fatty acids, and they’re right! These fatty acids are critical for our vitality—they improve eye and brain health, support healthy cell membranes, and fight off depression, anxiety, and heart...
5 Superfoods That Are Good for Skin, Mind, and Body
"Superfood" is way more than just a trendy label put on certain foods. It's a term that helps us identify foods that contain a significant amount of nutrients compared to their caloric portion. These nutrients often come in the form...
6 Simple Ways to Build an Intentional Skincare Routine
Intentional skincare is much like it sounds. It's a practice that shies away from impulse purchases and using products you don't even know much about and encourages you to turn inwards, listen to your skincare needs, and choose products more...
Ingredient Spotlight: Safflower Oil
There are various plants that are converted to oil as a result of the benefits that come with it. These plants can be used for various reasons. Some of them are helpful when it comes to cooking, while others are...
The Story Behind Sacred Mama Organics®
Fascinated by the powers of plants and the alchemic capabilities we possess to turn something ordinary into the extraordinary, I've been creating DIY beauty and crafts from a young age. Largely influenced by my mom to avoid toxic chemicals in...
Copper in Skincare: What You Need to Know About Copper Peptides and Colloidal Copper
While the concept of copper in skincare tools and products may sound new, it's actually an ancient beauty secret that's been used for thousands of years by civilizations such as the Ancient Egyptians. Today, scientists and skincare formulators are reveling...
Skinimalism: The Beauty of a Minimalist Skincare Routine
After almost two years of finding more about ourselves, our skin, and what we actually need to maintain our health and happiness, skinimalism has become one of the biggest trends in the beauty and skincare world. But what is skinimalism?...
The Ancient History of Copper
Copper is (of course) a metal you've seen, heard of, and own in some variation. But what is it? And what is its history? This article will give you a brief history lesson on this wonderful metal. What is Copper?...
Nature Inspired Skincare: What It Is and Why It's Important for Our Skin and Planet
“I believe the best way to begin reconnecting humanity's heart, mind, and soul to nature is for us to share our individual stories.”   — J. Drew Lanham In our modern age, it's far from our typical reality to think about...
The Difference Between "Hydrating" and "Moisturizing" Skincare Products
Navigating the skincare world and all of its terms (actives, hydration, emollients, and skin barrier, for example) can be confusing and overwhelming. You might often see skincare brands or products use the terms "hydrating" and "moisturizing" interchangeably. But the truth...
The Top 7 Fall Nail Polish Color Trends You'll Want to Try in 2021
Now that fall is here, it's time to say goodbye to those bright neon nail colors of summer and say hello to the earthy solid shades we love for autumn. This season, it's all about embracing those simple, mossy greens,...
5 Fall Skincare Tips for Autumn 2021
As summer turns to fall and the weather begins to change, our wardrobe isn't the only thing we need to transition. Autumn weather means a drop in temperature (grab your sweater!) but also a drop in humidity. This mixture of...
Skincare for Men: Why It's Important and How to Create a Simple Routine
While much of the world's skincare advice and advertising is targeted at women, it's no secret that men need skincare, too (even if they don't want to admit it). For men, the world of skincare can be overwhelming and straight...
Ingredient Spotlight: Camellia Seed Oil
You may have seen camellia seed oil popping up all over the skincare community. This beautiful ingredient is making its way into clean skincare brands thanks to its antioxidant powers and nourishing fatty acids that support healthy, glowing skin. It's...
How Skin Changes Throughout a Woman's Menstrual Cycle
Most of us have good skin days and some not-so-good skin days. You've probably already guessed that many of these natural highs and lows have a lot to do with hormones and how our monthly cycle affects our skin (even...
The Beauty Benefits of Watercress
Haven’t you heard? WATERCRESS IS THE NEW KALE™ For years, kale was THE health staple in many households–and it’s not hard to see why. The fact that it’s jam-packed with vitamins and nutrients that the body needs and craves contributed...
Ingredient Spotlight: Olive Oil
Olive oil, the pantry staple that has been praised for its health and culinary benefits around the world, turns out to be just as extraordinary for the health and liveliness of our skin. You can find this superfood in skincare...
5 Skincare Tips To Help You Get That Perfect Summer Glow
When summertime comes around, it’s every girl’s dream to have radiant, glowing, and healthy skin. A summer skincare routine is just what you need to ensure that your skincare goals are met. Follow these hacks for keeping your skin fresh,...
The Importance of Exfoliating
It’s pretty easy to experiment with certain skincare routines and feel overwhelmed by products and recommendations, not knowing whether you’re doing more harm than good. One of the main sources of confusion is exfoliation, and with all the different ways and...
Spring Skincare Routine Tips
When spring comes, it always adds a new energy to freshening up our routines and getting things in order. Not to be neglected is our skincare routine! With warmer days ahead, now is a good time to start thinking about...
Vitamin C Basics
We all know Vitamin C is good for us, but why? Let’s cover the basics you need to know when adding this enriching ingredient to your skincare ritual  There’s no doubt most of you have heard of Vitamin C, but…...