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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…...
Skin Gratitude: The Power of Mindful
Self-Care
What Is Skin Gratitude? When you hear the term “skin gratitude,” what are your first thoughts? Does this sound like a peaceful experience or like a dreadful time waste? Take a moment to look deeper and approach this subject with...
Superfoods For Beauty Inside and Out
Are superfoods a marketing trend or are there some real benefits? Lets explore these nutrient dense foods together!   Are "superfoods" real or is this just a marketing buzzword that's becoming more common? We think - why not both? There...
Face Mapping: Beginner Guide
Demystify the secrets behind reading your complexion for a healthier glow – inside and out. We all know the age-old saying "you are what you eat", but did you know that your face is proof of that? Acne, irritation, and...
4 Montmorillonite Clay Benefits (+ DIY Mask Recipe)
If the word “clay” brings up images of ancient pottery, it might be time to update your skincare. Clay is used in various ways, but one of the most beneficial is a Montmorillonite clay mask. This is the perfect easy...
Ingredient Spotlight: Calendula Oil
In a world full of chemicals with names we can’t pronounce, herbal remedies are always appreciated. When an ingredient has been used for hundreds of years, there’s typically a very good reason behind it. Calendula Oil is one of those...
Practicing Mindfulness: How to Stay Mindful Throughout the Day
Think about mindfulness, for a moment. Do you imagine someone sitting in a lotus position, eyes closed, deep breathing and simply not allowing the stress of the daily grind come to his or her mind? If this is how you...
Ingredient Spotlight: Pomegranate Seed Oil
If you want to have healthy skin and hair, and just be optimally healthy overall, you should consider adding pomegranate seed oil to your daily skin regime. Pomegranate seed oil is a nutritious oil extracted from pomegranate seeds. The rich...
Ingredient Spotlight: Dandelion, A Powerful Root
Dandelion roots hold powerful and potent properties that might surprise you. While many people see them as bothersome weeds, they are more than just tiny yellow flowers. For years, dandelions have been used in Chinese herbal medicine, and have recently...