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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...
Is Sunscreen Good For You?
We know that exposing yourself to too much sun can lead to long-term skin problems. But does sunscreen actually help prevent skin problems? Prolonged exposure to the sun’s UV rays leads to skin ailments such as sunburns and even increase...
Ingredient Spotlight: Abyssinian Oil
When it comes to the health of your complexion, moisturizing your skin and face is vital. Instead of grabbing a cream-based moisturizer, natural oils offer deeper hydration without useless buffer ingredients. After all, plenty of oils offer promising nourishment and...
Gua Sha 101
What is Gua Sha? Over the last couple of years, Gua Sha has gained popularity in Western cultures. It has begun to make its way into the photos and videos of social media influencers all over the globe. Gua Sha...
Ingredient Spotlight: Hemp Seed Oil - Nature’s Most Perfectly Balanced Oil
Hemp seed oil, regularly referred to as “nature’s most perfectly balanced oil,” can do wonders for your skin. The hemp seed oil has earned the title of “nature’s most perfectly balanced oil” due to its perfectly balanced ratio (3:1) of...
4 Interesting Ways Your Immune System Affects Your Skin
There are a variety of things we can do to keep our skin healthy and vibrant. Proper sleep, exercise, a healthy diet, and managing stress are some of the things that you can do to maintain healthy skin. But do...
Ingredient Spotlight: Watercress – Nature’s Most Powerful Superfood
One of the most powerful superfoods is an aquatic plant species called watercress. Traditionally, watercress has been used for many medicinal purposes such as a: Diuretic Expectorant Purgative Stimulant Due to its high levels of vitamin C, vitamin K, fiber,...