Time to Lighten Up! (It's too hot not to!)

Time to Lighten Up! (It's too hot not to!)

July 06, 2020

Like it or not - the Dog Days of Summer are here! They are hot, humid and draining! Do you feel like everything you put on your skin is suffocating you? Your hair goes haywire no matter what you do? But - we still need to take care of our skin and hair - time to lighten-up and simplify!

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8 DIY Recipes to Banish Ingrown Hairs

8 DIY Recipes to Banish Ingrown Hairs

June 23, 2020

While anti-inflammatory treatments like soaks, scrubs, and oil serums can help to reduce inflammation after ingrown hairs occur, don't forget the importance of treating their root cause - typically, clogged hair follicles. The best method to avoid ingrown hairs from the start is gentle daily exfoliation and moisturizing. Read on to see our suggested DIY mixes to exfoliate, prevent, and soothe skin irritations.

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5 Easy DIY Body Scrubs for Touchable Skin

5 Easy DIY Body Scrubs for Touchable Skin

June 15, 2020

Exfoliation can be a great way to keep your skin looking vibrant and healthy - and touchably soft.

A body scrub is a great way to exfoliate your skin, and there are plenty of varieties to choose from (our Booty-ful Scrub, for example). Or, you can make your very own homemade body scrub using ingredients you already have in your pantry.

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The Pumpkin and Why We Love It On Our Skin

The Pumpkin and Why We Love It On Our Skin

April 29, 2020

Pumpkin has so many benefits for your skin when applied topically - anti-aging, acne prevention and skin brightening. At Essentially Haitos, we use it in both puree form (masks and as a component ingredient) and oil form (masks). Read on to see why we are so infatuated with this super-fruit!

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Self-Care: 12 Ideas to Make it a Daily Practice

Self-Care: 12 Ideas to Make it a Daily Practice

February 12, 2020

Whether you decide you want to go for a long walk, take a hot bath, or enjoy a good movie with friends, taking self-care time is imperative. Look for small ways you can incorporate it into everyday life. The more you can work self-care time into your schedule, the better you’ll be able to grow, enjoy your life, and thrive.

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Winter Skin - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Winter Skin - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

January 28, 2020 1 Comment

Ok, we all hate the sticky feeling our skin gets in uber-humid weather - but at least that humidity is good for your skin. Winter's lack of humidity and dry indoor heat is brutal on your skin - hence the term "winter skin". Read on to see what causes it and some simple, practical ways to combat it.

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Do What is in Your Control to Combat Cellulite

Do What is in Your Control to Combat Cellulite

November 06, 2019

For the vast majority of women (close to 90%), cellulite is a fact of life. Despite it being quite normal and physically harmless, it is something we would rather do without. The science behind WHY we develop cellulite is complex - hormones and genetics - and therefore, ridding ourselves of it can be quite difficult. The ONLY thing we really have control over is our lifestyle choices that reduce its appearance. Read on to find what you can do to combat it on your own.

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Eight Natural Tips to Eliminate Butt Acne

Eight Natural Tips to Eliminate Butt Acne

October 29, 2019

We all want a beautifully smooth bottom - whether it is big or small or somewhere in between. Unfortunately, very few of us have the booty of our dreams. In this article, we address what causes less than smooth booties and eight ways to naturally achieve booty-bliss.  Read on...

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How to Get Your Pumpkin Spice Fix This Season

How to Get Your Pumpkin Spice Fix This Season

October 14, 2019

Cooler weather, crisp air, beautifully clear blue skies - the smell of leaf piles and burning wood - and of course the much anticipated and loved Pumpkin Spice scent is everywhere and in everything! And skin care is no exception. Pumpkin is an amazing fruit - not only for its nutritional benefits - but for what it can do for your skin when applied topically. Read for yourself what it can do - and links to some gorgeous Pumpkin Spice scented products.

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Natural Skincare is Different in More Ways Than One

Natural Skincare is Different in More Ways Than One

September 18, 2019

Natural skin care products, any natural products for that matter, are different from traditional, mass market products. By their "nature", it is normal to experience slight inconsistencies in texture, color and scent from batch to batch. The effectiveness of the final product; however, is what is truly important.

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Seven Ways to Incorporate Face Oils in Your Skin Care Routine

Seven Ways to Incorporate Face Oils in Your Skin Care Routine

September 13, 2019

Using oils on your skin is often a scary and counter-intuitive concept. Trust me, it took me quite some time to warm-up to the idea – and then to actually put it into practice. Read on to learn WHY oils are your skin's best friend and HOW to introduce them!

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Do These 10 Hard Things for Yourself

Do These 10 Hard Things for Yourself

July 05, 2019

There's nothing earth-shattering or novel about this post - but that is the beauty of it. These are time honored truths that we often forget - or worse- neglect. Read on for a good dose of affirmation and a great pick-me up. Enjoy!

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