Frustrated with your skin? Get "clear" on how to manage it.

January 12, 2021

Do you find it difficult to get clear skin? If you are struggling with acne or blemishes, you may have skin that is dry, oily, or a combination of the two! Ugh! Now what? Read on to learn how best to take care of irritated skin - regardless if it's oily, dry or a combination of the two.

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Detox Your Life – It’s Been One Helluva Stressful Year!

December 15, 2020

Detoxifying your life is much more than just about what you put IN YOUR BODY - It's about what your put IN YOUR MIND. Reducing negativity and stress in your life is in your control - and it's not as hard as you think. You got this.

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Oily Skin Causes, Prevention and Treatments

November 17, 2020

Oily skin can be a daily struggle. The biggest con of oily skin is excessive shine and (potentially) clogged pores. But it also has its own advantages. Oily skin is thicker and smoother and therefore has a huge advantage when it comes to skin aging. Read on to find out how best to manage your oily skin (before you're 60 and can brag about how great your skin looks!).

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7 Ways to Make Your Skin Happy this Fall

October 08, 2020

Ah, the times they are a changin' - and in so many ways! But here, we're talking about the weather and it's impact on your skin. As we move from the Summer of 2020 to the Fall of 2020, there are some simple skin care routine changes to make this transition as easy as (pumpkin) pie! Read on...

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Four Homemade Honey Masks for Happy Hair

July 21, 2020

You know at Essentially Haitos we l-o-v-e honey for our skin - we use it in almost every product we make. BUT here's another awesome use for the raw honey we know and love - hair care! Read on for 4 easy DIY honey hair mask recipes that will leave your hair shiny, conditioned, nourished and HAPPY! And you'll be happy, too.

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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

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

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

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

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

January 28, 2020

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

November 06, 2019 1 Comment

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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