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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5 Good Things Exfoliating Can Do for Your Skin

5 Good Things Exfoliating Can Do for Your Skin

July 03, 2019

When your skin is feeling less than clean, it's time to remove the dirt, grime, oils, and dead skin cells! In other words, it's time to exfoliate! Read below for 5 good reasons to do so.

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9 Natural Sunburn Remedies That are Probably Already in Your House

9 Natural Sunburn Remedies That are Probably Already in Your House

June 17, 2019

Summer is here - yay! Time to head outside to spend some quality time in nature and with family and friends - just make sure you protect your skin from over-exposure to the sun. Mistakes happen, so if you do overdo it and end up with a sunburn, look to your kitchen for some natural remedies to soothe your burning skin.

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It's World Bee Day!

It's World Bee Day!

May 20, 2019

Today, May 20th, is World Bee Day! The Pennsylvania State University (the alma mater of both Essentially Haitos women), through their Center for Pollinator Research, is dedicated to studying and protecting all pollinators - especially bees. Read below to see what I learned and why it is important for all of us.

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10 Effective Natural Ingredients to Simplify Skin Care

10 Effective Natural Ingredients to Simplify Skin Care

May 20, 2019

Effective, quality skin care does not need to be complicated, expensive or contain the latest scientific breakthrough (i.e. lab-created) ingredient. Most "new"  advancements in skin care technology are often manipulations of what Mother Nature already created. Why not just use the original?

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How to Read a Skincare Label - Part 3

How to Read a Skincare Label - Part 3

August 01, 2018

Despite all the great information on a skincare label, not everything is figure-outable! Learn what information is NOT reported on the label.

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How to Read a Skincare Label - Part 2

How to Read a Skincare Label - Part 2

July 15, 2018

What is the difference between natural and synthetic ingredients in your skincare? Can you tell simply by the name if the ingredient is natural? Read on...and find out.

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How to Read a Skincare Label - Part 1

How to Read a Skincare Label - Part 1

July 01, 2018 1 Comment

Reading a skincare label today requires a degree in chemistry - or so it seems. In this first of a three part series, I will demystify cosmetic ingredient labels for you (at least a bit).

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