Gut Health and Your Skin - More Related Than You Think

September 13, 2022

In this post, we’ll talk specifically about the relationship between your gut health and skin health, and why healing your gut holds the key to improving your skin.

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Calming the Skin Critic (In Your Head)

August 12, 2022

Accepting and loving the skin you’re in is not a quick fix and sometimes that nagging voice in your head just gets the best of you. So, we’ve put together a few ways to boost your confidence / skin positivity and help you battle that inner skin critic whenever she whispers in your ear.

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Life gets to us all sometimes...

August 04, 2022

This is ABSOLUTELY NOT about me...but the pressures of life got to me last week. Work, family, future outlook - you name it! I allowed myself to be a blubbering Debbie Downer.

But - that was last week!

Since then, I took some time to recharge and be with people (Alicia included) who are positive and uplifting (and honestly, play time with a two-year-old can cure almost anything). So, I'm back.

Alicia saw my "meltdown", acted as a great sounding board, then wrote this in response - she figured if I needed a boost and some decompression - you might, too!

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Choose the Right Exfoliation Method - Based on Your Skin Type

May 25, 2022

Gently exfoliating your skin 1 - 2 times per week benefits your skin in several ways and is an important part of your regular skin care routine. But skin type determines which exfoliation method is typically a more effective choice for you. Read on to find out which method you should choose!

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Dead Skin Cells (& Clogged Pores) BE GONE! How Exfoliation Helps Your Skin

May 15, 2022

Dry, dull skin can make you look older than it should and it doesn't take much to get it looking healthy again. The secret: adding Exfoliation to your weekly routine. Read on to find out why it's a key step that's often skipped entirely - or abused. 

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The Best Skin Care Tool You Never Knew You Needed

April 07, 2022

High frequency machines are extremely gentle and safe, and are a non-intrusive tool for common skin issues. They have been credited with treating acne, improving fine lines and wrinkles, tightening sagging skin, and reducing dark circles and eye puffiness. Have you ever used one - or even heard of one? They're fairly new to me, too! Read on to learn why you should incorporate one into your skin care routine.

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Upping Your Winter Skin Care Routine

December 16, 2021

Changing seasons and temperatures means changing wardrobes - and should also mean changing, or at least modifying, your skin care routine. Dry winter weather and indoor temperatures can wreak havoc on your skin. Nothing new there, but read on for some practical steps to take to keep your skin feeling and looking good all winter long.

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Is Holiday Stress Wrecking Your Skin?

December 07, 2021

The holidays are looking a little different this year, but the stress we feel may be familiar: the pressure to get the perfect gift (and give it on time), how to gather safely with loved ones, making the perfect side dish, to travel or not to travel.

While we feel the effects of stress, you may not be aware of the visible effects of holiday stress on your skin. Yikes! Read on to learn what stress can do to your skin and some ways to ease stress-levels this holiday season -  so you can focus on what matters most.

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DIY Pumpkin Spice Lip Balm, Scrub and Tint

September 30, 2021

We believe that skin care does not need to be complicated and full of ingredients that you never heard of or can’t pronounce to be good for you and your skin – so we want to give you some ideas of how you can easily make products for yourself – and have some fun learning along the way! Happy Making!

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Ugh! Is It Stress or Hormonal Acne?

September 08, 2021

Alicia is not going to be happy I'm using her for this blog introduction - so don't tell her! Anyway, she is dealing with the stress of running a small business, going back to school and maintaining a long-distance relationship with the love of her life who lives two states away. And her skin is reacting - much to her great frustration. Read on to see what changes she needs to make - and maybe you, too.

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Transitioning Your Skin Care from Summer to Fall

September 03, 2021

Get five simple tips for how to transition your skin care from summer to fall. Weather, temperatures, humidity and activities change with the seasons and your skin care needs to change too - what feels good on your skin in summer won’t as the season transitions to fall. Read on to learn how to protect your skin from fall and winter dryness. 

 

 

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Bakuchiol - What It Is - and Why You Need It!

August 11, 2021

I tried retinol and it was a fail for my skin (blah). I'm in my 50s and I needed SOMETHING to help with these $*%& fine lines and wrinkles! Enter Bakuchiol (and don't worry - I had no idea how to pronounce it either) - and it WORKED to smooth my skin - just like I was hoping retinol would do for me. Read on to learn about bakuchiol - what it is - and how to pronounce it! 😁

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