Keeping body odor and sweat at bay is a year-round task, but summertime means that our efforts are doubled. In years past, this usually called for a strong antiperspirant; however, many people are now trying to avoid using aluminum as an antiperspirant, and thus the call for aluminum-free deodorant options has risen. Aside from damp, B.O.-riddled underarms, it’s very common to struggle with sweat and … Continue reading Stay Dry and Odor-Free This Summer
Kimchi. Wine. Kombucha. Kiefer. T’else. What do all these things have in common? Fermentation. Fermentation has been used for thousands of years to unlock the nutrient properties of food, drinks, and herbs in order to make them more available to the body. Fermentation involves adding microorganisms (aka bacteria) to the food or drink of choice in order to release enzymes which break down the ingredients … Continue reading How Fermented Skin Care Turns Back the Clock
Whole body health. You are what you eat, and what you eat impacts your entire system—including your skin. If you’re dealing with ongoing skin issues, it may be time to look at what you’re consuming, and how it might be affecting the health of your skin. Some links between your diet and your skin are obvious. Drinking enough water helps to keep your skin hydrated, … Continue reading Could Your Diet be Causing Your Skin Issues?
Is eye-area skin care really important, or is it all marketing tactics to sell you face cream in a smaller container? Here’s the truth: the eye area is almost always the first area of skin on the face or body to show signs of aging. That’s not just because the eye area sees a lot of movement (no pun intended)—it’s also because the skin around … Continue reading The Importance of Eye-Area Skin Care
When it comes to skin care tips, exfoliation is always one of them. One article may remind you to exfoliate before you shave, while another suggests skin care exfoliation as a way to reduce rough skin texture on your face. The advice is all fine and dandy, but what is exfoliation, anyway? And why is it so helpful for so many skin concerns? That’s what … Continue reading What is Exfoliation, Anyway?
You don’t have to spend a chunk of money at a spa to get spring-ready feet! DIY foot care tips for caring for your feet and toenails will go a long way toward getting your feet ready for sandals! Perhaps you don’t want to get a pedicure because of COVID fears, money concerns, medical conditions like toenail fungus or diabetes, or any other reason, really. … Continue reading Put a Spring in Your Step with At-Home Foot Care
Caring for your little one’s skin may seem overwhelming, especially if your baby or child suffers from a skin condition. The good news is that, while caring for your child’s skin is an important task, it does not need to feel complicated or stressful! Since young skin typically functions healthfully with only a little assistance, making sure to stay on top of your child’s skin … Continue reading A Parent’s Guide to Skin Care for Babies and Kids
Hyaluronic acid is a staple in many skin care formulations, but have you ever looked into why it’s such a popular skin care ingredient? The answer is all at once amazing and completely obvious! Hyaluronic acid is your skin’s natural hydrator. In that way, it’s obvious why people would put it into skin care. It’s what your skin knows, which means your skin will absorb … Continue reading What is Hyaluronic Acid, and Why You Want It
Shaving your face is a personal choice, regardless of gender. While our society views face shaving as a male-only activity, it turns out that many women have been shaving their faces all along and not talking about it. Enter eyebrow razors. These sharp, tiny razors have opened up the conversation about shaving upper lips, peach fuzz, chin hairs, and of course eyebrow hairs! They’re also … Continue reading The Dos and Don’ts of Face Shaving
COVID-19 has altered everything, from our social lives to our skin’s health. While we’re all trying to balance the stress, confusion, and frustration of a mid-COVID lifestyle, worrying about our skin shouldn’t be an added complication. If you’ve been experiencing signs of stress in your skin, such as excessive dryness, irritated hands, rashes, a worsening of preexisting skin conditions, or mask-related blemishes, we have what … Continue reading COVID-19 Skin Care Survival Kit