The Importance of Knowing Your Skin Type

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A first and often overlooked component of developing an effective skincare regimen is choosing products that work well with an individual’s skin type. For example, a product designed for people with normal skin – skin that is neither too oily nor dry – is not likely to benefit people with oily, problem skin. This is why it is essential for … Read More >

December-21-2016 by Kelly

Essential Skincare Tips for Men

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Several years ago the term “metro-sexual” entered the American lexicon. No one is quite sure how it did but it generally referred to men who took more than a passing interest in their own attire, mannerisms and grooming. Nowadays, it is becoming more and more accepted for men to pay attention to these things without being unfairly labeled. After all, … Read More >

November-17-2016 by Kelly

To Clarify or Not to Clarify

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It’s hard to make generalizations when it comes to developing a skin care regimen. After all, different people will have different skin types, different skin conditions, etc. That is why the age-old question of whether or not skin clarifying toners are necessary is a little complicated. The first thing to understanding the question – and therefore arriving at an answer … Read More >

October-14-2016 by Kelly

Ingredient of the Week – Grape Seed

What is it?  Grape seed is known for antioxidant health benefits for your skin. The seeds are used in extract form from fleshy parts of the grape to create a light colored liquid. What are benefits for your skin when using grape seed extract?  Red grapes are high in resveratrol and offer antioxidant qualities to reduce free-radical damage.  It  contains vitamin C and E, … Read More >

March-04-2016 by Kelly

Ingredient of the Week – Cucumber Fruit

Cucumber Fruit

What is cucumber fruit?  Cucumber is technically a cylindrical fruit that belongs to the same family as pumpkins, zucchinis and other squashes. It is usually more than 90% water and it includes vitamin K in 16% of daily value as nutrition. What are benefits for your skin when using cucumber?  Cucumber are known for soothing and hydrating properties when applied … Read More >

March-01-2016 by Kelly

National Homemade Soup Day – A Heart Healthy Option

Today is National Homemade Soup Day (February 4th). February is National Heart Disease month and focuses on learning about heart disease risks and how to improve heart health.  Here are some healthy recipes from Go Red For Women on how to make heart healthy options at home. Here is a heart healthy soup recipe from one our own.  We sampled … Read More >

February-04-2016 by Kelly

Ingredient of the Week – Cocoa Seed Butter

What is Cocoa Seed Butter?  Cocoa seed butter is from the seed of the Theobroma cacao plant.  The butter is made from fermenting and roasting the beans followed by a shell separation process.  It is then cold pressed it into a butter-like paste that is off white in color with a light chocolate scent. What are benefits for your skin … Read More >

February-01-2016 by Kelly

Ingredient of the Week – Meadowfoam Seed Oil

What is Meadowfoam Seed Oil?  Meadowfoam is a kind of flower which is including various components. It contains 98% long chain fatty acids to form into a stable oil. The oil comes from the meadowfoam flowering plant and the oil is extracted from the seeds of the white flower. The oil is odorless and has a high trigyceride content and … Read More >

January-29-2016 by Kelly