Friends, let me tell you about the magic that is pearl powder. If you aren’t already familiar with this amazing beauty powerhouse, you need to add it to your arsenal. In fact, I made a YouTube Video HERE that shows you exactly how to use pearl powder to get rid of acne scars, fade age spots, and boost collagen.Read More
Anti-aging myth: One of the most common reasons why people aren’t wearing sunscreen is because they work indoors and therefore think they don’t need sunscreen. Read on to learn about why EVERYONE needs sunscreen, even if you think you are well-sheltered from UV rays.Read More
You are probably already well-acquainted with some enemies of youthful skin - such as sun exposure and smoking - that keep your skin from looking smooth glowing. But did you know your sweet tooth is speeding up your skin’s aging process? Thanks to diabetes research, scientists are aware that excess glucose in the bloodstream causes damage to internal organs as well as your body’s largest organ - your skin. Having excess glucose in your bloodstream sets you up for an expedited aging process - think wrinkles, yellowing skin, brown spots, sagging, and more. So, before you reach for that next sweet treat, read this to find out what exactly that sugar is doing to your complexion and how you can break the sugar cycle.Read More
...and other home remedies that are wrecking your skin.
If you know me, you know I'm all about the home remedy. I slather castor oil on sore muscles, I drop vinegar in my ears when I get swimmer's ear, and coconut oil is my home-remedy panacea. But, there's a limit to this, especially when it comes to your skincare routine. You want to use caution when it comes to what you slather on your face because, well, your face is different than the skin on the rest of your body. The epidermis of facial skin – the top layer of skin – is made of smaller cells than the epidermis on the rest of the body. Facial skin is therefore thinner and has less of a natural barrier than skin on the rest of your body. This is why it’s so important to nourish and protect facial skin and avoid irritating ingredients. Read on and discover the Top 3 Home Remedy Products You Should NEVER Put On Your Face.Read More
Bone broth is loaded with nutrients and has innumerable health benefits – from healthier, firmer skin to healthy bones. Bone broth contains collagen, amino acids, and micronutrients that work to give us great skin and hair (after all, skin is made of collagen!) Incorporating bone broth into your diet helps build connective tissue, which makes skin smoother and healthier (think less cellulite and fewer wrinkles). Want more information on this amazing superfood PLUS easy recipes for making your own, including a vegan no bone broth? More after the jump...Read More
Oh, skincare ingredients; I've tried so many, each claiming to be "it". It seems like a new holy grail ingredient comes out once a month promising me young, smooth skin sans age spots, lines, blemishes, or wrinkles. So, I bite: I try it, slather it on my face, say a prayer and.....nothing. So, I decided I would go back to what's worked for me previously: good old fashioned Vitamin C. It may not be a new ingredient, but there's a reason it's been around so long: it simply works. Whether you're a long time Vitamin C devotee, or fairly new to this ingredient, I've rounded up the top 7 ways including Vitamin C into your skincare routine will benefit you.Read More