Posts tagged skincare
5 Things Your Skin Is Telling You

Our skin is a very important organ that serves a variety of functions. Skin is also our largest organ - we have about 22 square meters on our bodies and the skin of an average adult weighs about 8 pounds! No wonder skin is so important. Our skin acts as a barrier to protect us from elements that would otherwise harm our body; it is our first line of defense. But defense isn't the only function of skin! The health of skin is inextricably linked to the health of the body and because the skin is such a large, visible organ, the internal health of our body is constantly on display. Skin gives us very important clues as to what is happening inside of our body; if you are paying attention, you will have more insight into the health and wellness of your entire body. Ready to find out more about what your skin is trying to tell you? Read on to discover 5 common skin conditions that can have underlying causes. For a personalized look at your skin, click HERE to take our quiz - "What Is Your Skin Trying To Tell You"

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Bone Broth That's Better Than Botox

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...

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I Tried THIS For My Acne, And It Changed My Life...

This photo above described me perfectly - I suffered from widespread acne, rosacea, simultaneous dryness and oiliness, AND I started to see fine lines and wrinkles developing on my face.  I would hide behind large amounts of makeup, often cancelled social plans because I was embarrassed of my skin, and my confidence was at an all-time low. I tried every cream, pill, and ointment and never found a permanent solution for my skin issues, until I tried THIS...

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Balance, Prevent, and Protect: The Millennial's Guide To Skincare

Anyone who has opened the front camera on their iPhone knows the importance of a soft, glowing complexion (hence the countless apps available to create the look for you). Are you ready to have skin that truly requires #nofilter? Read on for advice on how to get your skin selfie-ready now while simultaneously preventing future damage. Your Insta feed and 40-year-old self will thank you.

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Juice Up: 7 Things Vitamin C Can Do For Your Skin

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.

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