Extracts, Distillates, Hydrosols, and Tinctures – What are they and What’s the Difference?

Written by: | August 7, 2017 | 2 responses

Extracts, Distillates, Hydrosols, and Tinctures are effective and fun ingredients to use in your skincare. They can add color, scent, and can even replace water to add extra beneficial attributes to your formulations, but you may be asking yourself “What exactly are extracts, hydrosols, distillates and tinctures and what’s the difference between them?” You’re not […]

Kids & Skincare – What’s Appropriate at What Age?

Written by: | March 14, 2017 | Leave a Comment

Skin is the largest organ of the human body and acts as the barrier between our bodies and the environment. Taking good care of our skin not only feels good, but is a matter of good health. If you, as an adult, don’t clean and care for your skin, it will most certainly show signs of distress. When we […]

Add a Cleansing Oil to your Beauty Routine

Written by: | January 17, 2017 | Leave a Comment

Singer and actor Jennifer Lopez reminds us that, “Your power is in your individuality, in being exactly who you are.”  This sentiment is behind 2017’s Enhanced Natural beauty trend. The celebration of the individual, the celebration of each person’s unique look, unique style, and unique voice is expressing itself in bare skin with a pop of color, […]

5 Reasons You Need a Professional Facial

Written by: | July 25, 2016 | 3 responses

We all want to look our best and looking our best starts with a clear and glowing complexion. We buy skincare products to help our skin look its absolute best, we wear sunscreen to avoid sun damage, and do what we can at home to take good care of our skin. While these are all […]

5 Common Sense Ideas for Combating Seasonal Allergies

Written by: | June 1, 2016 | Leave a Comment

5 Common Sense Ideas for Seasonal Allergies Seasonal allergies make us feel truly miserable, and as pollen counts continue to skyrocket, there appears to be no end in sight to our suffering. Below are some common sense, no-nonsense ideas to help you and yours find a little relief this summer. And while of course we recommend using natural and […]

Synthetic vs. Natural Vitamins in Cosmetics

Written by: | May 16, 2016 | 2 responses

  Vitamins are an important part of sustaining overall health. However, the value of natural vs. synthetic vitamins regarding our bodily health is debatable and controversial and ultimately beyond the scope of what we can discuss as a cosmetic manufacturer. We should all pay particular care to make sure we get the vitamins we need […]

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Hyaluronic Acid And Its Use in skincare

Written by: | March 22, 2016 | 2 responses

Hyaluronic Acid (HA) Hyaluronic Acid is one of the most interesting ingredients in skincare formulations. If you’re new to this stellar ingredient, you may think that HA is an acid just like glycolic acid or Alpha Hydroxy Acid, but it’s much different. HA is a naturally occurring polymer found in connective, neural, and epithelial tissue […]

Spring Skin Care Essentials – Expert Skincare Tips for Warmer Weather

Written by: | March 15, 2016 | Leave a Comment

Spring is just around the corner and the birds are returning after a long winter and all those dormant plants and flowers are rising to greet the warm sun. After a long winter it’s time to rejuvenate, refresh and awaken that healthy glow to your skin! Harsh winter winds and freezing temperatures can often leave […]

Simple and Safe Alternatives to Talcum Powder

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Talcum powder has been used for generations as the go to powder to keep sensitive areas dry and prevent chafing. It’s the main ingredient in almost every body powder on drug store shelves. Unfortunately, it’s also a suspected ingredient linked to ovarian cancer and the recent subject of a sizeable settlement paid by Johnson & […]

Let’s Face It 101 Part 4 – Skincare with Masques, Oils, & Shaving Products

Written by: | March 1, 2016 | Leave a Comment

Masques Aren’t Just For Mardi Gras Looking out from behind a mask is fun for Halloween or Mardi Gras or Costume Balls, but when you have fabulous skin, you won’t want to hide it! Using a facial masque on a regular basis will keep your skin soft, smooth, and oh-so-lovely. Use masques as advanced skincare […]