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Feb 4th

“Natural” and “Organic” What’s In A Name?

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While we are advocates of using the purest, least chemically laden products as possible, one must also be cautious of putting blind faith in DIY or “natural,” and “organic” skin care products. Don’t fall victim to excellent marketing of mediocre products. Here are the main points to be aware of: Products marketed as “natural” skin […]

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Dec 10th

Holiday DIY Gifts

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Thinking about some DIY skin care gifts this holiday season? Salt and sugar scrubs can be deliciously easy; most ingredients you may already have around the house, with no unpleasant preservatives/chemicals/mysterious “fragrances” found in many store bought products.  But there’s a little more you should know. When making a salt scrub make sure to use […]

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Nov 20th

Avoid “The Red Cup” Fiasco, Go Green

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As the winter season sets in, even non-coffee drinkers can be tempted by the glut of sugary, (often pumpkin) flavored “holiday” drinks. Playing on our sugar addiction and holiday spirit, marketing geniuses get us at every corner; so much that one might even feel a bit like Scrooge for declining to indulge! However, remember that […]

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Oct 29th

Mind Over (Holiday) Sugar

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You’ve already kicked your soda habit (mostly), and you save sweet treats for emergencies because you know that too much sugar is bad for your health.  But did you know it’s actually bad for your skin as well? Sugar is hidden in much of the food we purchase, and many healthy carbohydrates convert to sugar […]

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Aug 20th

Turn A Spa Date Into A Relationship

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Ah, the spa day. The retreat of the weary, the overworked, the stressed, and the just plain fortunate.  But when you pick the spa out of a hat, how much do you know about the products and methods they use? More importantly, what do they know about you? Stop going on blind dates, find an […]

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