skin care

Susan Sarandon Shuns Smoking, Cool with Cannabis

Susan Sarandon Shuns Smoking, Cool with Cannabis

The media is always hounding female celebrities for their beauty secrets. Now, one of the biggest names in Hollywood (and one well known for advocating for legalization,  toking before red carpet events, and depicting medical marijuana use in movies before it was socially acceptable) is telling people that if they want to stay young, they […]

Detox Your Skin: Skin Brushing for Health and Beauty

Detox Your Skin: Skin Brushing for Health and Beauty

Let’s face it, you are a hot mess. Exhausted internally, dull, lifeless skin and hair, no joie de vie… It’s time to get yourself together. You brush your hair and teeth every day, when was the last time you brushed your skin? If you think about it the largest elimination organ is your skin. Along […]

REVIEW: Kirk’s Original Coco Castile Soap

REVIEW: Kirk’s Original Coco Castile Soap

Kirk’s Natural is a family owned and operated company. We like Kirk’s Original Coco Castile Soap because it’s so gentle on the skin, lasts a long time even when submerged by a staff member’s toddler because he likes “cloudy water” for his pirate ghost ship adventures.  Not only is the soap lightly scented with a citrus-y aura but […]

REVIEW: Sibu Beauty Sea Buckthorn Exfoliating Scrub

REVIEW: Sibu Beauty Sea Buckthorn Exfoliating Scrub

This is a great all-natural scrub that works for all skin types to remove the oils and dirt that clog up your pores, especially if you have rough or acne-prone skin. Sea Buckthorn (Hippophae) is, despite its name, a wild plant that grows on land throughout Europe and Northern Asia that is high in vitamin C […]

How To Get Rid Of Back And Chest Acne

How To Get Rid Of Back And Chest Acne

It’s almost summer and you want to wear clothes that let your skin breathe, but if you have acne on your back and chest area aka “bacne” it is often too embarrassing to expose those parts of your skin. Acne does not go away once you hit your twenties, it can continue on well into late adulthood, […]

REVIEW: Lancôme Imanance Tinted Day Crème, SPF 15

REVIEW: Lancôme Imanance Tinted Day Crème, SPF 15

Tinted moisturizers used to make me feel like the child in The Emperor’s New Clothes; everyone lauded their unmatched magical powers of hydration, color and convenience, but it seemed to me that by trying to do everything, they did nothing well. They don’t moisturize as well as moisturizers, and they don’t cover as well as […]