Vitamin C Serum is a super popular skin care product. People swear it reduces wrinkles, brightens skin, and heals hyperpigmentation aka dark spots. But, is all this true or is it just hype? We got to the bottom of this using the best research articles out there. To explain properly, first, we need to understand how skin is put together.
Retinol, aka topical Vitamin A or retinoids, can make immense improvements to the overall look and feel of your skin. It has been praised as the Magic Bullet in skin care by aestheticians, dermatologists, beauty editors, and late 30’s Bloggers with fine lines and dark spots (namely, me!). But many of us end up with red, flaky, dry, irritated skin instead of the soft, porcelain skin we have imagined! But, have no fear. These are the best ways to reduce irritated skin, find a great retinol to start off with, and most of all, learn the best ways to keep using it so you get the maximum benefit.
If you have dark circles and under eye bags, aka puffy eyes, you are not alone. So many of us have them and they make us look and feel tired adding years to your face. We’re here to help you understand what causes your under eye bags and dark circles so you can find the best way to get rid of them. First, let’s find out if you have what doctor’s consider “true” dark circles or if they’re caused by something else.
With most of us on COVID-19 lockdown getting to the Spa just isn’t an option. But, alas, until things are back to normal, we’ve put together 10 easy steps for a super luxurious (totally organic!) home facial that you will love.
Sunscreen is the most important anti-aging skincare product you can use. It protects your skin from harmful UV rays, which come in two types: UVB and UVA. UVB rays are associated with sunburns and UVA rays are responsible for causing our lovely fine lines, wrinkles, discolorations, and other signs of aging. More importantly sunscreen also prevents skin cancer, especially UVA rays. But, all sunscreens are not created equal.
Everyone knows about those ugly dark circles and under eye bags aka puffy eyes. They crop up when we don’t get enough sleep, have too many cocktails, it’s allergy season, and for countless other reasons. But, alas, there is help! These vegan eye creams are natural, organic, and totally effective in reducing dark circles and under eye bags.
Ever wonder what all those glorious natural ingredients in your skin care are? Here’s an A to Z Guide to what’s in your organic and natural skin care products.
Cosmetics and skin care products that Americans use every day really do have a shocking number of chemicals and most are not even regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). So, how are we supposed to know which are safe and which cause terrible diseases, like cancer? We scoured the most up-to-date published research from scientific and medical journals and did some deep digging on 28 of the most commonly used toxic ingredients in health and beauty products you may be using every day. Some are highly toxic, some are not actually toxic even though they have a bad rep, and some are a solid ‘maybe,’ so we laid it all out for you so you can decide for yourself.
When people say that something is “organic,” they mean that it is healthy, clean, and chemical-free. But is this true when organic farmers are allowed to use synthetic pesticides? The USDA Certified Organic has high standards for farmers who want to call their produce, meats, and dairy “organic.” But even organic farmers are allowed to use about 25 synthetic and non-synthetic pesticides. This issue has caused some mistrust with organic products. But most people don’t know that conventional products, meaning everything not organic, uses more than 35,000 pesticides; many of which have been scientifically and even legally proven to cause harm to humans, yet the EPA insists these pesticides are safe for humans and continues to allow us to consume them.
Just Nutritive, aka Just Natural Skin Care, tanning products have a HUGE cult following. People love these products and it’s not hard to see why. The ingredients are completely natural and created from only the most clean and potent ingredients. Each tanning product works fast to get you a beautiful golden tan keeping your skin hydrated while simultaneously repairing and protecting it from sun exposure.