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How to Make Your Skin Shine All Year Long

Nothing can ruin a great day faster than waking up to an angry pimple front and center on your face. Dull, dry skin that causes embarrassing flakes is another guaranteed downer. Wrinkles and fine lines that trap makeup and cause creases instantly make you look ten years older, and cause self-esteem to plummet. It’s as though these bothersome skin annoyances were designed just to throw a curveball…

Best Home DIY Spa Day for Two

Valentine’s Day is here! For many, that means heading to a packed restaurant on one of the busiest days of the year, or filing into another “romantic” establishment as everyone tries to find the dreamiest venue to spend a love-filled evening. Despite the expensive checks and accidental elbow rubs with other couples crammed in beside you, there’s nothing wrong with a traditional V-Day date. Indeed,…

Love Starts Within - Easy Self Care & Skin Care Tips

We are approaching Valentine’s Day, and it reminds me of how many times I have heard people complain about the day. These are typically friends who are currently out of a relationship, or who are over the concept of love being commercialized. I have to admit, I have been in that boat before. Coming out of a relationship right before you see the Valentine’s candy boxes and cards in the store, an…

What is Indie Beauty?

About Indie Beauty BrandsLast week, beauty lovers from all over Southern California and the rest of the country flocked to the Indie Beauty Expo in Los Angeles. As head of our marketing efforts, I attended this year to immerse myself in the community and chat with other brands.What is Indie Beauty? At its most basic level, indie beauty brands and retailers are independently owned and operated, mea…

​The Glory of Rosehips

About Rosehip Oil’s Skin Care BenefitsWith all of the exotic oils in the world to choose from, rosehip oil is one of our favorites. Rosehip oil, or rosehip seed oil, comes from a specific type of rose, Rosa Moschata, which grows wild in the Andes of Chile. In recent years it has also been produced by using the Rosa Canina, which grows in South Africa and parts of Europe. The hip and seeds of the…

Back to Basics

Well, you’ve survived the holiday season, and now your mind may be turning to just streamlining your routine. We’ve got some tips and some ideas for bringing your skincare back to basics.Your Essential Skin Care Routine A healthy, essential skin care routine is part of a well-balanced lifestyle. The start of every year gets people thinking about cutting out sweets (over indulgences from the holid…