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Making Time for Your Mental Health

Mental Health America and their affiliate organizations have observed May as mental health awareness month since 1949, but we feel as though it is only in the past few years that we have all collectively turned and recognized its importance even more. The overall objective of Mental Health Awareness Month is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the country and to mobilize efforts…

Allergic to Perfume? Learn Why with Ayr Skin Care

The Rise of Scent Sensitivity: Deep Dive into Endocrine Disruptors, “Fragrance” and More If you’re allergic to perfume and “scented” products, you’re not alone. Perfume is a gigantic loophole. It may be spelled out as “perfume,” “parfum,” “aroma,” or “fragrance,” but it is all the same thing—an umbrella term that may hide any number of fragrance chemicals from a group of almost 5000 uniqu…

Skin Care Gift Basket Ideas: Give Mom the Gift of Gorgeous Skin

Mothers have open hearts and appreciate anything that they are given. Whether it is an “I love you” card scribbled by a toddler or a thoughtful bouquet of flowers that is delivered from her adult children, a mother feels the sentiment deeply and is thankful for the effort. It’s the little gestures, phone calls, and visits that make a world of difference, too! However, how often is mom rea…

Celebrating Earth Day with Conscious Skin Care Products

In years gone by, those of us who grew our own organic vegetables, or recycled our plastic bottles, were considered “bohemian” or “granola-crunchers”, but today’s world is a bit different. Even in the skincare industry, the niche market of “green” or “clean” skincare is over. Almost every beauty brand has discovered that if you don’t talk natural and organic, or at least nod your head towards s…

How Fair Trade Works: The Heart of Ayr Skin Care Oils

Exploring the heart of Serenity Balancing Blue Tansy oil: Fair trade and humanity It’s easy to do things faster and with less conscious thinking in today’s world. I used to be one of the worst offenders. Amazon was just a click away, and I have to admit, there are times when I still use them, for prompt service. That said, I recognize when I am doing it, that I am taking the lazier route…

Natural Anti-Aging Skin Care Tips | Slow Wrinkles Down

Our skin is an incredible organ, one that rejuvenates itself every 28 days (give or take) with fresh cells, but what about caring for this vital organ over time? How can we slow down the signs of our skin’s aging in our 20s, 30s, and beyond? Turns out, there are some very simple and healthy ways to slow down aging with skin care and lifestyle changes. How does the skin age and is there…