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Incorporating Oils into your Routine: Argan Oil vs. Jojoba Oil for the Skin

You may have noticed some skin care brands employ jojoba in their formulas, while others use argan oil. At Ayr Skin Care, we choose to use both in our skin creams. To understand why, let’s examine how these two popular ingredients, jojoba oil and argan oil, and explore how argan oil is good for skin, as well as determine the jojoba oil benefits for skin. Many natural skin care lines use these i…

At-Home Spa Routine for Taking Care of Your Hands

The cooler temperatures and family traditions of winter come packaged together with lower humidity and dryer skin. Taking care of your hands becomes especially important to prevent peeling, chapping, and brittleness. For some people, peeling skin can even cause sores to develop—causing significant pain and unsightly scars. To help you moisturize dry hands gently and effectively, we’ve put toget…

Peptides in Skin Care: Understanding Peptide Eye Serums

Should you incorporate peptides in your skin care routines? Let’s explore what peptides are and how eye serum with peptides can be essential in maintaining a healthy glow and a youthful, vibrant appearance. What Are Peptides in Skin Care? Peptides are the building blocks of collagen and elastin fibers (protein) that are found in our skin. They are short chains of amino acids and act to s…

Self Reflection: 2020 & Lessons Learned

There aren’t many people going to look back at 2020 and think it was a walk in the park. Even for those that didn’t get sick, the pandemic certainly rocked people on their feet: emotionally, professionally, mentally and in every other area of how we live our lives. Usually, at the holiday season we think about what we “want for Christmas” or ask children what “Santa will bring them”. We’v…

Skin Care Routines in Your 20s

Your 20s is all about “growing up”. This is the time when most young adults begin thinking of themselves as, well, adults. Some call it “adulting”.  This decade generally marks a huge time of transition, either with the completion of college, the start of a new career, building new networks of friends, juggling multiple gigs, and/or starting to raise a family. Or, all of the above! …

The Story of Mistletoe: Celebrating the Holidays with Plants

Today, we’re deviating from our plant based skincare topics to talk about another plant: mistletoe!  Mistletoe is a strange plant and is parasitic in nature. So how did a parasitic, poisonous plant come to be linked with Christmas?  Here’s a quick holiday look at mistletoe. What Is Mistletoe? Mistletoe is not a shrub or a tree, but a parasite that attaches itself to certain…