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

With so many brands in the marketplace, some proclaiming jojoba, for example, as the only oil to use, others raising argan oil on a pedestal, why do we choose to use both in our skin creams? Today we will examine two of the most popular oils, jojoba oil and argan oil, and whether argan oil is good for skin, and the benefits of jojoba for skin. Many natural skin care lines use these individual f…

DIY Skincare Joys and Mistakes

Today we take a light-hearted look at DIY mistakes, but also bring home some important things to remember if you are on the DIY path. The  seeds of Ayr Skin Care began almost 20 years ago, and much of it was begun in DIY projects, and basic curiosity, but then blossomed into formalized education. If you are on the DIY path for solutions for your skin care needs, I have been there…

Ways to Boost Collagen Production for Youthful Skin

If you’ve searched for ways to slow down the aging process and keep your skin looking smooth, plump and supple, you have probably heard of collagen. If you have wondered what collagen really is, and why it is so important for your overall health and the youth of your skin, read on! We will look at what you can do to increase collagen levels, and pay particular attention to what vegans can do…

​Ayr Skin Care at CosmoProf Las Vegas!

We are back from an exciting week at CosmoProf in Las Vegas, exhibiting at this enormous convention for the very first time. CosmoProf is a huge tradeshow focusing on beauty in the spa, salon and retail world, and includes hair care, tools, skin and body products and many other products and services. There were well over 1300 exhibits overall, with about 30 of them in the exclusive “Disc…

Everything You Need to Know About Clean Beauty Product Term

You may have heard or seen green skin care products booming in the “clean” beauty skin care industry over the last few years and wondered what exactly that means. Skin care brands use “clean,” “green,” “natural,” and “non-toxic” to describe many different types of skin, hair, and other cosmetic care items.These words were born out of a need to let the consumer see the more “natural” cosmetic compa…

Summer Skin Care Product Essentials: How Not to Melt into a Puddle

Whether you are packing for a vacation, or just experiencing the summer heat where you are, summer is a time when our winter makeup and  skin care routine may fall by the wayside. That's why it is so important to find the best summer skin care products that work for you. If you are on vacation, you may make life simple by wearing nothing but sunscreen, but what about when you ne…