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The Power of a Second Thank You

A Note from Ayr Founder, Kirsten ThomasI remember the impact that a book had on me when I was a teenager. I was staying for Thanksgiving with my Great Aunt, the woman who had raised my Dad. That side of my family was Danish, and valued education and reading above all else, so the house was packed with bookshelves. I was always sneaking off to find a book and curl up and read. One book sounded a bi…

Four Superfoods for Skin Care You Never Knew Were on Your Holiday Dinner Table

We often talk about skincare products as being “nourishment for your skin.” But what if you could actually help to keep your skin healthy during the holiday season simply by incorporating some of your favorite foods? Let’s take a look at four common holiday recipe ingredients that are brilliant for producing healthy, glowing skin—from the inside out.ApplesA favorite for use in sauces and desserts,…

How to Translate your Skin Care Ingredients & Take Care of Your Skin Naturally

With all of the skin care and cosmetic products out on the market, it is no wonder that most of the general public have no idea what the ingredients are. Knowing how to take care of your skin naturally has become more and more challenging. Are these synthetic products safe, or are they harmful? Even products that are listed as “natural” may be harmful to your skin. Read on to learn what to look ou…

What is K-Beauty?

K-Beauty, or Korean Beauty, has swept the planet by storm. You’ve likely heard about Korean beauty products from hearing or reading about sheet masks or snail cream. If you’ve heard any of this, you have heard about the next big thing in skin care.So what is this skincare routine all about, and what can we take away from this very detailed skincare regime? K-Beauty is a broad term which encompasse…

Benefits of Using Soy-Free Vitamin E Oil for Sensitive Skin

When shopping for your new favorite moisturizer for sensitive skin or Marula oil, you may be curious about turning over the bottle to check the ingredients, and you may wonder whether or not those ingredients may get along with your skin.It’s easy to get perplexed from all the ingredients listed! Most may have an ingredient listed as “Tocopherol”. But what is Tocopherol, and why is it so common in…

Easy DIY Steaming Facial for Beautiful Skin

Fall is a busy time and not too many of us may have the time to run off to the spa for a facial! With children going back to school, PTA meetings and a busy career of any kind, it may be difficult to schedule “me time”. Taking time for yourself is very important, so we’ve come up with an easy DIY home facial that you can do to re-energize your skin, and some suggestions for a luxurious DIY face ma…