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​All About Body Butter for Sensitive Skin

“Body butters” are nutrient-rich fats derived from plant-based sources, such as nuts, seeds, and beans. Using natural body butters is one of the best ways to nourish your skin. Deeply moisturizing and soothing, they absorb into the skin quickly to supply hydration and relief. Today we are exploring a few of our favorite plant butters, and what their benefits are in skin care, and the b…

Marula Oil Moisturizer: A Hydrating Skin Superhero

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No…! It’s marula oil, coming to the rescue for dry and damaged skin! Marula oil moisturizer, known as “Africa’s beauty secret,” is a deeply nourishing oil extracted from the seeds and inner shell of the Sclerocarya birrea (marula tree) fruit in South Africa. This rejuvenating oil has so many beneficial properties and uses that it truly is a superhero for skin…

How Does Anti-Aging Cream Work — And Why Should You Bother?

Ahh…the quest for the fountain of youth. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to be able to put youth in a bottle and stay at our peak forever? Wrinkle reducer creams and products for your skin won’t make you live forever, but they can help your skin to stay softer, smoother, and healthier for a very long time. If you’ve ever asked yourself the question, “How does anti-aging cream work?” then you’re…

Self-Care, Skin Care, and the Simple Art of Taking Time for You

Every now and then on this blog, I like to bring it down to basics, and that includes one concept that is near and dear to my heart: self-care. I try to focus on it for DIY masks or scrubs to make at home, in the hopes that some readers will actually do it. Is it about skin care? Maybe. Is it about self-care? Definitely! Like many of you, I take care of people. I have a loving husband and…

Deep Dive | Pure Moisture Nourishing Face Cream: An Allantoin Face Cream Moisturizer with Antioxidants and Vitamins

Out of all types of skin care sold, we would place money on the number one seller (after a cleanser) being a daily moisturizer. People seem to understand that their skin needs a moisturizer, but what does a moisturizer do? How do you know that your moisturizer is going to do what it should without clogging your pores? What steps went into the creation of Pure Moisture Nourishing Face Cream? Let…

Three Cheers for the Red, White, and Blue! Check Out Our Raspberry, Coconut, and Blueberry Face Masks

In honor of Independence Day here in the USA, we thought we’d showcase some DIY masks to help perk up your summer skin, in very patriotic shades of red, white, and blue! Today we’ll be featuring a strawberry / raspberry red face mask, a white coconut face mask, and of course a blueberry face mask! These masks utilize fresh fruits that are plentiful in the summer. Please use organic when p…