A few weeks ago, we wrote about the benefits of AHAs, aka alpha hydroxy acid, for the skin. This week we’re visiting a similar topic—beta hydroxy acids. What are the differences between AHAs and BHAs? What are the different (and similar) skin care benefits? Where does BHA even come from?
Vitamin C is one of the most well-known essential vitamins. This water-soluble vitamin is important for the growth and development of our bodies, is a household cure for the common cold, and it’s also amazing for your skin.
Alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) are a group of commonly-used acids. This set of acids are used across skincare products. However, alpha hydroxy acids also have quite the intimidating name. Today we’re going to unveil the origins and benefits of alpha hydroxy acids for you.
Face oils are an amazing staple for your skin care routine all year round, but they’re even more amazing and beneficial in the colder months. There are face oils for every kind of skin type and improvement area, and on top of that, they can make the transition through seasons easier on your skin.
You may have seen this treatment advertised at a nearby spa, but a lymphatic drainage massage for your face is something that’s very doable in your own home—every night! Sometimes called a “mini face-lift,” this facial massage has all kinds of benefits for your complexion.
While you may not be able to go to a spa right now, there are still ways to pamper your skin at home with a little DIY. All you need to create at-home spa is a little creativity. Cooling compresses, face steaming, and even massages can all be made using common household ingredients.
Sandalwood essential oil may be a favorite scent to put in your diffuser, but it’s also a potent skin care ingredient. We use it in our Facial Recovery Elixir, for its anti-aging and anti-inflammatory properties.
You may have seen mentions of your body’s microbiome in relation to everything from your skin care to kombucha. So what is it, and how to improve it? That’s the topic for this week’s blog post.
The jojoba plant may be an unassuming desert shrub, but it’s also one of the best clean skin care ingredients on the market. This natural oil (technically a wax) packs all kinds of benefits not just for your skin, but for your hair as well. It’s time to take a deep dive on the benefits of jojoba oil for skin.
Is anyone else intimidated by the ‘beauty tools’ section of the beauty isle? These days it seems like there are so many pliers, rollers, and sponges to choose from. Fortunately for you, we’ve picked out some of our favorite (and we think best) body and skin care tools on the market.