Healthy Skin, Safer Cosmetics

Did you know that the European Union bans 1,400 ingredients from use in cosmetics and skincare products? Now guess how many the US bans. Ready? It’s thirty. You read that right. The EU bans about 1,370 ingredients that the US does NOT ban. With so many ingredients being questionable at best, this is an alarminglyContinue reading “Healthy Skin, Safer Cosmetics”

Dry Skin Got You Down?

Wintertime is ubiquitous with dry skin for many people – when the temperatures drop and the heaters come on, it can be very drying to our bodies’ outer layer. Not only that, but seasonal food changes, extra layers and less direct sunlight can affect our health and the health of our skin in indirect waysContinue reading “Dry Skin Got You Down?”

Fall Favorite: All Things Pumpkin!!

Pumpkin bread, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin seeds over salad, pumpkin ravioli, pumpkin sauce and of course, the notorious pumpkin spice latte. This is but a tiny list of the pumpkin-themed items that make their way into our lives in the Fall season. The tradition of using seasonal produce is as old as humankind, andContinue reading “Fall Favorite: All Things Pumpkin!!”

Your skin.

You probably know your skin pretty well. It’s your largest organ, it’s your body’s first protective means, and it’s what you see when you look in the mirror. It’s beautiful. Your skin can also provide a window into what’s going on inside your body and can help to make you aware of your body’s needs.Continue reading “Your skin.”