What Are ‘Dry’ and ‘Wet’ Body Oils

If you're confused by this term, don't worry so was I when I first heard it. Oils are definitely not dry? So how can they possibly be termed 'dry'? And what are wet oils? How do I use them? https://www.instagram.com/p/BuXQGctnBwe/ Dry body oils are those that are absorbed into the skin almost immediately leave almost [...]

What is no-poo, cleansing conditioners, co-washes?

What is no-poo, cleansing conditioners, co-washes?

Unless you've just hit your lane in hair care and aren't interested in anything else, you've probably heard of the no-poo method, cleansing conditioners, and co-washes. Cartoon showing detergents pulling away dirt and oil (the grey stuff). The red ball is the water loving end (hydrophilic), the yellow tail is the water hating end (hydrophobic). [...]

Why are parabens bad for your skin?

As I'm typing this I'm STILL trying to get over GoT. Really? Really? What? and congratulations to everyone who figured out how to see some of the earlier episodes. Episode 3 especially, and special thanks to Melisandre for the best episode ever and literally lighting the way. Beautiful acting, beautiful writing, beautiful cinematography. Loved GoT. [...]

5 Steps to Longer, Stronger Hair Fast

5 Steps to Longer, Stronger Hair Fast

Long hair is viewed as a wonderful luxury in the modern era in many cultures. Is this not amazing! https://www.instagram.com/p/BvCfm4ShhhG/ Being able to get hair that long is an absolute labor of love and hate. My hair is 29" long. Here are my secrets to getting long, strong hair fast. 1.Deep Conditioning those end at [...]

Honey in Skincare

Honey in Skincare

Honey as a skincare or treatment formulation has been used since the earliest civilizations. Ancient Egyptians used honey for it's antimicrobial properties and wound healing. They'd coat a wound with honey then bandage the wound. Not only does honey have antimicrobial properties, it's also been shown to promote the bodies own wound healing. https://www.instagram.com/p/BuPDWZnBoE6/ Honey [...]

Announcement: We’re ADDING HAIR CARE!

Announcement: We’re ADDING HAIR CARE!

  It seems odd to consider writing something about hair, it is beauty and a simple hairstyle can make or break a look.  But it isn't skin and it's managed and handled very differently from your face.  But with today's era of flat irons, blow dryers, bleach, pastel hair color, etc.... (everything damaging) your hair [...]