Category: Science & Beauty

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Reading Labels: Yellow Alert

A couple of weeks ago, I discussed what are referred to as “Red Alert” ingredients found in skincare products. Today we are discussing what the  Environmental Working Group (EWG) considers “Yellow Alert” ingredients found...

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The Rub on Scrubs

Today I want to talk about something fun, easy and inexpensive to make—scrubs!  Here are some basic rules for exfoliating your skin.  First: Don’t listen to the advertisements telling you to exfoliate every day—they...

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Reading Labels: Red Alert

How many of you before purchasing a skincare or cosmetic product actually turn the bottle or jar over and read the fine print? Did you know that the FDA requires that every product sold...

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D.I.Y. Lip Balms

Today I want to introduce you to something that is really fun to make—lip balms.  I order all my equipment from Majestic Mountain Sage. They are a full-service company that supplies both the cosmetic industry...

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D.I.Y. Skincare Recipes: Masks

Hi Everyone! Today I want to introduce you to some easy-to-make skincare products that you can put together in your kitchen with ingredients that you probably have in your cupboards. The advantage: you are...

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Facial Cleansers

Did you know that facial cleansers can “wear out” your skin quicker than anything else you apply to your skin? It’s true. Ninety percent of skin problems begin with cleansing issues. Why? Because most...