I wasn’t born with dry skin

I wasn’t born with dry skin. The beauty industry is continuously adding brand new moisturizers, night creams, and serums to the market, loaded with promises of supple, youthful, and radiant skin. As a consumer, how are we supposed to know our perfect concoction of skin care? Who do we trust with one of the most …

An anecdotal musing on sugar body scrubs

As spring break ends for Central Floridian students and the stress of school makes the student population turn back to caffeine for energy, I am reminded of my first exposure to sugar body scrubs. Bikini season was rampant in the upcoming summer months and a skin care product took Instagram by storm: A coffee sugar …

My experience choosing the right soap for sensitive skin

Skin care companies are continually evolving to cater to the needs of customers who have special needs for their sensitive skin. Virginia Sole-Smith from Everyday Health (2014) notes seven skin care ingredients that have been known to trigger some sort of epidermal reaction, including sulfates, emollients, and added fragrances. Even world-renowned brands like L’Oreal have …

Kombucha Tea Soaps: Getting the most out of this worldwide trending beverage, internally and externally

Mainstream media is not easily convinced of a product worthy of popularity and celebrity virility, but kombucha tea has proven its medical worth gradually through the years. Dufresne and Farnworth’s (2000) review in Food Research International highlighted a handful of biomechanisms that play an integral part in how the body reacts and processes and manifests …

Vegan Skincare That Works

When you’re looking for ethical skin care, products that really work can be hard to come by. Brands that don’t test on animals and use plant-based ingredients are rare, which is why New Beauty put together a list of vegan products that really work. Christie Brinkley Authentic Skincare’s Thermal Detox Warming Cleansing Mask was on …

Coffee in your skincare – Benefits

We are in love with our coffee infused products, and you should be too! Here’s some awesome benefits of coffee in your skincare: -Reduces cellulite. Research at the University of Sao Paulo has shown in it’s study that the application of skin care containing caffeine reduced the size of cellulite fat cells by 17%. -Reduce …

BABASSU OIL in our vegan skincare!

Babassu is a plant that is native to the northeastern part of Brazil. The nut produced by this plant is the source of babassu oil, which is extracted using cold press method. When ripe, the nuts fall to the ground and women called “Babassu breakers” gather and break them open after which extraction begins, resulting …
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