Worst Sunscreens for Children

We all try to make the best decisions for our children.  The right amount of sleep, vegetables on their plates,  activities that are energizing for their minds and bodies and loads of love. When they are playing outside, at the pool or they are at the beach we also reach for sunscreen. For decades now…

Is sleep deprivation affecting your skin?

Nearly 70 million American adults suffer from one or more sleep disorders.  Some of the more common sleep disorders include sleep deprivation, insomnia, circadian rhythm disorders and obstructive sleep apnea.  Sleep disorders can directly influence the health of our skin.  Patients that are sleep deprived are more likely to suffer with common dermatological conditions such…

Talc Powder – Ingredient Safety News

Talc powder is again in the news. Sadly, you still see talc in the number of skin care products and some remain in baby products. Here is the latest Talc Powder Ingredient News: Johnson & Johnson just lost another talcum powder cancer lawsuit. Here is a link to the news story. Life by U Living has scoured the…

Are your hands giving away your age?

When it comes to the battle of aging beautifully we focus nearly all of our attention on our faces and maybe our neckline but there is one more part of our body that is constantly on show.  Our hands.  They are waving hello, shaking the hand of a new personal introduction, they are communicating as…

Dark Chocolate a Sin Good for Your Skin

It is well known that luscious, creamy, slightly bitter dark chocolate has overall health benefits. This seems like a good enough reason to justify my occasional dark chocolate fixes but it just did not seem to satisfy my guilt over consuming the calories.  I wanted to probe a little deeper and find a further reason…

Jojoba Oil – A Review of Nourishing Skin Benefits

Sometimes the easiest way to introduce your skin to a new more natural approach to skin care is to experiment a little with different plant based oils.  Oils often mimic your skins natural sebum and can really protect and hydrate when you match the best oil for your skin type.  You may wander through the…

Camellia Oil the Geisha Secret For Beautiful Skin

Geisha are traditional Japanese female entertainers who are highly skilled in various Japanese arts such as classical music, dance, games and conversation utilized mainly to entertain male customers.  Geisha are well known for using aggressive make up materials while entertaining to animate their beauty.  This make up regimen is very harsh on the skin and…

Spoil Yourself with a Facial at Home

How to Spoil Yourself with a Facial at Home: Giving yourself a facial at home on a routine basis is a wonderful way to maintain beautiful, healthy and glowing skin. Personally I always love to incorporate a little light music and a warm and inviting bath for a truly nourishing experience.  I always suggest using…