INGREDIENT SPOTLIGHT: Sunflower Seed Oil

INGREDIENT SPOTLIGHT: Sunflower Seed Oil

August 02, 2020

For the love of all things acne-safe and barrier repairing! I really can't express how much this oil means to me. It sounds silly, but let me elaborate: I FREAKING LOVE THIS OIL. 

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What do bananas have to do with skin cancer??

What do bananas have to do with skin cancer??

July 20, 2020

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For the Love of Rose Flower Water

For the Love of Rose Flower Water

July 05, 2020 1 Comment

Rose flower water is made with a distillation process. Roses are packed into a still. As the steam rises through the rose petals, their cells burst open and they release plant compounds. The resulting liquid is Rose Flower Water, enriched with the microscopic particles of rose oil. The first record of rose water made with a distillation process can be traced back to the Persian Empire in the eighth century, as it was considered a treasured commodity. But roses had long been in use for beauty rituals as far back as 5,000 years ago by the Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans and Egyptians. 

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Fave Kale Smoothie Recipe

Fave Kale Smoothie Recipe

July 05, 2020 1 Comment

I really never thought I would write these words, as I have not historically been a huge kale eater. But recently I found a delicious smoothie recipe and you have to try it!

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ENDLESS SUMMER | Nourishing Mango Mask. Your getaway awaits.

ENDLESS SUMMER | Nourishing Mango Mask. Your getaway awaits.

June 27, 2020

If you’re reading the name of this mask and hoping that it delivers, it does. I have long referred to this mask as a mini-vacation. It applies like butter to the skin, since it is, in fact, made of butters: mango, shea, and murumuru butter (more on this amazing rainforest fruit later). What happens next is something I can only describe as...

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