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Great Uses of Lavender Oil

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With all of this talk about multi-use moisturizers and carrier oils, sometimes we also want a little fragrance! But sometimes added fragrance is not necessarily good for you. However, when you turn to essentials oils instead of artificial fragrances, you also add all the beneficial properties of the essential oil too! One of my favorite […]

Five Great Uses of Jojoba Oil

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The unique aspect of jojoba oil is that is most closely resembles the oils that naturally occur in our hair and skin. This feature makes it amazingly good for a variety of uses, from the top of your head to the bottom of your feet! Hair Massage in a quarter-size dose into your scalp and […]

What Do You Think About Skin Care from A Makeup Line?

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While some brands excel at both, usually a cosmetics company focuses on either makeup or skincare. What do you typically think about buying skincare from a makeup line? Here are a few examples of makeup lines that have expanded into skincare products: Bobbi Brown – Most known for their foundation formulas and their lipsticks, Bobbi […]

Ingredient Spotlight: Argan Oil

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It seems to have popped up everywhere, in skincare and body care and even hair care. Argan oil. What Is Argan Oil? Argan oil is the plant oil extracted from the fruit of the argan tree which grows almost exclusively in Morocco. It can be used topically as a cosmetic ingredient or even as a […]

What are the Benefits of Facial Steaming and How Do I Do It?

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The use of warm to hot steam during a facial is one of my favorite parts of visiting an esthetician for a professional facial.  Why, you ask?  Let me tell you! First and foremost, I find it extremely relaxing. While you cannot actually open and close the pores in your skin, the steam helps towards […]

Pucker Up: Why So Many Lip Products?

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What is it about lip products that is so addictive? Why do so many women own one foundation, perhaps one or two blushes, but almost always seem to have a bagful of lip balms and scrubs and plumpers and sticks and glosses and pencils? Personally, I suspect it is because it is such a simple […]