- July 27th, 2011
Summer is fun and freeing for our minds and bodies, yet it can be downright harsh on our skin. It’s important to remember that our lips are a part of our skin and should be protected just as carefully as the rest of our body. Here are some tips on what to look for (and avoid) in lip balm.
Why our lips get chapped:Chapped lips are a pain, but thankfully, some lip balms actually repair dry lips rather than simply mask the problem.By Brooke Holmgren
- July 1st, 2011
Celebrity makeup artist and natural beauty expert Christy Coleman lets us in on a few of her tried-and-true application tips.
On Applying Liquid Mineral Foundation :
- July 1st, 2011
We know what you’re thinking. Forget knights in shining armor and hordes of magical treasure—dragon’s blood, a relatively new addition on the Western skin care scene, is anything but mythical.
- March 1st, 2011When it comes to mineral make-ups, "Mineral" doesn't always equal natural.
- January 1st, 2011All-natural styling products that are good for you and the environment.By Jolene Hart
- June 1st, 2010
No matter how rugged your guy, his skin is just as sensitive as yours—perhaps even more delicate. Male hormones, such as androgen, trigger increased production of sebum, the skin’s natural oils, which encourages bacteria and fungus overgrowth. Ironically, these conditions lead to dry, irritated skin, says Cindy Angerhofer, PhD, executive director of botanical research at Aveda.Help him choose and use safe, natural products.By Joel Warner
- March 1st, 2010
If you’ve used natural shampoo or organic deodorant, you know that nontoxic personal care products don’t always work like their conventional counterparts. Sure, pure shampoos lack harsh detergents that strip your hair’s natural oils, but they can leave locks limp and lifeless.Why natural beauty doesn't always deliver - and how to make it work for youBy Lindsey Galloway
- December 1st, 2008
When former model Blaire Kessler began treatment for breast cancer at age 31, her hair looked like a Brillo pad, her skin scarred badly, and her body became an early-menopausal mess. Well-meaning friends brought her skin creams that to her looked, smelled, and felt medicinal. Even the packaging depressed her—it seemed so drab and sterile.These soothing remedies can help you look and feel your best.By Lindsey Galloway and Elizabeth Marglin