Clean Body & Skin Care

You're Not Alone in Your Acne Struggle

You're Not Alone in Your Acne Struggle

Why do most retailers advertise making it seem that only women suffer from skin care issues? But besides the big companies, majority of people believe that boys/men do not need to have a skin care routine. Acne problems happen to everyone, no matter the race, sex or age. Growing up I was never taught very good skin care lessons, which resulted in horrible acne and self confidence issues, the kids at school call me Pizza Face. Yes, I still remember the laughs, points and names and I wish nobody had to suffer from acne. It wasn't until I was in my late 20's when my...

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Facial Toners VS Mist

Facial Toners VS Mist

When I was growing up the only facial toner type of product I used was the toner in the Proactiv three step cleaning process. While proactiv only worked for me for six months before my skin no longer was staying breakout free, I never used one after that until in my late 20's. Before reaching for a toner or facial mist let's talk about what a toner is vs a mist.  Facial Toner Vs Facial Mist Facial toner are designed to kill bacteria and shrink pores. They are especially helpful if dealing with acne and oily prone skin. Most facial...

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Is Your Sunscreen Protecting You and Our Planet?

Is Your Sunscreen Protecting You and Our Planet?

Sunscreen, your skin's protection from the sun's rays. U.V. Rays may not only cause sunburn, but they also bring ago spots, premature wrinkles and skin cancer. Did you know that 20% of us will have some form of skin cancer in our lifetime. Finding a sunscreen that protects both your skin and our planet is no easy task. Before I spill the beans about the sunscreen line that is certified natural and reef safe, let's talk about why all sunscreens are not created equal! There are two types of sunscreen on the market; chemical based and mineral based. Chemical based sunscreens contain...

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Stop Touching Your Face With Your Product Dropper

Stop Touching Your Face With Your Product Dropper

Your scrolling social media and you start seeing people placing the dropper directly onto their face, showing off the texture and the dropper. Please stop doing it! First and foremost if you skin care company is advertising you to place a dropper directly onto your face and then putting it back in to the bottle think twice. Bacteria is something we are trying to keep off our face and out of our products, why would a company and influencers encourage you to place the dropper onto your face and then put it back into the bottle? Why would a company and...

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Skin Layers 101

Skin Layers 101

Besides being the largest organ in the human body, coming in at about 20 square feet, the skin has the important job of protecting the body. Protecting it from environmental factors, keeping body temperature regulated and encouraging the sensation of touch, heat and cold. But did you know your skin has three main layers that all have it's own purpose? Understanding what each layer does, will only allow you to improve your overall skin health. Let's Begin: photo credit: WebMD.com Epidermis Outermost layer that you see and touch, thinner on some areas such as your eyelids or lips and thicker in areas such as bottom of feet or palms...

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