Mascara smudge under your eyes? We’ve all been there. Your mascara smudging and making a run for it down your face can be due to many reasons such as using the incorrect skincare and makeup for your skin type, subconsciously rubbing your eyes, watery eyes, or applying too many layers of mascara. These are all possibilities for your lashes not looking fabulous all day long.
Your first step[...]
Without the right protection, the harsh summer heat can be very unforgiving on the hair. And if your client already has dry hair, excessive sun exposure and heat can cause even more damage if not treated in time.
Organic Way offers solutions to hydration and strength issues in their treatment options, and one favorite is the Phytoprotein Mist. The Phytoprotein Mist is part of the Frequent [...]
Is toning a necessary step in your skincare routine? We think so!
Toners haven’t always had a great reputation over the years, with many traditional products containing alcohol, known for stripping the skin of its natural oils and drying out the skin, leading to skin irritations, flare-ups and premature ageing.
Combine this with the fact that many of us spend our days in artificially [...]
Many people think Essential Oils are only used for aromatherapy, when in fact it’s just part of the big picture.
For thousands of years, people have turned to essential oils for several medicinal and health purposes.
Even the essential oil hydrolates, popularly known as hydrosols, were also used for the same purposes, dating as far back as 7000 years.
What are Hydrolates?
Just in time for summer, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has released its 2017 Guide to Sunscreens, which found that 73% of the products evaluated rate poorly for skin protection, or have ingredients that could cause adverse health effects or heighten sensitivity to the sun’s harmful rays.
The 11th annual edition of the guide rates almost 1,500 sunscreens, moisturizers and lip balms[...]
Beauty is ageless; it’s about health, happiness, a nurtured mind, and body, respecting and welcoming the aging process. As Mark Twain is renowned for having said, “Do not complain about growing old. It is a privilege denied to many.”
For Living Nature, anti-aging is about embracing the ageless beauty and working with nature, rather than fighting against it. Our anti-aging skin care [...]
We have millions of smell receptors in our noses.
When they detect a scent, they shoot the information to the olfactory bulb—a pea-size cluster in the brain, which sorts the signals and relays them to the limbic system.
Odor can help lower stress levels, improve mental and physical performance, ease pain and end insomnia.
Lavender is a go-to scent for relaxation and can help calm [...]
Dry skin, maybe you've dealt with dry skin your entire life or maybe you find yourself facing it anew due to seasonal changes, frequent travel, child birth or aging. Regardless of the cause, it can be frustrating trying to restore the moisture balance of your skin. Adding to the struggle, dry skin often also lends itself to other issues like flaking, redness, and sensitivity in which certain [...]
We know talc provokes mixed (and sometimes very strong) reactions - that's why it's important to dig a little deeper. Evidence about the risks of talc are hazy, with an understandable lack of human research studies - the American Cancer Society advises that the International Agency for Research on Cancer classifies inhaled talc as “not classifiable as to carcinogenicity in humans”.
“One of the reasons I started The Lush List was to share information. I love learning new things and passing along what I’ve learned. It’s been a while since I wrote about Clean Beauty and Non-Toxic Skin Care so thought I’d answer the most common questions readers and friends have asked: Why is Clean Beauty important? Why should I care? How do I know a product is safe?”
Why is [...]