6 Best Ways To Protect Your Skin This Summer

Dr. Perlmutter says: “sunscreen with a minimum SPF of 30 should be worn every day”. While this might not be breaking news, there are those who still neglect to follow this advice. The older I get the less time I spend in the sun. I find that the tan is not worth my precious skin….

How to Shop and Understand The Natural Beauty Market

Decoding the natural beauty space has become vital to our health. There is a reason natural beauty is having a moment. As consumers, younger generations with income to spare can be seen checking for ingredients and cruelty-free marks. While the emphasis on healthier beauty has been in the spotlight for some time now, millennials can…

11 Best Brands To Help You Make The Switch to Natural Makeup

While the idea of healthier beauty is a romantic one, switching to toxic-free makeup is not always an easy transition. Makeup lovers everywhere are used to their trusty brands and routines. Education about brand ingredients and practices is key. Whenever someone asks me what brand they should try, I tell them to start the process…

Best In Skincare, The Blooming Spring Edit

It is that time of the year again – East Coast girls leave their heavy creams behind, kicking up the sunscreen game and opting for lighter textures in their beauty repertoire. All of the sudden we see new possibilities, nature awakening and start the process of spring cleaning. To get my skin-spring ready, I consulted…

Skin Is In, Cultivating Beauty From Your 20s to Your 60s

Whether we pay attention or not, skin has a life of its own. Its power to hold onto moisture and produce collagen starts to diminish early in your 20s. Skin is your largest organ and works hard on our behalf, treat it with care. The good news is that today’s beauty market is overflowing with…

The Art of Multi-Masking for Healthy Looking Skin

Wintertime is the best time for masking. Whether you do it while multi-tasking or make it into a me-time ritual, masking is still one of the best, and popular, ways to improve your skin and your mood. As a wellness and mental health awareness advocate it is important to mention that natural mood boosters (such…

All-Stars: 25 Editor-Approved Skincare Brands

One of the best perks of being a beauty and spa editor is getting up close and personal with some of the best skincare brands. Throughout my beauty endeavors I have tested and reviewed a great deal of products. I do have favorites. When I am asked to list specific brands, it becomes hard to…

Yes! You can Create a Makeup Look Using Clean Beauty Brands

The toxic-free beauty market is not what it was 20 years ago. Today’s beauty industry standards are getting a clean sweep across makeup and skincare. When it comes to regulations and greenwashing we have a long way to go but believe me when I tell you that choosing products with unnecessary chemicals no longer makes…

The Lasting Power of Red, New Year, New Healthy Pout

It is no secret that a red lip can brighten up even the dullest of days. Red lipstick may be intimidating to some however I think that you should consider one of these hydrating and nourishing colors. You might change your mind and vow to wear more red in 2019. From a subtle lip to…

Best Creams, Oils & Salves for Hands, Feet & Body

Your body is your temple and your skin is it’s largest organ. Skincare is so much more than serums and facials. Your whole body is deserving of pampering. This is especially true during the winter season. When temperatures dip to low numbers, our skin suffers the most. Take the worry of dry skin off your…

Time-Honored Remedy, Face Steaming 101

Tis the season for face steaming. If you enjoy getting facials, you might have noticed that at times steam is involved in the process. Your aesthetician steams your face in order to open up the pores. Did you know that this is an old wellness practice shared by many cultures? The first time I encountered…