Chocolate & Your Acne

The holidays are upon us! Family gatherings, gifts, cozy fires, and sweet treats immediately come to mind. Naturally, I am fond of chocolate and tend to use this time of year for a reason to indulge a bit more than normal. You may ask yourself, are breakouts just an inevitable byproduct of this divine bean. You’ll be comforted to know that chocolate is not the cause of your acne. The real culprit…

The Magic of Mushrooms

Mushrooms have been hailed as a superfood since ancient times. Emperors ate them by the handful to ward off aging and illness, and all countries used them for medicinal uses. They contain high levels of antioxidants, minerals, amino acids, and vitamins that ward off cancers, infections, diabetes, and alzheimer's. As the only source of Vitamin D in the produce aisle, mushrooms are an absolute neces…

Fall Home Facial Protocol

As the seasons change, so does your skin’s needs! Embrace the fall with this treatment that purifies, brightens, and tightens your skin. Let the spicy & exfoliating Cherry Pepper Peel stimulate new collagen production and even out pigmentation caused by the summer sun. The pumpkin based toners will condition and balance the skin. The pumpkin in the enzyme masks with digest away dry dull skin,…

The Power of Pink Foods

It is that time of year when we show our love and support for each other by wearing pink. This year lets celebrate the power of pink with these wonderful antioxidant-rich foods. Cheers to healthy cells, inside and out!Delectable and fiber-rich, Strawberries contain salicylic acid and ellagic acid, which reduce hyperpigmentation, prevent acne and remove dead skin cells. These perfect bite-sized fru…

Peptides Reduce The Signs of Aging

As many of you know, the key to healthy aging is collagen. Our skin is made up of collagen and it is abundant up until we hit 30. At 30, collagen production slows down and we become more vulnerable to deep lines, wrinkles, loss of elasticity, and texture. Years ago, scientists began putting powdered collagen into skin care products, but found that our skin cannot put this to good use. As a result,…

The Power Of A Nourishing Serum

As we welcome Fall's beautiful leaves and cozy evenings, we also get to readjust our skin care routines and try something new. With every new season our skin adjusts and needs different ingredients. Last week, we helped you find the perfect Vitamin A product to retexturize and renew summer skin, this week I would like to focus on nourishing and replenishing.Even with all of the most active exfolia…