Spring's still a terribly long way off, but the arrival of a new year makes me yearn for freshness. I'll never abandon my favorite skin care regimen completely, but lately it's felt like time to explore a few new formulas for my skin. The first brand I checked out this year was 3Girls Holistic, which I had heard great things about. 3GH caught my eye for its pregnancy and postpartum products (you can find them at Motherhood Maternity- great to see natural beauty products there!), but I ended up giving their skin care a whirl first, since I'm still waiting for baby to arrive! The ingredients are clean, simple and, if not organic, natural.Read More
Jolene Hart, CHC
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I had a chance to try some outer skin nourishment this month, with the USDA certified organic beauty brand Nourish, and I found at least one product that I'll be buying again and again: a fab organic deodorant.
If you're a regular reader of Beauty Is Wellness, you know that I talk a lot about foods that nourish skin from the inside out. And you also know that the beauty ingredients you put on your skin are kind of like food as well, since they end up inside your body.
I had a chance to try some outer skin nourishment this month, with the USDA certified organic beauty brand Nourish, and I found at least one product that I'll be buying again and again: a fab organic deodorant that I encourage you all to pick up if you need a serious alternative to your old aluminum-containing deodorant and antiperspirant formulas. At $8, Nourish Organic Deodorant is a worthy buy, and it's easy to find at Whole Foods and at nourishusda.com.Read More
The prickly pear is skyrocketing in popularity as a natural beauty ingredient! Here's what you need to know about eating this sweet fruit as a beauty food, and getting the benefits of its prized seed oil in your natural beauty routine.Read More
When I'm using heavy physical sunblocks I use a gentle enzyme exfoliant a few times a week (especially the day after I've applied a lot of sunblock) to keep skin smooth and clear. This month, I love these two rosehip masks from Ilike!Read More
The most striking aspect of the bearberry plant may be its bright red berries (a favorite of bears, hence the name), but the most powerful beauty benefits of bearberry are found in its leaves, which are prized for their skin-brightening abilities.Read More
This sweet mask smells like cherry pie (and kind of feels like pie filling), but its anti-inflammatory properties are the real charm. They leave skin smooth, calm and ready for a second helping.Read More
Beauty editor confession: I am obsessed with ingredients. But even I wasn't prepared for the new ingredients I would discover in the skin care line Tara Walker's Dream. The star product in the range, Rejuvenating Dream Serum +100 Concentrate, contains a whopping 109 of the best natural ingredients in existence.Read More
I recently sampled an ideal product for anyone dealing with redness and sensitivities: Pai Organic Chamomile & Rosehip Sensitive Skin Cream. I found out after I sampled it that Natalie Portman is also a huge fan!Read More