The term “facial mist” is a pretty literal one—it’s a mist for the face, commonly containing refreshing, moisturizing ingredients. Think of facial mists as a new kind of toner, but easier to use because you don’t need cotton balls or makeup pads, and then won’t spill if you knock over the bottle. They help tone the skin after cleansing, they create a good “base” for applying makeup, and they help set the makeup afterwards to give a softer effect. In fact, many beauty experts recommend using facial mist between every step of your skincare routine. (more…)
Aluminum’s not so bad, is it? It’s a versatile, durable, malleable, nonmagnetic metal that we use to make little things like cans to drink out of and much bigger things like airplane parts.
But just because we appreciate it doesn’t mean we necessarily want to put it IN our bodies, such as when we use conventional antiperspirants. The jury is still out on whether aluminum is toxic to humans; while there are studies showing that it could possibly affect our chances of getting cancer or Alzheimer’s, there are others showing that it isn’t a factor. (more…)
It’s summer, and you know what that means—barbecues, swimming pools, flip-flops, and lots of time in the sun!
Yes, being outside enjoying the warm weather is always one of the best parts of this season, but if you don’t take precautions against sun exposure, you’ll end up being bright red like a lobster and totally miserable while everyone else is still having fun. (more…)
Ever read an ingredient label on an all-natural skincare product and think it sounds more like a salad recipe? Or maybe a collection of items you gathered during a walk through the woods?
That’s because the awesome companies that make these products never use harsh chemicals and scary-sounding ingredients that no one knows how to pronounce. (more…)
Yes, we know… “mud bath” definitely sounds like an oxymoron! We’re not sure who first slathered their body with mud and decided it was good for their skin; maybe it was an accidental discovery, like when a Navy engineer named Richard James was working on metal springs for sensitive instruments aboard ships and one of them fell off his desk and began springing gracefully forward—and now we have the Slinky. (more…)
Workout clothes stayed too long in the gym bag? Something rotten stunk up the kitchen trash? Coworker had tunafish again? The U.S. air freshener market is a colossal one—reaching almost $2 billion in sales last year—because people simply don’t like to be subjected unpleasant odors in the home, car, or workplace. (more…)Balance, Bathing, Healthy Lifestyle, Healthy Living, Home Spa, ingredients, Lifestyle Products, natural beauty products, shower spa, Stress Free
Poor hemp is so misunderstood.
Hemp and marijuana both come from the same cannabis species, but the chemical makeup and cultivation methods of the plants are completely different. The fact of the matter is, you cannot get high from the hemp plant. (more…)Bathing, Healthy Lifestyle, Healthy Living, ingredients, Natural Skincare
Nail polish: It’s like a little bottle of magic that instantly adds an exciting pop of color to your day. In fact, in a five-minute, non-scientific survey we conducted of 9 friends, all of them said that adding color is the main reason they paint their fingers and toes. (more…)Healthy Lifestyle, Healthy Living, Lifestyle Products, nail care, natural beauty products
The Modere I/D system in your spring Yuzen box is unlike any other product we’ve ever hand-selected for our subscribers. The “I” stands for “infusion” and the “D” stands for defense; step one of the revolutionary process infuses a unique combination of ingredients into your skin, and step two provides the defense your skin needs to stay protected against the elements. (more…)Healthy Lifestyle, Home Spa, Lifestyle Products, natural beauty products, Skincare