You hear the word “charcoal,” and you might think of the little black dusty squares your family used to barbecue with when you were a child, or the lumps that you were told Santa would leave in your stocking if you were naughty. Then you see activated charcoal starting to appear in all types of beauty products and you think, “That couldn’t possibly be the same charcoal, could it?” (more…)
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
After opening your spring Yuzen box and spying the DERMA•E Microdermabrasion Scrub inside, you might be wondering: What is microdermabrasion, anyway? We’ve always wondered, too, so we did a little research, and here’s what we discovered:
The words dermabrasion and microdermabrasion both sound clinical, scientific, rough, and more than a little scary. (more…)Dry Skin, Home Spa, natural beauty products, Natural Skincare, Skincare
There’s nothing quite like the sights, sounds, and smells of the ocean to rejuvenate body, mind, and spirit. More than 70 percent of Earth is covered in water, and of that amount, only 2.5 percent is freshwater, with the rest being saline saltwater. It’s no wonder, then, that oceans are crucial to our existence (more…)detox, Dry Skin, Healthy Lifestyle, Healthy Living, Home Spa, Lifestyle Products, natural beauty products, Natural Skincare, shower spa, Skincare
Footsies, tootsies, trotters… or just plain feet. No matter what you call them, they’re your most reliable form of transportation, and they need attention to stay that way, especially in hot, dry weather. (more…)detox, Dry Skin, Healthy Lifestyle, nail care, natural beauty products, Natural Skincare, shower spa, Skincare
There’s a ton of info out there on how to keep your eyes looking radiant and healthy. But although some of it is helpful, much of it is also inaccurate, and the real answers are often found through trial and error with different products. Here, we’ve tried to break it down into a simple question/answer form so you can determine what’s best for you.
Throughout history, humans have learned how to use nature’s incredible bounty for food, drinks, medicines, and health and beauty treatments—like tea, aloe, lavender, and olive oil. Then “modern technology” took over for a while, with the bigger companies offering us products made with chemical and processed ingredients. (more…)detox, Dry Skin, Healthy Lifestyle, Home Spa, ingredients, natural beauty products, Natural Skincare, Organic, Skincare
The MyChelle Refining Sugar Cleanser in your winter Yuzen box is an ultra-refreshing, naturally exfoliating cleanser that clears clogged pores, washes away oils, and brings skin into a healthy balance. It’s a creamy, foaming formula that’s boosted with anti-aging peptides for added firming and wrinkle-fighting power. As an added treat for your skin, it’s also gluten-free, cruelty-free, and vegan, with no GMOs, sulfates, parabens, petroleum, or formaldehyde. (more…)Dry Skin, Home Spa, Natural Skincare, Skincare