Monthly Archives: June 2010

Relief for Sunburn

Shea butter is excellent for relief for sunburn. Continue reading

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Are You Using Safe Sunscreen?

Read labels to be sure you are using a safe sunscreen. Continue reading

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Pure and Natural Soap

A pure and natural soap means the ingredients are plant based.  Ingredients should not include synthetic fragrances, colorants and preservatives.  The soap should be scented with essential oils which are pure plant extracts.   The moisturizing qualities come from the … Continue reading

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Zinc Oxide Sunscreens

Zinc oxide sunscreens are proven to protect your skin from the damaging rays of the sun. Continue reading

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Eye Cream for Crows Feet

The area around your eyes is more susceptible to wrinkles because the skin is thinner and less elastic.  Eye cream for crows feet can help with the wrinkles but won’t get rid of them altogether.  Eye wrinkles are caused by many … Continue reading

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Organic Body Cream

Organic body cream vs. chemical laden lotion is healthier for your skin in so many ways: It contains botanical oils that moisturize your skin.  Sweet almond oil, cocoa butter, shea butter nourish your skin naturally. If the body cream has … Continue reading

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Organic Body Wash

Organic body wash starts with clean ingredients.  For ingredients to be certified organic they must undergo certain strict guidelines: Avoidance of most synthetic chemical inputs (fertilizer, pesticides, antibiotics, food additives, etc.) No genetically modified organisms, irradiation, and use of sewage … Continue reading

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SPF 100 Sunscreen – Are Higher Numbers Better?

SPF 100 sunscreen may provide a little more protection but not a lot. Continue reading

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Pomegranate Skin Care

Pomegranate skin care is showing promising results in research studies.  The pigment that gives pomegranates their dark red color corresponds to higher  antioxidant levels.  Antioxidants aid in the fight against free radicals that skin comes in contact with (pollution, smoke, … Continue reading

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