PH Balance Hair and Skin

Yes, your hair, skin, and genitals all have PH Balances- and when they get out of wack- it affects the area. Your hair looks dull and damaged, your skin could break out, or you could get a yeast infection…and give it to someone else…even men can get them đŸ˜±. Some products claim to color match…

YoDerm Online Dermatology

The thought of online consultations with any type of doctor brings Lisa Kudrow in Web Therapy to mind: I was contacted by YoDerm ($10 off, click here) and asked if I’d like to review their online dermatology service (this is not sponsored).  For $59, you are consulted by a dermatologist who reviews your answers to…

Bliss-ful

I have  been using and raving about Bliss products for over a decade: they smell and feel invigoratingly amazing, the texture feels rich, smooth, or creamy, and the quality is great.  I was first introduced to the brand at a hotel (W?) in New York, and after getting a sample of the lemon sage body…

H2-Oh-No: Hard Water Irritates Skin!

Can water irritate your skin if it’s soft or hard, or due to the chemicals infused within it? Yes!  According to an article on Hard Water Dermatitis posted on DermaHarmony.com, “Hard water is a common culprit in the fight against dry skin,” and defines hard water as “highly alkaline.”  I will be going into PH…

A Beautiful Read

Can You Get Hooked on Lip Balm, by Perry Romanowski, is one of the most informative books I’ve ever read on beauty and cosmetics, as well as “drugs.”  If you’ve been curious about ingredients, health hazards, and myths surrounding the beauty products we use daily- you’ve got to read this book! Romanowski has a casual…

Types of Clay Masks

China White Clay– a delicate type of Kaolin clay that’s great for normal or dry skin-types because it does not draw oil or moisture from the skin like other types of clay. French Green Clay, a type of Illite clay that is great for oily skin because it does draw oil from pores. Bentonite: a…

Masking My Beauty: Clientele Facial Masque

Because steaming my face caused me to break out, I decided to try this Clientele Facial Mask, which uses English China White Clay- a delicate type of Kaolin clay that’s great for normal or dry skin-types because it does not draw oil or moisture from the skin like other types of clay.  I am used…

Blackheads: Pore Strips Vs. Pore Tool

I have been breaking out and thus did masks and gave myself facials.  I bought some pore strips and was surprised to see it come off absolutely clean, except for the residue of the strip itself.  I was waiting for the horror like you see in YouTube videos, and couldn’t decide if I was pleased…

Beauty Haul: Anti-Aging

Beauty Haul: everything- $24! đŸ™ŒđŸ» Garnier Ulta-Lift Targeted Line Smoother, Garnier Transformer, Garnier BB Cream Weleda Evening Primrose Body Oil L’OrĂ©al Invisible Protect Sunscreen (omg why isn’t this everywhere? It’s a clear gel!) Coppertone Nearly Sheer Sunscreen mini (for my hands in the car) Epielle Deep Cleansing Charcoal Nose Strip Lavender Bath Salt (not shown…

Natural Beauty Remedy: Eczema and Psoriasis 

Studying natural beauty products helped me stop a sudden eczema outbreak! I didn’t know if it was eczema or psoriasis…but looked it up and then remembered the ingredients in Waleda Rosemary Hair Oil help with either! It worked!