it starts with a kiss...

it starts with a kiss...

The skin of our lips is thinner than on almost any other part of our bodies. While facial skin may have up to 16 layers of cells, the lips have onl...

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the sunscreen song

the sunscreen song

It’s been nearly 20 years since Baz Luhrmann urged us all to slather on the SPF in The Sunscreen Song, and we’ve got to say, he taught us some valu...

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t is for toner

t is for toner

Toning is the next step in your routine after cleansing and before moisturizing. What it is, why to use it, and how to do it.

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under the eyes

under the eyes

The orbital region (located around the eyes) is the source of the most questions and complaints for many people. The skin in this region is thinner...

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the cycle of hyperpigmentation

the cycle of hyperpigmentation

The desire for clear, glowing skin transcends culture, age, and fashion. Even, bright skin free of blemishes and pigmentation gives an impression o...

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finding balance

finding balance

ayurveda, the "science of life", aims to help us achieve balance between the mind and body. although the solution is often multifaceted, its route ...

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what is ayurveda?

what is ayurveda?

the word "ayurveda" translates literally as the "science of life" (Ayur = life, Veda = science or knowledge). in addition to providing guidelines ...

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preservation

preservation

how do we preserve nature's bounty in a way that maintains the quality of the ingredients and product, without harming the user? preservatives are ...

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what is natural skin care?

what is natural skin care?

what is “natural”?  how do we determine if a product or ingredient is truly natural? while there are strict requirements for use of the term "organ...

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