Hawaii’s Ban on Chemical Sunscreens – Why It Is Great and Scary

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Last week, the state of Hawaii passed a bill prohibiting the sale of sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate, which are two chemicals that have been linked to coral reef bleaching and….well, death (of coral reefs).  The above picture (captured by Caleb Jones /AP) is of Hanauma Bay in Hawaii, where much of the inner coral […]

Moroccan Argan oil…hype or miracle product?

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Argan oil has skin, beauty and health benefits.

What’s the deal with argan oil? A few years ago, thanks to someone, argan oil busted on to the beauty scene and now just about every brand has some form of argan oil blend that is better than any other brand. My first argan oil was probably a bottle from Josie Maran and then I […]

Collagen…and why we all need MORE of it

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matcha latte with collagen and superfood in heart shape

A few months ago my husband hurt his back doing some silly every day task like picking up a kid or something. Ignoring my suggestions of yoga and stretching, he went to work and chatted with all of his buddies, one of whom told him to start drinking collagen every day – in smoothies, in […]