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Sun protection – What’s important and why?


So, I am about out of sunscreen for myself and my kids and while I have my favorites, I thought it would be a good time to try out a few new ones. I consider myself a bit of a “sun protection expert” but once I started digging into the information out there….holy $hit – there is so much I did not know.  Further, it’s actually REALLY time consuming to dig through all of the information to figure out what really matters.  Chemical vs physical sunscreens?  Am I poisoning myself and my family by using the wrong one? And what is worse – the chemicals or the long lasting sun damage from burns and repeated exposure? STRESSFUL!

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Watermelon: The summer super-fruit!

There are a few things I absolutely love about summer and one of them is that many of my favorite fruits are actually in season. Whether I am shopping at a local farmers market or my local grocery store, my favorite fruits and vegetables taste better because they are fresher and grown close by (usually). […]

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Hawaiian Beauty Finds

It’s that time of year where I feel like everyone is going to Hawaii. My social media feeds are absolutely full of Hawaii pictures. Or is that just because I live in Northern California and Hawaii is SO easy to get to with tons of nonstop flights. I can get to Hawaii more easily than […]

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My Current Lineup

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Snails, collagen and charcoal…oh my! A simple guide to Korean beauty

Korea as a skin care utopia came to my attention nearly a decade ago, somewhat by accident. You can read more about it in this post, about how I discovered it. However, since then Korean beauty (or K-beauty) has exploded onto the cosmetics scene featuring an overwhelming amount of products sold by many brands (not […]