Six bizarre ingredients in skincare

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Bee venom is used in skincare products and skin creams to tighten skin and rejuvenate.

A friend of mine returned from Korea recently and brought me back some K-beauty masks, being the good friend she is. One of them is formulated with snail mucus which, aside from making me gag a bit, got me thinking about other odd ingredients. A few years ago I tried some eye cream in New […]

Hawaiian Beauty Finds

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Kauai overlook fog clouds ocean Hawaii

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 […]

Watermelon: The skin super-fruit!

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watermelon for nutrition and skin health

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). […]