ACAI for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and you’ve no doubt started to see products with all manner of pink slapped on them for good measure. Every year, we come out in full (read: 100% of sales) support for The Foundation for Living Beauty. We’ve been avid supporters of this organization since we first learned about…

Oh Matcha…

How we love thee! We’ve been counting the ways for years by drinking matcha tea, and recently finding the most effective way to incorporate it into skincare. This fragrant tea leaf has so many benefits for all skin types, but is especially effective on oily and acne prone skin. Matcha is pulverized green tea, made…

Moisturize by Skin Type

Autumn is upon us, and if you haven’t yet, now is a great time to take stock of your skin care needs. Beyond just what you put on your face, the health of your skin below your neck can also be optimized based on skin type. What you use on your body determines how well…

Skincare Between Seasons

We often think of seasons in terms of absolutes; the sweltering heat of Summer verus the biting cold of Winter. But it’s the ‘in between’ seasons, Spring and Autumn, that give us the chance to adapt our skin to the coming conditions and help us straddle each change beautifully and effectively. With Autumn just days…

Skin Health and Hyper-pigmentation

Ahhhh those dreaded spots. If you’re lucky, they’re only a quarter shade darker than your natural skin tone. But if you’re like most of us, hyper-pigmentation can go from dark brown to even black in a matter of days, and take months… sometimes years (yes, years) to get rid of. What you need to know:…