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Three Ways Cucumber Can Heal Dry Skin

Biting into a crisp cucumber you can taste the freshness. The juicy cucumber is rich with refreshing water and can add the perfect flavor to encourage you to hydrate throughout your day! Dehydration can definitely make matters worse if you already suffer from dry skin, so let’s talk hydration first. Why is hydration important for […]

Ingredient Spotlight: Jojoba Oil

Jojoba oil is extracted from the seed of the Simmondsia chinensis plant which is 50% liquid wax esters. The Simmondsia chinensis plant can endure high temperatures and is native to Southern Arizona, Southern California and Northwestern Mexico. This golden oil was popularized after the ban on whaling in 1971. Whale oil (squalene) was used in […]

Ingredient Spotlight: Aloe Vera

Aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis) was called “the plant of immortality” and given as funeral gifts to ancient Egyptian Pharaohs. The queens of that age also incorporated aloe vera into their baths and beauty rituals- what did they know that we don’t? Today most would say that aloe’s greatest use is after sun care to treat burned […]