Between the heat and the rays from the sun, summer requires a different approach to beauty. You need protection, but still want to have fun! Here are my essentials to ensuring the season has just the right amount of hotness…
As someone with an extensive bath ritual, it’s hard to get as excited by showers. You can’t really soak and you can’t use bath bombs, but now you can get the next best thing – shower bombs.
Do you ever wake up so tired you wish you could just shower your body in caffeine so that all your pores could soak it up? I kind of feel that way every weekday morning when my alarm rings…meh! Luckily now I can shower myself in caffeinated goodness, pre my Nespresso shot, thanks to Mr. Bean Body Care.
When it comes to organic and natural beauty products it’s pretty hard to top Kirsten Kjaer Weis’ line. Called Kjaer Weis, all of the products are not only certified natural or organic, made with carefully selected ingredients, and offered in complexion-flattering shades, but the line is also beautifully packaged.
There are a lot of crazy mythical cures out there, and oil pulling sounds like one of them. But it does in fact have its merits and benefits. It is an ancient practice, ancient as in it was written about in Ayurvedic books thousands of years ago. So why are we only hearing about this now?
Shea Terra Organics is a natural skin care line made with unique, indigenous ingredients from Africa. The brand hopes to support the economy of third world countries by sourcing all of their ingredients from them. Their main go-to ingredient is shea butter, one of my all-time favorites (thank you L’Occitane!), which they combine with a number of others that have been proven to help heal skin.
Legend has it that Cleopatra bathed in milk and honey…if it was good enough for Cleopatra, reason dictates that there must be some fantastic beauty benefits to honey. Honey, in fact, is a natural humectant meaning it draws water to the skin so it’s awesome this time of year when skin tends to be dry.
Odds are when you think of apple cider vinegar you think of an all-purpose household cleaner or something that you’d mix into your salad dressing, but it actually has a slew of benefits if you drink it or put it on your skin. First and foremost it works wonders if you have food poisoning!