• Skin Health

    Sunscreen Essentials: Your Skin’s Best Defense Against the Sun

    There continues to be uncertainty about the use of sunscreens on all skin. Let’s clear that up immediately. If you have skin, you need sunscreen. The sun is not particular about the colour, texture, look, or vibe of your skin. We’re diving into some juicy and heavy-hitting discussion about this very controversial topic. So let’s get into it.  Why You Need to Wear Sunscreen “Used regularly, sunscreen helps prevent sunburn, skin cancer and premature aging” Dr. Anna Lien-Lun Chein, Hopkins Medicine Sunscreen is important for overall skin health to protect your skin from cancer and premature aging. That’s as simple…

  • Skin Health

    Wrinkle Prevention: Naturally

    Wrinkle prevention is a hot topic and will continue to be a hot topic until the end of time. Wrinkles are a natural part of life. I wish I laughed less, said no one ever. Laugh lines show you likely laughed until you cried a few times. Forehead wrinkles show you have a perceptive nature. The crinkling around your eyes shows you were thoughtful. You can prevent wrinkles with tips, key ingredients, and a consistent skincare routine. I wish the catchphrase was pro-age, not anti-aging. What Causes Wrinkles  Two things cause wrinkles; internal and external factors. Internal factors; think DNA…

  • Skin Health

    How to Build a Skincare Routine in 4 Easy Steps

    *This article contains affiliate links* Introduction Are you overwhelmed by the thought of building a skincare routine? Not to worry, let’s break this all down together. Building a skincare routine in 4 easy steps is the ultimate gesture of kindness and respect for your skin. A complete skincare routine must include these 4 steps: cleanse, treat, moisturize, and protect. Let’s get into it. But First… What is Your Skin Type? Before we jump into the 4 steps of building a skincare routine, do you know your skin type? This fact is pivotal to establishing a skincare routine. Skincare is not…

  • Skin care routine + Product review

    Retinol Skincare for Beginners: A Comprehensive Guide

    Welcome to the comprehensive beginner guide to using Retinol. You may have stumbled upon the fountain of youth with retinoids, so let’s discuss how to get the most out of this powerhouse product! For this article, I switch between retinol and retinoid (it’s the same, keep reading). What is Retinol The skin and beauty world forever buzzes with the hum of retinoids and their magical powers. This fountain of youth is commonly referred to as Retinol. Retinol is a type of retinoid. Retinoid is a catchall phrase referring to different variations of vitamin A. I hope you’re still with me.…