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The Benefits and Limitations of Tea Tree Oil

It smells soothing and minty fresh, and gives your scalp a refreshing zing when used in hair products (hello, Paul Mitchell’s cult-favorite shampoo). …

5 Must-Try Multitasking Eye Creams

Wrinkles, puffiness, crow’s feet, fine lines, dark circles. The eyes have it—when it comes to fighting against signs of aging and sun damage. …

Recipes for Beauty: Brussels Sprouts

If there were a list of most hated vegetables, Brussels sprouts would surely make the top five. Many of us learned to loathe the bite-sized orbs as …

9 Popular Natural Oils Explained

There are a lot (and I mean a lot!) of oils used in beauty products these days. Every time I flip open a magazine, some article is extolling the …

Dermal Needling: What It Is and Who It’s For

A few weeks ago, I was fooling around on Facebook, and an ad popped up. Now, Facebook’s ads never used to appeal to me (it was clear they had no idea …

Juice Your Way … to Lots And Lots of Greens!

You all know I love juicing. Making raw, fresh juice is a habit for me, and it helps me feel strong and energized while getting in my daily veggie …

The 5 Most Common Skin Types, Broken Down

Just like you, your skin doesn’t fit into one box. It’s better to think of skin like leaves or moods—it can fluctuate depending on the season or …

Skin Care

Are There Beauty Goodies Hiding in Your Trash or Compost Pile?

One person’s trash is another’s…beauty treasure? Yes, it’s true! At this very moment, your garbage can might contain a slew of skin care goodies …

Recipes for Beauty: Asparagus

One of my favorite things about spring is watching the snow give way to tiny, green buds that bloom all over the place. It reminds me that it’s the …

Obsessed: Juice Beauty Green Apple Peel

Two words that have always scared me: facial peels. Sorry, but I still have PTSD from seeing Samantha’s raw meat face in that episode of <i>Sex and the</i> …

The One Rx You Might Want Your Dermatologist to Prescribe

What’s on your ultimate skin care wish list? Perhaps it’s 1) banish acne, blackheads, and whiteheads; 2) minimize pore size; 3) smooth out those fine …

The Facial Mask Recipe You Need to Try Now

<i>Photo: laflor</i><p>Beauty routines can vary depending on culture and have likely been passed down from generation to generation. I’ve always loved learning …

Skin Care

Basic Tips for Preventing Breakouts

When you wake up with a big ol’ pimple on your face, you wanna know how to get rid of that bad boy—and quick. But what can you do to actually <i>prevent</i> …

Skin Care

This Spicy Pantry Staple is a Beauty Must-Have

While cinnamon is most harmonious with a hot cup of cider, the spicy seasoning makes a great addition to your beauty routine, too. This good-for-you …