The Top Anti-Aging Ingredients & Their Natural Alternatives

When it comes to skin care, we always choose ingredients that are 100% safe and effective over those that are controversial (and not necessarily proven to be unsafe but still debatable). Why delve into the unknown when there are plenty of solid options out there in the world of au naturel? Look through the web


Super-Easy DIY Facial Masks for Healthy Skin

Food is of course good eaten for all the nutrients they provide, but they also work wonders when applied topically. For a kitchen-inspired at-home spa day and some mixing fun, try one of these DIY facial mask recipes and watch your skin glow! For all these recipes, first cleanse your face and let dry. After letting the mask work its magic for the recommended amount of time, wash off with

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The Beautifying Benefits of Mineral Makeup

If you’ve ever felt as if you were “undoing” all your skincare’s hard work by applying makeup over your pristinely cleansed and nourished face, it’s time to move on to the fascinating world of mineral makeup. It might seem like a buzz word, but it’s buzzed around this long because its place on the pedestal is warranted. Mineral makeup, in effect, is skincare disguised as makeup.  Mineral makeup is made

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Facial Oils: Why You Need Them & How to Choose One

Once upon a time, facial oils were exclusive to royalty (think Cleopatra and her legendary oil baths). But now that facial oils are as accessible as ever, we can all leverage the remarkable potencies of oils to supercharge our skincare. Here’s why you should add these little miracle droplets into your skincare routine. Facial oils are absolutely not only for the mature or dry-skinned. It doesn’t matter if you have


Ice Cream for Health? Yes, Please!

A healthy meal doesn’t always need to be salads and green juices. In the name of summer and fun, why not make a meal out of ice cream? Just make sure you mix it up with good-for-you ingredients… your body and  taste buds will thank you for it. Whether you decide to have “dessert for dinner” or want a chilly, filling snack rich with superfoods and nutrients, start with this

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This Brilliant Luminizer Works Miracles on EVERYONE’S Face

“The life force of the skin interacts with the life force of everything applied to it. It is the interaction — the synthesis of all ingredients, that creates a truly alive product, and truly alive skin! rms beauty is all about this synergistic interchange.” – RMS Beauty You’ve heard every girl needs a pair of perfect stilettos… or a sexy red lipstick… or a go-to LBD. What do we think?

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Perfect, Pretty Pedi: Exclusive Footcare Tips from Olive & June Founder

Want gorgeous feet once and for all? There’s no better person to turn to than Olive & June founder Sarah Gibson Tuttle! Named after her great-grandma and grandma (so precious), Sarah’s ultra-chic, uplifting and super-welcoming nail salon is the finest maker of sandal-worthy, polished feet. We sat down with Sarah and picked her brain about how we can all take care of our feet, in and outside of the salon! What are


8 Inspirational Quotes About Freedom

“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” ― Coco Chanel “Some birds are not meant to be caged, that’s all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild. So you let them go, or when you open the cage to feed them they somehow fly out past you. And the part of you that knows it was wrong to imprison them in the first


Foods for a Gorgeous, Glowing Complexion

You’ve heard it over and over again and we’ll say it again: Beautiful skin comes from within. While high-performing, toxin-free skin care is a must, consuming nutrient-rich, hydrating foods are also necessary to achieve and maintain a smooth, supple, clear and bright complexion. While there are numerous nutrients that benefit your skin, there are a few that are often considered to be “vital”: Vitamins A, C, E Antioxidants Essential Fatty

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5 Ways to Exercise Smart Sun Behavior

1. Seeking Shade: The Shadow Rule By examining the relationship between shadow length and UVB/UVA ray intensity, data shows a linear relationship between object height and shadow length. When the shadow is shorter than the object, avoid direct sunlight; when the object and shadow are of equal length, up to half an hour is ideal; and when the shadow is twice as long, exposure for up to an hour is


Travel Tips for a Healthy & Happy Summer Sojourn

“Every perfect traveler always creates the country where he travels.” –Nikos Kazantzakis If you’re lucky enough to travel this summer (or anytime), we say: GO. Traveling is priceless. Your eyes become instruments of empathy, your taste buds become explorers, and your heart will never be so open. If there’s one thing some of us struggle with, though, it’s preparing ourselves to maintain that light, healthy feel as we traverse the


Father Knows Best: Life Lessons From TV Dads

Nod in agreement if you know a dad or father figure who makes you feel unconditionally loved, is the first to bring you gingergy soup when you start sniffling, cracks the corniest of corniest jokes, makes you feel protected even when he’s not there, or cooks a mean casserole. The list goes on… One thing all dads seem to possess is the miracle ability to offer the most profound advice