Category Archives: Sun Care

Tropical Fun: Summer Scented Skincare!

I don’t know if I’ve mentioned this before, but I really love summertime. (I’m just kidding, I mention it regularly!). I love swimming and going to the beach, and being outside and hiking and sitting in the park reading a book, and all things sun, sand, grass, and sea. But there’s one little issue… all […]

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Getting Your Skin Summer Ready!

I, as a long-time North-Easterner, have always loved the time when it finally becomes summer. I love spring, too, but I particularly love when it’s just so undeniably warm that you can really put away your winter coats, boots, and/or seasonal depression (just me? anyone else?), and finally declare that it’s going to be hot […]

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Laurel’s Personal Summer Skin Rituals Revealed

With summer in full swing, we are so excited to share this practical yet pampering summer skin advice from one of the most talented skin-healers we know—Laurel of Laurel Whole Plant Organics! Whether you’re headed to the beach or simply out for a sunny stroll, this is a must-read. Enjoy and don’t miss the special […]

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A Few of My Favorite Beauty Discoveries in 2016

With 2016 out of the way, I have to say—it wasn’t all bad! At least where natural skincare products are concerned, I discovered and enjoyed many beautiful, practical, and nontoxic items that really brightened my year. Before we move on to what’s new and fabulous in 2017, let’s talk about some of the products that […]

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How To Make the Perfect Liquid Foundation with SPF

  Sometimes great ideas are borne out of mistakes. I often find that the case with beauty products. Recently I ordered the WELL PEOPLE Altruist Mineralist Foundation, which I absolutely love for its ability to build from sheer to full coverage while always looking natural. I took advantage of Integrity Botanicals’ great sampling program to […]

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3 Treatments for Sun Damage  

The summer is winding down, and it’s time to start thinking about the shift from protecting to repairing. It’s never too early to start incorporating a treatment that helps repair skin that’s stressed and damaged from too much sun, or to help ensure that damage doesn’t appear in the form of fine lines and discoloration […]

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Ursa Major Force Field Daily Defense Lotion with SPF

  Ursa Major’s fabulous skincare line is a staple in my home for both me and my husband, so when I found out that they were launching a daily moisturizer with sunscreen I knew it was going to be special. Ursa Major nails it every time when it comes to the texture, finish and efficacy […]

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What to Know About Sunscreen with Raw Elements Founder Brian Guadagno

  There’s nothing I love more than talking with a brand founder who really knows their stuff and can educate me about topics that impact my health and wellbeing. The science behind natural skincare products and botanical ingredients fascinates me, and the more I know about it the more empowered I feel to make great […]

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Susannah’s Top 5 Summer Favorites

Summer can be really tough on skin and hair, and it presents its own seasonal challenges with bugs, bright sun and more. There are some products that just seem to make summer’s hot weather and everything that comes with it more tolerable. These are my top 5 favorite products for summer… Kari Gran Three Sixty Five […]

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Best Sunscreens for Summer Activities

Whether I’m heading out to the dog park for an hour or into the sun for a long hike or swim, I’m grateful to have so many options available for nontoxic sunscreen. Gone are the days when you have to look like a pale, ghost-like version of yourself or rely on conventional sunscreens full of questionable […]

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