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Skin Care as a Gift Between Friends

When is a skin cream more than a skin cream? Put into the hands of generous, caring women I’ve learned that it becomes an affirmation of the loving bond between people. I developed YASOU, a luxe natural skin care line for eco-conscious women who care about themselves and the planet we live on. But these […]

The Virtues of Aloe Vera For Skin Care

The Aloe Vera plant has a long history of use as a moisturizer, hydrating the skin of our early ancestors in Africa, Persia and Egypt as well as in Greece and Italy. Its properties are cherished for soothing the skin. Certified organic Aloe Vera, derived from the plant’s leaf, offers the purest experience. In skincare, […]

Let Your Skin Breathe

Stop! Please take a moment right now and ask yourself: Today I used how many products on my skin? If you answered this question honestly than you may be surprised to realize that you could be overdosing your skin with product usage; possibly clogging your pores and hurting the health of your skin. Be kind […]

Green Guide To Natural Skincare

Natural skincare is a niche product ready to be embraced by the mainstream. Like organically grown food, natural skincare will be the first choice for people who care about making healthy lifestyle decisions. Scientists have determined that skin will absorb up to 60 percent of applied lotions, soaps, creams and oils. Unlike food, which is […]

Skincare Layering Technique for Better, Brighter Skin

Just as a well-prepared canvas can improve a painting, a well-layered skincare routine can improve your skin. Do you know which products should be added first? Or how to blend products to get the result you want? Someone asked me recently how to layer the skincare products she owned for best results. It’s a good […]

Organic Olive Oil In Skin Care

Olive Oil is very good for your health but did you know that it’s very good for your skin too? Referred to as “liquid gold” by the Greek poet Homer, it is known to be closer in chemical structure to the skin’s natural oil than any other naturally occurring oil. It penetrates and hydrates the […]

Temperature Matters For Seasonal Skin Care

There are two skin care actions to take no matter what the temperature is outside – moisturize and block UV rays. Let’s look at how to protect your skin year round. When it comes to caring for your skin, temperature matters. Ingredients in your skin care products matter too. Products containing shea butter can help […]

3 Ways To Help Your Skin Be Stress-Free

In exploring the subject of stress-free skin I knew I had to speak with artist and master esthetician Jackie Pesce at the Life Spa in Schaumburg, Ill. Jackie has been in the profession for years and has worked for numerous skin care lines. She coaches her peers on the usage and presentation of Aveda, BioElements, […]

How Green is Your Skincare Routine?

Nourishing your skin each day is a routine most people don’t think about except when buying skincare products. Let’s put a spotlight on these few minutes of each day to discover how green your skincare routine is, or can be. How you wash your face, bathe and moisturize your skin can make a difference in […]