Must-Have Botanical Beauty Ingredient: Jojoba Oil

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Jojoba Oil (pronounced ho-HO-ba) is one of my staple botanical beauty ingredients. It comes from the jojoba plant, which grows in the Southwest United States and Mexico. Although we call it an oil, Jojoba Oil is actually a “wax ester”, … Continue reading

First Aid Beauty Skin Care Products Review

First Aid Beauty explains the following about the ingredients in their products on their website: “FAB products are free of harsh chemicals and known allergens, including parabens, phthalates, alcohol, fragrances and artificial dyes. Select products also boast FDA-approved over-the-counter formulations … Continue reading

Physical vs. Chemical Exfoliation: Which is better?

Previously, I had been afraid of exfoliating my sensitive skin. I’ve tried a number of “gentle” exfoliants, and even tried making my own from natural foods such as ground oatmeal, ground almonds, and seeds. Everything left my face feeling itchy, … Continue reading

Nature’s Baby Organics Face & Body Moisturizer Review

Who says you have to be a baby to use a baby’s moisturizer? Nature’s Baby Organics certainly doesn’t think so, their motto being “Gentle enough for baby, rich enough for adults.” Nature’s Baby Organics, which is a subsidiary of Nature’s Baby … Continue reading