What’s the Deal with Aromatherapy?

From essential oils to custom candles, aromatherapy reigns as a trend these days – because who doesn’t want to smell good and be healthy? It has been touted as beneficial not only for physical health, but also psychological wellbeing. So, is aromatherapy as good as it’s advertised? We’re dissecting the trend below. What is Aromatherapy? … Continue reading “What’s the Deal with Aromatherapy?”

Why Sunscreen is More Important than You Think

Admit it – when you’re getting ready, sometimes it’s tempting to skip the sunscreen and just storm out of the door. However, even if it’s overcast or you’re spending most of your time indoors, using sun protection is still essential. Here are some of the reasons why… Preventing Sunburn It’s one of the top reasons … Continue reading “Why Sunscreen is More Important than You Think”

How Often Should You Exfoliate?

Exfoliating is an important part of facial skin care – it helps in unclogging pores, preventing blackheads and removing dead skin cells. Unfortunately, too much exfoliation can instead backfire. Over-exfoliation can irritate your skin and worsen dryness and patchy conditions, said Joshua Zeichner, director of cosmetic and clinical research in dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital, … Continue reading “How Often Should You Exfoliate?”