Sunday, September 30, 2018

It is PEEL time!

Want healthy, rejuvenated, even-toned skin for the holidays? Well, then, it is time to do a chemical peel! 

Fall is not only the season for pumpkins, hayrides, apple cider, and Halloween, it is also the perfect time to do some serious repair work on your skin that has been exposed to summer’s damaging rays. One of the main components of skin rejuvenation is a heavy exfoliation to remove built up dead skin cells and to help stimulate cell turnover; one of the most effective ways to do this is with a chemical peel.

The benefits of chemical peels include, but are not limited to:

  • Improves skin texture 
  • Reveals healthy, glowing, fresh skin
  • Removes dead skin cells
  • Preserves youthful appearance
  • Increases moisture retention
  • Improves skin barrier function
  • Stimulates elastin and collagen
  • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles
  • Reduces surface pigmentation
  • Helps acne prone skin
  • Assists in cell turnover 

Chemical peels come in many different shapes and sizes and range from superficial, medium, and deep treatments. The VI Peel and the Perfect Derma Peel are examples of peels with an extremely high customer rating and reports of effectiveness, but there are other options out there, including the Apeele Peel. Remember, when choosing a peel, stronger doesn't necessarily mean better. Always start with the lesser concentrations and gradually move up if needed. 

So, what are you waiting for? Shop chemical peels now at

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Bring on the pumpkin!

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Well ladies, tis' the seasn for pumpkin everything! Did you know that pumpkin is packed with fruit enzymes and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), which increase cell turnover, to brighten and smooth the skin? Pumpkin contains antioxidant Vitamin A and Vitamin C to help soften and soothe the skin and boost collagen production to prevent the signs of aging. So, yes, bring on the pumpkin pie!

But... eating pumpkin is not the only thing that you can do to help your skin. There are many ways you can actually apply pumpkin to your skin!

Pumpkin Skin Benefits:

Benefits of pumpkin is for all skin types, particularly environmentally damaged or sensitive skin. Here are the benefits of pumpkin for skin.

1. Treatment of Oily Skin:

If you have oily skin, you can try a face pack by mixing 1 tablespoon of pumpkin puree with 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar. Apply this on damp face and leave till it dries or up to 30 minutes. Rinse off with lukewarm water and then rinse with cold water. After this, you can apply an appropriate moisturizer meant for your skin type.

2. Treatment of Dry Skin:

For dry skin, mix 2 teaspoons cooked or canned pumpkin puree with ½ teaspoon honey, ¼ teaspoon milk and ¼ teaspoon heavy whipping cream. Apply this evenly on your face avoiding the eye area let it settle for 10-15 minutes. This mask exfoliates, nourishes and conditions your skin. Rinse off with warm water and apply a moisturizer meant for your skin type.

3. Anti-aging Benefits:

Pumpkin is a good source of vitamin C which is a powerful antioxidant and also contains beta-carotene which helps to reverse UV damage and improve skin texture. It helps to promote the production of collagen, thus improving your skin tone and elasticity. It protects the skin from radical damage which is responsible for causing wrinkles and even skin cancer.

4. Treatment of Dark Spots:

To fade dark spots, prepare a face pack by mixing 1 tablespoon pumpkin puree, 1 teaspoon honey, 1 teaspoon lemon juice and 1 teaspoon vitamin E oil. Apply this mixture on damp face for 30 minutes or until it dries and rinse off with lukewarm water.

5. Pumpkin Body Mask:

You can prepare a refreshing body mask by mixing ½ cup cooked or canned pumpkin puree with ½ cup coconut solids and ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon. Apply this all over your body, massaging gently. Leave this mask for about 10 minutes. Rinse off with warm water and pat dry. This will refresh and relax your skin.

6. Treatment of Acne:

Pumpkin is a good source of B vitamins such as niacin, riboflavin, B6 and folate. Niacin improves circulation, and hence, is beneficial in treating acne. And folate helps to increase circulation, which improves cell turnover and renewal.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Small Step, Big Impact

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California has officially banned the sale of cosmetics that have been tested on animals. This unprecedented ban will go into effect in the year 2020. All States need to take a closer look at the progressive steps that California has taken in promoting the welfare of animals. This ban is a huge leap towards ending unnecessary animal testing and cruelty. Every step taken towards protecting the welfare of animals on a state-level is a step taken in the right direction. States, it is time to take the lead in ensuring animal welfare! Follow the steps taken by California with this progressive ban and forge new steps of your own.

Below is a short article about the ban, which can be found at