Move over tallow, there’s a new (skincare) oil in town! Actually, it’s not new at all…
Meet one of Ayurveda’s oldest skin remedies: Shata Dhauta Ghrita, also known as “100 times washed ghee.”
Find out why I’m shifting my focus away from sunscreens and SPF products in favor of a more holistic UV management approach using botanicals and cosmeceuticals shown to support the skin’s ability to withstand UV exposure. What I learned changed my mind about the wisdom of wearing (any kind of) sunscreen — even the “natural” and “safe” mineral ones.
As a child of the 70s and 80s, I have never lived in a world that wasn’t obsessed with sunscreen. I grew up wearing it whenever I went outside. As an adult, I was taught to be diligent about protecting my face and décolleté at all times or risk premature sun damage and wrinkles. We […]
Ultimately, I believe living our best, healthiest life comes down to finding that balance.
What does balance mean to you?
Wellness products should never be toxic. Period. That being said, I also don’t believe you have to throw the baby out with the bathwater in the name of being “natural.” Natural is not black and white; it can be both good and bad.