• Camping and skin care
    Camping,  Cleansing,  Cleansing Cloths,  Micellar Water

    In the Glow of the Campfire. Oh wait, that’s your skin.

    I love to go camping.  There is just something about roughing it for a few days that really appeals to me.  I love assembling our tent, setting out our cooler and camp chairs, starting a fire, and just being outside. Everything is simplified; I wear comfy clothes, no makeup, and my hair is in a ponytail or braids the whole time.  There are no distractions, like a phone or television, to get in the way of pure family time.  Often, where we go camping, we don’t even have cell service,…

  • Blue Water
    Camping,  Cleansing,  Facial Water,  Hydration,  Micellar Water,  Tips,  Travel

    Micellar Water

    For the longest time, I resisted even trying micellar water.  I thought, “What’s the point?”  I use facial cleanser and water to wash my face.  I couldn’t imagine how swiping a liquid-soaked cotton pad across my face, without rinsing it off no less, could possibly clean anything.  Well, I’m always up for trying new things. I knew what the term micellar meant.  I studied micelles in high school and college chemistry.  The definition of micelle is an aggregate of molecules in a colloidal solution, such as those formed be detergents. …