• 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. What is Micellar Water 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…

  • Healthy Skin
    Cleansing,  Retinol,  Sleep,  Sunscreen,  Tips,  Vitamin C

    10 Tips for Beautiful Skin

    Taking care of our skin does not have to be difficult or expensive.  There are simple things you can do every day that will give you glowing skin. Drink water. I know that for some of us this can be a difficult task.  Some people forget and some people just don’t like drinking water.  I get it.  I used to be there, but I have since become a believer in the power of water.  When I started drinking more water I began getting compliments on how nice my skin looked,…

  • Cleansing
    Cleansing

    Dirty Dirty!

        If you want to keep your skin looking healthy and fresh the most important thing you can do is to keep it clean.  Our skin is exposed to make-up, dirt, sweat, excess oil, and pollutants throughout the day.  These things can contribute to breakouts, redness and irritation.  They can also accentuate fine lines and wrinkles and make us look and feel older than we are. How often should you wash your face?  Well that is up for debate but the best answer I could find is to at…