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Sun Safety 101

June 10, 2014
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Sun Safety 101

Ask any dermatologist and she’ll tell you the number one thing you can do to keep your skin healthy, prevent skin cancer and stop premature wrinkles is to block damaging ultraviolet rays from the sun. With a wide range of sun care options available, here’s what you need to know about SPF numbers, sunscreen...

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Cleanse-Tone-Treat: Your Step-By-Step Skin Care Guide

May 21, 2014
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Cleanse-Tone-Treat: Your Step-By-Step Skin Care Guide

We invest time and money into stocking our beauty cabinets with skin care products that have the potential to make our skin look and feel better. But do you know which order to apply them in for the best results? Should serums be under or over moisturizer? And where does sunscreen come in? Esthetician...

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Why We’re Sweet on Honey

May 16, 2014
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Why We’re Sweet on Honey

Our love affair with honey started thousands of years ago. What time has taught us is that besides being one of the finest natural sweeteners, honey has amazing health benefits that can improve our skin, fight infections and reduce inflammation. Here’s the scoop on the sweet stuff. Honey’s health benefits Honey’s natural components make...

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On Trend for Spring: Radiant Orchid

May 1, 2014
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On Trend for Spring: Radiant Orchid

Pink, fuchsia and purple all come together in this year’s Color of the Year, Radiant Orchid. Pantone, the color experts, choose a new “it” color each year that influences everything from fashion to makeup to home furnishings. According to the folks at Pantone, this year’s color inspires creativity, imagination and joy. What better way...

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Vegan Beauty: Why We Love What’s Not There

April 8, 2014
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Vegan Beauty: Why We Love What’s Not There

No matter what your eating philosophy, vegan skin and beauty products can be a great way to take care of yourself and protect animals. Here are a few reasons to explore vegan skin care and makeup. They’re rigorously certified. Vegan products that earn the “Certified Vegan” label adhere to strict guidelines. The Vegan Awareness...

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6 Easy, Healthy Switches for Spring

April 1, 2014
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6 Easy, Healthy Switches for Spring

Time to get back on board with those New Year’s resolutions–just in time for spring! Here are a few ideas for healthy habits that are good for you and the planet. 1.   Cook with Coconut There’s been a lot of buzz about coconut oil recently. Early studies show how using coconut oil (especially virgin...

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Natural Care for Aging Joints and Bones

March 17, 2014
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Natural Care for Aging Joints and Bones

Stiff, achy joints and brittle bones don’t have to be an inevitable part of aging. Natural supplements and nutrients can help keep us strong, explains Dr. Matt Murphy, a chiropractor and practitioner at our Napa store. These remedies, along with vitamin-rich foods and exercise, can go a long way in keeping our bones and...

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Vitamin C: Skin Care Superhero

March 6, 2014
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Vitamin C: Skin Care Superhero

What can banish wrinkles, make dark spots disappear, save you from the sun, and keep skin healthy (and pretty)? It’s vitamin C to the rescue! Of course, vitamin C is good for us when we get it through food or supplements, but it works 20 times better on skin problems when applied topically. Here’s...

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The Truth About Phthalates and Parabens

March 3, 2014
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The Truth About Phthalates and Parabens

Phthalates and parabens are buzzwords in the natural beauty industry. As synthetic additives found in many skin care products, they came under the microscope in the late 1990s when they were first suspected to be toxic. But are they really as scary as we think? Here’s what you need to know about where you...

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Treatment Masks: Fast Facial Fixes

February 23, 2014
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Treatment Masks: Fast Facial Fixes

Ever feel like no matter what you do, your skin just won’t cooperate? Maybe a cleanser and moisturizer just aren’t enough to fight dryness, redness, breakouts or other skin problems. The good news is that there are a variety of masks that are formulated for specific skin problems. Here’s how to choose the right...

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