Mushrooms have long been believed to possess healing powers. An ice age mummy known as Otzi was discovered with one species of mushroom strung around his neckline and another variety he carried in a pouch; one had medicinal properties and another served as fire tinder.
Good things come to those who are patient. In the case of shaving, this couldn’t be truer. Shaving is a form of upkeep that offers little forgiveness. A worn out razor, the wrong razor, subpar products, and improper practices can cause nicks, cuts, razor burns, blemishes, dry skin and more....
Beauty is changing in a big way. A decade ago, very few consumers were questioning what their skincare products were made of – flash forward to today and conscious consumption has taken over the industry.
While the hairbrush was only patented in 1870 by Samuel Firey and later improved upon and modified into its modern form Lyda Newman in 1898, it’s clear that this essential grooming tool has been relied on through the ages.
2 billion pairs of tights are produced each year and hosiery is serious business! Hosiery has practical use whether it’s for braving cold weather, for helping refine holiday bulges or to look inviting….Whatever the reason, it is important to understand the word denier!
When was the last time you checked the expiration date of a skincare product? Maybe you have a vague idea of when each item was purchased, but that eyeliner in your cosmetic bag could possibly be from a few years ago. If this describes your beauty cabinet, you’re not alone.
In the summer of 2016, my world came crashing down. After two loved ones left my life, I spent a lot of time with good friends who suddenly felt like strangers. They didn’t understand what I was going through, but how could they? Instead of enduring loneliness surrounded by people,...
Dry shampoo has captured the hearts and hairs (pun intended) of beauty editors and customers alike. Though far from a modern concept, the quick-and-easy styling product hit a new stride within the last decade.
The term “adaptogen” appears to have been coined in the 1950s by Russian researchers for medicinal botanicals which seemed to increase resistance to stress and which were used to enhance the mental and physical stamina of Russian troops during World War II.
We needed a quick, easy, yummy and healthy WFH pick-me-up, and we set our sights on crafting a good-for-you, zero guilt oatmeal cookie.
How many times have you heard the phrase “We are creatures of habit”? We act without thinking, like brushing our teeth, tying our shoes and starting the car. Habits compound over time, because as the English philosopher Will Durant once said, “We are what we repeatedly do.”
Plastic production skyrocketed in the 1950s. Along with the then recently invented nylon and other synthetic materials, plastic was commonplace in every American household by the end of the decade. Since then, the man-made substance has found its way into every industry worldwide, including beauty.
The American Academy of Dermatology reports that 9,500 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with skin cancer every day. We lather on sunscreen not because getting a tan isn’t desirable, but to block the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays which can cause sunburn and the cancer ‘melanoma.’