woman in white dress on beach woman in white dress on beach

3 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A SUNSCREEN

By Maria Velve

When shopping for sunscreen, the #1 goal is to protect our skin and our children’s skin from the sun’s harmful rays. Exposure to UV rays is the main factor that causes skin cells to become cancer cells, so a good sunscreen is a-must for everyone who spends time outdoors in the summer. However, did you know that many chemical sunscreen ingredients are harmful because...

Read more

YOUR ULTIMATE GUIDE TO CHOOSING A MINERAL SUNSCREEN YOUR ULTIMATE GUIDE TO CHOOSING A MINERAL SUNSCREEN

YOUR ULTIMATE GUIDE TO CHOOSING A MINERAL SUNSCREEN

By Maria Velve

With warmer days finally here and people heading out on vacation, it's especially important that you are wearing sunscreen everyday. However, nobody wants to wear sunscreen that they don’t like the feel of, is out of their budget or for a million other reasons personal to you. It is therefore crucial...

Read more

Tallow balm on black woman Tallow balm on black woman

HOW TALLOW BENEFITS YOUR SKIN

By Maria Velve

There are many reasons why you use grass-fed tallow on your skin. My youngest son struggled with severe eczema for years and I tried it all including grass-fed tallow.  It made a wonderful moisturizer after bath time and deeply nourished his skin.  Grass-fed tallow is amazing for many skin uses including...

Read more

GLOWING SKIN AT HOME WITH AN LED LIGHT THERAPY MASK GLOWING SKIN AT HOME WITH AN LED LIGHT THERAPY MASK

GLOWING SKIN AT HOME WITH AN LED LIGHT THERAPY MASK

By Maria Velve

In the quest for flawless skin, the beauty industry continually unveils innovative technologies that promise glowing results. One such advancement gaining traction is the LED light therapy mask. These futuristic-looking masks have been making waves in skincare circles, offering a...

Read more

Maria Velve with clean perfume Maria Velve with clean perfume

HOW TO SHOP FOR A CLEAN PERFUME

By Maria Velve

Did you know that the gifting of perfume goes back to ancient times? In Ancient Rome, perfume was viewed as a symbol of wealth and power. Therefore, giving perfume as a gift was a tradition that indicated great respect, affection and honour. I'm not a fan of the ingredients found in synthetic fragrance or the lack of transparency that goes with them. However, I believe that perfume is a beautiful thing as a long as...

Read more

young woman in snow young woman in snow

GIVE YOUR SKIN A BREAK THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

By Maria Velve

The holidays are here! During this busy, stressful and indulgent time of year, it's always a good reminder to take some time to take care of yourself and your skin.  Here are 5 ways to give your skin a break this holiday season without....

Read more

Black woman with moisturizer Black woman with moisturizer

WHY YOUR SKIN NEEDS NATURAL RETINOL

By Maria Velve

Retinol is one of the most talked about anti-aging ingredients and for a good reason! Also known as vitamin A, retinol can repair and rejuvenate the skin beautifully. However, not everyone can use the conventional vitamin A products that are found on many cosmetic store shelves.  This is why natural retinol products...

Read more

Beautiful mature woman Beautiful mature woman

BEST ANTI-AGING ESSENTIAL OILS FOR THE SKIN

By Maria Velve

There is no better time than right now to look into improving things when it comes to your health and your skin. If your lifestyle has taken a toll on you leaving you looking tired and older overnight you're not alone! You might be looking for a couple new ways to look fresher. I’m going to give you a few simple tips on the best anti-aging essential oils...

Read more

woman with fall leaves woman with fall leaves

3 SKINCARE PRODUCTS TO SWITCH TO FOR FALL

By Maria Velve

Fall is a time of change.  Along with the beautiful colours of the leaves and rotating our closets, cooler weather skincare products are a-must.  It’s time to replace our gel cleanser with a creamier cleanser, and invest in a richer moisturizer and a serum.

Read more

HOW MENOPAUSE AFFECTS THE SKIN HOW MENOPAUSE AFFECTS THE SKIN

HOW MENOPAUSE AFFECTS THE SKIN

By Maria Velve

How Menopause affects the skin can vary from woman to woman. Hormonal fluctuations can manifest on the skin in a variety of ways such as acne, severe dryness, sensitivity and more. These are the top 5 changes you need to know about...

Read more

BEST SKIN FIRMING BEAUTY INGREDIENTS BEST SKIN FIRMING BEAUTY INGREDIENTS

BEST SKIN FIRMING BEAUTY INGREDIENTS

By Maria Velve

Many of us attribute saggy skin to aging, but there's more to it. Your genes, lifestyle, and dietary habits can affect the firmness and tightness of your skin. If you notice that your facial skin looks droopy and saggy lately, it is an indicator that the...

Read more

GENTLE SKINCARE FOR ACNE-PRONE SKIN GENTLE SKINCARE FOR ACNE-PRONE SKIN

GENTLE SKINCARE FOR ACNE-PRONE SKIN

By Maria Velve

When acne strikes, many of us go on the attack. But with the right gentle skincare, your acne-prone skin can start feeling and looking better. Here are some gentle solutions using natural products.

Read more