Keep It Clean: 6 Ingredients to Avoid in Your Skincare and Safer, Natural Alternatives
It’s become apparent that the wellness focus is here to stay; not for a moment, but as a movement. We are more aware than ever that what we put in our bodies has a direct impact on our health—and this also extends to our skincare. When looking for answers, there seem to be endless articles that can lead to information overload. Many argue that over 60% of what we apply topically gets absorbed into our skin and “26 seconds is all it takes”. Unfortunately, it’s not quite that straightforward and dependent on a number of different factors. One thing that...
Clay Cleanser Benefits for Cleansing, Detoxifying and Brightening Skin
The notion of rubbing your face with mud to get clean might seem like a funny one, but clay cleansers are no joke. While it may seem counterintuitive, clay is a super star ingredient in deeply purifying the pores without stripping skin or over-drying. Clay is a detoxifier and acts like a magnet for ridding the skin of debris, toxins and impurities. It helps to control oil and cleanse pores without taking away any of the necessities healthy skin needs to thrive. What is a clay cleanser? Clay facial cleansers are cleansers designed to remove only dirt and impurities from...
5 Ways To Rejuvenate Sun-Damaged Skin Naturally
It happens every year to the best of us. Summer comes around and the temptation to bask in the salt-air of the ocean or the breeze of a beautiful garden is too strong. But, over time the effects of sun-worshipping wreak havoc on our skin. While we can’t—and nor do we want to—turn back time and opt to stay indoors, how can we reverse the sun branding on our skin? What is Sun Damage? While sunburn and sunstroke are the obvious immediate sirens warning you that you’ve stayed in the sun too long, sun damage encompasses the more permanent effects...
New York Fashion Week
We were thrilled to be included in part of Denver-based designer Crystal Lee's showcase for her eponymous label C.R.Lee. The debuted collection Sophistapunk was nothing short of a work of art. Daring details like paint, hand-distressed fabrics and clunky metals were paired with the sophisticated and opulent fabrics like silk, velvet and suede. Models were prepped with Scändic Beauty products for dewy, fresh runway-ready skin.