The best natural eczema treatments

Sensitive skin can show itself in a number unpleasant ways, which are often embarassing and uncomfortable. Some people just get a little redness and irritation, while others are cursed with full blown eczema, psoriasis or dermatitis which can feel hopeless. Despite what dermatologists often prescribe, cortizone steroids, antihistamines and antibiotics, they just treat the symptoms. I'm not sayi…

10 things you should know about summer sunscreen

It’s officially June, beauties! Time to put that sun hat and SPF on! Did someone say cannonball? Let’s splash our way into all things sun care. With so many options to toss into your beach bag this summer, let’s explore ingredients, the best way to apply, and skin tips galore! —Floppy hats and bare feet permitted beyond this point— 1.Skip the Chemicals Any of the follo…

The definitive guide to stretch marks & prevention

As a soon-to-be mother of 2, I find myself on a lot of facebook support groups for a wide range of child and pregnancy related issues. Mother's have so many questions and in an age where information is at our fingertips, there's a lot of great but also misinformation available to us. Pregnancy is a time when you want the best health for yourself and your baby, so it's important to seek the trut…

Why soy is sabotaging your skin

Stop eating soy!  Wait, what? Soy isn't healthy? No way. Soy has wrongfully been pushed by into the mainstream as a "health food" since the 80's. It all started with the production of vegetable oil. Most vegetable oil is made primarily from soy; the oils were pressed and protein portion was to be discarded - a cost that soy manufacturers didn't want to deal with. The soy industry de…

Q&A with Marissa - Learn more about Argan Republic

Hey Guys! So I thought it might be fun to share a bit more about our brand, me personally and why it's a passion. As you probably know by now, transparency is our policy so nothing should come as a real shock but I'm just going to lay it all out there! You also may have noticed that I don't do videos - I'm a reserved and shy-type person so I don't get to talk to you guys a whole lot but it doesn't…

Three DIY Natural Skin Care Recipes with Argan Oil

One of the beautiful things about natural skin care is that it doesn't have to be complicated. Some of the best and most beneficial formulas are just a few ingredients. The customizations are endless, as are the list of pure, plant-based oils. I'm giving you three of my expertly formulated recipes to try at home. Happy Summer! Exfoliating and Moisturizing Lip Scrub If you're l…