Skincare Confessions, From Home.

I’m a work from home (and stay-at-home) mom with two loving, high energy kids under the age of 6. Like many of us, I’m grateful to stay put and thankful for those who keep our country going – yet I also find the days are busier than ever, leaving very little time for self-care. Here are my daily skincare confessions!  Confession #1: I’ve been skipping some…

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Recipes for Daily Nourishment

First we eat, then we do everything else.” – M. F. K. Fisher   A recipe is a wonderful thing.  Someone today, yesterday, fifty years ago – a thousand years ago – cared about the food going onto your table. Creating a lasting record of how to make a meal is really a labor of love.  Some recipes are elaborate and festive – a…

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Power Up with Vitamin C!

Last winter, I was constantly getting sick from the kids – picking up their coughs and sneezes as often as I picked up their laundry.  I scheduled a visit with my doctor to do routine bloodwork and to see if there was any medication or precaution I could use to better maintain my health.  When we met for our consultation, he simply told me this – Vitamin C was my best…

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Skincare Confessions! Hear from Laurel, 56.

Welcome to our new Blog Series – Skincare Confessions.  It’s like a peek into your bestie’s makeup bag, or a one-on-one beauty talk with a trusted friend. We’ve asked our customers, co-workers, acquaintances and family for their honest thoughts and feelings on skincare and cosmetics: tips, woes, loves, daily routines and must-have products. Get ready to be inspired!  This post is from Laurel – our customer and the co-owner of a bakery and…

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Everything You Want to Know About Retinoids!

We’d love to save you a Google search and answer your questions right here: “What are retinoids, and what amazing things can they do for my skin?”  How do we define retinoids?  Care Skincare Head of Product Innovation Debbie D’Aquino has a wealth of experience in the prestige beauty industry and is our go-to skincare scientist.  According to Debbie, the term “retinoids” refers to Vitamin A and the various compounds…

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Winter Skin Self-Care Tips

It’s essential to care for your skin all year round, but winter is especially challenging due to indoor dryness and outdoor elements.  Here are a few tips to ensure your skin stays healthy and your moisture barrier strong and supported:  Use Mighty Moisturizers  Skin gets notoriously dry this time of year due to change of climate…

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Hyaluronic Acid and Moisturizer Myths

Never has my skin taken so well to an ingredient. The word “acid” seems alarming at first, but I love what Hyaluronic Acid does for my face and the health of my skin.  As you may have read or heard, Hyaluronic Acid (which looks like a pure, clear jelly) is a molecule that can hold up to 1,000x its weight in…

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Because We Care: Meet Madeline, Director of the be homeful project

Madeline Ravich is the Campaign Director for the be homeful project, whose goal is to end family homelessness in Connecticut.  There are two strategies to this campaign: raising much-needed shelter diversion funds to help local families stay at home and also providing kids, families, and communities with tools to learn about how homelessness affects local children.  Since the project launched…

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Meet Olivia, Atlanta’s @foodistagirl – Travel Lover and Food Explorer

Olivia Arnold doubles as a foodie at night, finding some of Atlanta’s most delicious eats and discovering the best of savory and sweet in other cities.  In honor of Thanksgiving, we ask Olivia some delicious questions about being a food blogger:  Q:  Olivia we love looking at your amazing food journey on Instagram.  Can you tell us one of your…

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Simple Hair Care for Busy People: Pro Tips from Stylist Emi Agio

Emi Agio is a hairstylist based in New York City who has worked extensively in the world of fashion, at various photoshoots and backstage at Fashion Week.  However, she excels in everyday cuts and colors that wear well without a lot of fuss (and look deceptively simple).  We ask for her favorite tips and techniques for hair care (and what to request from your stylist): …

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