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OCTOBER 11, 2018

Listen Up: Podcasts we're loving!

October 11, 2018

Listen Up: Podcasts we're loving!

Remember the days of 3 network TV channels?  Feels like ancient history compared to what’s available today:  hundreds of tv channels, subscription services that make binge-watching entire seasons of a show so easy, e-readers, blogs and now… podcasts.  I’ll admit, I was a little late to the podcast party - now it seems everyone and their sister has one.  Who has time to listen to them all?  Probably no one, which is why it’s handy to have guides to help navigate your way to find the ones that spark your interest. Here’s a brief list of some of our favorites: ...

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APRIL 07, 2017

JUST MAKES SCENTS — GREEN LAUNDRY TIPS FROM LOOHOO DRYER BALLS FOUNDER CYNDI PRINCE

April 07, 2017

JUST MAKES SCENTS — GREEN LAUNDRY TIPS FROM LOOHOO DRYER BALLS FOUNDER CYNDI PRINCE

Laundry extraordinaire Cyndi Prince from LooHoo Wool Dryer Balls has a few tips to help us green-clean our laundry routine. It’s no surprise that when it comes to cleaning around the house, my day starts in the laundry room. Some days, in fact, seem to begin and end there. But I have to admit, I love it. I enjoy the feel of warm towels just out of the dryer, the freshness of clean clothes and a tidy workspace where everything is in its place. I can happily admit I’ve created a space that is healthy for my family and the...

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MARCH 06, 2017

LIP SCRUB RITUAL

March 06, 2017

LIP SCRUB RITUAL

Who doesn’t love a bold lip? The trick to pulling off a bright color is in the application. As any lipstick lover will tell you, smooth hydrated lips are a must for even and precise lip color. While I’m particularly fond of Suji Red, I was over the moon when we decided to add Lip Scrub to the Kari Gran line. For exfoliation, Kari uses organic sugar paired with Chamomile powder that gives Lip Scrub a speckled color. The soothing balance of the two exfoliators is kinder and less abrasive than a typical sugar scrub. Our Lip Scrub is a great...

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MAY 10, 2013

NATURAL BODY OIL. KARI’S TWO CENTS.

May 10, 2013

NATURAL BODY OIL. KARI’S TWO CENTS.

Q & A with Kari about Body Oil Body Oils are a great way to deeply and quickly moisturize your skin. Just apply a small amount to damp skin and towel off the excess or massage into dry skin. Kari gives her thoughts on body oil in this Q & A. Why would someone use body oil instead of moisturizer? I do think that preference has something to do with it. For me, it’s all about using pure product without any unnecessary fillers. I also find it to be a bit more luxurious experience. Do most body oils contain parabens?...

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FEBRUARY 25, 2013

KARI GRAN’S EIGHT STEPS TO HEALTHY SKIN

February 25, 2013

KARI GRAN’S EIGHT STEPS TO HEALTHY SKIN

Kari Gran’s Eight Steps to Healthy Skin are easy to understand, memorize and follow. Take these tips to heart — your skin and your body will thank you. 1. Learn to Read Labels. Many beauty products are full of ingredients potentially harmful to your health. Parabens and toxins can mess with the body and are known hormone disruptors. Remember, what you put on your skin is absorbed into your bloodstream. Key ingredients to avoid include anything that ends in “paraben,” phthalates (synthetic fragrance), polyethelene glycol (PEG) and propylene glycol, just to name a few. 2. Mineral and Petroleum Oil–Stay Away! Manufacturers use mineral oil and petroleum in...

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