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MAY 16, 2014

[VIDEO] BEAUTIFUL NATURAL SKIN IN THREE SIMPLE STEPS

May 16, 2014

[VIDEO] BEAUTIFUL NATURAL SKIN IN THREE SIMPLE STEPS

I’ve always said using our all natural skin care system is easy (four steps, less than five minutes), and is a relaxing ritual too. Now I have visual proof! If you haven’t tried it for yourself, first-time clients can pick up our skin care system Mini Kit (Travel Size Skin Care Set) for just $48. It includes a two-week of Cleansing Oil, Hydrating Tonic, Essential Serum and our new SPF. Bonus, the set is travel-friendly, so you’ll breeze past TSA.

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MAY 13, 2014

FROM THE INBOX: CLEANSING OIL METHOD QUESTIONS

May 13, 2014

FROM THE INBOX: CLEANSING OIL METHOD QUESTIONS

We love getting emails from our clients, usually because they’re writing to tell us how much they love us (blush!). But sometimes there are burning beauty questions among the love notes. Today we shed light on questions about our Cleansing Oil – using oil to cleanse the face may seem counterintuitive, but trust us, you’ll never go back. 1. Can the Cleansing Oil be used around the eyes, and is it really taking off all the makeup? How much should I use? Our mineral Cleansing Oil can absolutely be used all around and over eyes (though you know your eyes...

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FEBRUARY 12, 2014

JOLENE HART’S BEAUTY IS WELLNESS CHEAT SHEET: ECZEMA

February 12, 2014

JOLENE HART’S BEAUTY IS WELLNESS CHEAT SHEET: ECZEMA

We are often asked (especially in the cold winter months) what helps with eczema. Jolene Hart’s article, Beauty Is Wellness Cheat Sheet: Eczema, really has it covered: The Beauty Issue:Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitisThis common skin issue (which often flares up during the cold, dry winter) ranges from mild to quite harsh. It can be dry and scaly, moist and blistery, or it can bleed and form rough callouses. It’s common to get eczema near joints (behind knees, inside elbows) and on legs and arms. What You See:Patches of itchy, flaky, red skin— often flaring up at night and when...

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JANUARY 18, 2014

10 STEPS TO HEALTHY SKIN

January 18, 2014

10 STEPS TO HEALTHY SKIN

After years of masking, exfoliating, hydrating, cleansing and steaming, I have arrived at simple no-nonsense skin routine that works for me -- my very own 10 Steps to Healthy Skin. My 10 steps to healthy skin make me look and feel better today than I did in my twenties. Don’t get me wrong, I do have forty-year-old skin which looks far different from twenty-year-old skin, but the process has been natural and age appropriate. There are some women, you know them, who wage war against aging end up becoming a cartoonish version of their younger selves, I am pleased to say...

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NOVEMBER 21, 2013

BROCCOLI IS GOOD FOR YOUR SKIN

November 21, 2013

BROCCOLI IS GOOD FOR YOUR SKIN

Did you know that eating broccoli is good for your skin?  New research conducted at John’s Hopkins University indicates sulforaphane – a compound found in broccoli – can help repair sun-damaged skin and even prevent certain kinds of melanoma. For more information about how Broccoli is good for your skin read this great scientific article about the health benefits of broccoli, just click here. What’s New and Beneficial About Broccoli Broccoli can provide you with some special cholesterol-lowering benefits if you will cook it by steaming. The fiber-related components in broccoli do a better job of binding together with bile acids in your digestive...

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NOVEMBER 05, 2013

SHAVING WITH OIL

November 05, 2013

SHAVING WITH OIL

My husband recently started shaving with oil, specifically with Kari Gran’s Cleansing Oil. Now, he is a convert. Kari’s natural oils give him zero razor burn, soft skin, and no strong scent. And shaving with oil is a far faster process than his typical routine. My husband is a low key guy, neither a metrosexual nor a guy’s guy. He falls somewhere in the middle, so while he doesn’t resist my suggestion of shaving with oil, he never would seek it out on his own. His first reaction is to question if such a small amount of oil will actually work...

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NOVEMBER 01, 2013

STEPS TO HEALTHY WINTER SKIN

November 01, 2013

As the autumn months begin, it’s time to reexamine steps to healthy winter skin. Think of it as winterizing your skin. Most of us tend to get drier, flakier skin in the winter.  Here are some simple steps will help combat winter skin blues: Adjust your beauty routine – in the winter months, I take more time with my Kari Gran Cleansing Oil. Try taking 10 or 20 minutes to massage it into your skin prior to removing the Cleansing Oil. The more time the better. I often do this in front of the tv. I also add one or...

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OCTOBER 29, 2013

10 SUN CANCER PREVENTION TIPS – WINTER EDITION

October 29, 2013

10 SUN CANCER PREVENTION TIPS – WINTER EDITION

Sun cancer prevention is often forgotten during the winter months. It is easy to be lackadaisical with your sunscreen in the winter, especially when cruising down the slopes on your skis or snowboard. When it’s cold and the wind is blowing, it’s hard to think that your skin at even higher risk for skin cancer as when you are playing with your kids on the beach in July. But skin cancer is still out and about for winter sports enthusiasts and sun cancer prevention is just as important in the winter. In fact, skiers and snowboarders are at increased risk...

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JULY 11, 2013

SUPPLEMENTS FOR HEALTHY SKIN

July 11, 2013

SUPPLEMENTS FOR HEALTHY SKIN

In addition to caring for your skin from the outside, working from the inside can help too! Check out which supplements WebMD recommends for beautiful, healthy skin. Aging and the sun take a toll on our skin. Increasingly, people are taking antioxidants to their skin care routine. Their goal: Help protect skin from the inside out. Supplements for Skin and Beauty Certain vitamins and antioxidants may improve the health and quality of your skin. Vitamins C and E, and selenium are antioxidants that may help protect skin from sun damage. Vitamin AVitamin A, also known as retinol, is key for cell growth,...

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JULY 08, 2013

CLEANSING OIL FOR THE FACE

July 08, 2013

CLEANSING OIL FOR THE FACE

Cleansing oil for the face, it’s the fastest and most gentle way to clean your face and nourish your skin. At Kari Gran our Cleansing oil is gentle, hydrating and it smells wonderful. For those of you who think oil will only make your skin breakout think again. Facts show that cleansing with oil gives you skin the balance it needs to keep it hydrated and healthy. Cleansing oil for the face is a new approach for many in America, it has been used by various cultures around the world for centuries. It provides a luxurious alternative to many detergent-based...

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