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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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JUNE 12, 2013

HOW TO WASH YOUR FACE WITH OIL

June 12, 2013

HOW TO WASH YOUR FACE WITH OIL

Believe it or not, there are some simple rules to washing your face in general. The first one: Wash Your Face Every Single Day! I don’t know how many times in college I went to bed with mascara on — ewww. While I knew better at the time than to got to sleep with makeup on, I opted to skip the nightly ritual and head straight to bed. I had no idea the damage I was doing to my youthful complexion. Ahh, youth wasted on the young. If I had known how easy it was to simply wash my face I...

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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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APRIL 08, 2013

NOT JUST A PRETTY FACE, THE UGLY SIDE OF THE BEAUTY INDUSTRY

April 08, 2013

NOT JUST A PRETTY FACE, THE UGLY SIDE OF THE BEAUTY INDUSTRY

Not Just a Pretty Face, The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry is a great book if you truly want to know what’s in your everyday "cosmetic counter" makeup. However, if you aren't ready to clean green your routine, I don't recommend it. Not Just a Pretty Face, The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry was a sharp awakening to what I was putting in and on my body. After I read this book every bottle in my medicine cabinet, shampoo bottle in my shower and cosmetic vile in my makeup bag made my skin crawl. When Kari says, “your skin is like a sponge” she means it. The...

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MARCH 21, 2013

EAT YOUR WAY TO SOFT AND SMOOTH SKIN? ABSOLUTELY.

March 21, 2013

EAT YOUR WAY TO SOFT AND SMOOTH SKIN? ABSOLUTELY.

My clients are always asking me “how do I achieve soft and supple looking skin.”  It’s as if they are looking for a magic elixir that will instantly change their skin overnight. Don’t I wish. At Kari Gran, we know beautiful skin is as much about what you put in your body (that would be food and beverages) as well as what you put on your body. We also know that  it takes time to to see results once you change your behavior. We recently stumbled upon this article from the website New Beauty that goes a little deeper into the topic of food...

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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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