skin care guides

At Kari Gran, we believe that every woman, regardless of her age or skin type, deserves an honest, easy-to-maintain skin care routine that nourishes her skin effectively with naturally derived ingredients. We believe there’s more that unites us than divides us, yet the beauty industry has been playing to our differences for as long as anyone can remember; with a new product for every little worry and formulas that treat symptoms rather than providing the nourishment that skin truly needs. Kari Gran offers women a clean, honest alternative to skin care because we believe that Mother Nature knows best when it comes to the care and feeding of our skin. We believe that the best skin care products are made with pure, simple ingredients such as organic botanical oils.

In our skin care guides, we’ll explore healthy lifestyle choices, skin care trends, current noteworthy literature, popular wellness rituals, and much more. We are committed to helping women find an elegant skin care solution that adapts to the needs of real life and places value on health and hydration over youth and perfection.

NOVEMBER 13, 2018

THANKSGIVING – A FEAST FOR YOUR SKIN!

November 13, 2018

THANKSGIVING – A FEAST FOR YOUR SKIN!

Thanksgiving is here, and with it comes with lots of gratitude and even more food than normal. And while we here at KG like to encourage healthful eating for best complexion results, Thanksgiving is one day we say throw caution to the wind. Do we want whip cream with that pumpkin pie? Oh yes, we do. However, the day should not be a total food guilt trip, so we went off in search of the silver lining. We found that many of the ingredients and foods we eat on Thanksgiving have powerful skin-loving properties, so chew on that as you...

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OCTOBER 02, 2018

FOODS FOR YOUR FACE: 5 FALL SUPERFOODS

October 02, 2018

FOODS FOR YOUR FACE: 5 FALL SUPERFOODS

Here at Kari Gran, we’ve never been shy about encouraging a holistic approach to your all natural skin care regime, as truly, products can only get you so far. What you eat and drink impacts your complexion, for better or worse. With fall upon us, I wanted to share a few in-season superfoods for your skin. If they catch your eye, eat in abundance! 1. Pumpkin – These are not just for Halloween and crafts –pumpkins are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, found in both the flesh and the seeds. Eating pumpkins can help repair sun damage and slow...

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MAY 14, 2018

Collagen and the Power of Golden Fuel - Guest blog by, Minna Lee

May 14, 2018

Collagen and the Power of Golden Fuel - Guest blog by, Minna Lee

You just never know when you’ll meet someone who will rock your world in the most unexpected place. In this case, I had the true pleasure of meeting a fellow entrepreneur who just happened to have the same issue with the autoimmune disease, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. Minna had the light bulb idea to create a product that was both incredibly tasty and a great little multitasker with ingredients like turmeric and healthy fats that support my compromised immune system which is under constant stress as a result of inflammation. We instantly connected after the event for Credo Beauty in Brooklyn which...

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NOVEMBER 03, 2017

How To Create Your Own At Home Spa

November 03, 2017

How To Create Your Own At Home Spa

Who doesn’t enjoy some pampering at a lovely spa? Especially now that the days are shorter and nights are cooler, doesn’t a sumptuous bath sound inviting? While it’s not always an option to visit a professional spa, with a little prep you can create a soothing interlude in your own bathroom. Some tips to creating a tranquil environment for your own personal “Time Out.” THE ESSENTIALS Preparation is key. Start with a good cleaning — nothing beats a bath in a sparkling clean bathroom. You’ll want everything you need at hand so once you dip into the tub, you don’t have...

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NOVEMBER 22, 2016

INTRODUCING OUR “SKIN CHEF” JEANNIE OLIVER!

November 22, 2016

INTRODUCING OUR “SKIN CHEF” JEANNIE OLIVER!

Meet our resident “skin chef” Jeannie Oliver is a certified Holistic Nutrition and Wellness Coach, Fitness Nutrition Specialist, Personal Trainer and classically trained chef.  She develops individualized strategies for her clients, empowering them to reshape their relationship with food, feel great about their bodies and transform their lives – deliciously!   Read more on Kari Gran's Skin Care Guides.  

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JUNE 02, 2015

JUNE IS SUN PROTECTION MONTH

June 02, 2015

JUNE IS SUN PROTECTION MONTH

This month our “a dozen little things” theme is sun protection, something that is close to my heart. In fact, I consider myself a first-hand expert on the topic. You see, I am a rare and delicate flower when it comes to sun sensitive skin. As fair as the new fallen snow the closest my skin has ever been to tan is following the itchy peeling stage of a nasty sunburn. That’s a lot to go through for a little color. Raised in the 60s and 70s before advanced research into skin cancer my parents instinctively knew that a t-shirt...

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DECEMBER 09, 2014

FOUR WINTER SKIN CARE TIPS TO LIVE BY

December 09, 2014

FOUR WINTER SKIN CARE TIPS TO LIVE BY

In with the winter weather, in with dry skin. What to do? Fortunately, with a few adjustments to your routine it’s easy to combat harsh weather and leave you fresh faced. Here are four winter skin care tips: Hydrate from the inside out by drinking plenty of H20. Shake up the plain old water routine by trying it at room temp with slices of cucumber, or jump on board the coconut water bandwagon. If cold beverages aren’t calling your name, go for some warm lemon water or a cup of steamy Herbal Tea, which does not include dehydration-inducing caffeine. Adjust...

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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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