Body Oils: Game-Changing Moisturization

For a time, when I was a young girl, I used a popular pharmacy-found brand’s body oil instead of lotion.   Lotions are basically oils + water + an emulsifier — as you know, oil and water don’t mix, which is where the emulsifier comes in, to keep the oils and water together and creamy and lotion-like.  The idea is that body oil is simply...

 

March 16, 2017 by Jennifer Katehos

Salt Soaks: Take Back the Bath

I think we take for granted how luxurious it is to submerge our entire bodies in the bathtub, and thus we often forget to take the opportunity to have a long, relaxing bath.  Take back the bath with...

December 10, 2016 by Jennifer Katehos

Light and Lush Lotions

If your skin gets dry during the day (and if you're like me and commuting on public transportation every weekday, you’re washing your hands quite a bit!), you can add back moisture with lotion...
August 27, 2015 by Jennifer Katehos