What’s The Deal With Gommage?

By Allie White, originally posted on Free People Despite the fact that it sounds like a fancy French cheese, gommage is actually a brilliant approach to exfoliating your skin, and IMHO it’s one not enough people know about. Not only is it uber-effective at all things smoothing, polishing and dead-skin removing, but it also manages …

Your Favorite Scrub Has Been Outlawed. Now What?

Microbeads, found in a host of the products we use every day, including cleansers and scrubs, have been banned in the United States. And yes, we are grateful; logic would suggest that anything that is bad for the environment can’t be good for our skin. For years, research studies have exposed the harmful effects of …

Get Your Glow On. It’s Exfoliation Time.

Shed Flake Off Scale Off Desquamate ….Exfoliate. At first glance, none of these words make you want to shout them from the rooftop… but maybe they should. Have you looked in the mirror lately? Really looked? Yes, there are likely remnants of your (careful) tan. But inspect a bit more closely and you’re likely to …