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Fix Your Skin’s Expert Roundup on Best Organic Skin Care Tips 2017

Fix Your Skin’s Expert Roundup on Best Organic Skin Care Tips 2017

There are a lot of ways to get healthy skin, but one of the most effective over the generations has been through natural and organic means. When we talk organic methods, there is a lot of information floating around the internet about various techniques through which you can attain healthy glowing skin. But what we wanted to do was to figure out TRUSTED methods that could work for your skin, without any shred of doubt.

So we went ahead and asked the experts what they thought would be the 3 best organic skincare tips for healthy looking skin?

A Healthy Diet Gives You Great Looking Skin!

A lot of the experts feel that one way to ensure that you get fantastic, glowing skin is to stick to a nutritious and healthy diet. This means lots of fruits and veggies for their exceptional nutrient content. 

Hydration - 77%
Diet - 74%
Organic Products - 64%
Moisturize - 45%
Cleanse - 45%
Oils - 34%
Exfoliate - 26%
Remove Makeup - 14%

Hydration is Extremely Important for Skin Wellness

Another important factor that people forget to do is to get rid of makeup at night before they sleep. Again, a lot of people do claim to do this before they get to bed, but are you doing it properly? Dedicate some time to remove all the makeup from your face. 

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Organic Skincare is a Safe And Fantastic Way to Get Healthy Skin

Sticking to natural skincare products is the key to lasting skin health. To this end, there are a lot of products that are available online which are organic as well as guarantee minimal side effects if used as prescribed based on your skin type and general condition.

Well, now let’s move on to the experts who can give you a much more detailed answer to your skin problems. These experts are from varying backgrounds, healthcare professionals, skin care experts and makeup artists. We hope that you share this with your family, friends and loved ones so that they too can get great looking skin!

Since this post is quite comprehensive, we’ve created links that you can use to navigate this sea of knowledge a tad easier! Just click on the names of the experts below to go right to their top 3 tips. Or, if you are looking to get all that you can gather, carry on scrolling!

Before we conclude, we’d like to give out a huge, heartfelt Thank You to all the experts who spent time talking to us and getting their thoughts out on this post. You folks are the best!

Please use the links below to navigate.

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Fix Your Skin’s Expert Roundup on Best Organic Skin Care Tips 2017


Loni Venti

Editorial Director Beauty Writer/Expert. Loni Venti is an author on Teen Vogue.


1. Always take your makeup off before bed! If you’re too lazy to get over to the sink (no judgment—I’ve been there) keep cleansing wipes in your nightstand so you have no excuse.

2. Don’t be scared of oils! Cleansing oils and treatment oils can make you glow—even if you have oily skin.

3. I LOVE microcurrent facials and head over to SB Skin in Union Sq, NYC whenever I can. Its like a mini face lift that also depuffs and leaves your skin so luminous.

Brandon Murphy

Brandon Murphy is an autodidact. He is a self taught designer, a creative, a thinker, and an aesthete. It is with earthy boldness, that he applies the beauty that surrounds us in our daily lives to designing.


Drink plenty of water with Lemon, Lime and Mint leaf daily to keep your skin hydrated. Moisturize with Noni Oil and Coconut Oil before bed and when you wake up in the morning. D.I.Y try, Raw honey with baking soda as a exfoliating face mask then rinse with cold water.

Laurentine ten Bosch

Filmmaker of Food Matters and Hungry For Change and founder of FMTV. Laurentine's passion for health and radiant vitality has been a crucial ingredient in the transformation of Food Matters from powerful health documentary in 2007 to now, a global wellness hub offering natural solutions to modern health problems.


1. If you choose to wear make-up, go organic and always remove it before you go to bed!

2. Add some essential oils to your beauty routine! Look for them in natural skincare products, or simply add a little to water or a carrier oil for a revitalizing skin spritz or oil blend

3. Enjoy a daily glass of organic green juice to really help bring back your inner glow!

Marissa DiPietro

Marissa is a fast-typing, burpee-loving, kickboxing addict specializing in the art of movin' and shakin'. A Certified Personal Trainer and group fitness instructor, she is a writer specializing in health and fitness.


1. Drink plenty of water

2. Cleanse your face as soon as possible after workouts

3. Use a gentle soap with moisturizing oils

Carol Ellis

I am a Wellness and Wealth Consultant! I have a love for gardening, flowers and organic vegatables. My logo is revitalizeurlife. I am grateful to be partnered with an incredible company that provides solutions that transform lives. I help people to live in a healthy body, enjoy freedom and create an extraordinary life!


Hydrate. Illuminate. Rejuvenate

1. Hydrate with Renewal Hydrase Complex™. This complex offers peptides and fruit nutrients for 24/7 cellular hydration.

2. Illuminate with IsaGen Illuminating Complex™, to even fine lines and lighten dark areas.

3. Rejuvenate with Renewal C2C Complex™ to help support collagen and elastin production and reduce the appearance of fine lines.

Rose-Marie Swift

Make-up Artist and Founder of RMS Beauty


Always remove your makeup before going to bed at night. AlWAYS. Best product is the RMS Beauty Ultimate Makeup Remover Wipes with organic coconut oil. Stubborn waterproof mascara to heavy foundation off in 2 seconds without the nasty chemicalsSmartest move for beautifying the skin is to always take a probiotic first thing in the morning. ""The skin is a mirror to the gut"" so unbalanced bacteria in the gut from a bad diet wrecks havoc on the skinWhen asked this question people will usually answer with a product remedy. Good skin comes from within so nourishing your body with clean drinking water, organic green juices, organic vegetables and exercise can do more to beautify your skin then ""hope in a jar"".

Acure Organics

ACURE is a family owned and operated company founded on sustainable principles to provide the highest quality natural and certified organic personal care.Our brand is 100% natural, 70% organic, gluten free, soy free and non-GMO. We are family owned and began as a way to offer personal care products that are free of toxic chemicals.


1. Use products that are free of sulfates, which are harsh lathering agents that can irritate the skin and adjust the skin's optimal pH.

2. Use products that utilize food and plant actives to feed the skin the nutrients that it needs to perform optimally vs. toxic chemicals that can harm the skin.

3. Use a regimen that works together: cleanser, toner, moisturizer and oil.

Robin Brown

Erbaviva has been offering premium organic personal care products for over 20 years, with its roots in California. We practice sustainability and holistic farming to create healthy products that better the lives of people while working harmoniously with nature.


1. Keep hydrated! Drink plenty of water every day to help flush out toxins and keep skin glowing.

2. Moisturize. Moisturize your body from head to toe to prevent and treat dry skin. Moisturizing helps create a barrier and improves the way your skin looks and feels. And of course try choosing a natural moisturizer free of parabens!

3. Balance your diet with a selection of healthy foods and greens. Let yourself shine from the inside out. Healthier foods consumed will lead to better looking skin.

Azalea Salim

Lea (short for Azalea) is based in Singapore. She enjoys about anything under the sun ranging from Travelling, Health, Lifestyle, Beauty and Culture. She takes pride in her body and overall skin health.


Keeping yourself hydrated, More Vitamin C and Moisturize

Sharon Palmer

Sharon is an award-winning plant-based food and nutrition expert, editor of Environmental Nutrition, nutrition editor of Today's Dietitian, blogger, speaker, and judge for the prestigious James Beard Journalism Awards. She is based in Los Angeles.


1. Eat lots of brightly colored produce! Studies show that a diet high in antioxidant compounds found in these foods are linked with improved skin, a better appearance and less damage from UV radiation.

2. Enjoy more organic soy products. Research shows that soy has been linked with less wrinkling! Try foods like tofu, edamame, and soy milk.

3. Increase your intake of vitamin C, found in many fresh fruits and vegetables, such as citrus, berries, peppers. This has been shown to protect the skin from age-related damage.​

Donna Begg

Donna Begg, MD, Dr.PH, Admin for Consumer Health Digest. She has been working with highly qualified health and beauty experts across the globe. Donna is an editor, mentor, analyst, and a researcher.


1. Cleansing and Toning - Cleansing is the key for every skincare regimen that your skin gets prepared to be moisturized or treated.

2. Selecting a Moisturizer - It is an important step in any skincare resolution. Creams that contains a mixture of oil and water in combination with other active plant ingredients can give better results.

3. Exfoliation - Regular exfoliation is crucial in helping cells turnover and improve the radiance of your skin.

Carmel Phillips

Carmel is the editor-in-chief of Our Fifth House, a special little place online where style, design and real life collide. A design enthusiast with a passion for color and pattern, she's all about more design fun, less rules.


Drink lots of water. Use coconut oil to remove make-up, moisturize and nourish skin. Mixing a little Frankincense essential oil into your night-time moisturizer works wonders for mature skin.

Nicki Zevola Benvenuti

Nicki Zevola Benvenuti is the founder and CEO of FutureDerm.com, one of the world's leading blogs on skincare, with over 500,000 views per month.


1. Ignore fearmongering. Look at scientific studies when ingredients are used in reasonable concentrations, on humans, and for a reasonable length of time. I laugh at studies that show that ingredients work when they are used in 10000x the typical dose, on rats, and twice daily for months at a time that conclude these ingredients are ""toxic""! Keep in mind that even benign ingredients, like vitamin C, are toxic in those concentrations.

2. Remember that the skin is NOT the digestive tract! Food is NOT skin care, despite what you may hear otherwise. The digestive tract is designed to break down proteins and extract out nutrients. The skin did not evolve in the same way. It's important to use concentrates on your skin. I would rather use concentrated vitamin C as L-ascorbic acid or tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate on my skin any day rather than put an orange on it! (And keep in mind orange also makes your skin photosensitive).

3. Beware allergies. Some natural ingredients can cause people with sensitive skin to develop allergies if they are used regularly over time. I always patch test first, back on the skin near my ear, to test how well I react to natural ingredients. For instance, I developed hives after using a chamomile cream, and it turns out it's because I had an undiagnosed ragweed allergy. You need to be aware that *some* natural ingredients come with this risk.

Roeland Pater

Roeland works for SkinVision, the leading app for skin cancer detection and self-checking of skin issues over time. Part of his work is creating awareness on this topic, as skin cancer incidence has been on the rise of decades all over the world.


1. One of the most damaging substances for your skin is sugar. Sugar is known to cause inflammation in the body, which can dehydrate skin and cause premature aging.

2. Equally important to what you eat is what you drink. Hydrate with plenty of water to keep your body and digestion running smoothly.

3. Check the ingredients lists of any skin care product, where soaps, surfactants, and lubricants show up. Try to avoid ingredients that start with ""PEG"" or have an ""-eth"" in the middle (e.g., sodium laureth sulfate)

Karina Birch

We use only 100% natural, fresh, and simple ingredients, and are setting a new standard for high quality and effective personal and beauty care products.Handmade in small batches in the Canadian Rockies, we spend our days sourcing the best ingredients from Mother Nature to create new recipes that are safe for you and our Earth.


In a recent blog, we highlighted the benefits of dry brushing. The simple routine promotes lymphatic drainage which helps your body release toxins. Follow up any exfoliating routine with a nourishing natural lotion that'll help moisturize and soften any dry, itchy patches.What can you use to slow the signs of aging naturally? Rosehip Seed Oil is abundant in essential fatty acids, vitamin E, vitamin C, B-carotene, and is an excellent source of trans-retinoic acid, a natural form of vitamin A. Used in natural products such as our Transformative Cleansing Oil it is a natural moisturizer and promotes tissue regeneration to help heal scars and wrinkles.Keep those lips quenched with a such as our Hydrating Lip Quench made with simple and fresh ingredients like organic avocado, coconut oil, and beeswax & tinted with all natural mica and iron oxides; they are a safe and natural option to colour your lips and come in a completely biodegradable paper pot.

Dr. Jill Tieman

Dr. Jill Tieman is a Clinical Nutritionist and Chiropractor. Her blog, Realfoodforager.com, was born out of a desire to share critical information about problems in the food supply and their effects on the health of the American people. Dr. Tieman has been featured on her local television show, Long Island Naturally, many times and has been interviewed at various online summits. She is the author of several grain free, Paleo cookbooks and an online grain free cooking class.


1. Consume at least one cup of homemade bone broth, or soup made from homemade bone broth each day.

2. Eat organic food when you can and always eat real food - not processed food.

3. Avoid commercial vegetable oils and salad dressings made with commercial vegetable oils - rather use estate grown olive oil or avocado oil and make your own salad dressings.

Chere Di Boscio

Born in Canada, raised in Argentina, I've since lived in Cape Town, Paris, and London. After editing glossy magazines for years, including Velvet, Prestige and Stiletto, I got fed up with the excess many in the industry equated with 'luxury'. For me, 'luxury' always meant high quality, enduring and indulgent, and I sought work with a publication that shared my views. Finding none, I started my own, and Eluxe was born.


Always take makeup off before bed! Never use a chemical sunscreen or worse, one with nanoparticles. Reduce your skin's product load by using 1 great BB cream instead of primer, moisturizer and foundation.

Giorgia

Giorgia Guazzarotti is the editor of Beautiful With Brains, a beauty blog that focuses on the science of skincare. She loves dissecting skincare labels, debunking beauty myths and helping women pick the right products to achieve the skin of their dreams.


1. Facial oils are a great way to moisturize your skin and they double up as cleansers, too. My favourite is rosehip oil, an anti-aging powerhouse that tackles dryness, wrinkles and dark spots. Rosehip oil is a rich source of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, which are very moisturizing for the skin and help strengthen its natural protective barrier. On top of it, rosehip oil contains vitamin A, a powerful antioxidant that fights free radicals, boosts the production of skin-firming collagen and fades dark spots. Whatever woe your skin is dealing with, rosehip oil can fix it.

2. Use mineral sunscreen. UV rays are responsible for 90% of premature aging, so sun protection is a must. But natural oils and extracts won't do. Coconut oil is often touted as an effective alternative to sunscreen but has an SPF of only 7! Instead, opt for a zinc oxide based sunscreen. This white mineral provides broad-spectrum protection without irritating the skin. My favourite sunscreen is Sunumbra Sunkids SPF40, which can be used by adults, too. It's made with only zinc oxide and a bunch of natural extracts with antioxidant properties to boost its effectiveness.

3. Get your organic skincare products from speciality stores only. These days, you can easily find organic products in big department stores and chains, which is super convenient. But that could spell bad news for your skin. Organic products are more delicate as they often lack preservatives to extend their shelf life. That means they degrade pretty quickly when they're stored in front of direct sunlight or left on the shelves for months. A speciality store knows how to deal with these problems. Their stocks are usually fresher and stored in a way that doesn't compromise the products. You don't want to go home with a new tube of moisturizer only to discover it has already gone bad!

Julieanna Hever

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD, CPT, is a Registered Dietitian, author of Kaiser Permanente’s article, A Physician’s Guide to Plant-Based Diets, The Vegiterranean Diet, and the best-selling book, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition, and the nutrition columnist for VegNews Magazine. She is the host of the wellness talk show series What Would Julieanna Do? on Z Living Network, author of She is the co-author of the cookbook, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Gluten-Free Vegan Cooking, and a recipe contributor to both New York Time Best-Selling Forks Over Knives books. Julieanna counsels a variety of clients throughout the world from her Los Angeles, California-based private practice including elite athletes, adults, and children with various nutritional and/or medical concerns.


1. Consume at least 3 servings of leafy green vegetables every day. Leafy greens are extraordinarily high in vitamins, minerals, anti-inflammatories, and antioxidants - such as glucosinolates and carotenoids - that protect the skin against UV radiation, harsh environmental elements, and the aging effects of oxygen. One serving is either one cup or raw or a half cup cooked. Enjoy any of the innumerable options, including kale, lettuce, beet greens, dandelion greens, chard, broccoli, and cabbage, as salads, slaws, cooked in stir-fries, soups, stews, or in a bowl or as a bed to place the rest of your meal.

2. Include sources of omega-3 fatty acids in your diet to improve collagen structure in the skin, slow down aging, and reduce inflammation. Opt for 1 to 2 daily servings of flaxseeds, chia seeds, or hempseeds, walnuts, or soy foods and consider supplementing with a microalgae EPA and DHA formula.

3. Find ways to maximize nutrient density in your overall diet. This means emphasizing colorful vegetables and fruits, making them the center of your plate, and including fresh herbs, spices, teas, legumes, nuts, and seeds as daily staples. It also means minimizing - or, better yet - eliminating refined sugars, animal products, and highly processed foods to avoid empty calories and compounds that promote oxidation and stress.

Kelly LeVeque

Holistic Nutritionist, Wellness Expert and Health Coach


Exfoliate weekly, protect with antioxidants like vitamin C and hydrate with omega rich organic oils like calendula, marula or squalane.

Jennifer Stein

Jennifer Stein is the co-founder of Destination Media, LLC which was established in 2004 and publishes the international title, Destination I Do Magazine. Jennifer has over 18 years of business and publishing experience and was recognized as one of the "Top 35 Entrepreneurs Under 35" by Arizona Republic. As Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Jennifer has helped drive revenue growth by 135% since 2010 and has elevated the brand by collaborating with some of the best in the wedding and travel industries.


1. Ice your face! By icing your face after you've cleansed it, it will kill the bacteria that clog pores, tightens your skin and makes your pores appear smaller.

2. Don't pick. Ever. If you have an unsightly pimple, go to an esthetician to have them do an extraction and in the meantime, do item 1. Icing inflamed skin will reduce the life of that pimple.

3. Cut down on iodized salt. Check your supplements (including vitamins) to make sure you're getting the smallest amount. Iodized salt can increase inflammation and cause flare-ups.

Madelynn Loo

As a qualified nutritionist, I believe in nourishing the skin from within through diet and supplementation. However, I am also very passionate about the use of natural skincare ingredients such as rosehip and coconut oil and am a firm believer in utilizing what nature has given to better care for our bodies. I am currently the content manager and SEM (subject-matter-expert) for Xtend-Life Natural Products who manufacture world-class natural supplements and skincare from their headquarters in Christchurch, New Zealand. I would be happy to create content for your site and feature in any way possible to better educate readers on the importance of natural skin care and beautiful skin from within.


1. Plenty of water daily is a must for hydration. I often tell customers about how our vital organs (heart, brain, lungs) are number one in line for water and nutrients, and what is leftover then gets passed on to our skin and hair. You could think of it the same way as a pot plant that doesn't flower when it is in need of watering! Water should be taken preferably with fresh lemon to detox the body of toxins and promote clear skin.

2. Fish oil daily - most skin specialists promote the use of surface products and while some products are definitely beneficial to the cellular matrix of the skin, I have found a quality fish oil to be exceptional for skin suppleness. As a bonus it also promotes fast-growing thicker hair and stronger nails. On a side note - it is crucial that the fish oil is pure and fresh with antioxidants to further support skin protection and repair.

3. If I were to go down the general skincare route, I would say that organic rosehip oil is a life-saver and something I use daily. I find this much more effective than majority of face moisturizers for acne scars and fine lines. It evens out my skin tone and texture and doesn't aggravate acne.

Stephanie Mansour

Stephanie Mansour, CEO of Step It Up with Steph, is on a mission to help women lose weight fast and make it last. Steph is a Weightloss & Lifestyle Coach for women, a TV Personality, and a Health & Fitness Expert.She’s been featured on CNN, Dr. Oz, and over 50 television shows. She coached and trained one reality TV show client to lose 83 lbs in just 12 weeks. Her emphasis on gaining confidence in yourself and creating your own version of the perfect body and lifestyle has made her a favorite among her clients and fans.As a recovered dieter with low self-esteem, and a former overweight, anxious, and stressed out insomniac, Stephanie holistically transformed her life and started her company in 2008 to help others do the same.Steph focuses on the inner-game of losing weight quickly and easily in her coaching programs, online challenges, speaking engagements, and products. Her four pillar approach to weightloss (physical, nutritional, emotional, and spiritual) has helped thousands of women lose literally thousands of pounds.Stephanie holds her BA in Communications with an emphasis on Women’s Studies & Psychology from the University of Michigan (Go Blue!), her personal training, yoga, and Pilates certifications, as well as her professional life coaching certification.


1. Cleanse and moisturize!

2. Use a brand you trust - I use Mary Kay because my mom and grandmother use it and I've never had a problem with it!

3. Remember to remove your make - up every night with make-up remover!

Anamika Sureka Malik

My name is Anamika..I am a wife, mom and a blogger who runs www.wiseshe.com which receives one million page views a month.Along with this I also have a youtube channel which has 26000 subscribers named as wiseshemakeup


1. Always keep yourself hydrated.

2. Exercise till you can as exercising can clean your skin from within and clears pores.

3. Always apply after a good cleansing.

Jennifer Flanagan

My journey into skin care started with horrible acne as a teen. This made me want to understand the causes and solutions for acne. It became a passion which caused me to research like crazy and take a different approach than most. I love sharing my knowledge with others who are struggling with skin care too.


1. Use as gentle a cleanser as your skin will allow, to get off makeup and the day. Avoid cleansers that strip your skin unnecessarily.

2. Be more gentle with your skin care routine overall, avoid harsh treatments and over use of exfoliants as this can actually age your skin and cause irritation. Irritation can also lead to sensitivity and/or rosacea.

3. Avoid creams/lotions if your skin is acne prone. Creams and lotions have waxes and or/waxy emulsifiers that contribute to clogging and acne. "

Chaya

Chaya is a serious food-nerd who shares her passion about real food and healthy living with her blog and store, Pantry Paratus.


Natural moisturizers that do double-duty to heal your skin too, like coconut oil and honey.

Erik Kreider

As a Stanford trained biochemist and dermatology pharmaceutical scientist, I recognized that most mass market skin care products contain high levels of petrochemicals that contaminate our bodies throughout the duration of our lives, leading to accelerated aging, disease and early morbidity. I created Kabana Skin Care's product line as a response to this realization, in an effort to provide consumers a clean and scientific data-driven alternative, designed to protect long term health and longevity. We specialize in zinc oxide sunscreens made with certified organic ingredients that anyone can fundamentally understand and have confidence in using every day.


1. Zinc oxide sunscreen with simple organic edible grade ingredients

2. Quality natural retinoid night serum, but only use retinoids before bed as vitamin A derivatives are not to be used in concert with exposure to UV radiation.

3. Antioxidant moisturizer that boosts skin's protection level to oxidative free radicals.

Celeste Hilling

With more than two decades in beauty, Celeste Hilling is a recognized media expert on the science of skin care and consumer trends in technology. Based in Southern California, Hilling is the Co-founder, CEO and Product Formulator for Skin Authority. Skin Authority is the healthy skin lifestyle company utilizing technology to develop pure, powerful products and engaging consumer experiences. Hilling has a deep knowledge of high-tech as a former VP of Compaq Computer Worldwide.


1. Detoxing the skin helps to eliminate toxins that can lead to age spots; adult acne; or oily, red, itchy skin. In addition to nightly resurfacing, I recommend applying clay-based masks a few times per week to the face.For your body, dry brushing is fantastic. I use a professional dry brush several times weekly before showering or bathing to slough off dead skin. Simply use the brush in circular motions starting at your feet and work your way up. More tips for a natural skin detox:

  • Give yourself a week of staying off “congesting” foods like animal fats, dairy, white bread, fast foods and sugar.
  • Drink more water. If you want extra detoxing power and/or don’t prefer plain water, add some lemon to promote healthy digestion and flush toxins.
  • Exercise gets your heart beating and your skin sweating, which helps to cleanse toxins.

2. Beauty Infusions and oils are all the rage in organic skin care. Not only will oils and infusions make your skin shine, they also reflect light and conceal flaws, such as veins, scars, and cellulite. Avocado oil is one of my go-to oils. It soothes, protects, and moisturizes skin with its high concentration of vitamins, essential fatty acids, and antioxidants.

3. Speaking of avocado oil, I urge you to feed your skin. As you know, our skin is a reflection of what’s going on inside our body. Therefore, ingredients which are known for their nutritional value are also great for our skin. Three clean-beauty ingredients I love:

  • Probiotics have always been in the food world; now they are venturing into skin. When used in skin care, probiotics are anti-inflammatory and help with conditions including breakouts, rosacea, and eczema.
  • Commonly used in curry, turmeric is also coming to skin care. For the skin, turmeric is an anti- inflammatory; look for it in brightening products and those used to even out skin tone.
  • Packed with proteins, vitamins and antioxidants, quinoa helps ward off the signs of aging by boosting collagen production and sealing in moisture.
Dai Manuel

I’m a digital thought leader and lifestyle mentor empowering people to lead a ‘FUN’ctionally fit life through education, encouragement, and community. I model my work on the basis of 5 pillars (4 actually, plus a roof): Fitness, Family, Finances, and Faith with an overarching roof of ‘FUN’ built on a rock-solid foundation of health. I’m also a dad, dating my wife, a founding partner and former COO of Fitness Town Inc, keynote speaker, award-winning blogger (DaiManuel.com), Podcaster, CrossFit athlete and coach, a BC Children’s Hospital Grind For Kids Ambassador, and published author of the Whole Life Fitness Manifesto


Coconut Oil, Coconut Oil, and Coconut Oil... did you get that?

Kellyann Petrucci

Kellyann Petrucci, M.S., N.D., is the author of the New York Times bestselling book Dr. Kellyann’s Bone Broth Diet and is featured in the PBS special, 21 Days to a Slimmer, Younger You. A weight-loss and natural anti-aging transformation expert, Dr. Kellyann is a concierge doctor for celebrities in New York City and Los Angeles and maintains a private practice in the Birmingham, Michigan area.


1. Organic collagen powder and bone broth. Collagen is the “glue” that keeps your skin strong, and you lose collagen as you age. To get enough collagen, I recommend drinking a daily mug of bone broth—which contains a rich supply of the building blocks of collagen—or supplementing your diet with collagen powder. If you opt for a supplement, be sure to select a high-quality, organic collagen powder made from pastured beef.

2. Virgin coconut oil—inside and out. Coconut oil is rich in hyaluronic acid, which is a powerful skin smoother and moisturizer. I cook with it, put it in smoothies, and rub it on my skin. I especially recommend it if you have eczema or psoriasis.

3. Organic blueberries. The anthocyanins in blueberries protect your skin against sun damage, and the vitamin C in them plays a key role in forming collagen. They’re also loaded with antioxidants that help keep your skin cells healthy and “bouncy.

Gigi Stewart

Atlanta-based Gigi Stewart is a science-backed Southern Belle with B.S. and M.A. degrees, including a degree in Behavioral Neuroscience with specialties in chronic inflammatory pain and natural products research. Gigi’s unique fact-based approach to nutrition, combined with her personal experience living with celiac disease and multiple food allergies gives her insight into special diets nutrition and wellness that few are able to offer. A leading voice for the gluten-free, allergen-free lifestyle, Gigi is a published author, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Food Solutions Magazine and a featured chef for The Ingles Table. Gigi’s expertise as a professional recipe developer, nutritional advisor, science and health writer and public speaker is highly sought after in the health and nutrition community. She is a frequent content contributor for Better Homes & Gardens, Parade, and Epicurious Community Table. Connect with Gigi via Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.


1. For silky skin, moisturize daily after bath or shower with organic unrefined coconut oil.

2. For bright, youthful skin, eat organic fresh berries each day. The antioxidants are effective for slowing aging.

3. For a refreshing toner, steep organic fresh green herbs like basil or rosemary in hot purified water. Drain and pour water into spray bottle to mist face after cleansing.

Kimberly Fisher Boone

Kimberly Fisher is no stranger to the entertainment industry and has navigated a successful multi-media career over the past decade. A former model & actress, Kimberly is the founder of Jetsetera.net and Spiritual Socialites and is a lifestyle writer, media personality and Internet Entrepreneur.Kimberly has made television appearances on every major network and has written for publications such as Ocean View Magazine, Sunset Magazine, Haute Living, HuffingtonPost, JustLuxe, Travels.com and USAToday. She is the author of “Promotional Modeling 101″ and has a romance novel is in the works. You can always find her at her website.Kimberly is available as a spokesmodel, brand ambassador, media requests and speaking engagements.


Beauty starts from the inside out. Take care of yourself mentally, physically and emotionally and you will see a change in you skin.Try safe ways to keep your skin healthy, like laser genesis, which doesn't mess with the Ph balance of your skin.Less is more. Find products that work for you, but don't buy into the hype that you need 30 products for your face.

Jazz Pollard

I'm a post-graduate in English literature, a writer and beauty researcher, with over a decade of experience researching and writing as a profession and as a passion. As a beauty blogger, I write articles on beauty and makeup-related topics, including makeup tips, skincare issues, anti-aging issues, eyelash enhancers, Lip Plumpers and best make-up tips and tricks, and use the power of self-motivation in my writing.


1.Vitamin C - This is one ingredient that any type of skin should benefit from. Other than being a powerful antioxidant, Vitamin C also helps firm up your skin and improves your skin's resistance to sagging and wrinkling. Vitamin C also powers up the cells so that skin is revitalized and efficiency in repair and regeneration are restored.

2. Avoid harsh products - Irritating products causes inflammation on your skin. When inflammation, such as itching, redness and swelling, strike, damage is certain to follow. Avoid products that contain drying alcohol components which suck moisture out of your skin and makes your skin lose its ability to capture, hold and lock in moisture.

3. Lack of sleep drives up stress hormones - Sleep and stress have a two-way relationship. We all know that anxiety can create sleep problems. Lesser known is that lack of sleep can also drive up stress. Greater than all of your skincare products combined, the best regimen to resurface beautiful skin once again is simply by getting sufficient number of hours of sleep —everyday. Don’t miss out on the reinvigorating effect of sleep again.

Nadine Artemis

Nadine Artemis is the creator of Living Libations, an exquisite line of serums, elixirs, and essentials oils for those seeking the purest of the pure botanical health and beauty products on the planet. She is the author of Holistic Dental Care: The Complete Guide to Healthy Teeth and Gums, a frequent commentator on health and beauty for media outlets, and her products have received rave reviews in the New York Times, the National Post, and the Hollywood Reporter. Described by Alanis Morissette as “a true-sense visionary,” Nadine has formulated a stunning collection of rare and special botanical compounds. Her healing creations, along with her concept of Renegade Beauty, encourage effortlessness, eschew regimes, and inspire people to rethink conventional notions of beauty and wellness.


1. Ditch the soaps and foaming cleansers and wash your face with oils only. All oils are not created equally though, so it is important to avoid old, rancid, and highly refined oils like almond, peach kernel, and grapeseed oil. Jojoba is the best choice as it has an affinity with our skin’s natural oils. It won’t over-dry the skin nor cause breakouts, and it does not go rancid.

2. Dry bush with an . It is so worth the two minutes it takes to dry brush before a bath or shower! Dry brushing involves lightly coating a dry natural bristle brush with a drop of a lymph loving essential oil, like rosemary or cypress, and then very lightly brushing every inch of skin. Always brush in the direction of the heart, and avoid brushing damaged or inflamed skin. This is a great way to show some love to the vast lymphatic network just below the surface of the skin. It keeps lymph fluid flowing, which helps support healthy circulation and glowing skin.

3. When treating blemishes, hyperpigmentation, and acne, avoid complex over-the-counter chemical compounds that mutate the skin’s microbiome and damage the skin’s immunity. Simple and effective essential oils such as rose otto, frankincense, and immortelle heal and harmonize with the skin issue to resolve the blemish issue while working synergistically with our skin’s friendly flora.

Vijay Diwakar

Vijay Diwakar is founder of MyBeautyGym. His blog provides information on Weight Loss, Living a Healthy Life, Beauty Tips, Building Muscles and Fashion Trends and much more!


1. Eat foods that are great for healthy skin. For e.g. Berries, Spinach, Salmon, Flax seeds, Low fat yogurt and Walnuts

2. Don't forget to remove your makeup, before going to bed and always try to use natural or organic skin care make-up products.

3. Try to sleep at least 8 hours every night. It will help you to prevent black spots under your eyes

Susanne Kaufmann

Born in 1970 in Austria. I grew up with hospitality and design. my mothers family is in the hotel business since 5 generations and my fathers family in architecture since 3 generations. I took over the hotel when I was 23 and tried to form it from a very traditional hotel into a modern wellness resort. In 2003 I started the cosmetic. I grew up with the traditional knowledge of plants and medicine and I was always convinced that this knowledge in combination with the latest scientist researches would result into fantastic and powerfull products. Initiating the research and development of products, monitoring the production process from start to finish ensures the highest quality. It is my passion to find the best ingredients and highest quality for our products. today I run the hotel and the cosmetic and its very exciting to have the possibility to show people with products and treatments what they can do to stay beautiful from inside and outside.


Believe that your skin can help it self and with organic products you can support this.Use natural oils. Nothing is more rich in vitamins, antioxidants and flavonoids as high quality natural oilsTrink water and get fresh air.

Leah Sheridan

Office Manager


Top 3 Organic Skincare tips:

1. Use a drop of lemon on pimples. It dries from the deepest point to the top and has natural bleaching properties to help reduce scarring.

2. Yoghurt Mask. Put a thin layer of organic yoghurt over your face. Wait 20 minutes to dry, wash off. The acids and enzymes in the yoghurt help to exfoliate and reduce redness.

3. Apple cider vinegar in your water. Great as a liver tonic and health elixir. I put about 5-10ml in 1 litre of water, makes my skin glow.

Michelle Wong

Michelle writes about the science behind beauty products at Lab Muffin. She has a PhD in chemistry and is currently working in science education.


1. "Natural"" is a marketing term and quite meaningless. Many ""natural"" ingredients are actually synthetic because the synthetic version is purer and safer. For example, only synthetic iron oxides are allowed by the FDA, yet they're used in lots of ""natural"", ""organic"" products.

2. The term ""organic"" is mostly also a marketing tool. ""Organic"" itself is not regulated so anyone can put it on their product. ""Certified organic"" is a bit stricter in that the production needs to adhere to certain guidelines, but organic farming also uses pesticides (some of which have similar risks as conventional pesticides, and are less effective so they need to be used in much larger quantities; they also have less research behind them so their risks are less well known), and non-organic pesticide traces from neighbouring areas frequently contaminate organic crops anyway thanks to wind. Organic crops have also not been found to be safer, more nutritious, or better for the environment (in fact, due to lower crop yields, it's currently worse for the environment). In fact, there are no proven benefits to organic products at all. The myth is perpetuated so that people keep paying higher prices for less effective products

Jessica Burman

Jessica Burman Zinger has a background in microbiology, aromatherapy (certification with the Canadian Federation of Aromatherapy), and esthetics. She has a passion for plants and loves reading about how and why they are beneficial to our skin. She is a mom to 2, animal lover, tree hugger, traveler, and joie de vivre chaser.


1. Oils are your friend. We've been trained to think that oil will congest our skin and will create a greasy look when pure plant oils from nuts and seeds are the best source of antioxidants and essential fatty acids. They are the only true anti-aging ingredients out there.

2. Look for products with high quality ingredients. If the ingredient list starts with olive oil (Oleo Europea), it is a superior formula to one that starts with something cheap like cyclopentasiloxane. The majority of ingredients should be botanical.

3. Treat your skin like you treat the rest of your body. Synthetic ingredients have dominated the beauty industry for years because they are cheap, stable, and have a better shelf life. They are as good for your skin as junk food is for your body.

Kim Snyder

I am owner/creator of Overall Beauty Minerals; a vegan mineral makeup line specializing in eye shadows. I am also beauty blogger for Thoughtsofbeauty.com where I do lots of reviews for all types of beauty products.


I personally feel that best organic skincare tips start with what you are using on your face overall.My top three are:

1. Face oils and serums. They help your skin stay moist and helps your moisturizer plumps up fine lines you may have. The best product I have found is by Reviva Labs; their Stem Cell Serum does an amazing job! I have been using for years.

2. Always wash off your makeup at night. By removing your makeup, you are helping your skin renew itself. Even if you just use facial wipes. For quick face cleansing, Brilliant Balance by Avalon Organics do a wonderful job for overall. If you have the time, remove your eye makeup using alba Botanica even advanced eye makeup remover.

3. Always wear sunscreen! By wearing sunscreen you are protecting your skin , which in turn helps slow down the signs of aging. There are wonderful organic products for your skin that are moisturizer and sunscreen. Check out Replenishing Solar Defense SPF 30 Broad Spectrum by MyChelle. It's amazing!That's it!

Jenn Haskins

Designer by day, blogger by night at Hello Rigby, which aims to inspire millennial women to look and feel their best through budget-friendly fashion tips and easy to create beauty looks.


1. Know your skin type so you can better choose effective organic skincare products to target your concerns like dryness, fine lines, or break outs. If you don't know what type of skin you have, I'd recommend seeing a licensed esthetician to help guide you!

2. Don't neglect delicate skin areas like lips, eyes, décolletage, and the neck which can benefit from more specialized treatments and organic skincare products. These ares are often the first to show signs of aging.

3. Good skincare starts from the inside out. Feeding your body high quality foods can not only make you feel better, but can make your skin look better too! And don't forget to stay hydrated.

Nichola Whitehead

Nichola is a specialist Registered Dietitian & Health Food Blogger at nicsnutrition.com


1. Drink plenty of water for optimal hydration; at least 1.5 L a day for skin elasticity.

2. Sleep for 7-8 hours a night to allow your skin to repair and rejuvenate.

3. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables as well as an adequate amount of protein, especially oily fish (at least once a week) for omega 3 fatty acids for a healthy glow.

Kimberly Grustas

I am the owner of Good For You Girls Natural skincare the US leader in skincare for the beauty beginner. I believe self care is an important step to self esteem and confidence.


I'm not really sure what you are asking. 3 Best Organic Skincare Tips? Since your question is a big vague I will just give your readers a few tips.

1. Use naturally derived skin care products. You don't have to be a chemist to know what products are loaded with chemicals, turn it over and read the label.

2. Do not under estimate the power of natural ingredients. Mother nature has given us some amazing ingredients. People think naturals are not as effective or are only for sensitive skin. In many cases natural ingredients are more effective than traditional options.

3. When introducing a new product only change one product at a time in your regimen. This way you will be able to recognize any benefits or issues you may have.

Jill Carnahan

Medicine Expert


1. Hydrate from the inside out with mineral water

2. Take a high potency probiotic for a healthy gut

3. Eliminate gluten, dairy and sugar for glowing skin

Tricia Trimble

I am a trained esthetician and the Founder of Suntegrity Skincare, a natural sun care and beauty line I made in honor of my Mom who passed away from skin cancer.


1. Always cleanse your skin before bed. I recommend a gentle organic oil based cleanser to remove stubborn makeup and impurities.

2. Skin needs extra moisture in winter so I recommend using an organic serum for an extra boost of moisture and hydration.

3. Be religious about wearing a mineral based sunscreen on a daily basis because up to 90% of visible skin damage is caused from unprotected sun exposure.

Koya Webb

Koya Webb is an internationally recognized yoga teacher, personal trainer, holistic health and wellness coach, author, motivational speaker, and professional fitness model revolutionizing the holistic living landscape. She is known as a “transformational specialist” when it comes to helping people reach their goals - by encouraging sustainable positive lifestyle changes that maximize their ability to cultivate self-love, lose weight, increase energy, reverse life-threatening conditions and experience optimal health.Koya believes the most important element in health is Self-Love; from this belief came the creation of Get Loved Up. Get Loved Up encourages clients to practice daily self-care and make healthy living a priority in a fun & accessible way. Get Loved Up aims to lower the number of people with chronic diseases associated with an unhealthy diet and sedentary lifestyle.Koya is a highly regarded expert source and editorial contributor with the national media online and with appearances on NBC, CBS, and the Steve Harvey Show as well as a roster of celebrity clients. She is cast in the new highly anticipated cable reality TV show ""Yoga Girls"" due for release in 2017. Her holistic health, detox and lifestyle tips have been featured in Essence, LA Yoga, Oxygen, Vegan Health & Fitness, Max Sport & Fitness, and Muscle & Performance among others. She currently holds partnerships with ALO, SunWarrior, ToeSox, and ThriveFoodsDirect.With over a decade of holistic studies at her command - RYT 500, with certifications in Ashtanga, Rayoka, SUP, AcroVinyasa and AYfit, as well as NASM and IIN - Koya is dedicated to making a positive impact in the world of healthy living. This former competitive track and field athlete combines the spirit and dedication of an athlete with simple practical holistic health practices that anyone can follow to live a healthy and active lifestyle.


Wash your face every night and apply moisturizer before bed. Drink half your weight in ounces of pure water daily. Consume only plant-based nutrition and stay away from processed foods.

Sarah Williams

Sarah Williams is a freelance writer and avid yoga practitioner.


You don't need to spend a fortune to buy expensive beauty products. You can find the best solutions for your skin problems in your kitchen!I often use fresh lemon juice to clarify my skin, especially my hands and neck. I just touch it with a half of lemon and enjoy it's exfoliating and antibacterial benefits.Organic coffee is the best face and body peeling, energizing your cells from inside and outside. After hopping in the shower, rinse your skin off, mix the coffee grounds with your favorite shower gel and apply on wet skin. Have fun scrubbing!I also regularly use coconut oil to give my hair and nails a natural glow. If you struggle with coarse and very dry oil, try argan oil.What's the best in these solutions? They all smell amazing!

Trevor Steyn

Trevor Steyn (MSc BSc Chemistry), owner and CEO of Esse Organic Skincare, is revolutionising the way we look at skincare. Trevor is an organic chemist with a passion for research and ongoing exploration into new ways of treating skin and fighting ageing.Over the last five years Trevor has invested a considerable amount of research into the Human Microbiome Project (HMP), and more specifically, the relationship between skin and the microbes living in and on it.


1. Above all consider your skin’s microbiome! Your microbes permeate deep into the skin structure and work with your human cells to perform the complex chemistry that keeps your skin radiant. Without your microbes, your skin can’t perform basic functions and the rate of ageing increases sharply.

2. Organic products are perfect for skin health – they do not contain toxins that disrupt the balance of a skin’s health microbiome.

3. pH matters – in a big way. A healthy skin microbiome functions optimally between a pH of 4.5 and 5.5. Disrupting it with incorrectly pHed products will undo all any benefits you gain from using organic. Don’t be afraid to ask the manufacturer the pH of your products, this is a very important aspect of any formulation as it’s stability depends on it.

Bill Baker

Founded in 2008 as a way to offer a healthier choice urban professionals, Consonant Skincare is the number one prestige natural and organic skin care brand, and the most awarded natural skin care brand in Canada.


1. Some organic products will still sneak in 1%- 5% non-natural ingredients. Look for organic products that are also 100% natural to ensure you are making the healthiest choice.

2. Essential oils, even when they are organic, can cause sensitivity. Choose unscented organic products wherever possible. After all, your skin care should be about what it does for you, not what it smells like.

3. Don't make any sacrifices when it comes to organic skin care. The science has come a long way in ten years; organic skin care products should deliver the same meaningful results you have come to expect from conventional products.

Lindy Snider

Lindy Snider is the founder and CEO of Lindi Skin, the first full line of skin care products for cancer patients. This botanically based skin care line serves the special needs of individuals undergoing cancer treatment and is found in most major cancer centers in the U.S. Based on the premise that quality of life and maintaining normalcy is essential during cancer treatment, Lindy pioneered an entirely new niche of skin care called "SOD" or supportive onco-dermatology.


Water! Plant oils, not all organics are created equal

Shelby Daley

Shelby Daley is the editor of Natural Alternative Remedy, an online resource dedicated to sharing natural alternatives for your health, home and happiness. Whether you’re dealing with a chronic illness or simply wish to turn to natural home remedies as a first line of defense, we hope that your path to natural wellness starts here.


1. Remember that what you put inside your body affects the outside, too. Some dermatologists and skincare professionals will even go as far as to say that what you put on your plate is even more important than what you put on your skin. I tend to agree. To get beautiful skin from the inside out, make sure that you’re eating a balanced diet full of fresh, whole foods being careful to avoid or limit processed foods and foods known to cause an inflammatory response in the body. And don’t forget about staying hydrated. Getting plenty of plain old water is a huge piece of a healthy diet and for healthy skin!

2. Don’t forget about sun protection. Vitamin D, or the “sunshine vitamin,” is vital to our overall health and wellness, but too much sun exposure can lead to a host of skin concerns from premature aging to skin cancer. What many perceive as a tan ""healthy glow"" is actually your skin's response to harmful photodamage. What you put in or on your body won’t matter if you don’t take measures to protect your skin. Go ahead and get that healthy daily dose of sunshine, but be sure to cover up with clothes, a hat and even some natural mineral sunscreen and stay in the shade for the rest of your time outside.

3. Use the right skincare products. Everyone’s skin is different, so it’s important to find the right products for your skin type. No matter what your skin needs, be sure to look for products that are all natural, with no added synthetic colors or fragrances, parabens or common chemical ingredients like sodium lauryl (SLS)/laureth sulfate (SLES). You can learn more about common chemicals in personal care products and research the safety ratings of thousands of products using EWG’s Skin Deep Database [http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/]. Your skin will thank you."

Karla

Batty's Bath is a botanical-based skin care & soap company based in London, Ontario. Think of Batty as your new natural skin care counselor, flower power alchemist, and sudsy sorceress. She helps people clear their acne, soothe their sensitive skin, fade their rosacea, hydrate their eczema, and tame problem skin - All with natural, handmade, certified cruelty-free products & resources.


1. Get comfortable with reading ingredient labels. Just because something says ""natural"" on the label, doesn't necessary mean it is. There are no regulations as to what ""natural"" means in the industry, so many companies will spin this to their own benefit. Get to know the Dirty Dozen ingredients to watch out for in cosmetics and skin care, and take advantage of resources like the EWG Skin Deep Database to help you make informed and healthy purchases.

2. Hydrations is crucial for balanced skin. This is the most commonly missed step in any skin care routine and it can lead to a big hurdle to overcome in the healing process. Our skin needs a balance of both oil and water to maintain a healthy state. We're often good at supplying our skin with the oils portion via moisturizers but miss the water component. Making sure to get your daily intake of water goes a long way, but there are products that contain hydrating specific ingredients too like Polysaccharides which are actually 1000x more hydrating that water alone.

3. Don't be irritated by exfoliation. No matter your skin type, exfoliation should be a part of your weekly regime. While those with sensitive skin may not be able to use an abrasive exfoliation like a facial scrub, there are gentle alternatives available. Look for products that contain fruit enzymes. These don't cause irritation through physically scrubbing the dead skin cell away. Instead, they ""eat"" the debris and build-up in our pores to gently provide an exfoliation that's just as effective.

Tracy Tappin

Nature’s Natural Solutions Skin Care Inc was founded in 2002 to create a premium yet affordable skin care line using fresh goats milk and natural ingredients, catering to people with skin sensitivities.As consumers become more educated on the harmful effects of synthetic filled products, the demand for quality, safe skincare increases daily. Nature’s Natural Solutions believes in creating “responsible” skin care that is free from harsh synthetics and harmful chemicals. Nature’s Natural Solutions has three product lines to accommodate all skincare needs. We make products with the environment in mind using Bullfrog gree energy.


Use a mild and gentle organic facial cleanser and be careful not to over exfoliate your skin especially if you have sensitive or reactive skin.Use a quality organic moisturizer daily on your face and body to help keep skin looking younger longer.Large commercial skin care companies are not always your best choice. Research ingredients, values, environmental beliefs and missions of the companies you choose to purchase from.

Erin Hayley

Proudly Australian made, our skin care products are tailored for sensitive skin, using naturally derived and organic oils and extracts that are gently cleansing, moisturising and soothing. Our sensational scents are blended using pure essential oils, mostly certified organic, selected to provide you with the most gorgeous aromas to indulge your senses and benefit your skin.


1. Hydrate your skin. Drinks lots of water and moisturise your skin often, especially during the summer months. Keep the skin moist, clean and hydrated as much as possible.

2. Exfoliate your skin, to remove dead skin cells, it refines your skins surface and removes impurities and excess oil. Choose a good organic product which isn't chemical loaded.

3. Read your labels. You are what you put on your skin. We all eat healthily but we forget about the products we put on our skin. Choose carefully and educate your self."

Dr. Jeannette Graf

Distinguished dermatologist, groundbreaking peptide researcher, inner and outer beauty expert, best-selling author, hands-on creator of high-performing anti-aging skin care, go-to media resource for cutting-edge expertise on dermatology, cosmetic injectables and skin science—Dr. Jeannette Graf does it all. A board certified, clinical and research dermatologist, Dr. Graf is also Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, where she has been recognized for excellence in education by being awarded with the Mount Sinai Medical Center Teacher of the Year Award. She has also been recognized by her peers with the Doctors’ Choice Award in Dermatology and has been selected as a Leading Physician of the World.Recognized as a key opinion leader in the field of skin care and cosmetic injectables, Dr. Graf lectures nationally and internationally to both plastic surgeons and dermatologists. Dr. Graf trains cosmetic physicians in the use of cosmetic injectables, including Restylane products, Voluma, Juvéderm, Radiesse and VOLBELLA XC. She also provides training in the injection of KYBELLA for double chins and various neurotoxins such as BOTOX.A member of several professional societies, including the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and Society of Investigative Dermatology, Dr. Graf has been in private practice since 1990 in Great Neck, New York, and is currently Director of Dermatology at OMNI Aesthetic MD in NYC.


The journey to healthy skin begins with staying hydrated and drinking plenty of water (aim for 64oz a day). Add lemon to flush out acidity and create internal alkalinity for a glow from the inside out.Gently cleanse in the morning and evening to remove dirt, makeup and impurities with a micellar cleanser such as Avène Micellar Lotion. Cleanser can be wiped off using soft cotton to avoid rinsing with skin-stripping water.Protect your skin daily with a physical broad-spectrum sunblock such as Elta MD UV Clear SPF 46. Avoid non-chemical sunscreens with preservatives containing Zinc Oxide.

Heather Jacobsen

Author, diet & nutrition researcher, founder of www.stuffed-pepper.com gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo. I love to find order within chaos.


1. Healthy diet,

2. Regular sleep

3. Regular exercise

Yoon-Soo Cindy Bae

Yoon-Soo Cindy Bae, M.D., received her Bachelor in Science degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, graduating as a UC Presidential Scholar. She earned her medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and completed a surgical internship at Weill Cornell New York Presbyterian Hospital and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Bae completed her residency training in dermatology at Boston University School of Medicine and her laser, cosmetic and MOHS surgery fellowship at the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York.During her residency, Dr. Bae has received numerous awards and grants and has presented at national and international meetings (AAD, ASDS, ODAC, NEDS, World Congress). She is the recipient of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) Cutting Edge Research Grant 2011 to investigate the role of collagenase in keloids, obtaining an IND from the FDA. Dr. Bae was presented with the ASDS Young Investigators Writing Competition Award for conducting a study on perioperative antibiotic use in dermatologic surgery. In addition, she has explored perceptions of isotretinoin use, funded by the American Acne and Rosacea Society. Recently, she was awarded the La Roche Posay North American Foundation Research Grant to evaluate self perceptions of skin aging and skin cancer risk after facial skin analysis.She has also served as a Resident Reviewer for the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, Resident Editor for the Dermatology Self Assessment Program, and contributor for the Dermatology-In-Review Educational Testing and Assessment Systems. Dr. Bae has co-chaired the planning of the New England Dermatologic Society annual meeting 2012 and has been involved in the Play Safe in the Sun campaign hosted by the Women’s Dermatologic Society, while conducting research on sun protection.Dr. Bae has authored several book chapters, topics including laser surgery and scar revision. Her work has been published in numerous peer reviewed journals including, but not limited to the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, Dermatologic Surgery, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Journal of Dermatopathology, Lasers in Surgery and Medicine and Dermatologic Clinics. Research conducted by Dr. Bae and Dr. Geronemus was selected as Editor’s Choice for the November 2013 issue of Lasers in Surgery and Medicine.


Daily sunscreen, healthy diet, retinoic acid

Sally Larsen

After a cancer diagnosis and subsequent recovery, Sally Larsen embarked on a health journey that included not only what was ingested but extended itself to the products that we choose to put on our skin. After a lot of research and many trials , Sally B's Skin Yummies emerged as a leader in the quest for organic, non-toxic personal care products.


1. Cleanse gently with organic, plant-based cleanser preferably with some oil.

2. When choosing skin care products, ensure that you choose formulations made with organic, plant-based ingredients and avoid ingredients of concern like parabens, mineral oil, fragrance, and propylene gylcol, to name a few.

3. Watch what you put IN your body. Our skin is reflective of the amount of sugars and processed foods that we take in.

Lindsey Anne Hedges

I started Akamuti in 2003 with a passion for plants, healing and natural products. I am a qualified aromatherapist and I love designing completely natural products to promote healthy, happy skin. I love working with oils and precious ingredients from around the world. I work alongside my family from our workshop in a beautiful corner of west Wales


1. Keep your skin bright and fresh by cleansing every day. Oil cleansing is a very gentle but effective way to lift away impurities and it will keep your skin soft and peachy. A regular face mask will also work wonders for your complexion. I love using sundried green clay mixed with organic rosewater, whenever my skin feels a little lacklustre. It nourishes the skin and draws out impurities.

2. Keep your moisturisers simple and nourishing. Your skin will thank you for it. Some of my favourite moisturisers are plain, cold pressed oils like rosehip seed oil or jojoba oil. Oils provide us with versatile, nourishing skin foods that are especially kind to sensitive and problem skin types.

3. Feed your skin from within with a rainbow diet high in fresh fruits, vegetables and wholefoods. I am particularly fond of lemon juice, I believe it helps to keep my skin clear from the inside out!

Tammy Taylor

Owner and founder of Got Beauty, GotBeauty.com and the Talk Beauty Blog.


Research ingredients.Be aware of regulations regarding labeling of ingredients.Read labels closely.

Amy Darcy

Amy Darcy is a lawyer and the editor at the healthy lifestyle blog Eat Pray Workout. Eat Pray Workout is an Australian based online hub for women who want to be the healthiest, happiest version of themselves. You’ll find healthy recipes; articles on wellbeing; fitness and travel – all aimed at helping women gain a generally healthy, happy and balanced lifestyle.


1. Never neglect your skin care especially before bed.

2. Use products that are free from sodium lauryl sulphate, sodium laureth sulphate, synthetic fragrances, animal derivatives, harsh detergents, propylene glycol, artificial colours, triethanolamine, mineral oils, EDTA or paragons.

3. Ensure your skincare products are certified organic and cruelty free certified.

Clémence von Mueffling

A true beauty and cosmetics professional, Clémence von Mueffling earned her stripes working for iconic brands such as Clarins, Puig, and Dior before turning to beauty journalism. That transition felt very natural as writing is something of a family affair: both Mueffling’s mother and grandmother were beauty editors at the prestigious French Vogue.BWB’s editor is an enthusiastic communicator, known among her friends for her insight and intuition of emerging trends. “BWB was an obvious thing to do,” she says. “It is my way to share my discoveries with all women who want to achieve a healthier life and feel beautiful, but have no time to find all the information. I will be doing the research for them!


1. Avoid harsh scrubs. Not only scrubbing too often is bad for your skin (according to French dermatologists) but now we also know that these microbeeds end up going through filters and in the oceans.

2. Find a natural cleansing milk or oil. Such as Khiel’s, tata Harper. Or the wonderful Balm version from De Mamiel.

3. Always finish with a toner. Use a good quality cotton. Makes such a difference! I like to use ‘clean’ brands such as Bioderma Crealine / Caudalie, Avène.

Marissa Waller

Marissa Waller is the owner and founder of BeauTeaBar, an organic skincare apothecary in Cold Spring Harbor, NY and online at BeauTeaBar.com. She left her life as a real estate attorney to create a business that changed the way women thought about and experienced beauty.


1. Never EVER go to be without washing your face thoroughly.

2. Don't be afraid to incorporate high quality oils into your skincare. I have suffered with acne for most of my life and was terrified of letting oil anywhere near my face but when I finally started using them my skin changed dramatically.

3. Buy a bunch of cheap organic fiber face clothes and use a fresh one every night to help get a thorough cleanse and ensure that you have removed every trace of makeup.

Susanne Loehr

I am the National Educator of ilike organic skin care. I am a licensed and ITEC certified esthetician with a background in the treatment room as well as spa management.


Wow! I can only have 3 Tips?! OK- here goes:

1. Trust a Professional - if you are not a licensed professional, odds are you may not know what the best ingredients are to treat your skin (don’t just listen to buzz words because the newest trends may not be appropriate for your skin’s condition!). Ask questions about ingredients and do your research on brands to make sure you’re getting TRULY organic products as many labels can be misleading.

2. Drink Water, Exercise, Eat Right, and Get Plenty of Rest - that can count as one tip, right? When your body is at its healthiest, your skin will be healthier too! Your skin will reap the benefits from nourishing yourself and allowing your body adequate time to rest and heal.

3. Organic Skin Care Products - we don’t want to eat overly processed, synthetic foods. Why would we want to use synthetic chemicals on our skin? Our bodies naturally know how to process and maximize the beneficial nutrients in whole foods. Skin is the largest organ in the body and needs nourishment too! Skin care products using whole foods allow our skin to receive the highest concentrations of antioxidants, essential vitamins, and nutrients that it needs as a living organ. Healthy skin is beautiful skin!

Brian Phillips

Brian Phillips is owner of the award winning worldSALON in Toronto and developer of WORLD Hair and Skin, a healthy personal care line that offers "Luxury with a small footprint".


It helps to remind oneself that the skin is an organ. As such, functionality is optimal when stress is minimized, there is proper hydration and we make use of healthy organic ingredients, both inside and out.

1. Exercise often to get your heart rate up and flush toxins through the skin.

2. Remove perspiration gently with non-toxic cleansers like CLEAN from WORLD Hair and Skin. Leave lather in the hair for one to two minutes to gently lift dirt, pollution and sebum away.

3. Whatever products you are using on your hair are going to impact the skin on your face, shoulders and perhaps everywhere. If you are taking the time to eat organic food and exercise, don't pollute your body with cheap drugstore hair products. Find a healthy line like WORLD Hair and Skin that will compliment your lifestyle.

Sylla Sheppard-Hanger

Sylla is the Founder/Director of the Atlantic Institute of Aromatherapy in Tampa, Florida. She brings forty years of experience and personal research into the practice of Aromatherapy and the power of essential oils. Her fascination with this subject has led her to study with the most knowledgeable people in the field of aromatic and medicinal plants, essential oil research, herbology. A licensed Cosmetologist/Esthetician (since 1969) she is also a Natural Health Care Practitioner/Licensed Massage Therapist (since 1979). Sylla has taught aromatherapy (from introductory through advanced studies) since 1988. She has developed comprehensive educational programs which are presented throughout the USA and the Institute is a Continuing Education Provider (Boards of Massage) for the state of Florida. She is the author of The Aromatherapy Practitioner Correspondence Course and The Aromatherapy Practitioner Reference Manual, a complete reference book of over 350 aromatic plant extracts, with phytochemical, clinical and botanical indexes. She was editor and publisher for Tony Burfield’s Natural Aromatic Materials-Odours and Origins (2000 and Second Edition, 2017). Most recently she began publishing a series of books beginning with the Aromatic Spa Book (2007) and the Aromatic Mind Book (2008).


1. use the highest quality you can afford; including essential oils, carrier oils and butters, additives and other ingredients.

2. know what is safe, in what amounts and avoid known sensitizing essential oils

3. keep it simple, a 2% facial serum of a vegetal oil and essential oil used with a pure hydrofoil like rose water may be all you need.

Kathryn Dickinson

ABOUT AILLEA + KATHRYN DICKINSON:Kathryn Dickinson is the founder of AILLEA, one of the country’s most prominent and successful clean beauty curators. With multiple retail locations in Denver, Colorado and a robust online presence, Kathryn and her stores have become the go-to location for truly clean products.


1. Moisturize - a LOT - and don't be afraid of facial oils! Many moisturizers are just oils that have been watered down and then emulsifiers added. Go right to the source of the goodness which are the oils.

2. In addition to your skincare being clean/toxin-free, make sure your makeup and sun-care are also truly natural free of sulfates, phthalates, parabens, chemicals and synthetic fragrance.

3. At least once a week - to look refreshed I used an orgaid sheet mask and honest hazel eye gels - they really bring back the vibrance in my skin!

Rene van Willigen

How Human+Kind was born? At the Kitchen Table:It all started when Co-Founder Rene Van Willigen was inspired by a conversation he overheard between his wife and sister. The conversation centered on the numerous skincare products they had in their bathroom cabinets. They talked about how they had products for almost every different skin type and ailment and discussed how chemically laden these products were. Furthermore, he heard them speak about the amount of money they had spent on all these products as well as how time consuming their beauty regime was.Inspired by this insightful conversation, the idea was born to create a skin care range that embodied Rene’s desire to help women look and feel good with products that simplified their regime, that are a pleasure to use and had only natural ingredients. Rene recognized the need in the market for a multi-tasking skincare range that was kind to skin and kind to people’s wallets!Armed with this vision, Rene met Jeroen, an experienced marketer and brand Builder and they founded the company. On their own they were only human. Together they became Human+Kind, and created a natural multi-tasking skin care range that will revolutionize and simplify women’s lives.Our PromiseSkincare with a ConscienceOur MissionTo make every household a Human+Kind Household by providing effective skincare solutions that are natural, simple, and affordable and used in every woman’s daily regime.Our VisionTo make the world a better place one household at a time by making products that are environmentally and socially responsible and by using the company as a platform to make a difference and to inspire others to be more Human and Kind.Our Ethos:At Human+Kind, we believe a company should do more than just make and sell products. We believe a company should give back to humanity and the planet. We are fully committed to making the world a better place and will do our best to be an example to others. We hope to inspire all, in turn, to do more for their communities, the planet, and people and animals in need.Here are the foundational principles of our company commitment:

1. Our aim is to improve the communities of the world. We will work with organizations worldwide to address the needs of the world through contribution of time, money, and resources.

2. We endeavour to ensure our customers businesses are financially healthy to enable them to treat their employees and customers fairly. We will do this by being human and kind in our pricing and trade practices.

3. Our suppliers are critical partners to our company and we will treat them with respect and support them to be sustainable in every way. This includes the sustainable sourcing of raw materials to providing a Human+Kind work environment to their employees.

4. We prize the efforts of our employees and their families who support them. We will always be understanding of the needs of our employees and work to better their lives. We will also highly encourage volunteerism among our employees by given paid time off to volunteer in the community.

5. We will strive to make a fair return for our shareholders while staying true to our Human+Kind values.We believe our company can make a difference and that our products will provide the means to do it.

Let's all start today to make the world more Human+Kind.Human+Kind: The Why?Our Philosophy:Human+Kind is a breakthrough in skin care which will change your life as much as it will change your skin. Created for women everywhere who are tired of wasting time and money on unnecessary products, Human+Kind is a new ethos in skincare for today’s time pressed woman – simple, superior natural and dependable beauty products that multi-task as much as women do. Fuelled by a mission to challenge the beauty Industry’s conditioning that women need many products for different areas of our skin and different skin types, Human+Kind created a simplified approach to skincare developing superior, natural formulations capable of multi-tasking and benefiting skin types of all ages.Regime:Human+Kind eliminates the need for multiple skincare products to achieve beautiful and healthy skin. Over the decades the beauty industry turned the simple act of cleaning and protecting our skin into multi step, multi skin type, selling unnecessary products, just packaged differently for the same problem. Human+Kind recognises that this approach no longer fits with women today who want a more pared down approach to beauty. Human+Kind gives women a new simplicity around their beauty routine, without any compromise on results or quality of formulations.Formulations:Human+Kind creates all natural and highly concentrated formulations combined with scientific advances to create superior formulations that are dependable and efficacious. Armed with scientific evidence that a great number of skin care problems are caused by the products used to prevent them; chemically overloaded creams which cause allergic reactions, over-emollient moisturisers which can clog pores and anti-wrinkle creams that actually induce wrinkles because of skin irritation, Human+Kind formulations are all made using natural healing and restorative ingredients.


1. Hydration: Drink plenty of water every day. It will flush out toxins from your body which are bad for your skin. Moreover your skin will be kept naturally hydrated. An ancient time natural organic skin care beauty tip.

2. Eating healthy natural food: This will provide you the required vitamins and minerals that are good for your skin. Have moderate spicy and fried food.

3. Use natural skin care products, as these products do not contain chemicals. Kind to skin care products nourish your skin in a natural and healthy way.DON'T FORGET TO SMILE AND BE HUMAN AND KIND

Michael R. Lorenti Jr.

I am the owner/ creator of Sensatia Botanicals. Sensatia was founded in year 2000 in the small, quiet fishing village of Jasri, karangasem on the east coast of Bali. From our humble beginnings, we started Sensatia as a profit-sharing cooperation and are proud to continue in this manner promoting equality amongst workers and administrators. We believe in growing together as a community, thus, we are very proud that Sensatia Botanicals employees are 20% shareholders of the principal production company PT. Sensatia Botanicals.In 2000 we started with just 3 employees, after just 18 months we were ecstatic to involve & empower 23 Balinese people developing & producing Sensatia products. Now we are 70 dedicated people strong, producing international quality products in a GMP Certified production facility, complete with a QC department, a certified calibrated microbiology & chemical lab and a pharmacist that oversees the production and safety assessment of every single batch before it leaves Sensatia’s production facility.In the future, our plans of expanding are very exciting. But, rest assured, we will always maintain our small family charm, remembering one world, one people, and to always tread lightly. Our products are special, our people are special, and our purpose is greater than that of just profit, but rather supporting a healthy lifestyle through a fine balance of work, of play & of friends for life... Join us!


1. Always read the skin care ingredients label.

2. Keep your hands off your face.

3. Rinse with just water a few times a day after coming in from outside. It is not necessary to wash with a cleanser but just with water to clear the dust & dirt from the surface of your skin.

Ildi Pekar

Native from Budapest Hungary, Skin Therapist Ildi Pekar has been working with the body for over 20 years. Focusing her craft on all the manifestations of cellular damage and accelerated aging that are skin deep, providing her clients with measurable results in both their visual appearance and their overall sense of well-being. Ildi brings a unique approach to her clients that combines the “magic” of traditional remedies with modern technologies to provide a deeper nurturing experience for you.


1. For healthy skin, I recommend not to over cleanse your skin. I cleanse my skin thoroughly every night with a hydrating creamy cleanser and in the morning, I tone my face instead of washing it. Keeping the healthy oils intact will avoid over drying and irritating the skin.

2. Texture is everything! Finding the right balance of exfoliation for your skin is crucial. Most people are over doing or under doing and even using the wrong products entirely to exfoliate their skin. Yes, it may feel like that gritty scrub is polishing up dull skin, but using these rough exfoliators could actually be causing more harm than good. These can cause broken capillaries and irritation or redness in the skin and raw skin can be infected if you do not follow up with a soothing moisturizer. Instead, use an organic enzyme exfoliator twice a week to prevent buildup, minus the irritation and micro-tearing caused by harsh physical exfoliants.

3. Incorporate Raw Honey into your skin regimen. Honey has so many healing abilities for the skin. Whether you use it as a cleanser, moisturizer, or face mask - your skin will feel the difference. Raw honey contains 5 enzymes, 6 different vitamins, 8 distinctive lipids, 12 minerals, 17 trace elements, 18 amino acids (proteins), 18 bioflavonoids (also known as antioxidants) and 26 aroma compounds making it single handily a special healing ingredient for your skin.

Aprill Coleman

Aprill is a plus sized skin care expert, freelance writer and beauty influencer.


1. What you put in your body matters. Drink plenty of water and load up on the fruits and veggies.

2. Raw honey is the best moisturizing mask on the market.

3. Dry brush to shed dead skin cells and give your skin a healthy glow

Leila Janah

Leila Janah is the Founder and CEO of Sama Group and an award-winning social entrepreneur. LXMI is her latest venture under the Sama umbrella, with the same mission: to Give Work. Leila is a self-taught skincare aficionado, which is how she spotted the potential of Nilotica while in Uganda.


Number one would have to be drinking A LOT of water. It helps your entire immune system and will keep your skin glowing and hydrated. Number two would be that less is more. There are many amazing products out there but find a few products that work for your skin type and stick to them. Number three, please educate yourself and understand what the ingredients you are putting on your skin. Again, less is more.

Olivella Skincare

Based in 100% Virgin Olive Oil from Italy, each product kisses your skin with the nourishment it needs and deserves. From the Green Heart of Italy, Olivella was created and continues with the mission to provide sustainable products caring for our clients and the planet.


1. Before turning in for the night apply a great moisturizer cream, all over your face and neck. Apply generously, it’s all natural and based in olive oil which assures that you put your best face forward the next morning.

2. Wash your skin often, if you work out or go to a gym, pack our Olivella 100% cotton wipes which you can use directly after you are done, to avoid sweat and dirt becoming caked into those young pores. Also drink extra water to replenish your hydration that you just left on the floor of that spin class!

3. Keep your hair clean and shiny by using only the best natural shampoo and conditioner. Olivella’s contains 100% Virgin Olive Oil.

Thesis Beauty

We are a vegan, organic skincare line that prides itself on purity. We use only high quality, organic ingredients to create affordable everyday luxuries that inspire loyalty through results.


1. Rest and Hydration - this is paramount! Your skin is a reflection of what is going on in your body and if you are not properly rested and hydrated it will show. So get your 8 hours and your 64 ounces every day.

2. Maintain Daily Skin Care - even if you change your products up make sure you are cleaning and moisturizing your skin every day.

3. Keep it Clean - this goes beyond just washing your face. From eating clean, using clean (green) products and keeping your environment clean this will go a long way for your skin.

Zondra Wilson

"Blu Skin Care, LLC” was created by actress/model Zondra Wilson after years of being asked ""What do you use on your skin”? ""My family is from the South and my mom and aunt would tell me stories about how they couldn't afford expensive skin care products and how they used natural ingredients like Olive and Coconut Oils. I noticed that their skin was so soft and smooth and had very few (if any) wrinkles. So, I tried using some of these ingredients and haven't looked back. You can't put a price tag on healthy, beautiful and ageless skin. I am convinced I've found the fountain of youth. LOL!""After booking numerous modeling jobs for billion dollar companies such as Merz, Best Buy and Pfizer, Zondra decided to launch an USDA certified organic skin care line. “Blu” manufacturers the only American-made USDA certified organic powdered facial cleanser sold in the United States. Zondra is also the only female, African American owner, manufacturer & distributor of a skin care company with USDA certified organic accreditation in the United States.So, why the name ""Blu Skin Care""? In the Bible, the color blue is sometimes associated with the commandments of God, the importance of remembering them and also the heavenly calling of those who had been chosen by God to be His people (Numbers 15:38-40). Therefore, ""Blu Skin Care"" was the obvious name for the company.“Blu” prides itself on sourcing the purest and most potent ingredients including organic in all of its formulations.Cruelty Free, Gluten Free, Non-GMO, Vegan, No Parabens, No Polymers, No Sulphates, No Artificial Colors or FragrancesOur ingredients are plant-derived and formulated with botanicals. We are committed to all of our products being non-GMO as well as nutritious for your skin and as close to 100% USDA certified organic whenever possible.We promise to support a comprehensive approach in educating people on how to eat right, not only for good health, but for fantastic skin. We encourage you to enjoy a diverse, plant-based diet that provides a full range of nutrients. “Blu Skin Care, LLC” relies on foods known to promote health and support recovery from illness and injury. It integrates the very best of both ancient and modern nutritional approaches to form a flexible system of wholeness. At “Blu”, we serve the organic skin care industry with the passion and depth of experience that can only come with a lifetime of commitment to the organic movement. We service customers with all skin types.


1. Drink plenty of water every day! Water flushes out toxins from your body which we all know are bad for our skin.

2. Get Moving! Exercise daily till you start sweating. It opens up your skin pours and the toxins escape from your skin.

3. Moisturize!Use a good usda certified organic moisturizer every day on your face and neck to make your skin look healthy and glowing. Moisturizer is key in the fight against wrinkles and dry skin.

Vida Karamooz

Vida Karamooz, PhD., is the CEO and co-founder of Blue Beautifly LLC, a plant-based, certified organic, non-GMO, and cruelty-free face and body care product company in California. As an expert in botanical formulation, Dr. Karamooz has conducted years of research and trials in combining plants known for their skin and hair vitality in ancient sciences of India (Ayurveda), China, Middle East, Africa and South/Central America with recent discoveries. In doing so, she has gained invaluable insight in creating innovative and effective, but simple, products that meet today’s consumer demands for wholesome, natural, and genuine products that promote health of the body without harming the planet.


1. Don't get greenwashed. Many brands use disingenuous product names, misleading claims, dubious ingredients, or deceptive packaging to lure consumers who are looking for a genuine healthy product. Always read the ingredients CAREFULLY. If an ingredient has a complex name, then check it out on the web. Also look for ways some manufacturers avoid disclosing harmful ingredients, by using terms like “fragrances”, “perfume”, or “proprietary blend”.

2. Packaging is important. True natural products must be packaged in proper protective containers to safeguard their integrity. If a product is in a plastic or clear container, then it is probably full of chemicals. Ideal container for genuine natural products are dark colored glass bottles.

3. Give it a chance. Since natural products work with skin’s self-regenerative cycle, it takes about 4 weeks to see results.

Katie Cupcake

I'm Katie, a 31-year-old beauty lover from Leeds. I’m happily married, with a gorgeous cat (warning: mad cat lady!) Whilst my blog follows my battle with chronic illness, I mainly rave about my other passions in life… I love everything skincare, makeup and beauty! I also love discovering new beauty brands and sharing my beauty subscription box unboxings!


1. To keep your hair in fabulous condition, make your own easy hair mask. Take a ripe, organic avocado, 2 tablespoons of honey, and 2 of olive oil. Add a couple of drops of any essential oil you like the smell of. Apply the mask to damp hair. After an hour, rinse your hair thoroughly, shampooing and conditioning as you usually would. Ta-da, super shiny hair!

2. Use organic coconut oil to remove your makeup. I'm sure you've heard everyone raving about coconut oil - well that's because it's great! It's so versatile. Warm a small amount between your hands and massage over your face. Remove the oil with a warm flannel and see your makeup disappear! Plus it'll leave your skin so soft!

3. If you don't have time to make anything yourself, there are some great organic skincare products on the market! Choose something that's correct for your skintype and play around until you find something your skin responds well to. For me, it's White Rabbit Skincare Comfort Cleansing Balm and Lush Full of Grace serum!

Suzi Fevens

Suzi is a certified fitness instructor, yoga instructor and healthy living and weight loss coach. She embraces a healthy life which includes smoothies and salads, and pizza and cupcakes.


1. Drink lot of water - not your typical skin care tip but the best one in my opinion.

2. Coconut oil. I have sensitive skin so if I'm having a flare-up I like to use coconut oil both to cleanse my face and to moisturize it.

3. Aloe Vera. My husband uses it daily as his moisturizer, while I use it only when my skin is particularly dry or needs some extra TLC as it's wonderfully healing.

Lisa Walton

Adventurous lifestyle blogger and online marketing consultant who has a passion for travel, cats and sleeping.


Water, fruit & vegetables, exercise

Grace Mahoney

Grace Mahoney is the Founder and Owner of Blushing Brides, the award-winning on-location hair, makeup, and nails company that serves weddings and brides all over New England. For the past 7 years Grace has served as CEO and head hair and makeup artist within her company and has worked nation-wide and been published nationally as such. Aside from training other artists in the craft of hair and makeup and helping everyday women feel beautiful, Grace loves to travel and see the different cultures and remedies each country has to offer. "Travel has become a huge part of my life and being able to take beauty with me wherever I go is something I treasure greatly." Grace currently resides in Hudson, MA with her boyfriend, her tiny dog, and obnoxiously large cat, and can be found practicing Aerial Silks in her free time and taking over the world one beautiful face at a time.


Coconut oil: Not only does it moisturize and nourish, it also heals and helps prevent further damage from dryness and every day exposure to the elements. I use coconut oil as a makeup remover, a shave gel in the shower, and a lip treatment.

Tea tree oil: Tea tree oil is nature's own anti bacterial treatment and can help with a number of skin issues including but not limited to: acne, cold sores, and bacterial infections. By simply placing a dot of pure tea tree on the affected area and rubbing it in you can naturally cure several ailments.

Apple Cider Vinegar: The best thing about apple cider vinegar is that it not only kills germs and tones your skin but also helps revive elasticity and smooth out fine lines and wrinkles. Using diluted Apple Cider Vinegar (half water, half vinegar) you can apply to skin with a cotton ball and let dry then rinse with water as an after wash treatment!

Laura Rudoe

Evolve is an artisan producer of organic and natural skin, body and hair products. Everything we create is hand-crafted using natural and organic oils, butters and natural superfoods sourced from around the world.


1. Learn about ingredients. Nature has provided us with ingredients easily as powerful as any created in a lab, but it helps to understand what each do.

2. Give yourself time. Rushing to remove makeup MAY be easier with harsh, alcohol laden products but it certainly isn't better. Take time to really massage your products in and benefit from increased blood flow and more soothed skins.

3. Look for a serum with natural Hyaluronic Acid - it increased how much moisture the skin can hold by up to 100% and makes a huge differecne to fine lines and dehydration.

Lucy Gulland

Purepotions make products especially for dry, sensitive and allergy-prone skin. We use the purest, gentlest natural ingredients, many of them organic and biodynamic. We never use fragrances or unnecessary additives and many of our products are 100% natural so you can be sure that there are no hidden nasties!We were founded by a mother seeking natural relief for her daughter who had bad eczema and needed very gentle, soothing skin care. All products are hand-made in our workshop in Brighton.


Purepotions Skin Salvation Intensive Moisturising OintmentPurepotions Skin Salvation Daily Moisturising CreamPurepotions Skin Salvation Hand Cream with Seabuckthorn

Laura St. Clair

Laura is an One of eb5.com Customer Service Representatives. If you call us here at the corporate office to order your eb5 cream, it is very likely that Laura is the one who would help you!Customer Service Representative.


1. Cleanse using our Anti- Aging Cleansing lotion. It is a soap-free, gentle exfoliating Cleansing Lotion containing essential ingredients needed to help keep skin youthful, soft and smooth.

2. Tone using our EB5 Anti- Aging Toner. Our alcohol free toner contains highly effective ingredients to reduce excess oils, minimize pores and tone skin without irritation. I really like the cooling effect of the cucumber, sage and algae extract.

3. Treat using our flagship product EB5 Intense Moisture Facial Cream. A customer favorite for over 60 years. Our healing Facial Cream includes a blend of antioxidant rich vitamins to help reverse the signs of aging while keeping your skin nourished and moisturized.

Laura London

Laura London is a Lifestyle coach, holistic nutritionista and a fitness specialist. She is also the author of the Hot and Healthy Body. Since overcoming Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Epstein Barr Disease, and a chronic back issue, Laura has reinvented, not only her health, but also her life – in her 40’s. She is here to show you that you can do it too!Laura has become an inspiration to women across the globe with her down-to-earth personality and her simple, easy-to-follow health advice and workout routines.www.LauraLondonFitness.com


1. Nutrition is the KEY to beautiful skin. Eating fresh fruits and vegetables that are high in water content, vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants is super important. Every cell in your body is made from the food you eat. If you were building a house you would want to use the best building materials possible. The same is true when feeding your body and skin organic fruits and vegetables.

2. Stimulating Your Skin - Blood flow to the skin and underlying muscles is important. Using an organic soft bristle brush to exfoliate and stimulate your skin brings blood to the surface and stimulates collagen. I love to use raw coconut oil while using my exfoliating brush.

3. Stress and sleep go together and many of the most damaging effects of stress are actually the result of lost or bad sleep. Without sleep your body cannot repair day to day damage, which begins to show as the bags under your eyes grow and your skin tissue fades. Get at least eight hours a day of deep, uninterrupted sleep each night in order to give yourself a chance to heal and rebuild.

Chad Zelensky

Chad is a card-carrying pharmacist but no longer counts pills. Relying on his background as a pharmacist and seeking to solve his first daughter's skin issues as a baby, he started up a natural skincare company with the goal of creating evidence based safe and effective natural skincare products.His primary motivation for creating Lowen's Natural Skincare was to have his daughters to grow up in an environment that fostered creativity and financial literacy all at once.Chad and his family live and work in Calgary, Alberta Canada


If you are looking for ""organic skincare"" then my 1st tip would be to evaluate whether the product in question is indeed organic. For instance, do they just use the word ""organic"" or is the company's product certified by a 3rd party regulatory body like the USDA. There is a lot of greenwashing taking place in the industry so customer awareness is really important.

Secondly, say the product has passed step one and does contain certified organic ingredients. A good tip is to check what % or organic ingredients are included. Ask yourself, are these ""organics included to just sell the product"" or are they in the formula for a more honest reason.

Third tip: is tips one and two are passed, make sure that the product is actually safe for use. Even though a product is ""certified organic"" there could be a number of ingredients of questionable origin and safety that fly under the radar as some certifications allow for this.Best bet is to go to a third party like the Environmental Working Group to look up the product and/or the various ingredients in question. Remember, just because it is ""organic"" does not mean that it is actually safe and good for your skin.

Lisa C Alexander

When I made the decision to start the LAFACE skincare line it was because the natural and organic lines available were below par and there was a lot of dishonesty in the industry. Also, the scientific advancement in plant stem cell research technology was prime for my objective. This was 12 years ago when plant stem cells in skincare were fairly unknown here in the US. Being of a fifthgeneration California farming my agricultural background, entrepreneur experience and the extensive time spent in Switzerland and India studying science and Ayurveda, logically the concept was born. For more info: https://www.lafacelaboratories.com/product-page/c-cell-regeneration-serum


1. Cleansing is the most important step so we recommend when you use our PUR Cleanser & Toner in one you add a teaspoon of organic sugar to add extra exfoliation to the routine. It helps prepare the skin for the next step.

2. Realize that what you eat can either help or hurt your complexion so stay away from processed foods and inflammatory foods as they are the most damaging

3. Consistency is key to a balanced complexion. Moisturizing and cleansing with products that are free of wax , parabens, phthalates, sodium Laurel sulfates and propylene.

Amy Marietta

As an influential content creator, digital and social media strategist, brand consultant, creative director, model, digital influencer and ambassador - Amy is a modern millennial. Her creative skill set has created the opportunity for her to work with companies around the world including Dolce & Gabbana, Nanette Lepore, Starwood Hotels, Simon Malls, Jaguar, Disaronno, Absolut and Uber amongst her list of clients. She has also been featured in prestigious international publications such as Elle, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Nylon, L’Officiel Italia, New York Times and Refinery 29.


Lemon to tighten and brighten. Coffee scrub for circulation. Aloe Vera for burns or dry skin.

Amanda McGillivray

I formed The Natural Skincare Co. 13 years ago because at that time I was unable to find safe, natural cosmetics and skincare to use on my sensitive skin. I was horrified when I read the ingredients listed on most mainstream skincare products and started my company from a spare room in my house, importing Paul Penders skincare and then later on developed the website, www.thenaturalskincarecompany.co.uk, in order to offer a select range of personally tested products to the public. After being approached by salons and spas and other retailers, I soon realised that there was a need for information and products which were free from chemical nasties, and we became the UK distributor for a selection of niche beauty brands.More recently, we have launched an amazing brand called Te Mana, from New Zealand. This is a small artisan boutique batched range of high performing cosmeceutical skincare handmade in New Zealand and is particularly suitable for sensitive skin. The Te Mana Heart represents their continual search for improvement and advancement in modern skincare science whilst being mindful of their ancestors and traditional knowledge base!


1. Cleanse morning and night time with a natural or organic gentle cleansing gel or milk depending on your skin type and ensure all your makeup is completely removed - we recommend Te Mana High Performance Cleansing Gel which will remove makeup without stinging and contains Enzogenol, a potent antioxidant derived from New Zealand Pine Bark as well as other powerful ingredients to leave skin comfortably hydrated and balanced.

2. Drink plenty of water - this is mentioned time and time again but is just so important for healthy skin!

3. Use an organic or natural moisturiser which is right for your skin type. Ensure that there are no petro chemicals or parabens in the formula and do some research on the supplier. Do not just buy the cheapest creams out there; you usually get what you pay for! We like Te Mana EXQ Pro-Collagen Complex, which contains skin-loving proteins from Merino Wool and active Manuka Honey and fights skin aggressors such as elastase and helps stimulate an intense firming action. Great for more mature complexions!

Eva Tornado

I run my blog ko-te.com for 5 years already, and that gave me an opportunity to learn a lot about beauty and fashion, to test products, and to form my opinions. I can call myself an expert in blogging


The best you can do for your skin is to have enough sleep, eat healthily and drink necessary amount of water to avoid dehydration and intoxication. Those are "keystones" of being healthy therefore having a healthy look. Speaking of organic remedies, I have a few favorite products that I love to use alongside with my normal cosmetic products. First, I worship lemon juice based masks, which help to whiten my skin and boost regeneration processes. Second, my favorite way to clean and nourish my skin (especially in the winter) is applying avocado oil. Its chemical composition is close to natural sebum and that makes it a irreplaceable "must have". Third, my favorite product is black clay. It helps to cleanse skin deeply and to narrow pores.

Juliette Samuel

Juliette is a person who definitely knows beautiful when she sees it. Juliette has had a very eclectic career working in and around the beauty industry. She has worked as an instructor at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. She has also been a Professional Image Consultant.Currently Juliette works as a Skin Care Therapist, acting President and Chief Nose for Nyraju Skin Care. As such she is in charge of product formulation and development for all of the skin and hair care products produced for the line.Juliette is also a member of NAHA-The National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy and is the Fragrance Editor and Ethnic Beauty Editor for BellaOnline.com.Juliette is the author of: Natural Hair Looks Great On You! Learn How to Grow, Nourish, Replenish and Love Your Hair Using Essential Oils . Currently sold on AmazonWhat does that do for you? It keeps Juliette on her toes when it comes to the type of information that she’ll be able to share with you as readers of the content that she publishes on and off the web.


1. Eat organically. The better your food intake, the better it will move through your system and release toxic buildup. Beauty begins in your colon and whether it's your skin or hair, it reflects what's going on inside.

2. Exercise. Walking, swimming, yoga, Pilates or salsa dancing, move your body to the point of working up a good sweat. You might also be surprised at how working out can help in releasing stress.

3. We specialize in products for skin of color and as such, ingredients play a very important role. Having a good skin care regimen in place using products with natural and organic ingredients is crucial. On a daily basis it's a good idea to Cleanse, Tone and Moisturize. Once a week add exfoliation and a masque to your regimen.Be gentle with your skin and treat it like a delicate flower. There's no need to over manipulate or use a lot of product. You're not scrubbing pots, this can cause skin irritation, discoloration and uneven skin tones. And slathering a lot of product on your face is not going to change your skin's condition over night, it could make it worse.The key to great skin is consistency and a product line that works for You, not every product will. However, when you find the right combination of products for your skin type, it's priceless.

April MacKinnon

Owner of Anointment Natural Skin Care, creating small batch skin care from certified organic and wildcrafted ingredients overlooking the historic Tantramar Marshes in Sackville, New Brunswick (Canada). We love every step of the process from growing the plants to working with local farmers to blending and bottling.With a background in civil engineering followed by retail, a mother of three and DONA-trained Postpartum doula April has a particular interest in herbal traditional healing and pregnancy and postpartum care. When not working she can be found running, doing yoga or drinking tea.


1. Start from the inside out to look your best including hydration, a whole food based diet (lots of fruits and veggies) and exercise. Easier said than done, I know, but take it one step at a time!

2. Be aware of ingredients in skin care products and what they do. Educate yourself on which ingredients do and do not fit your personal values. For example, if you wish to avoid synthetic preservatives take the time to learn the trade and ingredient names of those products. Don't be afraid to contact companies and ask questions.

3. Choose skin care products that incorporate whole ingredients and minimal processing from companies you can stand behind and who share your personal values.

Lane Edwards

Lane Edwards in the Founder and Creative Director of Pura Botanicals, an all-natural, non-toxic, cruelty-free collection of skincare and wellness products, also featuring a bespoke, one-on-one fragrance service offered from Pura’s green beauty apothecary & perfumery in Canada.


1. Use skincare from companies that pride themselves on honesty, safety and transparency. All-natural should also result in positive benefits to your skin and you should also love the way the product feels and smells, so you can look forward to the ritual in using it everyday.

2. Consistency is key to experiencing premium results. So many of us start out so ambitious with our skincare routine, but then we let it fizzle out as we get busy or stressed. Take time for yourself every morning and evening to check in with yourself, while indulging in your non-toxic, cruelty-free, earth-friendly products. I always say something super kind to myself in the mirror, and focus on my natural beauty attributes. Our self-dialogue is just as valuable as the products we're using.

3. Read your labels, and don't be afraid to ask questions. Who is actually making your skincare? Where do they source their ingredients from? Are they part of the formulation and manufacturing? Websites are wonderful resources, but sometimes you may have to ask questions. I also love social media like Instagram to explore behind the scenes and get to know the people behind the brand. Our Instagram, @purabotanicals is a true labour of love. We have fun curating it everyday.

4. My Top Beauty Must-Haves: The Jade Face Roller- This is like my beauty meditation. It's so soothing and my skin just radiates immediately after using it morning and night. It not only increases collagen production and circulation, but also helps to preserve the skin's texture, elasticity and glow. Jade has been used for centuries to preserve youth and protect the skin. It's so cooling and invigorating. I couldn't live without it. I also really love sleeping on a silk pillow case and misting Pura's Clarifying Mist with organic rosemary oil, lemongrass and tea-tree on it between washes. It's so uplifting, immune boosting, and prevents blemishes.

5. Our skin restores and repairs itself mostly when we sleep. Make sure the products you are using are concentrated with high quality botanical infusions, essential oils, actives and antioxidants. Pura's Overnight Watermelon Mask is handcrafted with pure watermelon extract (high in vitamin C and amino acids), all-natural silk-peptides, and luxurious, cell regenerating neroli oil. This decadent sleeping beauty mask soaks into the skin while you rest, reverses UV damage, and helps to prevent crows feet and fine lines. Natural can mean powerful with the right blend of ingredients and skincare technologies. I also think there is so much love when skincare is handcrafted, verses mass-produced. Everything in our world is energy. Skin is so perceptive. I want the most pristine, sustainable, clean beauty energy going into my skin. After all, I'm investing in it everyday. In pure we trust.

Jennifer

I'm Jennifer, Content Creator of beauty and lifestyle blog, Barely There Beauty.com. Anglo-Korean lover of food, a sublime view, expensive skin and a good flatlay.


1. I really love using cold-pressed, organic Rosehip and Camellia oils on my skin. They're so versatile to use and are full of vitamins and antioxidants.

2. Raw manuka honey is such an amazing healer, I spread a thick layer over my face and leave for around 10 minutes - my skin looks positively radiant after.

3. I love making my own clay masks with Fuller's/Diatomaceous Earth or Bentonite clays, and adding just a couple of drops of apple cider vinegar for a gentle exfoliation - being careful not to go overboard, it's pretty astringent stuff!

Nancy Newsom

My decision to create a natural and organic line of skin care products evolved from my interest in preparing locally grown, unprocessed organic foods for my family. Becoming more conscious about what we put into our bodies, leads us to also question what we put onto our bodies. My initial reason to create formulas with organic and plant based ingredients was simply to do no harm both to my body and to the wider environment. However, as I began to notice improvements to my skin from using raw oils, plant extracts and plant distillates, I became convinced that these beautiful and natural gifts from nature could do a better job of caring for my skin than anything a large cosmetic company could synthesize in a laboratory.


1. Choose products that contain raw, plant based oils that still contain the precious phytonutrients that do the work of healing your skin. Once oils have been refined, they lose all of this powerful natural goodness and are reduced to becoming simple emollient.

2. Cleanse thoroughly, but gently. The secret to proper cleansing is to get rid of airborne particles such as soot, smoke, dust, dried sweat, residue from makeup and sunscreens, and to clear out clogged pores without also stripping away the skin’s natural oils and water. Many cleansing products including soaps and scrubs, dry the skin and alter its pH balance, causing it to become more alkaline. If you’ve reached that squeaky clean sensation on your skin, you’ve probably just over cleansed.

3. Read labels and do your homework. Women use and average of 12 personal care products each day. These products can contain hundreds of unique chemicals that we absorb, inhale and ingest. Some of these chemicals have been linked to cancer, birth defects, learning disabilities and other health problems. Choose products that are safer for you and the environment. Decrease your exposure by choosing products with simpler ingredients and avoid anything with the words 'fragrance' or 'parfum' on the label. These organizations have consumer guides to help you to understand what to avoid: ewg.org, safecosmetics.org/get-the-facts/chemicals-of-concern/red-list

Jacqueline Evans

Welcome to natural, effective, high-performing skin care. Beauty from the inside out. All natural and certified organic ingredients hand made in small batches in Melbourne, Australia.


1. Stay Hydrated

2. Use SPF sun protection

3. Limit sugar consumption

Lola Seicento

While I am a college professor, I created Lola's Secret Beauty Blog years ago as a means of chronicling my favorite skincare and makeup products. My penchant for luxury skincare has led me to try a wide variety of products, but clean and natural luxury skincare is my greatest passion.


1. Healthy skin starts with healthy ingredients, and organic products that are free of pesticides and other harmful ingredients are a great place to start. However, there are a few things to keep in mind as you make this transition.1) Add new products into your routine one at a time. Just because the ingredients are safe and natural doesn't mean that you won't have a sensitivity or allergy to some of the ingredients. Spot test the products first, rather than using them liberally. If you have a reaction, stop using them immediately.

2. Read the ingredient labels carefully and educate yourself about what you are putting on your skin. Your skin is your largest organ, and therefore what you put on your skin is absorbed directly into your body. Furthermore, becoming familiar with the ingredients, and how they work, allows you to select products that really are best suited for the needs of your skin.

3. Take a less is more approach. Often times natural and organic products are filled with potent actives, and this often means that their potency makes them very effective and concentrated. Use them more sparingly, and add more as needed. For instance, if you are using an antioxidant-rich face oil– rather than applying it liberally, apply a small amount to slightly damp, freshly cleansed skin and allow it to sink into the skin. Applying more doesn't intensify the results, but instead wastes product and can leave your skin oily.The benefits of using organic skincare products are many, but take your time to find the products best suited to the needs of your skin.

Elizabeth Hale

Dr. Elizabeth Hale is a dermatologist in NYC. She is a clinical associate professor at NYU and co-Founder of CompleteSkinMD. She specializes in lasers, skin cancer surgery and cosmetic dermatology with particular interest in teaching her patients how to keep their skin looking young and healthy.


Number One is Eat a colorful and healthy diet; foods with natural color are high in antioxidants which help protect our skin from environmental toxins and UV rays. Think greens, orange, red and yellow foods and avoid white, starchy foods when possible.

Two, drink lots of water. Skin needs to be hydrated from the inside out. Hydrated skin is more supple, less itchy, and less wrinkled!

Three, lemon juice contains citric acid which can help lighten sun spots. So if you don't have access to lasers or chemical peels, try dabbing a few drops of fresh lemon juice on your spots. Test one or two first.

Lastly, pineapple contains bromelain which helps prevent bruising. So if considering an injectable, load up on fresh pineapple before your appointment!

Chris Masterjohn

I earned my PhD in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Connecticut in the summer of 2012. From September 2012 to August 2014, I served as a postdoctoral research associate in the Comparative Biosciences department of the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

From August 2014 to December 2016, I served as Assistant Professor of Health and Nutrition Sciences at Brooklyn College, part of the City University of New York.In the fall of 2016, I made the decision to leave academia and pursue entrepreneurship a transition I completed on January 1, 2017. If you would like the full story of how I came to this decision, you can join my email newsletter, and the first welcome email tells the story and provides you with my vision going forward.

As of January 2017, I’m on my own. I am currently conducting independent research, consulting, working on information products, collaborating on information and technology products, and producing tons of free content to help people gain better health.

I have deep and personal experiences with the power of food, movement, and mindfulness to support health and well being. I want to take what I’ve learned and pay it forward.

But I’m not done learning. I’m constantly learning from my own challenges, failures, and successes, and I’m constantly learning by scouring the scientific literature, whether I’m uncovering long-forgotten and neglected evidence from yesteryear or following and deciphering the latest findings.

What I try to do here is grapple with complex science and translate it into practical principles that each of us can use to better support our health.


1. Manage your iron status. If you are deficient in iron, your skin will not receive the nutrients it needs to be healthy. If you have too much iron, your skin will be much more vulnerable to damage and will age much more quickly. So, have your iron tested. If it's low, eat more iron-rich foods. If it's high, donate blood.

2. Eat the skin! Want healthy skin? Then don't throw the skin on your chicken in the garbage. Skin and bones are both rich in collagen. When you eat more collagen, you can make healthier collagen for your own skin. So, instead of buying skinless, boneless chicken breast, roast a chicken, eat the skin, and make soup from the bones.

3. Eat a well rounded, nutritious diet that doesn't contain a lot of processed foods and doesn't unnecessarily restrict food groups. One of the reasons our skin ages prematurely is because it suffers oxidative damage, which is like a biological form of rust. We protect our skin from oxidative damage with a wide variety of vitamins, minerals, and unique compounds found in colorful fruits and vegetables. Even protein, fat, and carbohydrate are important, so eat a diet that isn't ""low"" in anything except processed junk food, and your skin will thank you.

Mr. Shah

Mr. Shah, Founder of Urban Veda.Urban Veda is a natural, multi-award-winning skincare brand based in the UK and is based on the ancient principles of Ayurveda.


1. Treat your skin gently - look for natural ingredients that are beneficial to the skin, limit time spent in hot baths and showers as this may damage your skin, pat your skin dry rather than rubbing it harshly, and regularly moisturise.

2. Manage your lifestyle - stress and a poor diet can cause havoc on your skin, so try to make time for things you enjoy, think positively and ensure your diet is packed with nutrients to make your skin glow.

3. Pollution-proof your skin - protect your skin from the damaging effects of free radicals with the help of powerful antioxidants within your skincare products and your diet. All Urban Veda products are packed with antioxidants to protect your skin from the environment.

Evelyn Wolf

UK Beauty Blogger & Environmental Sciences & Social Policy student


1. Avoid using Mineral Oil in any of your skincare products. It can clog your pores and cause breakouts.

2. Drink lots of water throughout the day to keep your skin hydrated and happy.

3. Take an organic food supplement to top up your vitamin levels and replenish your skin from the inside."

Melanie Gavin

Melanie Gavin is Business Development Manager for MooGoo Ireland. MooGoo is a natural skincare range made for babies and adults with sensitive, troubled skin.


1. Don't be afraid of oils if you have oily skin. Many people try to cope with oily or spot prone skin by using harsh astringents which can strip the skin and cause it to produce even more oil. Introducing an Oil Cleanser or Moisturising Oil to your regime can help balance and sooth congestion and spots. Tamanu Oil is an excellent oil to combat this.

2. Even on the dullest of days our skin still needs UV protection. To protect your skin in the healthiest way possible, use a natural sunscreen that contains Zinc Oxide and to a moisturising ingredient such as Jojoba Oil. MooGoo's Natural Sunscreen SPF30 fits the bill!

3. MooGoo is made from entirely food based ingredients, but its not all about what you put on your skin, its also about what you eat and so maintaining a healthy, vitamin rich diet is essential to maintain glowing skin.

Tamryn Stowell

At Willow we believe that investing in your skin, using our highly natural and organic products, will leave your skin radiant and glowing. This investment will give you long term youthful results.Everyday our skin battles with the elements, pollution, stress and ageing. Boost your skin with our radiant products and give it the detox it so desperately needs from the chemical world.We do not test on animals, we do not use parabens, microbeads, sodium laurel sulphates, palm oil or any mineral oils in our products.


1. Don't underestimate the importance of exfoliation - dry or dehydrated skin is in desperate need of moisture, however, if you do not remove all the dead cells from the skin’s surface then the moisturising oils in your lotions and facial treatments are being wasted on lifeless cells.

2. If you have oily skin, don't be afraid of facial oils - they actually might help! Oily skin is due to the overproduction of sebum (natural body oils) as the body does not (sometime incorrectly) detect enough oils on your skin. Simply stripping your skin of oils further by using foaming agents or other dehydrating products can sometimes make the situation worse. Try feeding your skin hydrating products in small doses and see if it helps balance the skins requirement for hydration.

3. Make sure you offer your neck and decolletage the same treatment as your face. Having a beautifully hydrated and glowing facial complexion whilst having dry and scaly skin below is something that just doesn't need to happen! Ensure your weekly facial (whether at home or by a beautician) includes some loving treatment for these areas.

Deby Atterby

Deby Atterby has been an active Aromatherapy lecturer for over 25 years and brings with her a wealth of knowledge in clinical aromatic medicine. In 2001she trained in France with renowned Aromatherapist Dr Daniel Pénoël ,and in 2008 and 2009 returned to France to complete an Advanced Aromatic Medicine course with Bob and Rhiannon Harris.On her return from France in 2001 Deby founded Aromatic Aromathology Therapies, with the express view of providing an association for Aromatherapists passionate about their profession and the direction of their industry. The AAT assists Aromatherapists with ongoing education to maintain their rating. Deby's quest for knowledge in Aromatics knows no boundaries. She is always researching and studying in an effort to gain all the knowledge she can to maintain the highest possible standard.


A choice of Essential Oils, vegetable oils and clays.A pure vegetable oil such as calophyllum (calophyllum inophyllum) also know as Tamanu oil. pressed from nuts and is rich in various aromatic compounds and versatile for all skin conditions.Everlasting, (helichrysm italicum) high in neryl acetate. Works for skin disorders, wounds, eczema and dermatitis.Clays: Each clay has its own active principles in their individual healing properties, example, pink is hydrating, green has excellent drawing properties

Dr. Steven Pearlman

Steven J. Pearlman, M.D., F.A.C.S. is dual-board certified in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and a past president of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, founding President of the New York Facial Plastic Surgery Society. Dr. Pearlman is a Clinical Professor at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, and Director of the Division of Facial Plastic Surgery for the New York Head and Neck Institute for the Northwell Hospital System. Dr. Pearlman is widely published and has authored numerous book chapters and scientific articles on rhinoplasty, revision rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty, facelift and facial laser resurfacing. Dt. Pearlman is also a fellowship director for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. His legacy includes pro bono surgical support to Face to Face, an international facial plastic surgery program that provides pro bono reconstructive surgery for children with facial deformities.


1. Overall health is vital for healthy skin. Take Your Vitamins: There’s a reason you were told at a young age to always take your vitamins. Most commonly, vitamin C helps with the overall health of your skin but also aids in improving your eyes, immune system, and hair. Another important vitamin is vitamin D. This vitamin helps your immune system as well, but also helps you build stronger bones, and it keeps you happy.Drink Plenty of Water: Your skin is about 64% water, so drinking water will keep your skin cleansed and hydrated. It will also flush out any toxins and dirt that may clog your pores, giving you a healthy glow. Water not only helps keep your skin cleansed, it also helps tighten and tone the skin. Our bodies naturally fill our cells with water to make them tight and firm and this reduces the appearance of wrinkles, giving a much smoother appearance.Sleep More: The importance of a good night’s rest cannot be stressed enough. Studies show that lack of sleep can cause premature aging of the skin, more fine lines, breakouts and unevenness. If you’re having trouble getting the amount of sleep needed (7-9 hours a night) try going to bed 15 minutes earlier each night until you reach your goal.

2. Moisturizers - We suggest Image organic skincare.Ormedic Line- is a synthesis of the purest organic ingredients combined with medical effectiveness to achieve clinically-proven results. Ormedic cleanser, mask and moisturizer are used to balance the skin’s health with certified organic ingredients, highly potent anti-oxidants and essential botanicals, without the use of chemicals, acids or parabens. Formulated for all skin types to balance, restore and deliver health — the natural way. GOOD FOR ALL SKIN TYPES.

3. Sunblock SPF - MD Face Total Defense Tinted or Non-tinted Sun Screen is a high-quality physical sunscreen for daily use. Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 30 is a combination of micronized Titanium and Zinc oxides, fortified with the powerful anti-oxidants, and vitamins in an emollient formula. This daily facial photo-protection contains rich moisturizers and natural barrier lipids for patients with drier skin. Fragrance-free and preservative-free. GOOD FOR ALL SKIN TYPES! If you are to use one anti-aging skin product, daily sunblock is most important.

Rae Williams

Rae is the National Sales Manager for Eminence Organic Skin Care in Australia. Rae has an extensive knowledge of the beauty industry having spent 20 years working with some of the world's premium beauty brands spanning from London, Singapore & Sydney to New Zealand. Rae has a belief in results-oriented, natural and organic skin care and that healthy skin starts with a healthy lifestyle.


1. Use antioxidant rich products to fight ageing of the skin. Eminence have a Biocomplex (TM) of potent antioxidants made with organic fruit & vegetables designed to target the signs of ageing and give skin a healthy glow.

2. Get the benefits of conventional Retinol without the sensitivity that generally follows. Eminence use a natural Retinol alternative that immediately lifts & tightens skin containing Chicory Root and Tara Tree Gum.

3. Look for products containing plant stem cells to delay the visible signs of ageing. The PhytoCellTec (TM) Swiss Green Apple plant stem cell maintains the skin's elasticity and regeneration by strengthening cells. This protects the longevity of the cell.

Veronica Pedersen

Timeless Skin Care was formed in 2010 to provide quality, affordable skincare for both women and men. Founded on a philosophy of simplicity, we strive to manufacture products using less chemicals and be as natural as possible.


1. Formulations that have less chemicals and high concentrations of active ingredients.

2. Ingredients that are most natural to their source.

3. Simple and effective formulations with consistent use to obtain results.

Emma Conrad Chase

Brad Yim is the CEO and founder of Mavericks, a Silcon Valley based skincare startup.


1. Peppermint oil has shown effectiveness in promoting growth and thickening of hair. But even better, when applied to scalp it gives nice cool tingling that's even better for staying awake than coffee. Just make sure you don't let any drip into your eyes - it is mighty painful. Most people don't realize almost all skin irritation is caused by ""natural extracts."" You're much less likely to get irritation when extracts are first processed, separated and purified in lab.

2. I always travel with a small jar of coconut butter. When flying from city to city, coconut butter works well both as a moisturizer and an emergency snack.

Nia Davies

Medic and Blogger interested in Mental and Physical Wellbeing


Manuka honey antibacterial face masks, Oat + Milk as a gentle scrub and Coconut oil as a pre-cleanser and makeup remover

Theodora Ntovas

YASOU is a Greek-inspired, luxe wellness skin care line. We are plant-derived, vegan, gluten-free and Leaping Bunny certified made in USA/Chicago. “YASOU” (pronounced ya-su) natural skin care gets its name from a common Greek greeting meaning “to your health.”YASOU's mission is to embrace the beauty traditions, natural ingredients and rich culture of Greece with American technology, bringing you this luxurious natural skincare line that makes you look and feel good.” I grew up in Chicago but lived and traveld in Greece as a child were I spent time with family, soaking up the rich Greek cutlure and local traditions. I saw a need to create a luxe skin care line that was about wellness!


My 3 Best Organic Skin care Tips for Healthy Skin are

1. Moisturize Moisturize, Moisturize. Look for natural or organic skin care moisturizer or one with a combination of natural and organic ingredients that is plant-derived!

2. Drink a 8oz glass of warm water with a tablespoon or two of freshly squeezed organic lemon juice. Three to four times a week first thing in the morning after waking up.

3. Let your skin breath (no products on your skin at least once a week so your natural oils can do their jobs) and smile!

VIEWS: When one is thinking about starting a natural skin care regime it's really about focusing on one's life style and making changes. What does one eat? How often are you exercising? Are you staying out of the sun and protecting your skin from the elements of summer and winter? What kind of products are you applying on your skin from your beauty to your laundry detergents? and of course are you taking the time to read your product labels, educating yourself on what ingredients to avoid. Learn to get rid of the unhealthiness in your life what ever that may be.I believe that one should have healthy balances in their diets but when it comes to skin care I believe in plant-derived ingredients. Lastly, you also have to learn to love your self, love your skin. Take the time to pamper yourself, get massages, facials have a spa day and try to smile and laugh as often as possible.

Ysmay

Ysmay is a yoga teacher and the founder of 42Yogis.com.


1. Moisturize with virgin organic coconut oil. It's great for sensitive skin, and antimicrobial. And a little definitely goes a long way.

2. Get your beauty rest. Sleep is great for helping your skin to clear up.

3. Eat more fresh produce. A lot of the problems we have with our bodies are simply because of a lack of nutrients. I am a big believer in eating for nutrition, instead of beauty, but a funny thing happens when you get more nutrients: your skin clears up, you sleep better, and you have more energy!

Taruna

A simple health loving person, who loves to share health beneficial information of daily routine life natural things such as fruits, vegetables, seeds, plants, herbs, Exercises (Natural only like, jogging, yoga etc, not heavy weight lifting types) etc. She has a vision to spread values, with nature gifted things. This is the driving force behind writing this blog Healthlogus.


1. Drink plenty of water every day. It will flush out toxins from your body which are bad for your skin.

2. Eat healthy natural food will provide you the required vitamins and minerals that are good for your skin.

3. Manage Stress as Stress hormones inflame the skin. Over time, those stress hormones can cause acne and accelerate wrinkles.

Karuna Chani

Karuna Chani is an internationally recognized wedding makeup artist and skincare consultant who has transformed countless brides all around the world. Her unique style combines Eastern cultural elements with Western beauty trends to bring South Asian and Indian bridal makeup looks right to NYC.


1. Exfoliate - To make sure your makeup applies beautifully you need to start with a clean, polished based. I use finely ground oatmeal as a gentle, non-abrasive scrub, which helps even on days when my skin is sensitive. You can mix the ground oatmeal with water to make a paste, or add honey/other natural ingredients for added moisture and benefits. I like to leave the mixture on my face for a few minutes, as it acts like a hydrating mask which exfoliates once I buff it away.

2. Tone - Wearing makeup can leave your skin dry and dull. Toning, after cleansing is important to retain moisture and remove pollutants from your skin. Toners with witch hazel are thorough yet gentle, help shrink the size of your pores and reduce redness. Apply a good amount on a flat cotton pad and wipe across your face for smooth, relaxed skin.

3. Moisturize - Perhaps the most important step of all, moisturizing is essential in keeping your skin elastic and healthy. I recommend rosehip oil as an ingredient, as it helps in regenerating the skin, which means your skin will look younger and fresher. At the moment, I am loving Farsali’s Rose Gold Elixir, as it is a lightweight oil that is effective and hydrating. I like to put a few drops in my daily moisturizer or in my foundation, for an even application.

Natalia Millsap

My name is Natalia Millsap. I spent 20 years working with high-end beauty brands, like Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent and Chanel in Europe and the United States. Then, I got pregnant with my first child...at nearly 40 years old. And just like that, I felt it. A calling to use my experience and passion to create a solution that would cater to other women facing the same stage of life. I know what you’re thinking – starting a business while pregnant isn’t the most practical decision, but it was like a magical hormone tapped just the right part of my brain. I suddenly found myself facing a door of opportunities, self-discovery and motivation. And that shiny bright light of possibilities on the other side was too alluring to pass up. After months of research, testing and guidance with several industry-leading chemists, I designed a line of organic and natural skin care that would respond to both of my needs. Sweetsation Therapy became the first organic and natural anti-aging skin care line for mothers-to-be. Eight years and another pregnancy later, my products have naturally evolved with my lifestyle and that of my customers. Now, Sweetsation Therapy offers an array of products, from anti-aging solutions to at-home spa treatments.


Cleansing your skin twice a day is the key. Once the skin is clean, it better absorbs any treatment applied to it. To protect the skin from moisture loss, the right balance of water and oil has to be preserved. Daily moisturizer preferably with sunscreen is a must.

Joy Ekhator

Joy Ekhator is an international speaker on beauty, self-love advocate, tech savvy mom, green smoothie lover and natural skincare founder of Lovinah Skincare. I'm from Nigeria, West Africa and grew up with my grand mother who was into herbal medicine. Our unique products are made using the unique power of botanicals from Africa and plant extracts to nurture the skin and offer a luxurious daily skincare routine that deliver results.


1. Eat healthy, by adding more fruits and veggies to your diet. Eating more greens will boost your intake of the required vitamins and minerals that are good for your skin. Green veggies can also help fight free radicals causing premature aging

2. Drink more water to help hydrate your skin from the inside and flush out harmful toxin from the body. Excess build up of toxin in the body can lead to skin issues and premature aging

3. Exercise more to help open up your pores so toxins can escape from your skin. This is a great way to detoxify your body. It is very important to sweat daily.

Larina Robinson

A Wholefood Dietitian helping time-poor individuals regain their health and manage their weight without compromising their schedule.


1. Remove your makeup then use a facebrush and organic gentle cleanser to thoroughly cleanse! Makes such a difference!

2. Swap your heavy moisturiser for a vitamin serum and a slather of hydrating facial mask before bed (so good!)

3. Use an organic mineral BB Cream instead of foundation whenever you don't require a full face of make up - does wonders for your skin!

Alicia Bell

Alicia Bell is a Kinesiologist, Strength Coach and Track & Field Coach based in Toronto. She has devoted her life to helping people reach achieve and exceed their fitness goals. Beyond working out, Alicia has cultivated a strong social media presence, and does work as a public speaker. Nationally, she is a recognized track and field coach, having coached Team Canada to 13 medals at the 2013 Maccabi games in Israel. Alicia has over 10 years of practical and educational experience and is a published Fitness model for health and fitness products, magazines, and has stared in multiple health and fitness commercials. Alicia is also a competitive Figure athlete with goals of becoming an IFBB Pro.


Moisturize with coconut oil on dry areas, after you sweat always wash face throughout, drink plenty of water!

Laura LaRocca

Prior to starting LaRocca Skincare in 2010, Laura served as Co-founder and CEO of DuWop Cosmetics, which quickly acquired the cult-like phenomenon in the prestige beauty category and turned it into a multi-million dollar household name brand. During Laura’s duration with DuWop she successfully invented the next generation in the lip category, allowing women to achieve beautiful full lips without injections.Laura has spent years in the personal care industry researching ingredients, formulating products with the help of chemists and scientists, as well as working with many of Hollywood’s biggest celebrities and makeup artists to understand how skin reacts to daily environmental factors.


Mangosteen Seed Oil offers a protective barrier which helps to balance the skin and calm inflammation. Sea Buckthorn Oil helps slow down the signs of aging by nourishing the tissues in your skin. Hibiscus contains AHA with makes for a great cleanser. Our Hibiscus Cream Cleanser is 80% organic.

Cherylyn Van Kirk

Starflower is synonymous with truth, beauty and wellness and is making a name for itself within one of the highest genres of skin care . FOOD GRADE and ORGANIC with NO PROPYLS, PARABENS or CHEMICALS of any kind. Starflower proud to offer this labor of love to you, and they hope you will enjoy Starflower Essentials as much as theu have enjoyed creating them.


1. Exfoliate with Almond meal! deeply cleansing and conditioning the skin with a natural exfoliant and astringent such as almond meal will help refine pores and give your skin a beautiful fresh glow. Light yet nutrient-rich cleansers effectively remove impurities and make-up while maintaining the skin's natural pH layer. Using exfoliants with synergized blends of organic almond meal and herbal ingredients will decongest, detoxify, re-mineralize, tone and soothe the skin is important to maintaining healthy skin.

2. Steam - Steaming opens the pores and allows for a flow of debris and hardened fat to soften, in preparation for the extraction stage of a facial. Herbal vapours enter pores and pathways into all three main layers of the skin, delivering fresh vitamins and minerals to replenish and tone.

3. Mask - A revitalizing, toning, stimulating and firming mask containing vitamins and minerals from cold pressed oils and healing earth and sea plants infuses the skin with moisture and elasticity in the skin.

Lisa Walsh

A lover of Shakespeare, beach combing, teaching, google search and her dog Zackie, She is most at home in nature and rural settings enjoying living in harmony with the seasons. A serial entrepreneur Lisa Walsh began her career in the beauty industry at 18 after completing a Cosmetology program at CNA in Carbonear NL.Lisa pursued her goal to complete her B.A. ad B.Ed at Memorial University. While finishing her teaching studies at Harlow Essex in the UK she completed an Aromatherapy program and she started formulating with essential oils in 1993. Upon completing her degrees Lisa decided to pursue business managing and operating her own salons as well as teach at several Post Secondary colleges throughout the province. Formulating is her favourite hobby whether its a new skin cream or a new meal entree or dessert one thing is consistent, she uses local ingredients she hand picks herself.Lisa is a strong advocate for red seal trades and volunteered for many years for Skills Canada in its early inception.Throughout her career she has won severall awards for Hair Design and business and was chosen as the NL nominee for Ernest and Young Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist for the Atlantic 2014.Her latest business venture is Indigena Skincare, NL's most well known natural skincare brand which just launched at Sobeys June 2016 and soon to launch in Lawtons and PharmaSave. After collaborating for 5 years with national and provincial research corporations and scientists Lisa has now has completed Indigena's botanical research which effectively improves skincare problems like acne, sensitivity and premature aging. Indigena Skincare is located in Topsail on the eastern edge of North America with over 29,000km of rugged coastline, sweeping barrens and lush boreal forests. With this backdrop and pantry cupboard from nature Lisa formulates and creates naturally derived products.When Lisa is not in the lab formulating products & spa treatments chances are you can find her foraging the pristine island she calls home discovering new indigenous land and sea botanicals for Indigena Skincare, a boutique natural Cosmetic manufacturer. Her life motto:""Nothing happens unless you make it happen!""


1. Use an oil based serum twice a day, it allows the skin to absorb the nourishing ingredients at a deeper level, it helps clear acne and reduce redness. I recommend our Aurora Borealé Serum for day application, it has Blue Tansy and Lingonberry Seed oil, turmeric, and organic rosehip oil.

2. Use a probiotic ingredient based face masque or exfoliant to reduce the bacteria on the skin and even skin tone. Indigena has a Blueberry Bliss Face Masque when mixed with our Land and Sea Healing Mist it restores the skin's luminosity, reduces redness for 3 days. It is dry so the active ingredients are released when mixed with a liquid. It can also be mixed with water or moisturizer.

3. Don't forget to treat your body to exfoliation and moisturization often. The art of the bath is amazing for your mind and body. Using a botanical wild harvested botanical based bath treatment gently exfoliates your skin and is antioxidant rich. My personal favourites are our Wild Ridge Bath Salts and Sea Veggie Bath Salts. Hydrate your skin with our Bikini Babe Body Butter, it intensely nourishes the skin with rare indigenous botanicals from the Boreal forest of Canada and surrounding North Atlantic ocean of Newfoundland and Labrador

Lauren Minchen

I am a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and founder of Lauren Minchen Nutrition and Golda Bar. I also am the managing editor of Healthy Moms Magazine. I offer nutrition counseling and consulting services, brand partnerships, and meal plans. I also manage a successful blog and contribute to health and wellness publications. I live in NYC, I love the city's food scene, and my gym is Central Park.


1. Charcoal to cleanse - I have begun using natural cleansers with charcoal as an active ingredient to cleanse my skin at night. Living in an urban area means pollution and clogged pores. Charcoal pulls out the gunk, clears my pores and detoxifies my skin, so that my toner and moisturizer are actually more effective

2. Apple cider vinegar - I use this in the am and pm for toner! My skin is naturally oily, and ACV is perfect for clearing my pores without stripping my skin. Not to mention that there are no harsh chemicals, and ACV is a probiotic booster (yes, probiotics are healthy for skin!), pore minimizer, and wrinkle fighter. I apply 3 parts water to 1 part ACV for toning without drying

3. Essential oils - I use tea tree with argan oil and vitamin C in the am to keep my skin clear and firm. At night, I use vitamins A and C with rose hip oil to replenish while I sleep. My skin is prone to oil, but it also dries out easily. Using tea tree oil detoxifies and clears my pores, while allowing me to richly moisture with other essential oils and prevent dryness

Corina McDonnell

I am a co-founder of Flynn&King, an all-natural, artisanal soap & skincare company. My business partner Summer & I create and produce all products by hand, using only sustainably sourced ingredients. We also have several charitable collaborations within our community to help give back to those less fortunate or struggling through a difficult time.


1. Research and read your ingredients

2. Eat raw foods and drink lots of water

3. Sleep and exercise go a long way. Bonus: Change your pillowcases more frequently to reduce breakouts.

Megan Ware

Megan is a registered dietitian nutritionist with a private practice in Orlando, FL.Megan also an Nutrition Coach and Counselor,Food and Wellness Writer, Speaker and Blogger


1. Stay hydrated. Your skin loses the ability to produce and retain moisture as it ages, leading to dry and itchy skin. Drinking enough water is a simple goal that can make a huge difference. Figure out your baseline by counting how many cups a day you normally get, then make a goal from there. Use a tracking app on your smartphone to set daily reminders to make sure you hit your daily goal.

2. Increase your vitamin C and beta-carotene intake. Many studies have linked vitamin C and beta- carotene with decreasing sun damage and maintaining collagen, which gives your skin its firmness and elasticity. Go for fruits and vegetables like grapefruits, oranges and other citrus, broccoli, bell peppers, sweet potatoes, spinach and tomatoes. Aim to have a high vitamin C or beta-carotene food with each meal.

3. Eat fatty fish like salmon twice a week. Higher intakes of omega 3s are associated with decreased inflammation and better overall skin appearance. If you don’t eat fish twice a week, make sure to supplement with a daily omega

4. It has been proven time and again that our food choices are directly related to our vitality and health, giving you the power to fight aging process with a diet rich in fresh vegetables, lean protein, healthy fats, legumes, nuts, seeds, and fruit.

Victoria Girard

Victoria Girard has helped thousands of women drastically improve their skin. She believes that approaching skin health in a holistic way will offer the reward of a vibrant, glowing, and younger looking complexion. You can find her at www.RevealGreatSkin.com where she shares advice, recommendations, and products that empower women to feel more beautiful.


3 Best Organic Skincare Tips For Healthy SkinVictoria GirardNarrowing my natural or organic skincare tips down to 3 is a tough challenge. There are so many amazing natural options available. But if I absolutely had to narrow it down to 3 tips they would be as follows:

1. Feed your skin from the inside by eating as many rich plant based foods as possible. Your complexion (and your health) will thank you.

2. Apply effective topical antioxidants to your skin both morning and night. Antioxidants are nature’s way of fighting the bad guys (free radicals) and working to rejuvenate and replenish the skin. Vitamin C, used in the morning, is a proven and extremely effective antioxidant that fights aging and brightens the skin. Vitamin A is another proven anti-aging powerhouse and is best used at night before bed. It has been shown to diminish lines and wrinkles as well as helping to even out the complexion. Vitamin C and vitamin A aren’t the only skin loving antioxidants available. You will also find that green tea, resveratrol, and vitamin E are extremely beneficial for your skin. I also swear by other topically natural alternatives such as light therapy and microcurrent devices to take years off of my skin.

3. Believe it or not exercise is fantastic for a glowing complexion. Not only is getting off the couch and getting your body moving great for your health, weight, and mood, but exercise also gets your circulation flowing and gets the blood pumping more oxygen to the surface of your skin. Getting your blood pumping brightens your skin giving it a gorgeous glow and zaps dullness in its tracks.

4. I know, I know… only 3 right? But one more incredibly simple thing you can do to liven up your skin is to smile! Smile more and people won’t be able to resist taking a second look!So, there you have them. Taking care of YOU will make you feel better and give your skin what it needs to look amazing!

Andrea

T-BOSC is all about sharing THE BEST organic skin care that the world has to offer. We want to help you Love Your Skin. We know you want the truly natural and luxurious organic skin care that your skin deserves.


My tips would be:

1. Always wash off your makeup/sunscreen/daily grime. Washing your face before going to bed is an important step to healthy skin. Your skin needs a chance to breathe and repair through the night.

2. Buy products according to your skin type. You don't need heavy night creams if you have oily skin and dry skin can't just use a light lotion. Know what your skin type is, learn what ingredients work best and stick to products meant to help your skin.

3. Change your skin care with the weather. The weather changes, and so should our skin care. In the winter you will need to protect your skin from the drying cold, in the summer you will need a more robust sunscreen and products that reduce shine.

Kate Callaghan

Kate is a holistic nutritionist, author, international speaker, personal trainer and mother of one, living in Wanaka, New Zealand. Kate is the author of “Holistic Nutrition: Eat Well, Train Smart & Be Kind to Your Body”, a holistic, realistic, and down-to-earth guide for optimising women’s hormones. Having experienced hormonal chaos and infertility, and managing to heal herself naturally, Kate is passionate about healing women’s hormones and fast-tracking them to health, happiness and hotness through nutrient-dense foods, rejuvenating movement, unconditional self-love, and mindful and sustainable practices.


Eat a wide range of colourful veggies, rich in anti-oxidants; eat collagen-rich foods to help boost the skin's ability to regenerate and stay strong and supple (such as meat on the bone, bone broth, and powdered collagen or gelatin); minimise sugar, which can break down collagen and increase wrinkles and accelerate the ageing process

Dana Stewart

Mad Hippie offers an extensive range of natural, safe skin care products to protect the skin from the harmful effects of environmental factors. Their goal is to create the safest, most effective products on the market utilizing scientifically advanced actives coupled with Mother Nature’s finest antioxidants.


1. Protect yourself from the sun. We all love the feeling of the sun on our face and the wind in our hair, but over time, sun exposure ages our skin by causing free radical damage and destroying collagen and elastin bundles, leading to wrinkles and sagging skin. It also damages the melanin (pigment) producing skin cells causing them to function incorrectly, creating an over production of pigment and causing “sun spots”. In fact, over 90% of what we consider to be “skin aging” is actually sun damage so protecting your skin from the sun is our number one tip for keeping skin healthy and youthful. You can begin by getting into the habit of wearing SPF every day- rain or shine. Research from the Skin Cancer Foundation shows that up to 80% of UV light passes through clouds meaning that just because the sky is gray, it doesn’t mean that you should skip your SPF. We recommend a zinc-only SPF to keep your skin safe from UV damage year round. Zinc is a mineral that physically blocks UV light from entering the skin and is a safe alternative to chemical UV absorbers that are associated with a variety of health concerns.

2. Protect the acid mantle. You can create the perfect environment for healthy skin by ensuring that your skin has the correct pH. Have you ever heard of the acid mantle? If not, you are not alone, but learning about the acid mantle, and ways in which you can support a healthy acid mantle, can greatly improve your skin’s ability to stay hydrated and also prevent breakouts. The acid mantle is a thin, slightly acidic, oily layer on the surface of the skin created by the sebaceous glands. It acts as a protective barrier to stop the proliferation of bacteria and prevent pathogens that are not well suited to the acidic environment, from entering the skin. To protect this natural defense system, it is important to use cleansers that are non-alkaline and will not strip the skin of natural oils. Ensuring that you are using warm, not hot, water will further preserve the acid mantle.

3. Add oils to balance and hydrate. Top off your daily routine with facial oil. Your skin will thank you for choosing a skin balancing oil like Argan oil or pomegranate seed oil, both of which balance oil production and are great for all skin types. In addition to locking in moisture, oils can increase the rate at which active ingredients are carried into deeper layers of the skin, making them a great option for use over your favorite serums or even over a light moisturizer. Some of our favorite oils are those that are high in antioxidants and provide protection from harmful free radical damage. Pomegranate seed oil is a great option for sun-damaged skin as it contains high levels of punicic acid, a powerful anti-inflammatory with anti-carcinogenic qualities that reduces free radical damage.

Justine Leung

Scentuals is a Canadian natural & organic skin care company based in Coquitlam BC. We handmake cruelty free skin care products with natural and organic ingredients curated globally based on ingredient properties, quality and practice standards. Each small batch collection is formulated with the most sensitive skin in mind and crafted to repair, rejuvenate and protect utilizing 100% pure essential oils and natural ingredients. We create high quality, natural, toxin free products with a goal of making a healthy life style easily accessible to as many people as possible.Scentuals was started when our founder’s brother was diagnosed with cancer and the family learned of how toxins found in everyday products were negatively affecting health. Learning about toxins and their impact on our health has led us to look for healthier alternatives that we are happy to have our family use daily. We want to make these options available to as many people as possible. Scentuals (a proud supporter of the Canadian Cancer Society) has always made it our mission to create top quality, toxin and cruelty free skin care products.


1. Always, always always read labels! You've probably heard it a million times, but it's just so important and it's timeless advice for a reason! Stay away from Dyes, DEA, Parabens, Petroleum, Phthalates, Silicone, SLS and Sulfates. Toxin free products are the best way to keep your skin and hair healthy long term.

2. Antioxidants are the ultimate when it comes to aging gracefully and taking care of your skin. They limit free radical damage and are anti-inflammatory. They also firm and tone skin, reduce the look of fine lines, wrinkles and scars and repair sun damage by stimulating blood flow in the skin. We love ingredients like Argan, Avocado, Coconut and Olive oils,Green Tea, Aloe and Vitamin E for their antioxidant properties!

3. Listen to what your skin and body are telling you! Everyone is different there is no one perfect product for everyone, so make sure that you aren't sticking with a formula that doesn't mesh with your individual needs just because it's trendy.

Kaila Yu

Feel free to edit this down: Kaila Yu is a top blogger based in Los Angeles. She also writes for the blog Nylon Pink and was the former lead singer of an all-girl rock band! Many of the stamps that she earned on her passports were earned while touring the band.She has also guest posted at Buzzfeed and is a social media pioneer, all the way back to when Myspace was a thing! She currently runs her PR company Hello Drama Pr, specializing in creating fully immersive brand experiences for Influencers. Her last event for Amika generated over generating over 3.5 million impressionsShe has a combined social media following of 580,000 and growing and has been regularly featured in print and media publications around the world: including The Rolling Stone, FHM, MTV, Buzzfeed, The Huffington Post and more. She is not at all afraid to speak her opinion whether it be a popular one or not


1. Drink tons and tons of water, it will solve all your skin care issues! I recommend the book Water: For Health, for Healing, for Life: You're Not Sick, You're Thirsty!

2. Eat clean foods. This means nothing processed, no twinkies and ding dongs. Try to purchase your fruits and veggies from the grocery store. Cook your meals so that you know exactly whats going into your food.

3. Meditate. Stress ages you and a great daily meditation practice will melt that stress away and make you peaceful, serene, and beautiful!

Kellie Anderson

Kellie is the editor of Woman of Style and Substance. A mum of three active boys and three fur babies. She also loves the outdoors and a healthy lifestyle.


Lots of water. The first place to show signs of dehydration in our body is our skin. Hydrated skin means less blemishes and dryness.Make sure you eat enough colourful vegetables, which are full of antioxidants and essential vitamins and minerals for healthy skin.Cleanse and moisturise twice a day and wear protect your skin from the sun!

Michael Silver

Lead Editor & Webmaster to LoveHasWon.org ~ Leading Higher Consciousness Resource to the Ascension of Gaia & Humanity


the only solutions to skin that i know from my heart would be coconut oil and sun gazing.

Kathy Cakebread

Hello, I'm Kathy and I run a beauty and lifestyle blog. I love helping people and offering advice and regularly write beauty guides, tutorials, reviews and more.


1. Make sure you keep well hydrated. Your body is made up of 57% water which shows how vital it is. Good hydration will help you feel awake and make sure your skin is at its best.

2. I cannot stress how important it is to take your makeup off before bed! Your skin regenerates overnight and if your pores are clogged up with old makeup this can lead to spots and blackheads.

3. If you can avoid direct skin exposure. Exposure to UVA and UVB rays can be very damaging. Not only can it increase your chance of skin cancer but it can also prematurely age your skin too.

Magda Thompson

I used to work as a PA with a number of leading companies before attending London Esthetique beauty college where I obtained an IHBC (International Health & Beauty Council) Diploma as a Beauty Specialist, plus an IIHHT (International Institute of Health & Holistic Therapies) Diploma in Aromatherapy; a Certificate in Body Massage and a VCTC Diploma in Mechanical & Electrical Treatments for the Body.I have also trained with a number of skincare companiesI managed my own beauty concession at a top London hotel and at a West End hair stylist. It was while listening to feedback from customers that I developed ideas for my own skincare range.


Know your skin type and use the correct products

1. Cleanse, tone & Moisturise morning and night.

2. Do not sleep in your make up.

3. Always include your neck when you moisturise.

4. Use an eye cream.

5. Use an exfoliator and mask at least once a week.

6. Use an oil serum in winter months (all skin types).

7. Have a healthy & varied diet.

8. Drink plenty of water.

9. Exercise.

Julia

Good Home and Health are an online resource dedicated to those who are interested in trending home renovations, do-it-yourself projects, and healthy living. Good Home and Health strives to provide it’s viewers with unique ideas for their homes. With a wide variety of topics ranging in projects, interior and exterior upgrades, and simple home hacks for all audiences; Good Home and Health seek the opportunity to inspire and educate your needs.


1. Dieting is key. Without optimum nutrition, your skin will show blemishes.

2. Be sure you are applying gentle cleansers to your skin. Avoid harsh cleansers that can dry out your skin.

3. Stay hydrated with water and avoid intaking sugary liquids.

Belinda Hughes

Belinda is a professional beauty therapist who is changing the face of healthy skin. She has a passion for natural beauty, toxic free health and well-being.Drawing on her extensive experience from over 10 years with natural beauty products and day spas, Belinda has combined that experience into her very first skin clinic.​Along with her love for writing and training, she also educates consumers and industry professionals on what natural beauty means. Belinda's background in communication, education and professional skincare was the perfect launch pad for her online magazine Natural Beauty Expert.


1. Swap your cleanser. Traditional cosmetics have stripping ingredients like sulfates that dry skin out causing sensitivities. Using an organic cleanser will clean effectively while calming and soothing the skin, reducing oil flow, redness and acne. Organic cleansers are available in foams, creams and oils, use the one that appeals to you and your skin type. All of these types of natural and organic cleansers are non stripping.

2. Use a serum! Not an oil, a serum. Serums are typically light in texture and penetrate deep into the skin carrying essential vitamins like A, C and E. These strong plant derived antioxidants heal skin conditions from sensitivity to acne and prevent premature ageing. Think of it like an intense vitamin shot for our skin. Use them before your moisturiser.

3. Find a great natural zinc oxide based spf. There are many hitting the market now, especially in Australia. These zinc oxide based sunscreens give great physical coverage and are finely milled to avoid a 'white' appearance on the skin. Easy to use over your serum and under your mineral/organic makeup.

Melissa Sanchez

San Francisco Mom. Beauty & Lifestyle Editor. Love for beauty, fashion, food & travel.


1. Do a double cleanse at night to remove your makeup and then wash your skin. I love to use a cleansing balm or a micellar water first and then True Botanicals cleanser.

2. A facial oil is a must! Don't be afraid to use a facial oil even if you have oily skin. It adds back much needed oils into your skin that your skin might be over producing oil to compensate for.

3. Make sure to exfoliate your skin with a face mask at least twice a week to remove dead skin cells.

Pragati Siddhanti

Hello, everyone! I am Pragati—am the co-founder and partner at Be For Beauty. Earlier in 2016, I relocated to the picturesque city of Basel, Switzerland with my 6-year-old daughter and a workaholic husband. After giving up my 6 figure salary and role as an IT manager in India, I decided it was time to take a leap of faith and dedicate this time to grow and hone our baby, Be For Beauty.


Staying hydrated, using sun block and always removing makeup before hitting the sack.

Praveen Dilip

SEO Specialist, Blogger, Social Media Enthusiast.


Water, Diet, Sleep

Tami Main

Taslie Skin Care Ltd. is a natural & organic skincare company for babies and children located in British Columbia Canada. Our skincare product line was created by Tami Main, a mum who saw a need for fun, fabulous, chemical-free products that use sustainable packaging.Her company prides itself on full ingredient disclosure and helping other mum’s choose safe, sustainable products for their children. All their products are made in Canada and are doctor recommended.They have teamed up with Save the Canadian Sea Network as an initiative to help preserve Canadian Sea Turtles. Other personal causes they support are BC Womens & Children’s Hospital, VGH Hospital, Infertility Awareness Association of Canada,Choose Cruelty Free Australia and Alberta Pregnancy Outcomes and Nutrition. Tami has written articles for both Vista and Island Child Magazines. She and her daughter reside in the Lower Mainland and love travelling,spending time with friends and family and have a passion for the natural health industry.


Always read & research ingredients.Less is more.Great skin always starts on the inside. Healthy organic diet.

Jennifer Wiese

Mother of 4 sons- high school and college age, entrepreneur of gluten free bakery business, passionate about good clean food, running and kick boxing, giving back and random acts of kindness.


1. drink lots of water

2. daily application of apple cider vinegar tonic (apple cider vinegar, rose water)

3. twice daily application of facial moisturizer (coconut oil, carrot extract, frankensense extract, lavendar extract)

Dominique Caron

Dominique is a certified aromatherapist, herbalist, and daughter of a family physician. She is the founder of Apoterra Skincare and devoted to running an honest and conscious business that provides healthy, sustainable, cruelty-free and effective skincare products.


Having been in business for 4 years, I get a lot of customer questions about skincare and I have found that people tend to make a lot of the same mistakes. Here are 3 tips I like to give my customers to avoid common mistakes and for healthy skin.

1. Don't over wash.I think there is a lot of left over 90s advice out there. What I mean by that is that we tend to think that clean skin should be ""squeaky"" clean. That a cleanser should foam and tingle, and that we should cleanse a lot to avoid break outs. But the truth is that the skin can become dry and prone to inflammation and break outs if we over do it. If you over cleanse, or cleanse with harsh/drying cleansers, you could be stripping your skin of it's natural protective oil barrier which leaves skin vulnerable to dehydration and infections from bacteria. So what should you do? Use a mild cleanser, and if your skin loves mild complexion soaps (like mine does!), only use them once a day. I use a soapless cleanser (like an alcohol-free toner with cotton ball, simple oil cleanser, or honey based mask cleanser) in the morning, and use a cold process soap in the evening.

2. Use water based products before your oils.In very simple terms, our skin has many layers and some layers interact with water and oil differently. Within the skin is where water is retained and keeping this portion of your skin hydrated is integral to healthy skin barrier function. The top layer is ""water resistant"" thanks to our skin's natural oil (sebum). This top layer helps protect our skin from outside elements, but also helps keep water from evaporating and keeps skin hydrated. This is why oils work so well to keep skin hydrated, because they help form an occlusive layer on your skin the same way your natural oils do. But this also means they help keep water out. When you use oils before applying your mist, the oil can prevent the mist or water based product from being absorbed properly. I love using a mist right before an oil, since it sinks in properly and helps the oil to sink in as well. If you use a cream in your routine, the cream should be used before your oil or balm for this reason.

3. Only introduce 1 new product at a time.I know this one is hard! You order a few new products you are SO excited about, and you want to use them all right now! But the problem with this is if you have a reaction, you will have no idea which product caused it. On the other hand, if you see really great improvements, you won't know if it is because of all the products, or just one. So I recommend that people only introduce one product at a time, and use each product for about a week before introducing something new.Sometimes products are meant to be used in unison for best results. In this situation I would introduce both at the same time.

Jyl Bonaguro

CALM Natural Skincare & Eco Friendly Makeup, est 2010, and stands for Care Art Love Maintain - skin care and makeup for the face and body that I created to reflect my life as a multi-media artist. I practice techniques like mulling paint by hand and it made sense to create a skincare line that emphasized mix it yourself natural ingredients and eco-friendly refills.


CLEANSE your face and body once a month in steam room to open up all your pores and drive out the toxins.TONE daily with pure essential oils diluted with water to refresh your skin and prepare it for moisturizing.MOISTURIZE at night one time per week with a pure aloe facial from a fresh aloe leaf from an organic grocery.

Pedro Catala

Pedro Catala is a pharmacist and cosmetologist with a post-grad in botany and founder of Twelve Beauty


1. Time: Try to dedicate to your skincare routine at least 5 minutes in the morning and 5 minutes in the evening. Take time to apply your creams, serums and oils and massage your skin

2. Be gentle with your skin: Try to find products that suit your skin, no matter how trendy they are or how good they look on your instagram pictures. We are all individuals. Do not use any harsh soaps to wash your face. Cleansing is essential and do not overexfoliate. It has to be effective but gentle.

3. Know your ingredients: Not because it is natural or organic is safe and/or beneficial to the skin. There are so many natural ingredients which might pose a threat to the health of our skin. From essential oils which are full of allergens to preservatives such as potassium sorbate or sodium phytate which can irritate the skin. Also Natural Products formulation is a science, not an experiment. I have seen an increased number of launches with oils that have gone rancid, in other words, they haven't been preserved well. Rancid oils can generate lots of free radicals which are responsible for skin ageing.

Wasifa Ahmad Hasan

Dentist by graduation, Makeup Artist by passion, Blogger by profession.


Wash your face with gentle facewash, Use organic facial oil, Apply sunscreen.

Alexander Toussaint

Cable Broadcasting Network or CBN4 is a Dominican news company established in August 2013. The multi-faceted media news entity, offers local, regional, and international news, features, and live reporting along with a wide variety of shows catering to all audiences.


1. Keep yourself hydrated

2. Eat healthy & natural foods

3. Exfoliate often a month

Elizabeth VanderVeer

After helping thousands of patients with their skin concerns in her anti-aging medical center, Founder Elizabeth VanderVeer, MD noticed that available treatments were not meeting their needs. Drawing upon her training in Internal Medicine, she knew there had to be a better way to achieve a youthful complexion without irritation or inflammation. Dr. VanderVeer patented a blend of anti-inflammatory botanical ingredients that begins to de-age the appearance of skin in five minutes. This blend, 7VITAE, powers every VOLANTE product and gives everyone, regardless of age or skin type, the freedom to obtain their best skin yet, no irritation required. Just skin that glows with youthful good health.


1. Exfoliation is crucial for achieving radiant skin, but traditional exfoliants tend to be too abrasive and harsh, actually causing the skin harm. Bromelain, a natural fruit enzyme, works to gently polish and decongest the skin, without the use of a physical exfoliant. This delivers skin all the benefits of daily exfoliation without the damage and inflammation!

2. Sun spots age the appearance of the skin tremendously, but the majority of the products used to treat sun damage has been linked to a host of other maladies...Even cancer! There is no reason that health should be sacrificed in the name of beauty. Daisy flower extract is a natural, healthy, skin-brightening alternative that contains L-arbutin, which helps to prevent the production of melanin and helps to brighten existing sun damage.

3. Finally, radiant skin is healthy skin, and preventing free radical damage is crucial for achieving skin that glows with good health! Antioxidants provide protection from free radicals, especially green tea extract and grape seed extract. Both provides the skin with superior antioxidant protection and help reduce the breakdown of collagen.

Rippan Sandhu

In search of a deeper understanding of how natural ingredients harmonizes with the holistic approach of Ayurveda, Rippan Sandhu spent many years developing the world’s first truly Ayurvedic skincare range that is as pure as the body itself. Formulated with only pure and wild-crafted ingredients, Ayurda provides people with a healthy skin solution that is free from chemicals or any harmful toxins.As a life-long practitioner of the ancient system of healing, Rippan has always possessed a deep-rooted passion for creating pure skin care remedies that stems from her own life experiences. Growing up in India, Rippan’s mother and grandmother made their own beauty creams at home, using natural ingredients and recipes passed through the generations. Her grandfather too created natural medicines, using local ingredients.Natural wellness became an even greater part of Rippan’s life when she met and married world-renowned Ayurvedic doctor, Dr S Ajit. Dedicated to the teachings and principles of Ayurveda, Rippan and Dr S Ajit have raised their two children in accordance with the Ayurvedic lifestyle; teaching them about internal balance, harmony and peace.Today, Ayurda is considered the premium Ayurvedic skincare brand because of Rippan’s commitment to this way of life; in keeping with her great respect for Ayurvedic principles, the ancient recipes have not been modified, but instead have remained as pure and authentic as it was originally intended.


1. Breathe - Now we all know the importance of breathing on our immune system and overall well-being. But did you know that breathing directly affects the skin as well? The more oxygen that flows through your blood stream, your system naturally releases more toxins - giving you more radiant and youthful skin! So - just breathe!

2. Understand your Skin - We often think we know our skin and know what it needs. But to truly understand your skin is absolutely essential. Here at Ayurda, we believe that every individual is unique with unique needs and concerns and hence one skin care does not and can not suit everyone.

3. Massage - This is probably one of the most underrated skin care regimes and I can not emphasize enough on the importance of massage. Not only does regular self massage promote good blood flow and circulation, it also helps remove toxins from your body resulting is beautiful radiant skin!4. EXFOLIATE, EXFOLIATE, EXFOLIATE!A must-do skin care regime! No amount of good skin care products will work unless and until you exfoliate that dead skin layer from your skin! Make a quick home made scrub or invest in an environmental friendly exfoliator and use it at least once a week for best results. Exfoliation will only help in deeper penetration of your natural skin care products- hence giving you the best value for your money!

Regina Bauscher

Regina Bauscher operates Honey Sweetie Acres, a growing nature based & organic skin care business. Having spent majority of her career in laboratories and Investor Relations work for a chemical company, Regina opted to make products for her family from nature based ingredients such as organic vegetable oils, herbs,raw goat milk and essential oils. With the complete reversal of her husband's skin condition, they began a mission of making products that were devoid of synthetics. Regina is a NAHA certified aromatherapist, a guest speaker for Mother Earth News Fairs and creates educational blogs for her customers and the public.


Here are the points I most often stress:Three top beauty tips for organic skin care:

1. Good Hydration and Healthy Diet: There is little improvement that any cosmetic product can do to help skin suffering from inadequate water intake and a processed food diet. Feeding the skin is both internal and external. Choose foods that are high in anti-oxidants, pursue color and variety in your diet.

2. Read ingredient labels and avoid products laden with sodium and salts of fatty acids. Avoid ingredients such as sodium palmitate, sodium cocoate, sodium tallowate. They will rob your skin of precious moisture and start the cycle of skin dryness and itching.

3. Everyone has a “lipd” layer in their skin that must be kept lubricated and pliable. Consumption of Omega-3’s from fish, eggs and nuts help from the inside and the use of products containing ingredients with organic fatty acids. Oleic acid (olive), Lauric acid (coconut), Linoleic/Palmitic (avocado) are some of the best skin-friendly ingredients.

Saya McDermott

Purely plant based, Saya Skincare uses a unique and advanced formulas, harnessing the power of organic Australian Native Botanicals to attain results commonly thought only achievable with synthetic ingredients.Created on the sunny shores of Noosa Queensland in Australia, we respect our beautiful environment, stand firmly against animal testing and create purely plant-based, organic skincare.


Using a Kakadu Plum Extract, Native to Australia. Tests show that Kakadu Plum contains the world’s highest levels of Vitamin C. It is a powerful antioxidant that slows the rate of free-radical damage.Using an Argan Oil. A superb multi-functional active. Rich in Vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant that protects and repairs the skin and micronutrients Squalene, Carotenes (antioxidants similar to Vitamin A) and Phenols, anti-inflammatory and antioxidants. A non-comedogenic, and medium-light non-greasy oil, that does not block skin pores therefore ideal for all skin types including acne prone skin.Implementing an AHA product. Alpha Hydroxy Acid Complex A blend of Alpha Hydroxy Acids from botanical sources (Bilberry, Sugar Cane, Sugar Maple, Orange and Lemon) to promote smoother, younger looking skin by increasing the rate of cell turnover. This complex maximises the ability to stimulate cell turnover, while minimising a potential irritation.

Michaela Maguire

I love skin care, getting gorgeous and being glam! I believe in choosing quality beauty products made from natural, vitamin-rich plant based ingredients which literally feed the skin - what goes on goes in (in as little as 26 seconds! ).The fact that in our morning beauty routine alone we risk applying as many as 500 toxic chemicals on (and into) our skin is horrifying - why put toxins and known carcinogens into our body in the name of beauty? Instead we have a choice! There is a myriad of natural, organic skin care products which are better for our bodies, more nourishing for our skin, better for our planet and with NO animal testing. With up to 8 years working in the natural and organic beauty business, I know there are hundreds of gorgeous, effective, natural personal care and beauty products to choose from. I love to feel great and look good and I know this can be achieved in a greener, cleaner way. I want to share what I know works and remind everyone to never underestimate plant power so that they too can be in the glow!!


1. Great skin starts within! Start drinking green tea and incorporate an organic (if possible) green smoothie once a day into your diet for a luminous complexion.

2. Choose reputable brands and invest in the following hero products to form the basis of your beauty arsenal: Organic Rosehip Seed oil - an antioxidant rich miracle oil that is also a natural form of retinol minus the photosensitivity. Vitamin C Serum (look for L-ascorbic acid (normal /oily) or sodium or magnesium ascorbyl phosphate Dry/Sensitive in a dark glass pump-bottle) is a PROVEN antiageing ingredient that repairs, delivers radiance and boosts collagen. It is more effective transdermally - i.e. Topically via the skin). finally choose a good quality vegan hyaluronic Serum to keep fine lines plumped and give skin the kiss of youth.

3. Learn some facial yoga moves to incorporate into your cleansing routine to keep a double chin and Marionette lines at bay for decades to come!

Vicki Law

Vicki Law is the Founder of SKN Complex, a 100 per cent Australian owned and operated skin care company committed to taking the clinical complexity out of the science of beauty and to provide an exceptional, inspiring range of products to Australian women.


1. Be label savvy when purchasing organic skin care products. Just because something has organic in the name doesn't make it organic. There is no regulation in Australia around the use of the word ""organic"" so if a product has one natural ingredient in it product it can say it's organic even though many of the other ingredients maybe harmful. Look for ECOCERT or Certified Organics if in doubt.

2. Using the right products on your skin is important but equally important is what you eat. A healthy diet rich in protein for collagen production, plenty of colourful plant foods full of vitamin and minerals and healthy fats will keep your skin glowing from the inside out.

3. Keep your skin care routine simple ie cleanse, tone & moisturise daily. The more complicated the routine with lots of different products and treatments the more over-stimulated your skin become which may lead to breakouts.

Claudia Wood

I'm a lifestyle blogger from Sydney, Australia who is obsessed with beauty products, dogs and my hubby's beard (just kidding!). I love to keep my body healthy on the inside and out.


1. Watch what you put in your mouth - The old saying 'you are what you eat' couldn't be more true, but it also comes to what you drink as well. Making sure to eat a healthy diet will have your skin glowing rather than if you're eating a lot of salty, oily foods. Fresh fruit and vegetables and plenty of water will have your skin looking and feeling great.

2. Exercise - Don't skip that sweat sesh, your skin will thank you for it. Exercising helps our circulation which nourishes the cells and keeps them healthy. When your pores dilate and sweat, excess dirt and oil is expelled, but we do need to clean our face after a workout so that the bacteria doesn't get back into our pores.

3. Get into routine - Having a great skincare routine is one of the ways to get great skin. Using naturals products that don't contain harmful chemicals regularly will have your skin in good shape.

Jennifer Jeffrey

Beauty blogger and Cat mommy. We are too busy in our lives and I like to share quick and easy beauty tips so we can enjoy the fun things in life. Beauty should only take 10 minutes.


Exfoliate once a week, Use a good moisturizer and remove makeup before going to sleep

Natascha Bruhin

Vancouver-based Author/writer,Love all things fashion & travel.May be even more cat obsessed than Taylor Swift.


Wash your face nightly, exfoliate weekly and be mindful of the products you apply onto your skin. Choose natural and organic products whenever possible.

Madeline

Madeline Given is a certified holistic nutrition consultant and health educator specializing in traditional, real foods. She works predominantly with women, helping them find the freedom of health in their ever-changing bodies, from preconception to postpartum. For wellness wisdom and real food recipes, visit her blog, MadelineNutrition.com. You can also find her online at @madelinenutrition on Instagram and facebook.com/madelinenutrition. She currently lives in Santa Barbara, CA, with her husband.


1. Applying Frankincense essential oil topically may help smooth the appearance of healthy-looking skin, and is excellent to use with a carrier oil for facial massage. Frankincense has a visual tightening effect on the skin I notice immediately. I currently use Young Living essential oils for their quality and integrity.

2. Hyaluronic acid, despite the way its name sounds, is pure, plumping moisture for your skin. A drop or two goes a long way in covering your whole face. It's typically included in small amounts in pricey skincare products, but you can purchase it on its own from various wholesale retailers — even Amazon.com.

3. The lymphatic system is essentially a waste management system within our bodies that should go undetected if all is well, but can wreak havoc on just about every other bodily system if something goes awry. As you move and breathe each day, it bathes and cleanses each cell, and helps drain away the dross. Lymphatic facial massage is extremely important because you have a plethora of lymph nodes in your face alone, and unless you're doing crazy facial expression exercises every day, they lymph probably needs a little massage help in order to be properly moved around and drained. When I've removed the majority of my makeup, I use one of my favorite face oils to further clean my skin and pores while massaging my lymphatic system.

Tamanna Islam

I'm Tamanna, born Bangladeshi residing in Malaysia. A Marketing Strategy graduate, however, beauty and everything related to it talks my soul. Thus, my blog GreenStory born. I write majorly beauty with a pinch of lifestyle focusing on my own experience.


1. Use just the right amount of product. Less is always more even for skin care.

2. Exfoliating is must at least once a week. Semi-grind rice powder mixed with water or milk makes a very good exfoliator for skin.

3. Avocado mask is best to keep up the hydration.

Sara Dudley

As the Executive Director of Cyberderm, I absolutely love my job. I get to immerse myself in the world of beauty products and the R&D process in creating CyberDERM's formulas. Our products were created by people with hearts full of integrity and vision. We really believe that our products help people and we hope to provide love and protection through every bottle.


1. Look for ingredient lists that are relatively simple. As in the food world, a few simple whole ingredients are typically better than a dash of this/ dash of that type of approach.

2. Avoid any type of citrus based essential oils in products geared for day time use. These can react with sunlight to have a photo-toxic reaction and create things like unwanted pigmentation.

3. Organic should not be the sole criteria for sunscreens. It can be tricky to create a completely all organic or all natural sunscreen but since efficacy is very important in daily protection, look at the product as a whole. Does it have a high enough concentration of the active (preferably zinc oxide)? If not, it does not matter what the other non-medicinals are even if they are organic.

Shaffali Miglani

Shaffali Miglani is known for her spiritually luxurious experiences and products. For two decades across NYC, London and LA, Shaffali has been on a mission to make women look and feel deeply beautiful, using concepts from Eastern Wisdom including yoga, meditation, chakras, ayurveda and pranic healing.She is the Founder and Creative Director of her eponymous Ayurvedic Skincare line of Spa products, Shaffali, which emphasizes spiritual beauty through its soul stirring aromatherapy, daily empowering mantras and ritual driven instructions.Shaffali is also the Founder of Shaffali Yoga and Wellness, in which she physically, mentally and spiritually empowers high-end clients including high-powered executives, entrepreneurs, supermodels, global tastemakers, artists and celebrities. She uses a signature blend of yoga, meditation, dance, aromatherapy, ayurvedic cleansing, guided visualization and chakra work in some of the most expensive homes in the country, as well as some of the most exclusive private islands in the world.In all of Shaffali’s experiences, she feels blessed to be granted the opportunity to empower people, especially women. And now, she is taking that empowerment to the next level in order to make a bigger impact by touching and elevating the lives of more women through a signature system called The Art of Beauty in which she empowers women to live the beautiful life of their dreams – while also elevating their aliveness, vibrancy, vitality, beauty, passion and sensuality.Shaffali holds a BSBA in Entrepreneurship from Boston University’s Questrom School of Management. She is a licensed Esthetician, specializing in Chinese face mapping and Ayurvedic marma points. She is a Certified Yoga Instructor, with a signature style that blends hatha, ashtanga, kundalini, iyengar and meditative dance. She has been a 5Rythms dancer for more than 10 years. She is also a trained pranic healer, which gives her energetic access to deepen how she works with a client’s mind, body and soul.


1. Steam your skin at least weekly and add a few drops of organic lemon juice paired with a drop of pure lavender essential oil.

2. Mask at least weekly and utilize items in your kitchen: avocado mixed with turmeric and chickpea flour is great.

3. Exfoliate at least every other day with a gentle product such as Shaffali organic Pineapple + Peppermint Exfoliant made with fruit enzymes and jojoba beads to provide a dual action exfoliation.

Joanna Shu

I started this line for skin health to address my own acne rosacea (including scars from continual breakouts) as well as my own skin allergies to almost everything (fragrance, artificial colors, the sun, saltwater, even my own tears!). My goal was to make peels accessible to everyone, since that treatment is really effective on a lot of skin issues like acne, fine lines, scars, etc. Creating the [re]fresh line became my personal quest: to find products that really work for even the most sensitive skin types without compromising our values.


Take an Organic tumeric supplement everyday - it's a very powerful anti-inflammatory, and a lot of skin aging and problems (rosacea, for example) are made worse by inflammation. I love my organic Lactic Acid exfoliator - it keeps my skin looking fresh and hydrated - I use it on my face and body. I also apply organic coconut oil to my body at night, it's very hydrating and soothing and also an anti-inflammatory. Using a few drops of organic tea tree oil on your feet keeps them smelling good, as well as preventing athletes foot, or any other fungal infection (especially after you've been in a public pool or shower!).

Katie Bucknell

Katie Bucknell, 22 from Manchester, UK.Lifestyle blogger and owner of www.katiebucknell.com. Beauty, fashion and gluten free food enthusiast!I have always been very passionate about skincare. I can’t stress how important it is to look after your skin, to look and feel your best now and in the years to come.


1. Drink lots of water. Keeping hydrated is key to happy and healthy skin. Flush out toxins and provide your skin with moisture from the inside out.

2. Use organic make up that also has added skincare benefits where possible. For example try to find a concealer that not only works to even out blemishes and darkness, but also treats and nourishes problem areas. The ‘un-cover up’ by RMS Beauty for example, is a delicate concealer that melts seamlessly into the skin to naturally hide and protect imperfections.

3. If you want healthy looking skin, you must moisturise regularly. Find an organic moisturiser that works for your skin type to keep you glowing all year round.

Catherine Jeans

Catherine Jeans DipION mBANT CNHC is a leading Nutritional Therapist (www.thefamilynutritionexpert.com) who specialises in helping families to use food and good nutrition to feel great! Catherine is the author of The 30 Day Sugar Detox Programme online course, and will soon be publishing a range of online programmes and courses to help you feel great. She also has a busy nutrition coaching practice and contributes to numerous print, online and media appearances on nutrition. Check out her blog and website for more tips on using the power of food to feel fab!


1. When it comes to your skin, you have to remember it’s a window to what’s going on inside your body. So really take care of yourself, especially your gut health. If your digestion is working well, your liver can detoxify properly and this can help your skin. Make sure you chew your food well, include lots of soluble fibre in your diet such as organic greens, nuts, seeds and wholegrains, and avoid sugar and white refined foods.

2. Sugar is also a big no no when it comes to the skin. Did you know it can actually affect how your body uses collagen and can speed the ageing process! Cut down on your sugar and avoid any white, refined sugar and processed foods.

3. There are so many everyday superfoods, and my favourite are dark green leafy vegetables. Kale, spinach, broccoli and rocket are a powerhouse of nutrients, so include a good handful or two each and every day.

Pascale Edwards Labelle

Pascale Edwards-Labelle is the founder of Blue Labelle which offers natural & organic vegan skincare hand-blended on the Isle of Wight, UK. They also sell pure organic essential oils for use around the home. Stocked in a number of shops in the UK and a boutique in Spain, they ship worldwide from their website www.bluelabelle.co.uk


1. Drink water - I know everyone says it but it really is essential to flush things through and keep your skin & insides healthy; make sure the water is at least filtered. I like to drink a pint of water first thing in the morning to get my systems going, I add a little freshly boiled water so that the water is warm, to avoid any shock to my system from the water being cold.

2. Diet - Your skin will show you if your diet isn't right, too many sugary treats and fatty foods will result in blemishes, uneven tone and a general unhealthy appearance. When I was going through a bad skin phase a few years ago I really saw a difference once i'd cut down on the doughnuts and chips!

3. Exercise - exercising raises blood circulation and increases the excretion of toxins, so get that heart pumping! But don't forget to cleanse your face afterwards so the sweat and toxins don't cool on the skin blocking pores and increasing the chance of a pimple.

Skincare can only contribute so much to skin health so it really is important that you eat, drink and exercise well, in order to increase the health of yourself and therefore your skin.

Molekor Adeyinka

I'm a certified personal stylist and Chief Editor of the SBM digital fashion magazine with the website address above. I love fashion, art, healthy living ... And watching lots of TV!I represent and work with fashion brands in and outside Nigeria in various ways through the Style by Molekor portal.I am married with two awesome boys and live in Abuja, Nigeria.


1. Coconut oil and Shea butter which is got here in West Africa from the Karite tree. It contains natural glycerin. Both oils are very good moisturizers.

2. Drinking a lot of lemon in water not only is a good anti oxidant but is good for clear skin.

3. Aloe Vera is another commonly used natural product in West Africa as it helps balance the skin's PH level.

Maeve Smith

My name is Maeve. I'm a homeopath, natural health mentor & nutritionist turned skincare formulator. I began making skincare in 2007 and I founded Natural Wisdom Organic Skincare Ltd in 2012. My passion is creating raw organic skin food that dares to be different. Our formulas are made using premium food grade ingredients and we never dilute our raw seed oils with refined carrier oils. Natural Wisdom is the raw power of Nature and Wisdom combined into gentle skincare products designed to help protect, nourish and repair skin. Always raw and organic. Always food grade and vegan. Always alcohol and Paraben free.


1. Our skin is amazing. It's the outside of our inside, it's our largest organ, our external digestion and first base for our awesome immune system. Over cleansing, over exfoliating and over moisturising will never produce flawless, healthy skin but it can damage skin and promote breakouts and blemishes.

2. Over cleansing can damage the skin by removing the delicate and very necessary acid mantle so cleanse with a small amount of cleanser, no more that once a day and always cleanse at night. Cleanse in the morning with just hot water and a clean cloth. Liquid Exfoliators can be very useful when used properly and may be safer than abrasive ones. Always Exfoliate before cleansing and always exfoliate at night.

3. Avoid wax emulsifiers ,refined oils, artificial fragrances, chemicals & strong dilutions of essential oils. Choose raw organic facial skincare when you can. Apply facial products sparingly and just enough to be absorbed, resist overwhelming your skin with products. Less is more. Our facial skin will thrive more on neglect that on over pampering.

Elyn Jacobs

Elyn Jacobs is a breast cancer survivor and holistic cancer strategist who helps people make better, healthier, non-toxic choices. She is a Contributing Editor for The Truth About Cancer and was creator and host of the Survive and Live Well Radio Show on the Cancer Support Network. Elyn is on the Medical Advisory Board for BeatCancer.Org and is on the Advisory Board to the Radical Remission Project. Elyn was the former Executive Director of the Emerald Heart Cancer Foundation.


1. Keep Hydrated. Drink plenty of spring or filtered water every day. This will plump to help smooth wrinkles and avoid dark circles under the eyes. Proper hydration will also help to flush out toxins from your body that are not only bad for the body in general, but will accelerate the aging process. Eating plenty of organic fruits and vegetables will help to keep you hydrated and will give your skin the vitamins and minerals it needs for health, vibrant skin.

2. Avoid too much direct sun exposure. While the sun’s rays will allow your body to make anticancer, pro-health vitamin D, too much will age the skin.

3. Use organic, non-toxic beauty products. Chemical based products contain harmful ingredients that increase your risk of cancer and harm your skin. Gone are the days of smelly products that don’t work. Some of my favorites are Derma-e, Naturopathica, and Mineral Fusion.

Jennifer Roberge

Jennifer Roberge founded YoRo Naturals because she believes all skin care should be simple, pure, safe. She is also the founder of The Eczema Company, which provides natural eczema treatments for babies, children and adults.


1. Simple is better. Look for products with ingredients that you understand and that are not overly processed.

2. Cut back. You don't need a million products in your skincare arsenal. You really only need a few key items. A good moisturizer should work equally well on hydrating your body as well as your face and eye area.

3. Magnify the moisture. For dry feet and hands, apply your favorite cream and cover them overnight for more intense moisturizing.

Diane Madfes

Dr. Diane C. Madfes is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in dermatology and dermatologic surgery, utilizing cutting-edge technology and state-of-the-art machinery, skin rejuvenation and scar research.. After receiving her medical degree in 1992, Dr. Madfes completed an internship at Yale-New Haven Hospital in the department of internal medicine. She then began her residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Currently, Dr. Madfes is a solo practitioner in her Manhattan office, with a satellite in Greenwich, CT. She is also an attending physician at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York. Recent projects include consulting for the Garnier skincare line, a division of L’Oreal and the creator of BurnCream MD, an over-the-counter topical burn care product. .As an admired physician in the field of dermatology and dermatologic surgery, Dr. Madfes is a published author of medical research and has been quoted in various magazines, as well as on television and radio programs. She is a member of The American Academy of Dermatology.


1. Use of Honey for cuts and scrapes. Honey has quercetin and gallic acid. These ingredients promote wound healing by recruiting skin cells. Honey also has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Cleanse the area with soap and water. Apply a thin coat of honey and cover the area. Change daily. If a cut or abrasion is slow to heal, seek medical attention.

2. Love salt scrubs for body exfoliation! I have people mix 2 tablespoons of sea salt ( any salt will do) with 1/4 cup olive oil. Massage the rough areas of your body- cuticles, elbows, knees, feet..... rinse with luke warm water in the shower.

3. Hydration and moisturization are needed to keep skin healthy. Essential oils with squalene and ceramides are necessary to maintain a healthy barrier. Apply to slightly damp clean skin ( especially the face) Be careful of adding scented oils with fragrance as irritant reaction may occur.MOST important point is to protect from UV exposure- Look for the ingredients : zinc and titanium dioxide in your sunblock. Topical and oral antioxidants are natural ways to protect the skin ( vit C) in addition to physical sun blocks.

Nia Patten

A beauty blogger and mum with a background in science


1. Try using an organic facial oil as a natural skin friendly way to keep skin moisturised. Grape seed oil is full of linoleum acid and Rosehip oil is nature's Retinol.

2. Check out Neal's Yard and Lush for Organic natural products on the high street.

3. Make your own totally chemical free beauty products in the home using organic ingredients. Avocado is a great hair conditioner and honey makes a great restorative face mask.

Jordana Mattioli

Licensed medical esthetician and sought-after beauty expert, Jordana Mattioli, has been tending to faces since 2001. Her high-tech facials use the latest anti-aging technologies, techniques and innovative products to create results-oriented treatments for each client. These customized bespoke facials and treatments are tailored to the needs of each individual to deliver beautiful skin. She strongly believes youthful radiant skin is a collaborative effort and works closely with her clients, and often their dermatologists, for the best regime to maintain optimal results.With an extensive knowledge and passion for skincare, Jordana has been highly-acclaimed in the beauty industry and featured multiple times in media and international publications such as Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, W, and Allure. Her equally impressive client list includes actors, musicians and models who entrust their skin to Jordana.She performs a wide range of skin care treatments through private appointment in Manhattan within the dermatology practice of Complete Skin MD with Dr. Julie Karen and Dr. Elizabeth Hale.


1. Choose lotions and creams in airtight packaging as opposed to jars, organic products use less or no preservatives, so airtight packaging will keep those delicate ingredients active much longer.

2. On the face, avoid common irritants like lemon, lime, peppermint, eucalyptus, cinnamon, and menthol.

3. Don't forget exfoliation, an important step that's commonly forgotten. Try enzyme masks, or gentle natural acids once or twice a week.

Linda DiBella

Linda DiBella, PhD is the founder of the nutritional consulting practice, Get Real 4 Health, LLC where she works with clients to help them to feel their best through a healthy diet and lifestyle. She gives corporate seminars and served as a health instructor for the State of Connecticut Police Officer Recertification Program and is developing a line of grain-free, low sugar, baked products. She also works as a clinical assistant for Nutritional Medicine Associates where she sees nutritional clients. She is also a scientific editor for The Journal of Visualized Experiments.I've included 4 examples above that you can choose from.


1. Healthy skin begins on the inside and so our skin reflects what’s going on in our bodies especially in the liver. A healthy diet, rich in organic vegetables, clean proteins, and healthy fats will provide the nutrients necessary to safely clear away toxins and build and maintain healthy skin, as well as its supporting structures like connective tissue, muscles, fat and bones!

2. Just like a healthy diet, drinking plenty of clean, filtered water (usually half your body weight in ounces) helps to flush toxins from the body to keep skin clear and hydrated. I love to sip hot water as if it were tea and will sometimes add juice from half a lemon to stimulate my liver and digestive tract, especially first thing in the morning.

3. I like to use fresh ingredients from the kitchen to make masks or scrubs. For example, I’ll mix in a ½ teaspoon of baking soda to my face wash to use as a gentle exfoliator. I gently rub it in then rinse it clear. Or I’ll add plain Greek yogurt or witch hazel to Living Clay (www.livingclayco.com) and apply it as a mask. After allowing it to dry, I rinse it off with warm water and a wash cloth.

4. If there is one thing that will show up on the skin immediately, it’s a lack of sleep. A good night’s sleep is my secret weapon for keeping my skin soft, firm and wrinkle free. Getting to bed by 10 pm allows my body to do its nightly cellular housekeeping so that I can wake up rested and refreshed, which shows up on my skin.

Olga Goldberger

I am a molecular biologist by training and worked over 25 years in research labs in Harvard Medical School. Skincare is my passion and i have been formulating for the last 19-20 years.I create truly natural products- without the use of chemical emulsifiers. I believe in liposomes- they truly can deliver bioactives deep into the skin.I believe in best organic ingredients and always am looking for them.I believe that mitochondria (cell organelle) is the most important for human ageing and skin health and use ingredients found as a result of research in our lab and others.


1. Dry skin: use a ""sandwich"" on your skin: layer of light serum first, moisturizer or night cream on top.

2.Do a mask every week- it can be exfoliating or nourishing or both

3. Use toner daily after cleaner- the best way is to spray toner on wet cotton square and put it on your face for 2-3 minutes. Moisturizing/toning process will be much better!

Sarah Mushenheim

An average gal who loves to dabble in beauty and fashion and has a strong passion for Taco Bell and DOGS!


1. Wash your face with a gentle but effective cleanser

2. Treat yourself to products that you love that are both organic and animal cruelty free.

3. To keep your skin glowing - let your natural beauty shine through and go easy on the makeup!

Cynthia Shelby lane

doctor by day and comedienne by night. anti-aging and functional medicine specialist


oxygenated water gel from Budapest, TA 65 cream for DNA and telomere support, and Mito Q (coenzyme Q 10 from Australia), THC infused cream

Rebecka

Swedish girl living in Hong Kong making all natural freshly made bodycare for happy customers!


Always cleans your face before bedtime with Swedish's Eye-makeup remover with avocado oil, freshly made cleansing cream and finish with Swedish's natural face oil with Argan

Rachel Devine

Rachel Devine is a multi-award winning Holistic Aesthetician and the founder of R Devine Skin Organic Care, a high-quality, all-natural holistic skin care line sold exclusively in spas.


1. Learn to love Oil - stripping your skin of its natural oil using harsh products actually causes your skin to over-produce oil in order to compensate. When you feed your skin oils that closely mimic your skins natural oils, your skin will stop over-producing oil and balance itself out - leading to clear, blemish-free skin.

2. Drink your water - the only true way to hydrate your skin is internally. Drinking water flushes toxins out of your body, which otherwise, could escape through your skin.

3. Eat a balanced diet - be aware of what your body is intolerant to. If you're consuming food that you're intolerant to (dairy or refined sugar) your skin will be the first place to show this. Most adult acne is caused by something going on internally. It's important to stay balanced.

Martina Fink

I work with women one on one to help them feel beautiful inside and out with skin care, makeup, health, confidence and beauty from within. I am also a makeup artist and soon-to-be certified health coach, and I just love seeing women step into their full power of beauty and live a balanced and fulfilling life!


1. Oil pulling with organic cold pressed coconut oil

2. Always remove your makeup at night. Get a cruelty-free cleanser that contains natural ingredients and no pesticides

3. Eat for your skin. Omega 3, lemon juice for balancing out acidity etc. Choose organic food only.

Elaine Mummery

My name is Elaine Mummery, I am a nutritionist and specialise in the natural treatment of acne. I ran an clinic both in Glasgow and Belgravia, London over the span of 8 years. I now live in France and work mainly with clients who have been recommended to me. I work with a wide range of people to include actresses, singers, athletes as well as doctors and alternative practitioners who struggle to clear their own skin. I clear acne at the very deepest level by concentrating primarily on stomach health and balancing minerals. In this manner the symptoms that go hand in hand with acne such as irr