May 13, 2015

 

Mineral makeup is nothing new. In Ancient Egypt, Cleopatra used kohl to rim her eyes. Red ochre was a popular choice to redden cheeks or lips around the same time period. In modern times, mineral makeup really only took off after 1976. Why? In 1976, cosmetics companie...

April 20, 2015

 

 As the owner of a company specializing in natural beauty products and as someone who suffers from sensitive skin, I hear a lot of horror stories from customers and friends who also have sensitive skin. One of the more common issues I hear about is Rosacea. For those...

January 19, 2015

 

I’ve been receiving lots of questions and comments the past few months regarding skin care products and allergies, dry or sensitive skin. In this post, we’ll briefly look at a few different kinds of skin issues and solutions for them. This is a hefty topic, and each i...

December 30, 2014

Winter weather is sweeping in through most of the U.S., and colder weather means dry –sometimes cracked and painful –skin for most of us.

 

We’ve talked about how important oil-based lotions are, and how proper skin care starts with nutrition, but soap is another to...

December 9, 2014

       With Thanksgiving over, and Christmas just around the corner, many of us are thinking about our waistlines –and delicious Christmas cookies, of course. And pie. And ham. And…I’ll just stop there. Since we’ll all be eating so many yummy foods, it seems like a gre...

November 19, 2014

In case you missed last week’s post about the nasty additives found in many big-name lotions and cosmetics that do everything from dry out skin to cause tumors, you can still check it out here: http://www.mercosmetics.com/#!Lotion-NoNos-Toxic-Ingredients-in-Your-Moistu...