No More Bad Hair Days!

There’s nothing more frustrating when you’re getting ready for the day than hair that just won’t cooperate. We’ve all had those mornings that end with us running out the door a few minutes late after settling on a quick messy bun or ponytail because nothing else was working. And we mean nothing! No matter what […]

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Mix Things Up: 7 Lipstick Shades, Endless Possibilities

Remember how fun it was as a little girl to play with your mom, grandma, or aunt’s makeup? The best sleepovers were spent with sisters or friends, deep in a makeup bag giving each other makeovers and playing with all the different shimmer, sparkle, gloss, and color products available. Now that we’re grown women, why […]

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Aging: What does it look like on a deeper level?

We commonly take advantage of our skin as an external envelope, without fully considering the numerous, essential functions it provides. Skin is our largest organ, providing an interface between our internal physiological systems and the external world; it protects us from harm due to pathogens, solar radiation, pollutants, and also acts as an effective barrier […]

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Aloe Vera: Your all-in-one superhero

When you hear about Aloe Vera as an ingredient in skincare, health, and healing products, you’re probably pretty comfortable with using it. It’s an ingredient we see so commonly in products these days. It grows naturally in so many places and can even be purchased as an aesthetically pleasing house plant that doubles as quick […]

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Accentuate Your Eyes for the “Eyes of March”

The Ides of March fall on the 15th of the month and are remembered or observed for a number of reasons. Some may make note it as the date that Roman politician, Julius Caesar was assassinated, while others may see it as a day of religious observance, reflection, and/or new beginnings (to read more about […]

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Double Duty: Some of Your Favorite Products Do More Than You Think!

Everybody loves learning a new trick or “hack” to make life just a little bit simpler or more efficient. Some of the best “hacks” to learn are those involving multiple or unexpected uses for items and products that we already use every day. Over the years, we’ve been collecting “hacks” sent in from our Apriori […]

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I’ll have a Skin & Tonic!

After cleansing the skin, it is common to use a toner or astringent to help remove the last traces of impurities and close pores. One might think it would be beneficial to close the pores so as to keep further dirt and irritants out of the skin. However, this isn’t always the best case. Unfortunately, many […]

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