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After Sun Skin Care

After Sun Skin Care

Angelina's Top Tips for Minimizing Sun Damage When sunlight hits your skin, it damages healthy cells. Without sun protection, this damage can build up. In time, you see signs of sun damage like freckles, dark ("age") spots, and wrinkles. It can also cause dryness. Some people develop precancerous skin growths, skin cancer, or both. After Sun Care Anti-inflammatories and antioxidants are key! Cooling, soothing foods work from the inside to heal all of our tissues and organs, including our largest organ, our skin. Especially in the summer months, be sure to eat plenty of anti inflammatory foods like organic salads,...

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How to Stop Your Sunscreen From Clogging Your Pores

How to Stop Your Sunscreen From Clogging Your Pores

My Summer Sunscreen Layering Technique Step 1: Apply your favorite aos facial moisturizer with spf. Lighter formulas like our famous Goji Mate' Ultralight Moisturizer and our Apple Stem Cell Daily Radiance Cream are perfect for oily-normal skin. If you're concerned about aging skin (who isn't!), the Youth in Bloom Phytoactive Firming Day Cream is a great choice. A note about mineral sunscreens: At aos, we use mineral sunscreens exclusively because dermatologists recommend them as effective broad spectrum sun protection. We never add chemical sunscreens to our products because the science points to those ingredients interacting with our skin cells and...

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What is a High Frequency Scalp Treatment?

What is a High Frequency Scalp Treatment?

The high-frequency hair & scalp treatment has been mentioned in many beauty blogs recently. The therapy is widely used to tackle hair loss and dandruff and works by stimulating hair follicles with the help of UV and high-frequency rays. But is this scalp treatment effective and safe? How does it work? Let's dig deeper into the procedure and potential benefits and side effects. What Is High-Frequency Treatment For Hair? 10 minute add-on to any facial or massage treatment We think this treatment is a must for Bend’s dry climate and thinning hair. We use a special glass high frequency hair...

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We're Changing Our Packaging

We're Changing Our Packaging

The Goal: Plastic Free by 2023! BUY IT, KEEP IT, REUSE IT, DON'T LOSE IT! From the beginning, we've been committed to using eco-friendly glass containers for our products. On a continuous quest to do better, we've been reconsidering the lids we use as well. Plastic lotion pumps, misters, sprayers and even glass droppers are made of non-recyclable parts and to be honest, going through tens of thousands of these has really been weighing heavily on my heart for years. I've been in the mindset that we have to offer a new lotion pump, mister, etc with every bottle because...

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A Simple Guide to Essential Oils

A Simple Guide to Essential Oils

Peppermint essential is steam distilled from the fresh leaves There is a LOT of information out there about essential oils, but it can become overwhelming if you’re just learning the basics. If you’ve been using natural skin care for awhile, you may already be familiar with natural essential oils, but if you’re new to all of this, keep on reading for our simple essential oil guide. What are essential oils and how are they different from fragrance oils? Inhale the aroma from a bottle of pink grapefruit and you'll immediately think of the juicy, tart fruit. You can almost taste...

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