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Why do I need toner?

I think it is important to wash your face at least twice a day and also use a toner. When I created it, I wanted to make a toner that doubled as a gentle exfoliant without using abrasive materials that might harm delicate skin. I had normal to oily skin in mind. Individuals with acne also find this toner helpful because it helps sooth as well as tone the skin without stripping it.

 


The Importance Of Washing Your Face


With all the emphasis on washing our hands and not touching our faces, let's talk about the importance of washing your face.

 

 


Cacay Nut Oil

One of the products I was introduced to was Cacay nut oil from the Cacay tree. The Cacay tree has an interesting history. Related to the almond family that originates in Colombia, South America. It had almost gone extinct due to forests being destroyed during the drug wars. Oil for the Cacay tree has been used by villagers for centuries as a healthy dry oil for skin and hair care. 

 


Exciting New Natural Botanical, Jakabix

Biozymes is one of the most significant improvements in the history of the cosmetics industry. One example of the power of Biozymes is the first complete, stand-alone, broad spectrum, all-natural preservative system called JakabixNP.

 


Meet Alison O'Neil

Alison O’Neil has been in medical aesthetics and has worked with all kinds of skin conditions in dermatology for decades. Her work is highly sought after. She was named a L'Oreal Paris Woman of Worth in 2015 and received 2 awards originating from the White House for her work with elderly care. She has an incredible background.

 

 


Vitamin C Cream: destabilize free-radicals attacking your skin

Vitamin C CreamVitamin Cis known on labels as L-Ascorbic Acid. You might see magnesium ascorbyl phosphate or ascorbyl palmitate, which are both Vitamin C derivatives, but you want to stick to the L-Ascorbic Acid since it's the only effective form used in skincare products. We use L-ascorbic acid in our Antioxidant Skin Boost, but we have also added a handful of other ingredients that deserve attention, like Resveratrol and Pomegranate Extract. While Vitamin E is the primary defender against oxidation, Vitamin C is particularly potent against the free radicals caused by pollution. Vitamin C has made a name for itself as a powerful and important antioxidant, essential for optimum skin health.

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Aloe Vera Moisturizer: Using centuries-old botanical skincare ingredients

Sally B's Skin Yummies Aloe Vera ingredient

Aloe vera creates a barrier on the skin to lock moisture in, and the malic acid in aloe vera tightens loose skin, improves elasticity, and reduces sagging, crepey skin.

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Organic Moisturizer: Moisturize Daily with Toxin-Free Skincare

Organic Moisturizer

No matter what your skin type - dry, oily, combination, or acne prone - maintaining a healthy moisture balance is extremely important. Moisture is the first line of defense against fine lines and wrinkles.

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Vitamin E Cream: Make it a daily routine

Vitamin E found in Sally B's Skin Yummies creamsRelatively new to the skincare world, Vitamin E was discovered in 1928 and saw its first success in 1938 when it was put to its first use as a therapeutic agent to help aid in the growth of premature babies. After a decade of research, Vitamin E's many biological functions were established, including boosting immune health, reducing cholesterol, and reducing the risk of developing cancer – though it is best known to us for its impressive antioxidant functions.

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Hyaluronic Acid Moisturizer: what is it?

Hyaluronic Acid Moisturizer is a critical part of your skincare routine

Hyaluronic Acid is being touted as a desirable ingredient for skincare all over advertising. There is a reason why! Hyaluronic acid (HA), is an extremely effective humectant whose job it is to attract water to skin cells. The unique structure of this ingredient allows it to hold up to 1,000 times its weight in water, adjusting its moisture rate based on the given humidity.

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New Year, New View: Sally B's Skin Yummies Top 5

2020 New Year, New View Top 10It's the dawn of a new decade! Hard to believe. Here at Sally B's Skin Yummies, we are excited for a new decade and a new view of what healthy, happy and at peace means. Of course our primary focus is skin care, but if you aren't in a good balanced place then your skin will show it. Whether it's not enough sleep, a diet that is less than optimal or stress, you have the ability to change! How cool is that? It might not be immediate but you can take that first step. Anything new, including plant-based ingredients, can be a shock to your system if introduced all at once, especially when your body is busy adapting to this change and releasing accumulated toxins from your "old" lifestyle.

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Are you using a non toxic moisturizer?

Non Toxic Moisturizer

Skin care can be confusing. So many choices and when you go shopping there are beauty counters in every major department store making promises. The most important promise you should make to yourself is using non-toxic products. For those of us fighting for smooth supple skin a non-toxic moisturizer is so very important. Proper non toxic moisturizing prevents dry, flaky skin, and is the first line of defense against fine lines and wrinkles.

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Beautycounter, Sally B’s Skin Yummies, and 10 others were the first to be EWG VERIFIED

Sally B's Skin Yummies & Beautycounter 1st to be EWG Verified cleansers

Sally B’s Skin Yummies, Beautycounter and others are so committed to making sure consumers trust the ingredients, they paid for EWG to test and monitor their products. If Sally B’s Skin Yummies says they use organic ingredients, then they do. When you see the EWG VERIFIED™ mark on a product, you can be sure it's free from EWG's chemicals of concern and meets their strictest standards for shopper’s health. It’s a third party certification program by the Environmental Working Group (EWG). When you see the EWG VERIFIED™ mark on a product, you can be sure it's free from EWG's chemicals of concern and meets their strictest standards for shopper’s health.

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Recycling: Let’s get serious

Sally B's Skin Yummies recycling with TerraCycleAt Sally B’s Skin Yummies, we care about you, your family, and the planet. We have always strived to keep those things front and center. When it comes to our packaging, we have always sought to find items that are easy to recycle. Unfortunately, there are two items that make this hard for our customers: the packaging industry just isn’t there for the kind of items we use and recycling in many places has changed in the last couple of years. As we tell people often, recycling is like a Facebook relationship status…it’s complicated. Needless to say, it was very discouraging. We decided to find a way to allow our customers to recycle regardless of what is happening in their local communities and we did.

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Enter to Win the Sally B’s Summer Must-Haves Collection PLUS a $25 Gift Card!

Congratulations, Sarah Rhoads! You have been randomly selected to win our Summer Must-Haves Collection PLUS a Sally B’s Skin Yummies $25 Gift Card! 

THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED 


How to Create the Perfect All Natural Skin Care Routine

Skin Care Routine In your quest to find the perfect all-natural skincare routine, it is essential to consider the different aspects of your current daily routine. We recommend a makeup detox, which can be broken down into several different categories of products.

Here's how to get started. You might be familiar with the stat that the average woman uses (and subsequently consumes through eating and drinking) somewhere around 7 pounds of lip products in her lifetime.

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Common Skin Care Myths Debunked

Over the years we have collected a treasure trove of old wives tales disguised as beauty secrets. From toothpaste on pimples to mouthwash on feet to not sleeping on your side, these stories make us smile as we imagine the women throughout our ancestry who actually subscribed to these practices. As the beauty industry makes a return to a more natural, non-toxic approach, we are finding that these wives tales are being replaced with misconception.

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Sally B’s Summer Must-Haves Collection 

Summer Skin Must HavesSummer is officially here, and it's that time of year when we let loose, unwind and take that vacation we've been dreaming of! It's also a time to transition our skincare routine to meet the demands of the Summer season. Let us help you with our Sally B’s Skin Yummies’ Summer Must-Haves Collection.

Antioxidants are essential for Summer. This is the time of year when we change out that thick moisturizer for something a bit more lightweight.

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The Importance of Reducing Your Toxic Load

Reduce your toxic load We all have a general idea that toxins are bad for our health and that it is a good idea to stay away from them whenever possible. But do you know the prevalence of toxins in our lives and what they are actually doing to our bodies? It’s a naïve thought that toxins only come from household cleaners or polluted air. In our daily lives, we are exposed to a myriad of toxins, including those in our home, air, food, cosmetics, and personal care products. 

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Travel Tips To Keep Your Skin Healthy and Looking Its Best

Skin Care Travel TipsFor years when I would go on vacation I would find that my skin would change. Sometimes it would become super dry, sometimes it would breakout, and other times it would be lack luster. I always chalked it up to the different water or a different environment. Sure, that had something to do with it, but the true culprit came down to routine. Don’t let airline regulations stop you from bringing your own products. If you're headed somewhere dry, pack a moisturizer.

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Make-Up Free, But Not Skincare Free

Make-Up FreeFrom celebrities to everyday women, going without makeup is becoming more commonplace. We even see it with our customers since our skincare products have shown to improve skin tone and texture. Why not show off that beautiful skin with a makeup-free day. While inspiration behind the makeup-free look varies from woman to woman, we applaud the confidence to create your own personal look and display your natural beauty.

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The Importance of Honey Bees

The importance of honey beesSummer is here and the bees are out! After hibernating over the winter, bees awaken in time to collect pollen and nectar from flowering plants. While bees can sometimes seem like a backyard nuisance, the unassuming Honey Bee is one of the most important elements in our life cycle. Did you know that the Honey Bee is directly responsible for pollinating 1/3 of all our vegetables and fruits and indirectly responsible for the production of nearly 70% of our entire food source?

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Skin Care Benefits of Vitamin C

Skin Care Benefits of Vitmain C

Vitamin C has made a name for itself as a powerful and important antioxidant, essential for optimum skin health. L-ascorbic acid is one of the most common forms of Vitamin C and is a major ingredient in our Antioxidant Skin Boost, and is among the most effective. Free radicals are unstable cells, meaning they are short an electron caused by external factors like oxidation, pollution, cigarette smoke, and various health conditions.

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DIY Organic Foot Spa

DIY Organic Foot SpaWe often say it’s a good thing that our feet are hidden away in socks and shoes during the winter. The dry and cracked skin that we inevitably endure can be tough on the eyes. But armed with the right arsenal of products and some DIY know how, you can keep your feet feeling and looking great as you jump into Summer! "Winter feet" at times are unavoidable but ashy, flaky feet can be transformed. Our solution: an at-home spa day. Here is how you can transform your bathroom into a tired foot's dream.

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