What does CLEAN BEAUTY really mean?

In honor of June’s new role as Clean Beauty Awareness Month, here’s what it means to me and Pour Moi… (It’s a 3-minute read) If you google “what makes something clean beauty” the world’s smartest search engine tells the following: Clean beauty means that a product is safe, non-toxic, and has transparent labeling of ingredients.

June 11 is Kamehameha Day in Hawaii

Did you know that Hawaii is the ONLY place in the United States where you can actually visit a royal palace? It’s the ONLY state that’s ONLY made of islands (137 of them to be accurate), and they were ruled by kings, queens, princes, and princesses for centuries until King Kamehameha, a great worrier, diplomat,

Four Factors That Can Accelerate Skin Aging

Four Factors That Can Accelerate Skin Aging

It turns out you need more than a sunhat or basic moisturizer to protect your skin from damaging environmental factors. Most of us blame our wrinkles, dryness, sagging, and crepiness on too many summers spent lounging around the pool. And while sun exposure is the primary cause of premature skin aging, there are several other environmental factors that can

Rain Drops

Fight the Weather Extremes That Dehydrate Your Skin

For years we have been told that our skin becomes dehydrated from the inside-out. In other words, if we aren’t drinking enough fluids, our bodies become dehydrated, and therefore our skin becomes parched too. But recently that thinking has changed, and experts now believe that the skin actually dries from the outside in, meaning external

Vitamins and your skin

Can Your Skin Be Vitamin Deficient?

We know how essential vitamins are for our bodies. We hear a lot about vitamins C and D for immune health, especially during the past couple of years of the pandemic. We know vitamin D plays a crucial role in bones, too. The B vitamins are necessary for metabolism and energy. And many vitamins are