If the Moisture Balance is Off, Your Skin is Not Itself.

After 20 years behind the scenes in the beauty, health and wellness industry, this is what I know for sure: The most important job of any skin care product is to help skin find its natural moisture balance. And guess what- this sounds so much easier than done because our skin’s way to moisturize itself

10 American Cities That Are Tough on Your Skin

10 American Cities That Are Tough on Your Skin

Wherever you are in the United States, climates are becoming increasingly more aggressive, and that affects you and your skin. “Where you live has a huge influence on your skin’s health and appearance,” says, Jessica Wu, MD, assistant clinical professor of dermatology at the University of California, in a recent Everyday Health blog post. Most

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,