I'm always on the search for beautiful candles to fill my home and office space with calming and beautiful aromas. For me, cute packaging and scent has to go hand in hand to earn it's spot on my coffee table. For years the Kai fragrance has been winning over celebrity noses as well as ours with it's island & vacation inspired smell of tuberose, lily and jasmine.
Bring the vacation into your home with Kai's paraffin free Skylight Candle. The vegetable based candle wax is known to last longer and burn cleanly. The soft wax will melt very quickly, so be mindful not to move the candle around until it's cooled and hardened again. The essence of a tropical getaway can be yours minus the expensive cost when you say a sweet goodnight to Kai's Skylight Candle for only $48! It was just featured in In Style magazine as a sustainable candle that actually works!
Although applying body oil was known by ancient Romans and Hindis to be an excellent skin care regimen, many modern American women would probably cringe at the idea of adding oil to their skin. After all, each of us has seen dozens of commercials despairing oily, greasy skin. For years, advertisers have tried to convince us that our beauty routines should remove as much oil as possible from the skin, urging us to instead use lotions as moisturizers. However, many dermatologists and beauty experts now believe this approach is somewhat misguided, given the importance of oil in skin health.
Oil is so important for profiting and waterproofing the skin that the body produces its own oil. This oil is secreted by sebaceous glands that cover every inch of the body save the palms and the soles. Some individuals’ oil-producing glands are overactive, so they have oily skin. Others suffer perpetually dry skin because their sebaceous glands are under-active. In both cases, applying an oil such as Rodin olio lusso as a moisturizer actually normalizes the body’s natural production of sebum oil.
Ironically, many contemporary skin care products actually cause irritated, oily skin. By removing the body’s natural oil, they trigger the sebaceous glands to overproduce. These glands go berserk when they detect a complete lack of oil in the skin. Not understanding this, many women simply apply more drying skin products – alarming the sebaceous glands again. And the whole vicious cycle starts over.
In contrast, applying oil is a way to reclaim balance using the body’s own natural techniques. Applying a pure product such as Rodin body oil can help anyone achieve more naturally radiant skin.
Furthermore, oil-based products can deliver potent essential oils that foster luminous skin. Rodin body oil uses an apricot kernel and sweet almond oil base to deliver essential oils including calendula and arnica. Apricot kernel oil is known to penetrate quickly, leaving skin feeling dry and not at all greasy. It is excellent for the skin because it contains a large amount of vitamin E, which helps skin retain its elasticity. Apricot oil also contains vitamin A, which is excellent for mature, sensitive or aging skin. Sweet almond oil is another emollient in Rodin olio lusso; it softens and moisturizes the skin. Both calendula and arnica are known for their soothing, healing qualities.
Romantic evening dates and oil production don't mix. Thanks to Tatcha's Evening Blotting Papers you don't have to worry. This 300 year old Japanese beauty secret removes excess oil and sweat without disturbing makeup or leave any residue on the skin. Containing charcoal for extra de-shining this mattifying wonder product is the size of a post-it, making it ideally sized to slip into the sleekest of evening clutches and the paper is also black to reflect the chic sophistication of NYC! Tatcha Evening Aburatorigami Blotting Papers were just featured in Oprah magazine as one of the essential "small wonders" of the beauty world as well as in Vanity Fair's blog on must have beauty products to have on the go!