Skin Care


A Caribbean Mom’s Solution to Soothe Her Daughter’s Skin? Create her own line! Itiba is born.

Yoki Hanley’s infant daughter inspired Itiba’s creation, and family continues to be the brand’s backbone. By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon When Frederiksted, St. Croix postal worker Yoki Hanley couldn’t find products that wouldn’t irritate her five-month-old daughter’s delicate skin, she decided to make her own. “Every time I’d bathe her she’d cry, and when I realized her []


Retinol: The Twenty-Something’s Anti-Aging Must Have

  Until recently, my sit-downs with my dermatologist usually went like this: Doctor: So, do you have any skin concerns? Me: Yes! I’m concerned about premature aging. What creams should I be using? Doctor: That’s good. Wear lots of moisturizer and don’t forget sunscreen. Their response? Always passive. My reaction? Crushed. I want to avoid []

Living Well

Q&A: Saltability Founder Ann Brown Talks Himalayan Salt Products

Ann Brown is all about turning salt into stone: Brown founded Saltability, a professional and retail product line dedicated to evolving Himalayan salt’s use while also reducing the spa industry’s environmental impact. Saltability’s centerpieces are the professionally utilized salt massage stones and stone warmer: The waterless, LED-powered, and energy proficient warmer features a shielded heat []

give skin a natural detox

Beauty & Grooming

Give Skin a Natural Detox for Spring

Spring has sprung! With the new season, it’s likely you are thinking about spring cleaning your home, closet, and maybe your eating habits too. I urge you to also give your skin a spring detox. It’s important to detoxify the skin because, as the largest organ in the body, the skin is responsible for eliminating []

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Beauty & Grooming

Currently Craving: FarmHouse Fresh Body Moisturizers

We were craving relief from our winter skin blues, and then we discovered FarmHouse Fresh’s delectable line of body creams, lotions, custards, and oils. Every one is 96 percent natural, and like all FarmHouse Fresh products, paraben and sulfate free. We chose three to highlight, but we think you’ll love everything at FarmHouse Fresh, as []

Beauty & Grooming

5 DIY Botanical Beauty Treatments You’ll Want to Try

There’s something about the start of spring that makes us want to freshen up our everyday lifestyle habits, from decluttering our home to revamping our beauty routines. And what’s in bloom for our beauty routine this season? DIY botanical beauty treatments designed to treat skin-care concerns, from blemishes to dehydrated complexions to stretch marks. Alexandra []