Why Should you add Bamboo Sap into your Skincare Regimen

Why Should you add Bamboo Sap into your Skincare Regimen

Tree Sap might be the last thing we would think of adding into our skincare routine, but unsurprisingly Asia has been using this potent ingredient in their skincare for centuries. Sap is the lifeblood of the tree. It boasts high levels of antioxidants and is rich in amino acids and minerals. It hasn’t been oft used in the past because of the difficulty in stabilizing it in skincare solutions. However, advancements in the industry have made this ingredient easier to include and do to its molecular size, it’s easily absorbed into the skin, making it the perfect addition to your regimen. 

The Pearl vs the Tiny but Mighty Goji Berry

The Pearl vs the Tiny but Mighty Goji Berry

In recent years we’ve been seeing the Goji Berry more and more. It’s in our teas, our smoothie bowls and even dried and packaged in our local trader joes. But is this little red berry something to incorporate into our regular routine? Read on and find out!

The Pearl vs The Talented Timeless Turmeric

The Pearl vs The Talented Timeless Turmeric

The spice is used as part of wedding ceremonies (as far of a dyed string like the western practice of marriage rings), to dye clothing, in religious practices, and most popularly for cooking. Yet one seldom known benefit of Turmeric is in our skincare.  Here are five benefits of using Turmeric in your skincare

Resveratrol: Does it live up to the hype?

Resveratrol: Does it live up to the hype?

Resveratrol is a naturally occurring antioxidant used in plants to protect them from the harmful effects of their environment. It is sometimes referred to as a "dual-antioxidant" because it not only reduces free radical damage but also boosts cellular defenses.

Blog Post - Aloe you Vera Much aka The Benefits of Aloe

Blog Post - Aloe you Vera Much aka The Benefits of Aloe

The Egyptians called Aloe Vera the "plant of immortality." Its not hard to see why! With so many benefits, Aloe can help you feel younger longer. This one plant can ease inflammation, nourish the body with vitamins and minerals, accelerate healing, treat candida, and much more. But how do you use it? Here are four ways! 

The Benefits of Matcha, AKA The Pearl breaks up with Coffee and finds a new love

The Benefits of Matcha, AKA The Pearl breaks up with Coffee and finds a new love

But someone is definitely reaping the benefits of this tragedy: my skin! I've definitely noticed better vibrancy in my skin in the last couple of weeks so sadly I'm sticking with this separation.

How am I getting through? Trader Joe's Matcha Green Tea! I stumbled on it by accident and I'm in love! It's cheap, delicious (if you enjoy the taste of Matcha) and it gives me a caffeine boost without the messy and shaky side effects coffee gave me. 

Color Correcting Concealer - the Pearl explains the Color Wheel`

Color Correcting Concealer - the Pearl explains the Color Wheel`

Mastering the art of concealer all has to do with the color wheel! The basic rule is this: colors directly across from each other cancel each other out. Use the opposite color and your imperfections will disappear! How do you know which color to use? Here's a cheat sheet: 

Easy on the Eyes - How to Protect your Eyes from the Elements

Easy on the Eyes - How to Protect your Eyes from the Elements

Let's talk about our eyes people! They are our windows to the world. They can convey emotion, establish a connection, they present us to the world. And they can be a key to looking youthful and vibrant. Or they can make us look tired and rundown. Taking care of that delicate eye tissue is key. 

The Pearl vs the Heat Wave

The Pearl vs the Heat Wave

We're smack dab in the middle of a heat wave in June. Before you skip outside to soak up some rays make sure you're skin is protected!! But how do you know you're getting the best level of protection for you skin? The Pearl's got you covered! Read on for a go to guide to Sunscreen