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

The Pearl discovers Anthocyanins

The Pearl discovers Anthocyanins

At this point in our lives, we all know the word antioxidant. It's been drilled into our minds for years now that these helpful little flavonoids can keep us young and healthy. And we happily drink our green tea and eat our fruit and pat ourselves on the back for taking such good care of ourselves. But, how much do you know about anthocyanin? Let's take a little time to learn about this important compound!

Sources of Vitamin C

Sources of Vitamin C

Kiwi, Pomegranate, and Dragonfruit are all great sources of Vitamin C!

The Pearl tried to pronounce Calendula, and explain it's benefits

The Pearl tried to pronounce Calendula, and explain it's benefits

Calendula (Kuh-LEN-dyoo-luh) is a versatile member of the marigold family. It's petals are edible! They can be thrown into a salad or brewed into a tea. Or as commonly done, their oils can be extracted and added to your skincare routine. Why is this flower a skincare all star? 

Micro Madness!

Micro Madness!

Nothing is more requested nowadays than Microdermabrasion. People are simply mad for this non-invasive and effective treatment. Yet the question remains: What is microdermabrasion and is it right for you?