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Category: Healthy Skin

We Heart: Baabushka

For this month’s We Heart, let us introduce you to Baabushka. They’re creators of the best cozy handmade wool-felt slippers and one-of-a-kind merino wool knit accessories that are luxuriously soft, warm, and colorful. Meet Baabushka. Baabushka is a woman-owned business in Santa Cruz, CA, that offers fair-trade, hand-made, cozy wool slippers and booties. It’s eco-friendly…
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Ingredient Spotlight: Baobab, Marula, Mongongo, and Moringa

At Annmarie Skin Care, we’re proud to put people and the planet before profit. All of our products are made with organic, natural, or sustainable ingredients. Today, we want to highlight the company and the farming communities behind four incredible natural oils: baobab, marula, mongongo, and moringa. We’re proud of these ingredients and even prouder…
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Combination Skin: What It Is, How to Cope, and the Best Products for You

If you have combination skin, then you know what the term “T-zone” means. In fact, you may sometimes feel like your skin has a split personality—oily with large pores on the forehead, nose, and chin, and dry and sometimes even flaky on the cheeks and under the eyes. The most common skin type You don’t…
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Protecting Your Car During The Winter Season

Winter can be incredibly tough not only on people but also on automobiles as well. Snow, sleet, road salt, and sleet can make it very tough for a person to keep their vehicle in good condition. Salt is always eating away at the car’s body, sleet and falling twigs can scratch or crack windshields, and…
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The Ultimate Guide To Rolling Papers

It doesn’t matter if you use rolling papers to smoke cigarette tobacco or some of the legal marijuana that’s becoming increasingly available, you’re are going to want to make sure that you not only have the best ones available but that you use them correctly. Nothing is worse than smoking a cigarette or a joint…
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A Comprehensive Guide To Waist Training

Anyone who has been searching for a way to give themselves that hourglass shape that they’ve always admired in celebrities and smooth out their stomach might want to try a waist training regimen. Waist training is an easy way for people to modify their waist in a semi-permanent fashion and to accentuate their flat stomach…
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Positivity Not Perfection: How to Love the Skin You’re In

It can be easy to find yourself striving for perfection, but in doing so you can do more harm than good. By finding love in yourself for who you are and what you have, you can find more happiness in life. If you’re unsure of where to begin, don’t worry! Here are six ways to…
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5 Natural, Nourishing Ingredients for Your Cleanser

The key to choosing the perfect cleanser for your skin is understanding the ingredient list to see what’s actually in the product, so you can make a better judgment about how it will act on your skin—if it will be too harsh and drying, or if it will clean effectively without disrupting your natural pH…
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A Guide To The Best Shapewear

There are a variety of different reasons for wearing a body shaper, and some of these reasons include encouraging compression, improving posture, for postpartum care, supporting the bustline, for emotional benefits, and for increased circulation. Of course, not every body-shaper will accomplish all of these goals, so it’s important for consumers to narrow down their…
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A Beginner’s Guide To Shooting Range Safety

Anyone who hasn’t visited a supervised shooting range before might feel a little bit overwhelmed when they do finally visit one. After all, there are rules in place and safety protocols in place that might seem confusing or daunting but are simply there to keep you safe. And that’s not even taking into account the…
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A Guide To Improving Your Home WiFi

Reliable Internet at home and at work is not only a luxury nowadays—it’s a necessity. In the age of information, everyone needs the fastest most reliable Internet that they can muster if they expect to compete at work or be able to stream their favorite entertainment at home. Fortunately, Wi-Fi routers have allowed us to…
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Searching For The Best Pencil Sharpeners Around

Pencil sharpeners are tools that most people pay little attention to—very much in the same way that most people don’t think too much about pencils. When they’re using a pencil and want to sharpen it, then they just grab whatever sharpener is closest to them and uses. And while that works for most people, we…
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The Essentials Of Keeping Your Breast Pump Clean

Breast milk is the best food for your baby, so it’s important for women to have the best tools available to them for expressing that milk for their baby. However, it’s also extremely important that breast milk isn’t contaminated in the process by a less-than-clean breast pump. To keep that from happening, we’ve written this…
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How To Maintain Your Granite Counters

Even though granite has been used as a countertop material since the late 19th century, it wasn’t until the early 20th century that the popularity of them exploded. Now, granite countertops seem to be everywhere. And this presents some very interesting challenges for many people. Although granite isn’t as porous as marble, it does require…
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How To Keep Your Drains Healthy

Some of the biggest problems people face within their homes are problems with their drains. Over time, drains can begin to slow down due to the accumulation of gunk and grease. Eventually, these same drains will end up clogging up, requiring either a DIY drain cleaning or in the worst scenarios, having to hire a…
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A Comprehensive Guide To Deck Maintenance

Building a new deck can be an expensive proposition with most decks costing in excess of $25 a square foot or more. That means that a person can easily spend anywhere from $4,000 to over $10,000+ dollars having their deck built. With that kind of money invested, it’s no wonder more and more people are…
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The Ultimate Driveway Sealer Guide

Driveways can really take a beating from the elements. Rain, snow, and sunlight can cause a driveway to start cracking in only a few short years—and if the damage is left unchecked—can totally ruin it. That’s why homeowners need to stay on top of their driveway maintenance to ensure that it not only looks good…
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How To Make Your Own Hard Cider

Having a glass of hard cider is the perfect way to spend an autumn or winter evening, or if we’re being honest, any evening. There’s a simple pleasure in enjoying the crisp, apple goodness of this alcoholic drink. That’s even more so when a person takes the time to make their own hard cider. To…
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The Ultimate Guide To Skin Lightening & Brightening

Since everyone’s skin is unique, it’s important for you to follow the proper skincare routine to ensure that your skin is as stunning and flawless as possible. Unfortunately, several skin conditions and/or concerns tend to make people feel like they don’t have the skin they would like to have. Mild acne, dry skin, oily skin,…
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A Guide To Feminine Hygiene

It’s an unfortunate fact that many women feel like they have to constantly consider whether they feel fresh or not. It’s also an unfortunate fact that many women feel that their vaginas contain more bacteria than any other part of their body—even though the human mouth has more germs in it than a vagina does.…
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How To Clean Your Oven

A Guide To Cleaning Your Oven Anyone who owns an oven, regardless of whether it’s an electric or gas one, knows just how dirty it can get. Spilled food, burn crumbs and other debris can quickly build up in your oven. This not only can affect cooking times, but it can also turn the oven…
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The Ultimate Guide To Food Choppers

Food choppers are becoming increasingly popular tools with the general public. And there’s a good reason why that’s the case. These tools allow people to easily process fruits and vegetables without the consumer having to spend a tedious amount of time doing it by hand. Food choppers also eliminate the need for the consumer to…
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Everything You Wanted To Know About Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is a substance that has gone from relative obscurity to being touted as being a miracle oil that can cure just about anything. Because we were concerned that some of the more sensational accounts of this oil were spreading like wildfire across the Internet, we’ve decided to do an article on the subject.…
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A Comprehensive Guide To Doing Laundry

Laundry is something all of us have to do. Some of us do our laundry in our homes and other people do their laundry at a laundromat, but the concept is the same. You put your clothes into a machine, add in some detergent and maybe a few additives such as fabric softener, bleach, or…
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Facts & Fiction About Granite Countertops & Sealers

Granite sealers are probably not only one of the most effective ways for a person to protect their granite countertops but is also one of the most misunderstood products available. Far too many people either think these products can do more than what they can do or they think they’re not as effective as they…
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The Ultimate Guide To Engine Degreasers

Engine degreasers are not just products that keep an engine looking nice and thereby appealing to the vanity of the car’s owner. No, these products also help to eliminate the gunk and grime that can actually reduce the efficiency of the engine and shorten its lifespan. Therefore, we consider engine cleaning to be something that…
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A Guide To Good Denture Care

Just like natural teeth need regular brushing, dentures also need regular care to keep them in good shape. Most people realize that they need to soak their dentures overnight, but proper denture care requires more than a dunk in a denture solution. That’s why we’ve decided to pen this guide. A guide that will help…
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Everything You Wanted To Know About Candles

Even though candles are a source of light that people no longer have to depend on using, they remain extremely popular. Why is that the case? That’s because they’re very versatile household items. They can be used to set a romantic atmosphere for that special dinner, they can be used in the event of a…
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10 Unexpected Uses for Your Skin Care Products

Here at the Annmarie Skin Care back bar, we’re pretty rebellious. Okay, maybe that’s not the right adjective. Experimental? That might give you the wrong impression. Innovative. That’s more like it. Alternative uses for beauty products We’ve found a lot of ways to use our products, besides those for which they were originally intended. We…
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7 Skin Care Routine Changes for Fall

Your morning routine is always the same—wash, hydrate, moisturize—but something is feeling a little bit different, because within an hour or two, your skin feels tight. You wonder if you forgot something. Did you hydrate? Honestly, you probably did your summertime routine perfectly. Remember that your skin is the barrier between the internal and external…
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