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BN Clean Cut: Saffron & Sage Skincare Is A Buffet Of Bioavailable, Plant-Based Skin Nutrition

THE BRANDSaffron & Sage THEIR CLAIM TO CLEANSaffron & Sage was developed with a focus on skin nutrition and science-backed ingredients—this translates into formulas composed of only bioavailable natural and organic plant-based elements. The bioavailability component is an important (and sometimes overlooked) factor because it ensures that ingredients are able to penetrate the cells or skin structures intact, versus being broken down in the process. The line is clinical-grade, vegan, and sustainable. OTHER NOTABLESSouthern California locals might recognize the Saffron & Sage name from the holistic health club in San Diego. WHAT WE LOVEEvery bottle reads like a buffet of good-for-you ingredients, from aloe to argan to ceramides and a spectrum of vitamins. I love that Saffron & Sage chose...

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Want Bright, Glowing Skin? Look No Further Than These 12 Vitamin C Serums

(iStock) Vitamin C is a powerhouse skincare ingredient that can make skin look brighter, tighter and more glowy. “Vitamin C is one of the most powerful antioxidants for the skin. Topical vitamin C, also known as a vitamin C serum, has been shown in studies to fight free radicals, prevent damage from sun and environmental pollution, brighten the skin, and stimulate collagen production,” said Dr. Y. Claire Chang, a board-certified cosmetic dermatologist at Union Square Laser Dermatology. “I recommend daily or twice daily use of topical vitamin C to help protect your skin throughout the day. Regular use of vitamin C is effective for anti-aging and to help restore radiance into the skin. Once a person begins to use vitamin C...

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Here’s How to Properly Sage Your Home so You Can Cleanse Your Space

With all of us trying to deal with the ongoing pandemic and the orders to stay at home, it makes sense that we want to make our abodes as comfy and safe as possible. While you probably already have stockpiles of soap, disinfecting wipes and maybe even toilet paper, there’s another way to make our temporary offices/living spaces/classrooms as tranquil as possible. Now’s the time to sage your home. Also called smudging, the process not only kills bad energy, it banishes bacteria as well. “Smudging is a process that allows us to release negative energy from our environments, homes and bodies by using sage sticks,” says Cristin Smith, CEO and founder of Saffron & Sage. “It’s helpful to eliminate harmful...

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6 Reasons (Besides The Perfect Weather) To Visit San Diego Now

Contributor: Lois Alter Mark The fire pit and beautiful gardens welcome you to the Inn at Moonlight Beach. INN AT MOONLIGHT BEACH Even if there was nothing else happening, San Diego is always a great place to visit because seventy two and sunny is pretty much the norm. But there is a lot more happening. There’s a real focus on hospitality and sustainability, and the art and foodie scenes are thriving. Here are half a dozen reasons you’ll want to plan a trip now. The Inn at Moonlight Beach The Water Garden at the Inn at Moonlight Beach The first hotel in the world to be recognized as WELL Certified Platinum and the first building to be WELL Certified in the...

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