Entries by Megan Zink

Why You Should Tan During Winter

Sub-zero temperatures, snow, and ice don’t immediately come to mind when one thinks of a “sun-kissed glow” although, arguably “skier’s tan” is a real thing… but not likely the look most are going for. During the winter, much of our skin remains covered up under ponchos, turtlenecks, and assorted North Face accessories. So why, you […]

Why You Should Be Dry Brushing Daily

We’ll admit there are some daily rituals and spa services that seem quite indulgent, eccentric and over-the-top, if not completely unnecessary. Dry brushing is NOT one of those! Dry brushing is an ancient practice in cultures on at least four continents, who have been employing it with slight variations for centuries. Nowadays, it’s all the […]

February Events in Chicago We Think You’ll Like

Hey friends! Brrrrrr it sure is cold out there and the groundhog says there will be six extra weeks of winter this year. The cold weather may have you hibernating but you know, you can’t stay inside forever! Valentine’s Day is on its way, and there are plenty of ways to commemorate the holiday whether you […]

Using Essential Oils for Healthier Skin Part 2 – The Recipes

  As you read in Essential Oils Part I, essential oils such as frankincense, tea tree, and rosehip have been used for centuries all around the world to heal the skin. There are thousands of recipes that people from east to west rely on to care for their unique skin types and specific skin conditions. […]

How To Use Essential Oils For Healthier Skin

You may be thinking, “Wait, I thought oily skin was bad!” Yes, oily skin can be problematic; however, using essential oils for skin conditions has been shown to have amazing effects on the health of your skin as well as providing anti-aging benefits. First, let’s talk about what essential oils are. Essential oils are pure […]