BOND EN AVANT x Tammy Fender, Palm Beach Beauty Guide

When you think of natural, holistic, organic – Palm Beach – may not be what comes to mind. But tucked away amongst the fast cars, luxury resorts and bikini bodies is the Tammy Fender Palm Beach spa; one of the country’s premiere holistic spas.  There you’ll find natural, luxury remedies that incorporate Tammy’s organic skincare line, energetic modalities and crystals. (Tip: Make sure to book ahead of time. Reservations have been known to book out a year in advance.) I tested out a few items from Tammy’s skincare line (read full review here) and fell smitten with her Spontaneous Recovery Cream, whose…
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Why I Won’t Be Buying The Rahua Color Full Shampoo & Conditioner Again

If you read my earlier review of the natural haircare brand, Rahua, you know switching to green haircare products has helped immensely with my two biggest hair concerns: hair thinning/weakening and dermatitis along my hairline. (Read my earlier review for more details.) I just finished up using the Rahua Voluminous Shampoo and Conditioner, which I love (aside from the fact that the shampoo is difficult to lather), so I decided to purchase and test out their new Color Full line. While I noticed some amazing product experience improvements, I also saw some ingredient drawbacks that led to the return of…
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Rebalance Your Skin Microbiome: The key to getting rid of your acne

Marie Veronique is like the quirky aunt we all wish we had. While chatting on the phone a few weeks ago, I can hear her smiling through the receiver the whole time. An image of her perennially in gardening gloves, perhaps a patchwork apron, rummaging amongst the herb garden comes to mind. She walks me through launching her organic skincare line, the skin microbiome and what has become her expertise: adult acne. In 2002, Marie, a chemist, teenage acne and rosacea sufferer, launched her eponymous skincare line with a single product: A completely zinc oxide sunscreen. This was during a…
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Interview with Lina Hanson, Makeup Artist & Founder Of Lina Hanson Skincare

There is a depth and wisdom to Lina Hanson, celebrity makeup artist and founder of Lina Hanson skincare, that belies her youth. And after hearing her story I see immediately where such wisdom and vibrant energy comes from. The well travelled skincare founder opens up whole heartedly about her  story, that includes loss and mystery, and explains how an appreciation for nature, animals and people are all components of her gorgeous skincare line. Lina’s energy vibrates through her products, which I cover in an earlier review. But for more on how this Swedish, Pakistani woman hopes to help women rediscover and embrace…
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Ask An Aesthetician: How do I get rid of post-natal melasma?

Each week we explore your questions in Ask An Aesthetician with Seti Mayet; former instructor at the International Dermal Institute and founder of skin care practice, Enliven Your Skin, in Los Angeles, CA. Check out last week’s question – “What are the bumps on the back of my arms and how do I get rid of them?” – and if you have any, send us your questions via social media or email!  Hi Seti, I just had a baby and am dealing with melasma. What’s the best way to get rid of it? Seti: For those who are not familiar with…
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