• A Guide to the Best Cane Sugar Alternatives

  • A Guide to the Best Cane Sugar Substitutes

    A Guide to the Best Cane Sugar Substitutes

    *There are some affiliate links below and I may receive a small commission from purchases made through these links, but these are all products I highly recommend. I won’t put anything on this page that I haven’t personally used. As mentioned in my previous article, refined sugar can cause a spike in blood sugar. This […]

  • What Are the Effects of Sugar on Skin?

    What Are the Effects of Sugar on Skin?

    An important part of holistic skin care is understanding the relationship between sugar and hormones. Refined sugar (i.e. cane sugar) often gets a bad reputation, and rightfully so. As opposed to honey, or sugar found in fruits, refined sugar is quickly metabolized and digested by your body (which is why you never feel full after […]

  • How to Repair Skin with Post-Acne Spots

    How to Repair Skin with Post-Acne Spots

    *There are some affiliate links below and I may receive a small commission from purchases made through these links, but these are all products I highly recommend. I won’t put anything on this page that I haven’t personally used. Post-acne dark spots are the worst- they last even longer than acne! And figuring out how […]

  • The Best Makeup Brands for Sensitive Skin

  • The Best Hypoallergenic Makeup Brands for Sensitive Skin

    The Best Hypoallergenic Makeup Brands for Sensitive Skin

    *There are some affiliate links below and I may receive a small commission from purchases made through these links, but these are all products I highly recommend. I won’t put anything on this page that I haven’t personally used. The problem with most makeup is that it contains ingredients that will clog your pores and […]

  • Understanding the Connection Between Hormones and Oily Skin

    Understanding the Connection Between Hormones and Oily Skin

    *There are some affiliate links below and I may receive a small commission from purchases made through these links, but these are all products I highly recommend. I won’t put anything on this page that I haven’t personally used. An important step in managing hormonal acne is understanding your cycle and how it determines the […]

  • The Best Organic Skin Care Brands to Start With

    The Best Organic Skin Care Brands to Start With

    Does your skin feel bumpy, red and irritated? That’s how mine used to feel all the time. I would get spots between my eyebrows and around my nose, but the most frequent spot acne would show up for me after stopping birth control was my chin and jawline. However, this does not mean that hormonal […]

  • Welcome!

    Welcome!

    Hello! My name is Natalie and I’m here to talk about holistic skincare. If you’re struggling with a hormonal imbalance that is causing acne or oily skin, or just want to learn about simple ways to improve your skin’s appearance from the inside out, then read on. I started this blog because in the last […]