Is Lip Balm Addictive?

We hear “I’m addicted to my lip balm” all the time. But is that “addiction” real, or is it all in our heads?

It turns out that some lip balms are “addictive” in the sense that they contain ingredients which actually dry your lips out.

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Soothe Your Dry Skin this Summer

Dry skin can be frustrating and uncomfortable all year round, but between drying air conditioning and hot sun, summer can be particularly tough on skin. Even those who usually have oily skin can get suffer from dryness or calluses in the summertime. 

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Five Amazing Features of Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is a commonly used remedy for sunburns, but did you know that you can use this medicinal plant for many other skin issues? The goopy interior of aloe vera has been used to combat acne, psoriasis, dermatitis, and many other skin conditions for hundreds of years. It’s also been used internally, as people drink the juice of aloe vera to combat dehydration and constipation while improving liver function.

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Five Ways Shea Butter Smooths Your Skin

Natural ingredients are often better for your skin, nails, and hair - just as whole foods are better for fueling your body. However, there are many unique ingredients that are often found in skincare products which "everyone knows" are good for your skin - but most people don't understand why. Commonly used botanicals like shea butter, cocoa butter, or jojoba are among these mystery ingredients. 

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How to keep your New Year's health resolutions

As we look forward to 2018, we consider new year’s resolutions! The most common resolution every single year is to get healthy/fit. Unfortunately, many of those making this resolution have made it year after year. So, as 2017 comes to a close, we wanted to give you a few ideas of how to keep this resolution in the new year.

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How to prepare your feet for a Summer pedicure

Whether you do your pedicures at home or you head to the salon to get your toes in shape, your feet have been stuck in winter boots and shoes for months. It’s time for a little self-care! That’s why we’ve written this short “how to” on getting your feet ready for the spring and summer weather.

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Ten commonly used skincare chemicals that you should avoid

Here at Sage Stone Botanicals, we use organic and natural ingredients in every product. We do this by making each product by hand in small batches. That’s also how we are able to avoid adding unnecessary and toxic chemicals to our products.

Unfortunately, not every skin care company keeps things as natural as we do. Here are ten toxic chemicals that you will find in everyday skincare and body care products.

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What does Vitamin E do for your skin?

Many of us not only take Vitamin E as a supplement, but we make sure to use this effective ingredient on our skin. This makes a lot of sense – since your skin is your largest organ in your body. Besides feeding your skin the nutrients it needs to feel healthy, there are many reasons we care for our skin. You may be hoping to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, to ease symptoms of skin conditions like eczema, or to get comfortable.

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