Summer Lovin….Your Skin & Hair: Top Picks to Save Skin & Hair from Summer Heat


Summer Lovin….Your Skin & Hair: Top Picks to Save Skin & Hair from Summer Heat

We get it. Playing in the sun is what summer is all about, but overexposure to sun without proper care can lead to premature wrinkles, age spots, and freckles and increase your risk of developing skin cancer. Taking care of skin requires a few extra steps during the warmer months. Try incorporating a few of these protective and healing products into your summer beauty regime for pre and post summer day exposure.


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Face – Juice Beauty Stem Cellular CC Cream
Protect the delicate (read already aging!)  skin on your lovely face by using products with SPF every day. Yes, every day, all year round, but especially once that calendar says Summer is here!  Not one to double up on sunscreen + foundation?  Juice Beauty’s Stem Cellular CC Cream is the perfect multi-tasker, whether you’re a beach bunny, park hopper or hitting up every farmer’s market the summer months bring. This 12-in-1 CC cream (color correcting) delivers the ultimate in age defying, skin perfecting results and can be used as a primer, before your foundation, or on its own. It is ideal for all skin types and especially beneficial for skin showing the signs of aging including fine lines, wrinkles; and sun damage. Available in five shades, Natural Glow, Desert Glow, Warm Glow, Sun-kissed Glow and Deep Glow, to match and enhance any skin type and color while providing broad spectrum sun protection. Want even more protection for your face? Juice Beauty’s SPF 8 Lip Moisturizers will keep your often overlooked lips soft and safe.


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Face – Derma E – Evenly Radiant Brightening Day Cream
We’ve said it, we’re saying it again, SPF is an absolute must! This protective moisturizer does double duty by working to reduce existing hyperpigmentation and prevent new brown spots from forming. With full spectrum UVA/UVB protection and formulated with Derma E’s own Intensive Skin Brightening Complex containing Madonna Lily Plant Stem Cells, Bearberry, Niacinamide, Licorice, Green Tea and C-Ester this moisturizer helps fight discoloration for a brighter, more luminous complexion. Ideal for skin showing signs of uneven pigmentation, discoloration, sun damage, freckles, age spots and dark spots.


Body – Elemental Herbs Sunstick
Whether you’re hitting the waves, the trail or the lake, Elemental Herbs Sunstick has you covered. The no mess, stick applicator is perfect for easy to apply, all over body use, providing lasting SPF 30 protection. Available in unscented and coconut, it’s all you need for lasting, effective protection from the sun, no matter the adventure.  Elemental Herbs Sunstick is ideal for the face, nose, ears and more. In addition to non-nano Zinc Oxide, their formula incorporates rich, skin-saving certified organic oils, including jojoba, coconut and avocado.


Hair – Yarok Feed Your Shine Hair Serum
Often, when we think about sun protection, we tend to forget that our hair also subject to the ravages of heat & sun. Yarok’s Feed Your Shine hair serum and heat protectant can be used year round, but its true abilities shine during the summer months when your hair is subjected to more kinds of heat than just your styling tools. It’s formulated with jojoba, olive, grapeseed, apricot and primrose oils, all of which bring gloss and life back to UV ravaged hair. Also, in addition to protecting your luscious locks, Yarok donates a portion of its proceeds every year to protect over 10 million acres of the Amazon Rainforest.




Face – CV Skin Labs Rescue & Relief Spray
As sometimes happens when you’re out on your wildest adventures, you forget to reapply (or apply in general) SPF and your skin hurts afterwards. Tight sunburned skin can really put a damper on your summer fun, but you don’t have to suffer in silence. Cooling CV Skin Labs Rescue & Relief Spray will soothe sensitive sunburns on even the most delicate skin. This water-thin spray contains heat-removing water lily, calming and cooling chamomile and cucumber and soothing valerian and comfrey to instantly relieve sun and wind burned skin. While great for the entire body, this is especially wonderful for your face and other very sensitive skin. Store in the fridge for maximum cooling.


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Body – Skincando Combat Ready Balm
This multitasking skin salve, originally used by soldiers in the war zone, is a jack-of all trades. With formulas for adults, kids and babies, this can soothe even the worst of sun damaged skin. Use this salve anytime & anywhere to care, condition and protect your skin from further damage.

For a tan, sans sun…



If you’d rather not risk it, but still want that sun kissed glow, Suntegrity 5-in-1 Natural Self Tanner will give a natural look while nourishing your skin with botanical extracts including goji, acai, mangosteen and noni. Nourishing vitamin E and youth promoting antioxidants make this luxurious sunless tanning lotion a complete skin enriching experience. However, this is not a sunscreen, so if you still plan on catching some rays, be sure to still apply an SPF to protect your skin.

Not get out there and soak up some sun, albeit in a moderated manner slathered in protective, healing goodness!

MyChelle Ultra Hyaluronic Hydrating Serum



MyChelle Dermaceuticals is the pioneer in advanced, bioactive, natural skin care with professional results. We were the first natural beauty company to use anti-aging peptides, plant stem cells and clinically proven dermatological ingredients. At MyChelle, we take a progressive 360-degree approach to beauty to provide clean, conscious and comprehensive skin care products.

Deep-penetrating serum restores moisture using the hydrating agents naturally found in healthy skin. Hyaluronic Acid binds water to the skin, improving suppleness and plumping fine lines. Sodium PCA and olive-derived Squalane prevent moisture loss as they smooth and soften skin. (Contains honey)

Full size MyChelle Ultra Hyaluronic Hydrating Serum

~ Restores moisture
~ Improves suppleness
~ Smooths & softens skin
~ Prevents moisture loss

Light with undertones of rosehip + geranium

Using fingertips, gently smooth a pearl-sized amount around the contours of the eye. Apply nightly. This product may increase your skin’s sensitivity to the sun; use sunscreen daily.

Aqua (Water), Glycerin (Vegetable), Sodium Hyaluronate (L) (Sugar), Sodium PCA (Amino Acid), Squalane (Olive), Honey, Phospholipids (Plant Fatty Acid), Sphingolipids (Plant Fatty Acid), Rosa Canina (Rose Hip) Seed Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder, Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Flower Oil, Arginine (L) (Amino Acid), Fructooligosaccharides (D-beta) (NutraFlora®), Allantoin (Comfrey Root), Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Alcohol Denatured (Grain), Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Phenethyl Alcohol (Rose), Caprylyl Glycol (Coconut), Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate (Green & Biodegradable)

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Suntegrity Self Tanner



Suntegrity Skincare is a natural, healthy and holistic sun care line developed by Tricia Trimble after losing her mother to melanoma skin cancer. Suntegrity sunscreens use only the best known physical/mineral sunscreen ingredient (non-nano size zinc oxide) to provide Broad Spectrum SPF 30 protection, along with youth-promoting antioxidants to help with skin repair. Suntegrity sunscreens received #1 ratings by the EWG’s (Environmental Working Group) 2014 Sunscreen Guide and never use UV chemical blockers or parabens in their formulas.

Infused with botanical extracts, hydrating organic oils, nourishing vitamin E, and youth-promoting antioxidants, this luxurious self-tanner gives you a sun-kissed, beach-worthy glow. Suitable for all skin tones, the non-greasy formula has a light coconut scent. (Vegan)

~ Can be used daily
~ No self tanner smell
~ Non-greasy

Mild coconut scent

Exfoliate before use. Dry skin and apply in sections to help create an even tone. (Remember to wash your hands in between!) Blend at ankles & wrists. Give skin time to dry and always wear sunscreen.

Water (Reverse Osmosis), Dihydroxyacetone (eco-certified Vegetan from sugar beets), Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides, Cetyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Whole Leaf, Natural Fragrance, Natural Color, Organic Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Organic Simmodsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil, Organic Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Gluconolactone, Organic Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Citric Acid, Organic Euterpe Oleracea (Acai) Berry Extract, Organic Vaccinium Angustifolium (Blueberry) Extract, Organic Chamomilia Recutia (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Organic Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract, Organic Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Organic Lycium Barbarum (Goji) Fruit Extract, Organic Pyrus Malus (Apple) Extract, Organic Camellia Sinesis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Organic Garcinia Mangostana (Mangosteen) Peel Extract, Organic Morinda Citrifolia (Noni) Extract, Organic Passiflora Ircarnata (Passion Flower) Extract, Organic Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Extract, Organic Camellia Sinesis (White Tea) Leaf Extract, Organic Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Fruit Extract, Organic Extra Virgin Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter (From Organically Grown Seed), Vitamin E (D-alpha Tocopherol), Organic Rosa Canina (Rose Hip) Seed Oil, Sodium PCA, Ethylheyxlglycerin, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Benzoate.
Leaping Bunny – Certified Cruelty Free

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Vapour Organic Beauty Clarity Makeup Remover




Vapour was founded with the principles of performance and purity as our first priorities. They are committed to creating healthy products and maintaining environmental accountability. Wellbeing is central to their brand.

Naturally long wearing and skin compatible, Vapour has a growing fan base of celebrities, makeup artists, mothers, survivors and women of every age and ethnicity. Vapour has been honored with 2 ALLURE Best of Beauty Awards; 2010 Aura Multi Use Blush & 2013 Atmosphere Luminous Foundation, and 28 (and counting) additional awards for product excellence.


Vapour Organic Beauty Clarity Makeup Remover gently and effectively cleanses the skin by dissolving all traces of makeup, dirt and impurities without stripping skin of its natural protective layer. More than a cleanser, Clarity calms and balances skin and provides anti-aging antioxidants to protect the skin against environmental assault. A favorite of models and actors who have skin that is often abused from repeated conventional makeup application, Clarity’s light dry plant oils such as Camelia and Evening Primrose, calm, balance, brighten, and tone skin with every use. (Vegan)


Dispense two or three pumps onto fingertips or saturate a cotton pad. Do not add water. Massage into skin to remove dirt and makeup. Wipe away excess.


Organic Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Oil, Organic Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Organic Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Organic Camellia Oleifera (Camellia) Seed Oil, Organic Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil, Organic Borago Officinalis Extract, Organic Helichrysum Arenarium Flowers, Organic Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail) Leaf Extract

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Mullein & Sparrow Facial Serum




Mullein & Sparrow was founded in 2012 in Brooklyn as the life work of herbalist and holistic esthetician Anit Hora. All of their items are lovingly made in small batches in the hope of keeping alive a time honored tradition of simple remedies that have worked for centuries. They believe that beauty and health start from within, and that the best ingredients are found in nature. Mullein & Sparrow are a 100% natural and fully plant-based apothecary line.


Mullein & Sparrow Facial Serum is a nourishing and regenerative treatment to improve suppleness and promote skin’s natural elasticity for smoother, healthier, more youthful skin. Packed with omega, vitamin C and vitamin A rich Rosehip Seed Oil to regenerate skin, carotenoid rich Carrot Seed Essential Oil to decrease UV damage, Immoretelle to help fade scars & increase circulation and Frankincense for it’s astringent, anti-inflammatory and cell regeneration properties.  Mullein & Sparrow is a 100% natural and fully plant-based apothecary line. (Vegan)


~Fades scars
~Repairs damage


Lightly floral


For best results, use 2-3 drops on moistened skin.  We recommend misting face, neck, chest with our Lavender Hydrosol, then applying the serum while skin is still damp. Alternately, mix the serum and hydrosol in the palm of the hand, then apply.


Squalene (olive), Rosa rubiginosa (rosehip seed) oil*, Persea americana (avocado) oil*, vitamin E, essential oils of: Boswellia carterii (frankincense)*, Santalum spicatum (sandalwood)*, Daucus carota (carrot seed)*, Helichrysum italicum spp. serotinum (immortelle)*, Pelargonium graveolens (rose geranium)*, Rosa damascena (rose)*, Commiphora myrrha (myrhh)*, Pogostemon cablin (patchouli)*, Cananga odorata (ylang ylang)* * Organic

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