Hair Care

How to Make Your Hair Shiny and Bouncy Again

Way back when I started this blog in 2009, I wrote about how difficult it was for me as a 16-year-old to deal with chemotherapy-induced hair loss. I loved my long, brown hair and took really good care of it, so it was tough to watch it get thin and fuzzy. Toward the end of

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10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day 2017!

This Saturday is Earth Day. Did you remember? Here at CV Skinlabs, this is a special holiday for us. In addition to being committed to using natural and nourishing ingredients, we’re also proud of our efforts to use BPA-free and completely recyclable packaging. We use only fair trade, certified organic shea butter, and only plant

Skin, Lip and Body Care

5 Ways to Restore the “Spring” in Your Skin

Spring is officially here, my friends, which means it’s time to wash away winter’s effect on your skin and bring back that radiant glow. Start by stepping up your exfoliation. That can help get rid of dry, dull skin while fading age spots. Next, swap out your moisturizer. As the weather warms up, we need

Toxic Talk and Labels

10 Toxic Chemicals Still Found in Common Personal Care Products

Looking back to when this blog was first started in 2009, I’m pleased to see that we have made some progress in safe skin care. Today, we have more options than ever for non-toxic, nourishing products that are actually good for us. Consumers have become more aware of the potentially dangerous chemicals that can exist