Nutraceutical powders have been all the rage lately and the appeal is evident: through the premise of delivering beauty from within, these powders achieve specialized holistic benefits through the use of concentrated superfoods that work like vitamins. The Beauty Chef, by Carla Oates, is an Australian line that is one of the pioneers of this movement and her Glow Inner Beauty Powder…

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I went into trying Kypris’ Cleanser Concentrate with such high hopes. It promised the “ideal cleanse” with a “totally new” experience in a gel-cream format that could be applied onto dry or damp skin. At first use, it was like a mediocre first date where some things were pretty cool, but the overall experience was more awkward than anything. Cool things:…

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Happy Spring, GW readers! In this installment of the April Office Hours – we tackle skin pH. If you have any questions, please send an email using the link mail icon on the top menu with #AskGW in the subject line, I’ll also look out for the hashtag on social media. When products say they are pH balanced, what does…

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I recently went to my dermatologist and while waiting in her office, started thumbing through pamphlets on cosmetic procedures (as one does). We ended up having a 30 conversation on preventive botox for my forehead because as I learned, men have stronger forehead muscles than women and it will lead to more wrinkles and frown lines over time and it’s…

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I always feel good when I set some practical goals to work towards. It gives me direction and set’s me on a path to fulfillment. Experience has taught me it’s better to do this a few times throughout the year. This way the goals are mostly smaller and more realistic. Today I’ve set myself four super simple goals and I…

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