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Forecast Cloudy. Grab Your Sunscreen!

The sun might not be shining as much these days, but that doesn’t mean you should stop wearing sunscreen.  We get it – it’s not necessarily your first instinct  to reach for it once the weather changes.   But it’s pretty much a universal truth that all skin care professionals believe that the best way to prevent premature … Continue reading Forecast Cloudy. Grab Your Sunscreen!

SPF has FINALLY arrived!

Introducing Kari Gran Three Sixty Five SPF 28! The first addition to the skin care line ever — no really EVER! Our SPF is a physical block  broad-spectrum sunscreen that not only protects you from the UV-Burning rays, but the UV-Aging rays too. Broad-spectrum sunscreens protect against both UVA, rays that age the skin, and UVB, … Continue reading SPF has FINALLY arrived!


Spring is the perfect for the resurgence of pastels like Pantone’s 2016 Colors of the Year, Rose Quartz and Serenity. But if you are anything like me, your style is a combo of black and neutrals with a pop of color here and there. The great thing about fashion and beauty today is that you … Continue reading FRESHEN UP ANY LIP COLOR FOR SPRING

The Five Minute Face with Mineral Makeup

Is it hard to use mineral makeup? Nope! It may take a little getting used to, but mineral makeup is simple and easy. Get the most out of your time with the Five Minute Face look. Starting with a well moisturized face, apply Foundation in a buffing motion all over the face. Add a bit … Continue reading The Five Minute Face with Mineral Makeup

Dry, Damaged Hair Woes?

It’s #finallyfriday and I love a man who speaks the truth.  My hair care obsession with Josh Rosebrook is not fading.  I met Josh in Chicago at ANFGB 2015, and he directed me to his Nourish line, which I love. Now I’m adding his Enrich Mask and Styling Cream to the mix, and my super … Continue reading Dry, Damaged Hair Woes?

3 Ways to Stop Negative Self-Talk

One thing that has been ringing through my ears during this 21 day transformation is “Garbage in, garbage out.” Obviously if you are taking in nutritionally poor food, you will be wearing that garbage out in the future in the form of excess weight, acne, etc. But, what about the garbage and negative self-talk that … Continue reading 3 Ways to Stop Negative Self-Talk


• Apply the Cleansing Oil to your dry face. • Use the Clarisonic with a dry brush head to massage in just as you would with your hands – the brush head will look really grimy. • Then remove the oil with a warm washcloth. • Lastly, wash your brush head with hot soapy water, and … Continue reading HOW TO USE CLEANSING OIL WITH A CLARISONIC BRUSH

Fall Essential

It’s that time of year again, the wind is getting crisper, the leaves are changing color and the PSL can be found in the hands of coffee lovers everywhere. Today marks the first official day of Fall 2015, and that means it’s time to double up on your Essential Serum. Weather and temperature changes can … Continue reading Fall Essential


Seems like just yesterday (but it was a month ago!), I was living dream and co-mingling with brands in the green beauty world that I’ve long admired as well as a few brands that were new to me. Today, I am obsessing over a few of my favorite finds and thought I would share them … Continue reading ANFGB GREEN BEAUTY HAUL

Kari Gran Survey Shows Nearly 6 in 10 Women Check Labels for Harmful Beauty Ingredients

Recently here at Kari Gran, we commission a third-party national survey* to better understand the demand for green beauty products among American women, as well as their shopping and spending habits when it comes to all-natural offerings. We intend for our “Green Beauty Barometer” to become an annual survey in order to monitor changing consumer … Continue reading Kari Gran Survey Shows Nearly 6 in 10 Women Check Labels for Harmful Beauty Ingredients