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Skin Cancer Facts: 10 Steps to Keep Skin Safe in and Out of the Sun

10 Steps to Keep Skin Safe and Out of the Sun

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Watch What Happens When Normal People Follow Gwyneth Paltrow’s Diet

Exactly What does happen when normal people follow  Gwyneth Paltrow’s Diet? We clipped this from http://www.refinery29.com. By Vanessa Golembewski There’s always a rash of new diets when short-shorts season rolls around, but Gwyneth Paltrow’s version is certainly not for the faint of heart. And after one writer at The Cut tried the hardcore regime herself, she learned that Gwyneth is … Continue reading Watch What Happens When Normal People Follow Gwyneth Paltrow’s Diet

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All Natural Body Oil. Kari’s Two Cents.

Q & A with Kari about Body Oil Body Oils are a great way to deeply and quickly moisturize your skin.  Just apply a small amount to damp skin and towel off the excess or massage into dry skin.  Kari gives her thoughts on body oil in this Q & A: Why would someone use … Continue reading All Natural Body Oil. Kari’s Two Cents.

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Sun Protection with Style is not an Oxymoron

Sun Protection with Style is not an Oxymoron.  I know this from experience.  My dermatologist suggests that I cover my fair, rare and delicate skin with a long sleeved shirt and a god awful, Lawrence of Arabia hat. She makes this recommendation every time I go for my annual checkup.  My response is to respectfully … Continue reading Sun Protection with Style is not an Oxymoron

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What is Paraben Free?

What is Paraben Free? A buzz phrase? Marketing jargon? In order to understand what paraben free is we at Kari Gran believe you must first know what a paraben is.  A paraben is a chemical preservative found in most cosmetics, skin care, shampoos, shaving cream and body lotions. Companies use parabens in order to preserve a products … Continue reading What is Paraben Free?

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Jeremy Dean The Peaceful Mind: 5 Step Guide to Feeling Relaxed

At Kari Gran we recently stumbled upon Jeremy Dean The Peaceful Mind: 5 Step Guide to Feeling Relaxed and found it insightful.  Jeremy Dean is a renowned author and has a great psychology blog called PSYBlog.  His most recent book is: Making Habits, Breaking Habits: Why We Do Things, Why We Don’t, and How to Make Any … Continue reading Jeremy Dean The Peaceful Mind: 5 Step Guide to Feeling Relaxed

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Is Gluten the Modern Day Boogeyman?

The 2010’s ushered the words “gluten-free” into the vernacular of every fitness-aware person in the US.    Gluten free, gluten light, anti-gluten, however you prefer it. At our house we experimented with giving up gluten.  One month (and many dollars) later, I have some thoughts on the gluten free movement. A little background first. As a … Continue reading Is Gluten the Modern Day Boogeyman?

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Gwyneth Paltrow Says “Pull out the Deep Fryer” for Some Gluten Free Tempura

At Kari Gran we are big  fans of Gwyneth Paltrow and the Gwyneth Paltrow Diet.  Anyone who names their child Apple (my favorite fruit) is cool in my book. Gwyn appears to be smart, svelte, sweet and entrepreneurial, (no wonder she is getting a bad rap these days in Hollywood) . I love getting her weekly newsletter Goop, it has great recipes … Continue reading Gwyneth Paltrow Says “Pull out the Deep Fryer” for Some Gluten Free Tempura

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$20 Dollar Savings When you Buy the Kari Gran Skin Care System

When we launched our new site we decided to offer our Kari Gran System (the backbone of our line) at a discount when you buy the system all at once.  Included in the system is our Cleansing Oil 100ml,  Hydrating Tonic 100ml and Essential Serum 50ml.  It’s a $20 savings versus buying the products individually. … Continue reading $20 Dollar Savings When you Buy the Kari Gran Skin Care System

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How to Survive Life’s Roughest Patches: Martha Beck

How to Survive Life’s Roughest Patches is a great article by the preeminent life coach Martha Beck. For those of you who don’t know Martha Beck she is to the day-to-day what Martha Stewart is to the Holiday .  We like what she has to day.  Here is an article we pulled from Oprah online. … Continue reading How to Survive Life’s Roughest Patches: Martha Beck