August 19th – World Orangutan Day and World Humanitarian Day!

At Au Natural Skinfood, we have a special relationship with both animals and humans. So we couldn’t not celebrate any day that involves special animals or special humans. On August 19, 2020, we’re celebrating International Orangutan Day and World Humanitarian Day. We invite you to read on to learn more about why we celebrate these […]

Celebrate World Honey Bee Day With Us!

At Au Natural Skinfood, we love bees! World Honey Bee Day celebrates, not only honey bees, but beekeepers too. The day encourages people to try honey produced in their own communities. If that sounds like fun, keep reading to learn more about World Honey bee Day and how you can celebrate it with your family.   Honey bees […]

Repair Skin Damage from Face Masks

Face masks are becoming the new norm with the rise in COVID-19 cases worldwide. We look at how you can protect your skin from any damage while wearing them.   Disclaimer: We at Au Natural Skin food believe that everyone should follow the health guidelines necessary to fight against Covid-19. This article by no means […]

Is alcohol hand sanitizer bad for your skin?

Alcohol Hand Sanitizers are recommended to combat Covid 19

It’s become a necessity to rely on hand sanitizer to help keep yourself safe against COVID-19, but what is the consequence of applying it to our skin so frequently?   If you’ve been using hand sanitizer for months, you’ve seen the toll it has taken on your skin. Alcohol is very drying, which is why […]

Causes of skin damage and how to stop it

Skin Absorption Pt. 4: Whether you’ve experienced skin damage from the sun, age, irritants, health, or other causes, it helps to know how it happens and how to restore.   Sun Damage Sun damage is one of the most common types of damage to the skin. You’re exposed to UV rays any time you go […]

Do natural skin creams absorb into your skin enough to be effective?

Skin Absorption Pt. 3: Natural skincare if often thought as “safer, but not as powerful”.  Are natural creams absorbed enough to be effective? The answer depends entirely on the ingredients.   While today, many people are under the impression that natural products are not as effective, we need only look to history to see how […]

What can your skin absorb and why does it matter?

Skincare Absorption Pt. 2: Our skin is the largest organ in our bodies. So it only makes sense for us to be vigilant about what goes into our skincare products.   The stronger our skins barrier function is the more we can use our skins own natural defence system to fight all environmental damage. Certainly, […]

Can the skin absorb skincare?

Skincare Absorption Pt. 1: Skincare is an important part of our daily routine. But have you ever wondered if the products you use actually get absorbed into your skin.   Wanting to look and feel our best is not a new concept. In fact, people have been applying cosmetics to their skin for at least […]

The Five Second Rule – Myth or Fact?

Five second rule cupcake

“Five Second Rule!” whether you’ll admit to it or not we’ve all said it after dropping food. But is it more dangerous than we want to admit to ourselves?   Does food have germs after five seconds on the floor? Statistically speaking, odds are you’ve picked a piece of food up off the floor and […]

Mineral sunscreen vs. chemical sunscreen

mineral sunscreen

By now, you’ve probably heard the terms ‘mineral sunscreen’ and ‘chemical sunscreen’. But maybe you’re not sure what these terms mean exactly, or if one is better than the other.   Recent FDA study finds alarming levels of chemicals from sunscreen in the bloodstream. We know that wearing sunscreen is extremely important for protection against […]

Can blue light radiation damage your skin?

During the coronavirus lockdown, many of us used screens more than ever before. This excess time spent on our phones or computer screen means more exposure to blue light radiation.   My daughter Makaela, under UV light (left) and blue light (right).   What is Blue Light Radiation? Blue light is also known as High […]

Do you know you need Vitamin C in your collagen?

We have all head about the benefits of collagen for your hair, skin and nails but is there any actual benefit to adding collagen powder to your daily routine?   Vitamin C plays a key role when taking a collagen powder.   Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin that our bodies cannot produce. It is […]