Did you know that your nails are a mirror of your health? In some countries your doctor will actually look at your nails to get an overall picture of your health. All of our nails can have different shapes, textures and colors and I'll show you what each of these tells you about your health. Here's what you should look out for. Soft spoon shaped nails that curve upward point to … [Read more...]
The Most Common Nail Myths DEBUNKED
We’re going to be busting the most common myths about your nails. Did you know that the most of the myths surrounding nail growth is around supplements? People think they can take things and the nails will grow and blossom miraculously. Many nutritional supplements are promoted as nail builders but actually have little to do with your nails. Gelatin, calcium, zinc… Forget about … [Read more...]
Cuticle Close Up – The SAFE Way To Push Your Cuticles Back.
Did you know that your nails conveyor belt their way forward at around 1 millimeter per week and they'll drag an unintended cuticle along with them? Gently pushing your cuticles back will increase the durability of your nail polish, as your cuticle may create a lift under your Polish if you neglect them for too long, they'll create a mess. Trust me, I've been there. I went well over a … [Read more...]
Do your nails keep growing after you die? Here’s everything you should know about your nails.
Do you know where your cuticle is or your hyponychium? Most women don't. If you're setting out to have the best nails ever, you might as well know their parts and how they grow right. Let's take a look at this now. Your nail’s just not one piece. It's part of a system and has a function. And this is what you should know before you go to the nail studio next time. Jumping right in, your … [Read more...]
Non-Toxic New Year
Transitioning to non-toxic skincare products is the next step in reducing exposure to harmful toxins this year. You’ve probably heard a lot about toxins found in food whether they be from chemical pesticides or food-like products. But did you also know that toxins can also be found in your skincare and femcare products, as well as your cosmetics? Let’s take a look at why non-toxic skincare is a … [Read more...]
Organize Your Skincare Products in 2022
It’s a new year and you know what that means? It’s time to start the year off by removing all the things in your life that are bogging you down - including your skin. So, let’s talk about 4 quick steps to organize your skincare cabinet. Collect All Your Products Gather all of your products from wherever they’re hiding. The cabinets, the fridge, and even the bottom of your purse. … [Read more...]
Sensitive Skin Winter Tips
Here’s something you maybe didn’t know: all skin can feel sensitive at times. External factors in our environment like pollutants, the weather, our diet, and endocrine-disrupting chemicals found in almost all beauty products, can all play a part in causing sensitivity (making skin feel tight, itchy, or inflamed). Hooray! While you can’t change the weather, you CAN make some simple changes to … [Read more...]
Winter Skin Tips For Busy Moms
The cold air during the winter months will strip your skin of natural moisture, leaving it dry, dull, and often flaky. That’s why it is essential to follow a good winter skincare routine to keep your skin looking fresh, nourished, and radiant. We totally understand that as a busy mom, you don’t always have the luxury of spending time in front of the mirror each morning or indulging in skincare … [Read more...]
Is Labial Dryness a Thing?
Explaining Cleo by Damiva, the pH perfect lip balm for your other lips Yes, it’s a thing. Labial dryness refers to chafing of the labial skin that surrounds the vagina. There are two labial parts: major and minor. Dryness can occur due to several reasons including: Hormonal imbalances during pregnancy and after birth, prior to and during menopause and even prior to menstruationHormonal … [Read more...]
Damiva Applauds Maine’s Groundbreaking Ban on Toxic Forever Chemicals
Press Release: Chia Chia Sun, CEO of Damiva, supports the groundbreaking legislation by the state of Maine that will eliminate toxic “forever chemicals” by 2030. “It reaffirms our approach,” Sun says, “which is to develop 100% natural skin and feminine care products that are water-free, chemical-free, and available to all women.” It was the discovery of “forever chemicals” in the … [Read more...]