What You Put ON Your Skin Is Not Enough

We have all heard the saying, “you are what you eat”. Well, truth be told, what you put on your skin is not enough. It is the entire “sum” of our life that ages us and affects our appearance. From what food you put in your body to what thoughts…

Exfoliate For Healthy Skin

Exfoliation is key to healthy, hydrated skin. Without regular exfoliation, any moisture you put on your body is basically for naught, not to mention that dry lends itself to accelerated signs of aging. Dead skin cells sit on the surface of the skin, blocking any moisture from penetrating into your…

Detoxing Our Skin

We are all constantly exposed to toxins – be they from environmental pollution, chemical products we apply to our skin, sun exposure, eating processed foods, or unhealthy lifestyle choices. While these things can wreak havoc on our bodies, the damage is two-fold to our skin. With constant exposure to so…

Not All Salts Are Created Equal

When it comes to skin, not all salts are created equal – it is the minerals in the salts that set them apart. Salt can be produced many different ways. The table salt many use at home is most likely mined from underground deposits and heavily processed. Here at sumbody,…

Goat Milk For Your Skin

Cleopatra knew a thing or two about looking good, including the beautifying benefits of bathing in fresh, rich milk. Goat’s milk smoothes, hydrates, and nourishes the skin. It is easily absorbed into your skin’s many layers and with a PH similar to human skin it is gentle enough for even…

Why do you need sumbody soap?

  Everyone needs soap to keep clean, but why do you specifically need sumbody soap? Not all soap is created equal. Most soaps (yes, even those expensive triple-milled ones) are merely detergents that lather and make your skin feel “squeaky clean” but they unfortunately do so by stripping it of…

Mask Mixers for Dry Skin

Why do our face masks come in a powder form? By activating the mask with a fresh ingredient you’re using it at its peak of potency. Read on for sum great suggestions on how to customize your face mask for dry skin.   Honey: Helps skin retain moisture and has…

Shea Butter’s Benefits For Your Skin

  Shea Butter nourishes the skin with Vitamins A, E and F. Vitamins A and E help maintain the skin and keep it clear and healthy. They are particularly helpful for sun-damaged skin. They help prevent premature wrinkles and facial lines. Vitamin F acts as a skin protector and rejuvenator. It soothes and…

Mask Mixers for Mature Skin

Why do our face masks come in a powder form? By activating the mask with a fresh ingredient you’re using it at its peak of potency.   Honey: Helps skin retain moisture and has wonderful regenerative properties. Perfect for sensitive or damaged skin – very healing. Banana: Nourishes and moisturizes;…

Why You Need Body Oils

  Oil can penetrate more deeply than most creams, making body oil a great hydrator. Oil can absorb quickly into the skin, hydrating both external cells and penetrating into those below the surface, leaving you fully hydrated. If you have very dry skin, try pairing a body oil with one…