Uma Elements, blog

  • Get Beach-Ready With These 5 Summer Skincare Tips

    Get Beach-Ready With These 5 Summer Skincare Tips

    Ah, summer. Time to hit the beach, break out the barbecue essentials and spend some serious time shopping for sundresses (let's be honest, one can never have too many). But, due to increased humidity and sun exposure, all that summer fun can wreak havoc on your skin. Protecting your skin without weighing yourself down with a cumbersome routine is crucial during the summer - and...
  • These 5 Natural Hair Care Tips are the Secret to Better Hair

    These 5 Natural Hair Care Tips are the Secret to Better Hair

    Just like skincare, the green beauty hair world has been on the upswing, even Hollywood stars are getting behind it (Natalie Portman uses natural shampoo to treat her fabulous locks).
  • Ditch Your Winter Routine: Spring Clean Your Skincare

    Ditch Your Winter Routine: Spring Clean Your Skincare

    It’s that time of year again, flowers are in bloom, pollen is in the air and you’re finally breaking out those hot new sandals. This is a transitional time for a lot of things—including your skin. While winter can wreak havoc on your dermis thanks to blistering winds and indoor heating, changes in temperature and humidity this time of year can be just as detrimental...
  • The Best Oils for Acne-Prone Skin

    The Best Oils for Acne-Prone Skin

    It may sound counterintuitive to apply oils to fight oiliness, but essential oils help regulate your body's natural oil production, and gently remove excess secretions without stripping your skin dry like other acne treatments.
  • Why Choose Cruelty Free Makeup & Skincare: The Facts

    Why Choose Cruelty Free Makeup & Skincare: The Facts

    The point of testing cosmetics on animals - especially with all the technology and science we have at our disposal - is frankly lost on us. We can 3-D print a heart valve, but must inject a population of mice with a substance until 50% of them die - to ensure that an eyeshadow ingredient is non-toxic?! (Seriously, that’s the definition of a Lethal...
  • 7 Best Kept Beauty Secrets from Around the World

    7 Best Kept Beauty Secrets from Around the World

    Let’s face it; we all could use a little beauty inspiration from time to time, our day to day routines can start to get tired and our go-to products start to feel a little lackluster. However with the world growing ever smaller, we fortunately have a wide range of  beauty sources to draw from. From Hong Kong to Paris, we absolutely love all the...
  • Get Rid of Laugh Lines, Keep the Laughs

    Get Rid of Laugh Lines, Keep the Laughs

    Laugh lines are a great way to show the world just how much you’ve been enjoying life – but they’re also a pesky indicator of aging skin! While injectables like Botox have become mainstream over the last decade for their effectiveness at minimizing laugh lines, they can come along with potential side effects, not to mention substantial expense! Before resorting to treatments like this,...
  • Anti-Aging Skincare – It’s Not Just For Your Face!

    Anti-Aging Skincare – It’s Not Just For Your Face!

    Most of us are equipped with an arsenal of creams, serums, and oils to minimize signs of aging on our face – but what about the other, less obvious, areas of our body that are also quick to display signs of maturing skin? Here, we’ve put together a handy guide to promote healthy, youthful skin – all over your body! Hands  Believe it or...
  • Popular Anti-Aging Ingredients, Demystified!

    Popular Anti-Aging Ingredients, Demystified!

    Wander into the beauty section of your local department store, and you’ll find an abundant - even overwhelming - selection of anti-aging skincare products, all boasting the newest and most potent of active ingredients. But, where do these ingredients come from, and how do they work? In this roundup, we’ll give you background on some of the most common players in the anti-aging game,...
  • 5 Powerful Ways to Reduce Signs of Sun Damage

    5 Powerful Ways to Reduce Signs of Sun Damage

    On busy mornings, we tend to race out the door, armed with a half eaten bagel and a makeup bag – but all too often, we forget the most critical piece of armor in our organic skincare regimen: sunscreen! Sun damage is one of the biggest offenders when it comes to fine lines, wrinkles, and the pesky brown spots on your face that never...
  • Our Brand New Gorgeous for Good Oil Is Finally Here!

    Our Brand New Gorgeous for Good Oil Is Finally Here!

    For those of you that don’t know, this week marked the launch of our incredible new wellness oil – Gorgeous for Good! We spent six months perfecting this blend, with the help of our friend and collaborator, Sophie Uliano (who just happens to be a New York Times Bestselling Author and all around health and wellness superstar!) and are thrilled to finally be sharing...
  • 4 Steps to Glowing Summer Skin

    4 Steps to Glowing Summer Skin

    At long last, the sun is shining, and we can retire our parkas and winter boots. Of course, summer means bathing suits, bare skin, and the waxing appointments that come along with it! If preparing for summer sunshine sounds like a chore to you, here are five of our favorite suggestions for no-fuss, natural skin upkeep, all summer long! Sun Protection Of course, this...
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