Uma Elements, blog

  • Uma's Exclusive Guide to Beverly Hills

    Uma's Exclusive Guide to Beverly Hills

    The Uma team calls Beverly Hills home, so we’re no strangers to the neighborhood’s reputation for excess and over-the-top, well, everything. To keep you away from the unrewarding tourist traps, we put together a list of our favorite places to eat, drink, sleep and more. We know Beverly Hills can seem overwhelmingly priced, but we promise these spots are worth spending extra on. Stay:...
  • Behind-the-Scenes: The Oscars Beauty Scoop from an Insider

    Behind-the-Scenes: The Oscars Beauty Scoop from an Insider

      We’ve been fawning over all the epic red carpet looks from this awards season, which is why we jumped at the chance to find out Oscars beauty trends and tips from an insider: TV host Diane Mizota.  Read on to find out her beauty secrets and her favorite red carpet beauty trends. Why are you going to the Oscars this year? Have you...
  • 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...
  • Natural Ways to Fight Body Odor

    Natural Ways to Fight Body Odor

    Summer is for playtime and not worrying about underarm sweat and B.O. - or worse, about the chemicals you are exposing yourself to when using many standard deodorants that line the shelves even today! Luckily, we’ve compiled some natural alternatives to avoid these harmful substances while not compromising on your favorite outdoor activities.  First, a quick rundown on the source of body odor. Our bodies have...
  • 5 Tips to Fight Fatigue and Boost Energy

    5 Tips to Fight Fatigue and Boost Energy

    To combat low energy, fatigue and the health issues that come along with it, we suggest taking a more strategic approach to your diet – and planning the contents and timing of your meals to provide you with sustained natural energy, all day long! Here are some suggestions you can easily implement.
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Take Makeup to the Next Level with Face Oil!

    Take Makeup to the Next Level with Face Oil!

    There’s something magical about makeup’s ability to transform your look – and mood. Something as simple as a sweeping cat eye or a bold lip can dramatically change your energy! But, in order for makeup artistry to have its best effect, it’s crucial to care for the canvas – your skin.
  • 5 Ayurvedic Practices for Youthful, Glowing Skin

    5 Ayurvedic Practices for Youthful, Glowing Skin

    These ancient Ayurvedic practices can help you achieve glowing, youthful skin in no time.
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