DECODED

Boys Smell More… Is it true?

Boys Smell More… Is it true?

Do men tend to smell worse? This is a topic that often comes up from my women-run team at the kaia HQ. A few of them have asked me how to help their dads or boyfriends, and I quote them, “Not smell so bad.” Why is it that many of us women deem men as the “stinkier”...

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Why Sunscreen is The Best… Yet Caution is Required

Why Sunscreen is The Best… Yet Caution is Required

If someone asks what my desert island product is? It would definitely be SUNSCREEN. Ask any dermatologist and they’d tell you to ALWAYS wear sunscreen 365 days a year if you want healthy, young looking skin. More importantly, wearing sunscreen will help protect us...

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Am I Losing Hair Because Of My Dry Shampoo?

Am I Losing Hair Because Of My Dry Shampoo?

Many of us probably still remember that post that went viral on Facebook a few years ago that immediately shook the dry shampoo world! A woman from the UK had posted a photo of her bald patch on her head blaming her aerosol dry shampoo. If you don’t know what I’m...

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How Co-Washing Saved My Bleach-Fried Hair

How Co-Washing Saved My Bleach-Fried Hair

I’m Marissa, the Wellness Manager at kaia naturals. Today I’m sharing with you my experience with co-washing and how I was able to train my hair to need less shampooing. I used to wash my hair every single day, but now I only wash it twice a week. Find out how I did...

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Why Am I Getting an Armpit Rash?

Why Am I Getting an Armpit Rash?

When using natural deodorant, ⅔ of us have probably experienced an armpit rash of some sort. It’s actually very common and happens more than expected.  As someone who does not have sensitive skin normally, I was shocked that I had developed a flaming red, itchy rash...

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Why Natural Deodorants Don’t Work

Why Natural Deodorants Don’t Work

  This week, Mary decodes: Your underarms.   The first thing I often hear from consumers is that, “Natural deodorants DON’T work!" I am going to admit that I had tried for years to use natural deodorant without success, until I figured out why...   The...

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Mary breaks down the good, the bad and the ugly in the beauty industry

WELCOME TO DECODED, WHERE I BREAK DOWN THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE UGLY IN BEAUTY PRODUCTS.

-MARY, THE FOUNDER