Resource Center — Dry Skin

The Secret of…. Propolis

“Bee” by antaean is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Just when you think you have a handle on what’s hot in the world of skincare, along comes a new buzzword (sorry, Garden Gal just couldn’t help herself). Propolis. A fancy word for the “bee glue”, used by our friends the bees to seal openings in… Read more >

The Secret of… Hyaluronic Acid

If you have picked up a magazine in the past few months, you have certainly seen the words hyaluronic acid as the new “it” ingredient in facial care products. Like many others, I’m sure you asked yourself the burning questions: what is it exactly, why do I need it so badly, and in which products… Read more >

The Secret of… Seaweed Soap

For the Garden Gal, seaweed conjurs up images of swimming in the ocean, snacking on sushi, and The Little Mermaid. Working at the Garden of Eden has opened up a whole new world (sorry, couldn’t resist!) to the benefits of seaweed in skin care. Beauty products containing seaweed have been found in China, Japan, and coastal Asian… Read more >

The Secret of… Sugar Scrubs

The Deep Steep Sugar Scrubs have been on this Garden Gal’s must-try list for a long time. Working at the Garden of Eden, it can be challenging to keep up with all of the fabulous products that we carry and it’s easy to stick with those that are tried-and-true. However, when a customer recently came… Read more >

The Secret of… Kiehl’s Cross-Terrain

  Don’t let the fact that some stores are displaying their back-to-school supplies fool you because summer is still in full force! Hopefully you are soaking up all that the season has to offer: baseball games, music in the park, and other outdoor events. Once again, Kiehl’s has the solution to your active outdoor lifestyle… Read more >

The Secret of… Argan Oil

When the Garden Gal first heard that the latest beauty trend is to put oil ON your face, it came as quite a shock. The thought of willingly putting oil on your face? EEK! For those of us raised on Ten-O-Six, this brings back memories of hiding out in the roller rink restroom, not rocking… Read more >

The Secret of… Egg White Soap

What if the Garden Gal told you that by using one little bar of soap your skin could feel clean and your pores noticeably tighter without over-drying? Or that this amazing facial soap can also be used as a mask? And that the one bar works well on all skin types and typically lasts for… Read more >

The Secret of Kiehl’s…

The Secret of Kiehl’s! Another secret from the Garden Gal… Garden of Eden is the only store in St. Paul that carries Kiehl’s products! Many of our regular customers are already on to this secret and are pleased to save money and time by shopping locally for their Kiehl’s needs. If you’re not familiar with… Read more >

Garden of Eden offers a variety of different body scrubs designed to polish and soften skin.
Garden of Eden offers a variety of different body scrubs designed to polish and soften skin.

Dry Skin Remedies

Without looking outside, you can probably tell winter is here just by the way your skin looks and feels. If you suffer from dry, cracking, sandpaper-like skin during the winter (or any time for that matter), you know what I am talking about. It’s time to fix it since winter isn’t going away any time… Read more >