Better products are truthful in their marketing claims and free of potentially worrisome ingredients. Some products might make claims like “gentle” or “natural,” but since the government does not require safety testing, personal care product manufacturers can use almost any chemical they want, regardless of risks.

How to read a label (more…)

March Theme at ilumina: Skin Care

Each month we will have a different theme to do with your wellness. This way we can share some important education on that subject along with some inspiration and specials.
This month is all about our skin and the importance of taking good care of it. We all know that our skin often reflects the stress from our lives, but with the right treatments and products it doesn’t have to. We found two great articles that share great information about Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture, which is a new service we now offer. This service has often been named “the holistic alternative to injections”. This article shares the benefits of the service, and this article from The New York Times explains how it has become heavily in demand. (more…)

Here is another informative Blog post from Healing Anthropology, our favorite natural skincare product line that we carry at ilumina.


We can’t stop time, and nowhere is this more visibly discerning than on the surface of our largest organ, the skin. Why does the skin appear to age so rapidly? As we grow older, skin cells regenerate more slowly, making if difficult for the epidermis to repair itself. We also produce fewer hormones with age, which thinks skin, leaving it more vulnerable to damage. What more, oil-producing glands become less active, resulting in dry, fragile tissue. These effects are exacerbated by too much sun exposure, which accelerates the visible signs of aging, including discoloration, sagging and fine lines. (more…)

Now Featuring

HEALING ANTHROPOLOGY: NATURAL SKIN CARE LINE

We are proud to announce the newest addition to our retail line here at ilumina.  Healing Anthropology is now exclusively available at our location.  This all natural skin care line offers wonderfully rich, effective products completely free of any toxins or chemical preservative. (more…)