I love trying new beauty and skin products — it has always been a passion of mine to share my finds from the best foundations, to moisturizers to hair products. Recently, I have been testing out facial cleansers for all skin types. Whether you want exfoliating, moisturizing, clarifying or all
Aging is probably the biggest concern today. Surely you don’t want to age but there is no stopping it! However premature aging is something that is in your hands. A bad lifestyle and lethargy all around can indeed age you much faster than you are supposed to age. Here are a few tips to age natural
You have probably seen tons of information on the health benefits found in organic coconut oil. Some of them are obviously gross exaggerations, but there is some truth to the claims and it has some uses you may not have thought of.
We all know how important it is to protect our skin from the harsh rays of the sun. However, not every beam-blasting sunscreen created for your bod will harbor the same light-resistant results when slathered on your face [...]
Radiant skin glows with health and vitality. It's a sure sign that you are taking care of it from the inside as well as from the outside. When things aren't going so well on the inside of your body it shows in your skin. Just as when you don't take care of it externally it affects the health of your
Especially now, when the weather is turning so cold, so fast, when I’m actually thinking about breaking out my long winter wools, there’s nothing like a cup of tea. Well that, and a long, hot, fragrant bath. The benefits of drinking a regular cup of tea spans centuries and cultures, and now,
Seeing spots in the mirror can feel less than thrilling, especially since their appearance is one of the leading signs of aging. The good news is that you can improve and sometimes even eliminate the stubborn visitors, though you can’t use the same solution for all. Effective treatments differ b
In Nature’s Beauty Secrets, you’ll find recipes for face + body scrubs, masks, the best oils for your skin, aromatherapy, solutions for tired eyes, soft hands and feet, lifestyle tips and more. I read the entire thing cover-to-cover and I know I’ll be keeping this book on hand and trying tons
Do you feel a little sluggish, slow, sore-throaty, achy, tired and worn out? If you’re feeling less than your spunky, sparkly self, here are a few ideas to give your immune system a boost:
Doesn’t this spring weather get you itching for summer? Or, more importantly, the freedom to wear t-shirts and FLIP-FLOPS? I know I’m ready to ditch the thick socks and boots in exchange for some peep toes and sandals! After having our feet hibernate in Uggs for months it’s likely that from he
Nothing kills a fabulous look like dull dry skin. Renee Rouleau, celebrity esthetician, shares that “dry skin comes as a result of damaged lipid barrier that no longer seals moisture between surface cells, creating an uneven surface and dull skin tone.” The best way to get rid of a dull dry
A good DIY lip balm begins with an oil or cosmetic butter base. There are many products that are appropriate for creating homemade lip balms. Recommended oils include coconut oil, sunflower oil, shea butter, cocoa butter, jojoba oil and almond oil. Each type of oil contains similar healing and moist
I always feel a little “more clean” when I exfoliate my entire body. Exfoliating dead skin and following up with a great moisturizer can bring your entire body to life. This morning I received a great DIY guide from one of my favorite magazines, Whole Living, which has great natural beauty t
Yesterday it was a bit chilly, and for the first time in a few months, I felt a bit cold, and had to rock a jacket. I'm so annoyed about Fall coming. I am such a Summer and Spring gal. Truthfully, I can't stand the cold. If California had subways (I can't drive!) I'd probably want to live there bec
Want to enjoy a relaxing day at the spa? Who doesn’t? Spas are luxurious treats that help us rejuvenate and feel better about ourselves. They’re also expensive. You can be prepared to shell out a lot of cash on your next spa day. There are so many different packages and treatments at spas. There
Summer can be a wonderful time – with long hours on the beach or at the pool having fun. But spare a thought for that all that sun exposure, salt and/or chlorine does to your skin. So what can you do to spare your skin while swimming? Here are some swim and skin care tips.