Everyday Foods For Healthier Skin

We see plenty of advertising for anti-aging products. I think we both know that nothing will reverse the process of aging but we can do certain things in our daily lives as preventive measures. Antioxidants are something to include in each meal. Pack up your fridge and cupboard with antioxidant rich foods, including antioxidant-rich foods every day is an easy …

What Chinese Medicine Taught Me About Seasonal Eating

The days are becoming shorter, the morning commute to work is darker, and I’m quite sure we all already feel that shift into a slower pace from our longer and more active summer days. I was having brunch with a couple of girlfriends the other day, we were talking about reorganizing our homes, doing a little fall cleaning, it sounded …

How To Boost Iron Intake With Plant-Based Foods.

Iron – What is it and why do we need it? Iron is an essential mineral our bodies need for production of red blood cells. Iron helps to transport oxygen from the lungs through the entire body. If you are low in iron, you may find you are feeling exhausted, get winded going up the stairs or fatigued all the …

Simple Ways to Keep Blood Sugar Steady

Does this ever happen to you? Feeling faint = Reaching for empty carbs for a quick pick me up = Feel better for a short period of time = Blood sugar will drop quickly again after empty carbs are digested = Feel light headed, the¬†cycle continues.¬† I’ve spoken with a few women in the past about how they have fainted …

Natural Remedies for Eczema

I know many of you suffer from Eczema (or dermatitis). I often get questions about the best creams, what to do to take the itch away, it’s gotten to the point with some people that they are on their last hope and so over trying to battle with their body, it can be very frustrating. I have seen people with …

Kosmea Skin Care Review

Kosmea is a gorgeous skincare line from Australia. I’ve been trying out their moisturizer, serum, and rosehip oil for quite a while, and I’m super happy with how my skin is feeling and looking. Kosmea grows their rosehips sustainability, wild and organic in South Africa. It’s a fair trade line of skin care which I am always down for! The …

4 Super Simple Winter Skin Tips, Get Radiant!

This one is quick and easy for you busy ladies out there… If your skin is feeling dull, dry and flaky you may want to consider these options to give you and your skin a little pick me up! 1. A Face Mask: A mask 1-2 times a week is amazing for exfoliating the skin. Sloughing off those dead skin …

2 Simple Holiday Makeup Ideas – 100% Green Beauty

So it took me a while to get comfortable with the idea of taking a bunch of pictures of myself and posting them on the interweb. I can safely say that in the final picture I chose to post… I did NOT wake up like that, it took me SO much longer (like hours) than I thought to do that …

What’s the Best Non-Toxic Mascara? If I Had a Nickel!

What is the best natural, non-toxic mascara? This question I get asked soooooo often as a Makeup Artist. I’ve also worked in a few retail settings, and I can safely say that I have tried a million types (yes, a MILLION) of conventional mascaras over the years. As a Makeup Artist and an everyday woman who wants to look fresh …

This Is Better Than a New Years Resolution…

I think we all make resolutions for a new year. More exercise, eat better, quit (something) This year, I’m taking a different approach. My hope is this will resonate with you in some way too. I do my best to ask myself this every day…. How do I want to feel on a daily basis? Asking myself this question makes …