6 Ways to Prep Your Skin for A Makeup Appointment

Healthy skin is essential for a great makeup application if your skin is dry, flaky, congested, oily or feeling dull, it’s time to implement these steps. 1. Water Staying hydrated is important for many reasons. Drinking more water helps with elimination, keeps your skin hydrated and helps boost your energy levels. Pop a fresh lemon or mixed citrus in your …

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 …

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 …

Post Exercise Snacks, Plant Based, Gluten Free, Vegan, Dairy Free

Once again the energy bites are at the top of my list for easy and super tasty options as a snack. I’ve been getting more exercise lately which is great but man I’m really feeling it! Sore muscles and tightness are a good sign I’ve had a great workout.  Post-exercise I know I need to replace the carbohydrates my body …

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 …

Easy Energy Bite Recipes, Raw, Vegan, Gluten Free, Processed Sugar Free

If you’ve been battling a sweet tooth or tend to reach for the baked goods and sweet treats when you’re tired and famished, this info may help get you on track. Sugar/carbs are usually the first things you reach for when you are tired or hangry (super hungry + angry = hangry)  They can be irresistible when you’re over tired, or have …

3 Easy Makeup Looks for the Minimal Makeup Person

As much as I love the Instagram makeup tutorials with the beautiful contouring and highlighting, blending multiple colours, shimmers, and mattes. Leave it to the Pros for events, photo-shoots and Instagram. To put it bluntly, The Instagram makeup doesn’t look good in person,  to be honest, it looks a little weird! Why weird you ask? What most people don’t know about …

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 …

6 Natural Remedies to Help Beat that Cold or Flu

The dreaded cold and flu season. You’ve tried to prevent it, taken supplements, vitamins, herbs, you ate well, maybe slept pretty well, and It still got you! Now, what? Here are a few suggestions that may help ease and speed up your healing process. 1. Rest – Yes! REST, if you’re tired, rest! Bundle up in bed with a book …