DIY: Shirodhara Ayurveda

An Ayuryvedic practice performed in India for over 5,000 years, Shirodhara is best know for healing the mind by rejuvenating the spirit and achieving emotional balance. The word shirodhara breaks down into two essential concepts: “shiro,” meaning head, and “dhara,” which means flow. The technique? Pouring heated oil over the forehead for an extended period of time, accessing the “third eye” to calm your inner nerves. The “third eye” [...]

By | 2016-08-08T22:48:27+00:00 July 13th, 2015|Skin|

Tea Tree Oil: The Skin Miracle

One of my favorite essential oils I use in my beauty regime is tea tree oil, one of nature’s finest anti-bacterial, anti-fungal minerals. This do-it-all oil has natural healing powers, so it’s a necessity to use for your skin this summer. Tea tree oil comes from the evergreen leaves of the Australian Melaleauca alternifolia tree and [...]

By | 2016-08-08T22:51:02+00:00 June 12th, 2015|Skin|

Honey Cleansing for Radiant Skin

In the last newsletter we talked about oil cleansing. This time we are looking at another amazing way to cleanse the skin naturally – with honey and water! If you haven’t yet tried the honey-cleansing method, you are in for a treat. Cleansing with a dollop of raw honey leaves the skin feeling radiant, super soft and [...]

By | 2018-09-13T13:14:51+00:00 September 1st, 2014|Skin|

Six Steps to Glowing Summer Skin (& an Almond-Encrusted Salmon Recipe)

Summer is a great time to shine. Follow these six steps to gorgeous skin and put your healthiest face forward! And in case you missed it, now is a great time to go back and read my Top 5 Sun Safety Tips to get healthy sunscreen recommendations and learn how to keep your skin protected. [...]

By | 2016-08-08T23:52:11+00:00 May 17th, 2014|Skin|

A Disturbing Skin Cancer Trend and My Top 5 Sun Safety Tips

Sunlight is a vital part of life. It boosts energy and mood, helps regulate sleep and provides a healthy dose of essential vitamin D. But too much sun exposure causes premature aging of the skin and an increased risk of skin cancer.A disturbing fact is that over the last 3 decades, as skin cancer awareness [...]

By | 2016-08-08T23:56:19+00:00 April 9th, 2014|Skin|

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