The Guilt-Free Chocolate Beauty Trick for All Women

Okay—first of all, I am all for having a couple squares of dark chocolate as a healthy treat after dinner. Dark chocolate (70% or more cacao) is rich in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory flavonoids, which boosts your heart health and possibly your mood. However, did you know that chocolate can also be included as part of [...]

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Best Ways to Prevent and Treat Razor Burn

You have been eating well, exercising, hydrating, and sleeping 8 hours a night. You are ready for summer… except for that red razor burn! No matter what you do, you itch like crazy within minutes of stepping out of the shower and have no desire to wear shorts. Believe me, you are not alone.Whether you [...]

Foods for Glowing Summer Skin

To me, summer is a time for slowing down, catching up with family and friends, taking family vacations, and enjoying time by the pool! It is also a time for social gatherings outside and happy hours. There is a sense of “wanting to let loose” in the summer, which I totally understand, but we still [...]

Oil Pulling: to Pull or Not to Pull

Have you heard of oil pulling, but aren’t exactly sure what it is or why you should jump on the trendy bandwagon? Oil pulling has actually been around for thousands of years. It is an ancient Ayurvedic dental technique of swishing oil around in your mouth every morning on an empty stomach for 10 -20 [...]

Habits That Hurt: The 5 Foods That Could be Ruining Your Skin

September is Healthy Aging Month! Fall has officially begun, and what better way to celebrate than talking about skin. Besides a head full of grey hair, skin is the key factor in determining someone’s age. While expensive cosmetic procedures can certainly help to reverse signs of skin aging, the foods you eat can be just [...]

3 Beauty Benefits of Epsom Salts

Epsom salts—the go-to item in my bathroom cabinet! Many of us keep a bag of them somewhere in our house, but do we know why? Epsom salt has been used for centuries for its many healing properties. The magnesium and sulfate play a key role in reducing inflammation, flushing out toxins, and help progress the [...]

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 [...]

Integrative – Holistic Beauty: Changing our definition of beauty

Beauty, we are told, is in the eye of the beholder. As women, we continually seek approval and feel judged by how we look, regardless of what else we may accomplish. Ultimately, we must all come to terms with the fact that beauty is subjective. In an age of fillers and plastics, the pursuit of [...]