How often do you clean your makeup brushes and when you do what do you clean them with? Here are a few guidelines.
Foundation Brushes: minimum once a week Brushes used for finishing powders and bronzers: once a week Blush Brushes: once a week Eye shadow Brushes: every 2-3 days Eyeliner Brushes: after every [...]
I haven’t had long hair in a long time. I have to honestly say that I used to take advantage of my hair and there were days when my hair drove me crazy! When I lost my hair during chemo (read my story here) I developed a new appreciation for it, [...]
I am a huge fan of using natural products on my skin and my hair, so when a good friend of mine mentioned that she makes her own facial scrub out of seas salt and raw honey, I knew it’s something that I would love. Honey makes a great exfoliant because it loosens bonds [...]
With winter approaching I thought it would be great to discuss different ways to protect your skin during the cold winter months without using harsh chemicals that only harm our bodies. My skin usually gets very dry in the winter months so after doing some research here is what I came up with. I [...]
One of my favorite things to do in the evening is to have a cup of chamomile tea and relax on the couch watching mine and my hubby’s favorite shows. This doesn’t happen that often because he travels for work all the time but when it does its one of the best ways I relax. Since I love herbal [...]
Morning rituals are so important. Starting your day right can make or break your day. I, personally, know it’s hard to focus on a healthy routine between getting your kids to school, preparing lunches, and taking the dog outside. However, if you can only do one thing for yourself, [...]
A couple of weeks ago I posted a recipe where I mentioned olive oil as one of the ingredients. A friend of mine who knows a lot about health sent me a message complimenting me on the recipe but at the same time she told me to never cook with olive oil because it becomes carcinogenic [...]
History shows that humans began using Chia Seeds around 3500 BC. Aztacs and Mayans ate them on a regular basis. They drank them with water, pressing them for oil, and grinding them into water. Back then Chia Seeds were considered magical because of their ability to increase strength and energy.
With winter around the corner, I thought this would be a perfect time to write about the steps you can take to boost your immune system and help your body release harmful toxins.
1. Reduce your exposure to toxins. Over time they can damage our DNA and create inflammation. Reduce your exposure by choosing [...]
October is my favorite month of the year. I love the weather, the leaf colors, pumpkins, and the many activities that I get to do with my daughter. October is also important to me because it is the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the U.S. and internationally. As a two-year breast cancer [...]