5 Reasons You Need a Professional Facial

Written by: | July 25, 2016 | 2 responses

We all want to look our best and looking our best starts with a clear and glowing complexion. We buy skincare products to help our skin look its absolute best, we wear sunscreen to avoid sun damage, and do what we can at home to take good care of our skin. While these are all […]

Spring Flower Inspired Botanical Body Lotion Recipe

Written by: | April 1, 2016 | Leave a Comment

Spring Flowers Inspire this Botanical Body Lotion I love Spring. It is my second favorite season after Autumn. In addition to the heady scent of flowers, new grass and sunshine, I have vivid memories of my first real experience of Spring. I left the virtually season-less Los Angeles for the snowy winters in Spokane, Washington when I went […]

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7 Hemp Oil Body Care Ideas

Written by: | March 8, 2016 | Leave a Comment

Hemp’s Got Super Powers! If you’ve been looking for a new favorite product that’s hip, trending, and best of all, hydrating, think Hemp. Hemp is one of the oldest cultivated plants in human history! Long sought after for its fabulous fiber– used for rope and fabric, the oil expressed from the seeds of the Hemp […]

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Let’s Face It 101 Part 4 – Skincare with Masques, Oils, & Shaving Products

Written by: | March 1, 2016 | Leave a Comment

Masques Aren’t Just For Mardi Gras Looking out from behind a mask is fun for Halloween or Mardi Gras or Costume Balls, but when you have fabulous skin, you won’t want to hide it! Using a facial masque on a regular basis will keep your skin soft, smooth, and oh-so-lovely. Use masques as advanced skincare […]

Let’s Face It 101 Part 3 – Clarifying Skincare for Oily Skin

Written by: | February 23, 2016 | Leave a Comment

Let’s Face It 101 Part 3 – Clarifying Skincare for Oily Skin Caring for oily skin doesn’t have to be confusing or complicated. Webster defines the word “clarify” as to be made clear or illuminated. Who doesn’t want to be in the world with clear purpose and an illuminated mind? Our skin wants to be […]

Let’s Face It 101 Part 2 – Balancing Skincare Basics

Written by: | February 16, 2016 | Leave a Comment

Let’s Face It 101 Part 2 – Balancing Skincare Basics Most of us need a little balance in our lives. Some of us need a lot of balancing! Our faces are one area, though, where we can apply a little outside help to our skincare practice to achieve quickly the smooth, calm, and radiant skin […]

Let’s Face It Skincare 101 Part I – Pampering Mature Skin

Written by: | February 9, 2016 | Leave a Comment

Whether we’re smiling, laughing, crying or puzzling, our faces deserve the best skin care regime we can follow. Nurturing our faces also lifts our mind and spirit along the way.

Chocolate: Good for You Inside and Out!

Written by: | February 2, 2016 | Leave a Comment

Who doesn’t love chocolate? We all know chocolate is delicious, and it’s a known aphrodisiac making it a favorite Valentine’s Day gift, but it’s also full of calories, so we limit our indulgence (or at least try). But what if you didn’t have to limit yourself? What if you could enjoy all the chocolate you […]

Banana Hair Repair Recipe – It’s Bananas! B*A*N*A*N*A*S!

Written by: | January 29, 2016 | Leave a Comment

One of the greatest ingredients for hair repair can be found in your kitchen — bananas!  Bananas are rich in potassium to strengthen hair, minimize breakage and restore your hair’s natural elasticity.  Bananas also moisturize your hair as they contain beneficial oils and about 75% water. Strong, moisturized hair also is less prone to frizzing […]

Making Lotion: Emulsifiers in Action

Written by: | October 9, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Emulsifiers in action– when oil and water do mix! Typically creating a lotion or cream takes three phases: a water phase, an oil phase and a finishing phase that occurs after your emulsion has cooled. But oil and water don’t mix. Or do they? Since water and oil do not mix but stay separated, an additional […]

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