Beauty News

Double-Cleansing: Trend Or Truth?

Double-Cleansing: Trend Or Truth?

I will always remember watching my grandmother remove her makeup at night with Ponds cold cream. I have no idea what the popular  skincare routines were back in 1969, but I can tell you my Grandma Madrid swore by this method. She would slather her face with the stuff, including over her tightly closed eyes, and then remove it all with a wet wash cloth. That was it. You can still find Ponds Cold Cream out there in some stores, but I don’t recommend using it for the simple fact that it contains DMDM Hydantoin, which is a Formaldehyde releasor...

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4 Daily Do’s For Healthy Living

4 Daily Do’s For Healthy Living

Remember the days when life was more carefree and our day was not met with much demand? I have distinct memories from when I was single and in my 20’s of waking up at 11am on a sunny day, walking down the street with my roommate to get fresh bagels and cream cheese, and spending the next few hours at the breakfast table chatting with coffee and solving the worlds problems.  Ah, youth! As we get older, of course, those days are far off luxuries, and how we manage our days around family, work, and other priorities becomes extremely important....

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How To Make Beauty Water: Here’s My Quick And Easy Recipe

How To Make Beauty Water: Here’s My Quick And Easy Recipe

I once heard a doctor liken the aging process to a burning cigarette, pointing out how the oxidization process occurs over time from the lit tip all the way down to the filter. It was an alarming example, but it is true. No matter what your age, the older you get, the more your body oxidizes.  This is why anti-oxidants are so important in our quest to be healthy and youthful, and luckily for us, antioxidants are as easily consumed as they are topically used. So when I first heard about beauty water, I was intrigued and excited. I am...

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Here’s How To Instantly Improve Your Skin

Here’s How To Instantly Improve Your Skin

The quest for healthy, beautiful skin is a generational struggle. From our teens to our senior years, there is always some skin condition we are trying to overcome whether it’s acne, rosacea, dryness, wrinkles and sagging, and more. But did you know that the pH balance of your skin is the key to seeing results of your efforts? Yes, maintaining the pH balance of your skin is critical to seeing the results you want from the other skincare products you buy. Here are three important things to know about your skin’s pH level: pH stand for “power of hydrogen (some...

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Eat, Drink, And Have Beautiful Skin! (+ My Favorite Snack Recipe)

Eat, Drink, And Have Beautiful Skin! (+ My Favorite Snack Recipe)

Are you affected by inflammatory diseases? They can take the form of internal ailments such as, cancer, arteriosclerosis, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, type 2 diabetes, endometriosis, and some pretty noticeable skin disorders. Yikes! Modern medicine has some pretty effective prescription remedies for all these conditions, but did you know that many wholesome foods have bioactive compounds that are ready to serve their purpose in your body and naturally fight inflammation? Check out these simple, accessible foods that can help you and then, try my favorite snack recipe listed at the end for a super tasty treat loaded with antioxidants. Green Tea...

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