Once a year many of us do our deep spring cleaning. We’re often cleaning maniacs, going through closets, attics, garages and drawers. Do you include your cosmetics on your cleaning list? Whether it’s a cabinet, a bag or drawer, or like many of us, several places with various scattered cosmetics, it’s time to take a look at them. Some products may … Continue reading Have you Spring Cleaned your Cosmetic Drawer?
I’m sharing the top 4 posts of this past month from my Facebook group. Hope you get some value out of them- short and sweet, with some tips and a little positive inspiration ( I hope) Post 1– Tip: if you have sensitive skin and are trying a new product , try a little on that area of skin behind/under your ear. If no reaction … Continue reading Top posts of the month-skin, oils, Earthley and nature!
Meditation is a buzz word now with so many people doing it or trying it. Some give up after a few times though. It’s not always easy to sit and clear your mind. Personally, I find meditating with guided meditation apps is the best way for me. Have you tried any? Sometimes call mindfulness apps, they are such great tools that we (literally) have in … Continue reading Get Started Meditating with these Great Apps
Do you know what part of your body shows aging as much as your face (or possibly more)? Your hands. Take a look down. I know when I did I was a bit surprised. Now I am nurturing those babies as much as I do my face. Women spend hundreds of dollars a year on face creams to look younger. We use sunscreen, wear hats, … Continue reading Don’t forget your hands need love too
If you’re lucky enough to grow tomatoes, you know you’re always in for a huge treat late summer. Picked at the height of the season, a fresh tomato is a mouthwatering delight for many people, myself included. Not only do tomatoes taste incredible, they are known to have potential benefits to skin! Lycopene and beta carotene can help protect skin against damage and UV damage. … Continue reading Tomatoes- for meals and for skin!
Some people are lucky to have naturally flawless skin. But for most of us, it takes work to keep our skin looking its best. Are you guilty of any of these habits? And keep reading for 8 better choices you can make to improve the look, texture, tone and radiance of your skin. 1~ going to bed with make up on. Just no. … Continue reading 8 habits that are hurting your skin
Almost every week I post a selfcare sunday tip on my group. Not just for my friends and group members, but as a reminder for myself too- to slow down, end the weekend with some self care, and get ready for a new week with a relaxed state of mind and a well taken care of body. So I’m sharing 7 of my ideas here … Continue reading 7 Easy Self Care Ideas
With Earth Day falling the day after Easter this year, as well as on our school spring break, I noticed many friends were either still busy on vacation or visiting family, or cleaning up from a family Holiday. So with that in mind, we can make the rest of April “Earth month”, then really, if you think about it, earth year, and we can make … Continue reading Making Earth Day EVERY day
Embracing aging doesn’t mean we don’t want to look our best. Trust me I know. I waiver on that fine line between embracing it, fighting it and just ignoring it and living in the moment. The best thing, probably , is to simply accept it by understanding we’re going to look older but also take steps to look and feel our best. When we feel … Continue reading 6 Ways to Look Younger Naturally
Everything is energy. We all vibrate at a certain energy level and we can change that by simply doing different things and thinking different thoughts. Without getting into quantum physics , let’s just think of it as what we do, think, say and feel, we become. So if we want to become lighter, rather than that heavy sluggish energy we all carry time to time, … Continue reading 14 Ways to Raise your Vibration and Feel Better!
Isn’t it crazy how some days we go through life not noticing what’s around us? Distractions, both big and small, suck the moment out of us and before we know it, it’s bedtime. Some people are like that every day. Others used to be like that. But now live in more awareness. Which are you? Do you take the moment to notice the ocean waves … Continue reading Noticing
Despite the chill here in New York, I feel Spring. Oh thank the Universe for this beautiful changing of the seasons! Every year around this time, I’m done. D. O. N. E. Done. I’ve had it with cold, with staying home, with dry skin, with lack of sun… and then, here it comes FINALLY, one day, the sun is shining, the tulips are up and … Continue reading Emerging into Spring
When it comes to beauty, cleaning and healing, there are a few multi purpose items that I just love!! To be honest, for the longest time I never even realized that you could use one product for literally dozens of uses. Now I have know about these things, I literally use all of them daily around here. Plus it makes me feel kinda crunchy too. … Continue reading 4 Clever Multi Purpose Natural Products from your Kitchen!
We all hear the term “wellness” pretty often nowadays, don’t we? It’s everywhere! What does it make you think of? Do you instantly think of physical well-being? Emotional? Both? Neither? Something else? Turns out wellness has a broad definition, but many people think of it simply as “being well”. That’s how I think of it- feeling well, being well, living well, sort of like a … Continue reading Balancing Your Five Areas of Wellness
You know those ” If I could have just one _____” posts? Well they’re not easy for me. I can’t choose one book, one movie, one food, one vacation spot, one beauty product…. Oh wait, I think I can. If I had to anyway. If I had to choose one product that I use DAILY, that I think is amazing for ALL skin types and … Continue reading One Bottle Skin Rescue
One hour. Sixty minutes. It may not seem like a lot of time, but it can be a small block of time that truly can be life-changing. It’s nurturing time that we crave and need! I know, I hear it, finding that hour a day for a busy mom can be almost impossible right? So you may need to break that hour into 20 minutes … Continue reading Nurture your Spirit in 1 Hour
2019. Already flying by! Is this YOUR year? I know we say that each year. But it’s true. As the year starts and we grow older (and wiser for sure) we want to make it the BEST EVER! With so much focus nowadays on wellness, let’s make it OUR YEAR to go green and clean in as many ways as possible. It’s really all about … Continue reading Green and Clean in Twenty Nineteen!
this post contains affiliate links, meaning at no additional cost to you, I will make a small commission if you make a purchase. If you’re like me, you try to use remedies and beauty products that are natural and/or organic. You probably take supplements, drink smoothies and eat moderately. Practice yoga and walk daily. Yet for so many of us, inflammation, anxiety or … Continue reading Why everyone is taking CBD!
I’m pretty sure most of you have heard of Frankincense by now. Whether as an essential oil or in skincare. Frankincense was new to me when I learned about it 6 years ago. To tell the truth, I hated the smell. Literally I was like UGH. Guess what? Fast forward a year from then and I was not only LOVING the scent, I was massaging … Continue reading Well, Hello, Frank! (Frankincense that is)
As an ex- hairdresser, I know hair treatments work. As someone with colored hair , I know they are helpful. And as someone who’s outside in the sun A LOT, I think they are necessary to help with the dryness and damage we get from the sun and the salt water( and chlorine too!). Applying this Rosemary and Cedarwood hair treatment once a week, when … Continue reading Summer Hair Rescue!
Feel like you’re in a rut? Getting bored with your daily routine? Feel like days pass by in a flash and nothing meaningful happened? Feel like you’re super busy and not grounded? It can happen to all of us, especially when we are moms. The key is to try new things that add diversity, meaning, connection, and passion to your day. Things that make you … Continue reading Grounded and beautiful-simple life swaps to feel better every day!
It’s the number one complaint-fatigue. It can stem from everything from eating wrong, illness, stress, hormones and more. There are many things we can do NATURALLY to help us unwind, slow down and sleep better. This way we can wake up looking beautiful and feeling refreshed. It starts with making some simple changes. 1- Make sure your bedroom is cool enough. No … Continue reading Weekly to-do List for Better Sleep!
Clean Beauty. It’s all the buzz nowadays. It’s like we went too far and are now finally stepping back toward a good place- toward nature…back to what our great GREAT Grandmothers used, but mixed with modern day knowledge and science. Back to plant based, simple products. Back to home remedies and moisturizers that work without the nasties in them. What’s this trend toward clean … Continue reading Why Clean Beauty Matters
I am not a winter person. Never was. But I have been learning, patiently, to embrace it as much as I can. Basically it’s embrace or complain right? In the Danish way of HYGGE , which loosely translates to enjoying your days with coziness, small pleasures and feelings of wellness and contentment, I have decided to pamper myself more. And I encourage you to do … Continue reading Winter Reboot- 15 fast ways to feel better