Back to Basics- Why simpler skincare is better!

Recently I read a post by Jamie Lee Curtis saying she tried expensive beauty products due to falling prey to advertising. She spent $800 on a jar of cream that ” didn’t do anything”. I’ve been thinking about that post. Because the older ( wiser?) I get, the more I tend to agree. While maybe some people say they have results from expensive creams and … Continue reading Back to Basics- Why simpler skincare is better!

How Stress Shows Up On Your Skin- and What To Do About It

Years ago a friend was going through a rough patch. When I saw her, I was quite surprised to see she looked ten years older. She had lost her glow, had dark under-eye circles, and her skin had clearly taken the toll of her emotional stress. As her life improved, so did her appearance. Of course, if the stress is sustained long enough, the damage … Continue reading How Stress Shows Up On Your Skin- and What To Do About It

The incredible healing power of salves

I don’t know what it is about herbal salves, but there’s a feel-good element with them that goes beyond their healing properties that I can’t explain. Maybe it reminds me of childhood, or simpler times with the old fashioned tins. Maybe it’s because the remedies are made with pure, natural ingredients that make them comforting to me. Maybe it’s the tactile experience of turning the … Continue reading The incredible healing power of salves

Energy Givers and Energy Zappers

Short and sweet today. Ever notice when people walk in the room, the energy changes? They could bring a positive vibrant upbeat energy, maybe a light-hearted laughter and love spilling out type energy or worse yet, a negative somber energy you pick right up on. It changes everything. Same as a sunny blue sky day gives most people a sunny outlook and more bounce in … Continue reading Energy Givers and Energy Zappers