Eight Tips to Avoid Dry Skin in the Cooler Months

It’s no longer a hot and humid summer, but now cool and dry. Our skin reacts to changing temperatures. My own skin runs dry all year long and if I’m not diligent about my skincare in the warm months, then I have NEED to be diligent in the cold months else I could get flare ups of dry itchy skin. So here’s how to avoid that dry skin in the cooler months ahead…

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Three Important Things to Know Before You Travel

About a month ago, I traveled from Oakland to Santa Ana, California for a Tahitian dance competition by plane. Not a long trip, but enough for me to catch the Summer bug. I caught a cold which shifted to pneumonia. It was pretty scary, and if I waited any longer to get checked by a…

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14 Ways to Treat Damaged Hair

Bleach breaks into your hair and reacts with the pigment molecules to make your hair lighter. This destroys your hair by breaking down the natural fatty acids, leaving your hair brittle and damaged. Most of us have all gotten our make-up and skincare routine down pact. But our hair care routine seems to always be on the…

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5 Easy Ways to Protect your Skin from the Summer Sun

Summer is finally here! There are so many reasons to enjoy the warm air and beautiful sunshine, and most important, take care of your skin while doing so. My intense obsession with protecting my skin of sun damage and aging skin started when I was little. I was lucky because my Aunt was working at…

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Switching From Coffee to Tea: Where to Start

I am fearful of my friends when they do not have their cup of coffee in the morning. It would be a guessing game; a headache, gloomy, pissed off, whatever the emotion or lack of it was always negative. I realized my family members also felt the same when they did not get their cup…

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31 Days of No Alcohol

   Why I Did this Challenge I’m not an alcoholic but I used to drink a lot- almost every day.  I liked to wind down from a long stressful day of work with a nice glass of pinot and enjoy it while cooking a Blue Apron meal.  However, that was all I did when I…

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Interested in Natural Skin Care?

  Most people refer to the ingredients section on food products but how about beauty products? A lot of well-known beauty products we see on television or what beauty influencers “Use on a daily” contain toxic chemicals and are environmentally unfriendly!   In college, I think, my second Holistic Health class; Human Nature and Global…

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