Self Care

Necessary items for traveling.

After 5 years of frequent business travel, and trial and error, I narrowed down my in flight goals to: not getting sick, catching up on reading and writing, and avoiding the airplane bathroom at all costs. Never able to sleep on a plane, in five years I count …

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Winter Skincare Tips

The Holidays are over but cold weather remains. If your skin has taken a beating from indulging or extreme temperature changes then these tips are for you.Despite obvious suggestions thrown around, like using humidifiers and staying hydrated, these winter skincare tips might be new to you. Steer clear …

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How To Set Up A Skincare Nightly Ritual

Did you know you could turn your boring nightly face washing from a chore into a luxurious self care ritual? With a little tweaking, and a few minutes of privacy, you can actually look forward to your bedtime skincare routine. Step One: Declutter the area where the magic …

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Is Natural Skincare Better Than Synthetic

I have great respect for my friends that are “all natural” “green beauty” “organic only beauty” or whatever term is being used in the skincare world today. But is there conclusive evidence that natural skincare is better than synthetic? If something is lab created is it automatically a …

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DIY Skincare Myths

“If it burns that means it’s working” No, if it burns that means it’s probably damaging your barrier. There’s a difference between an acid toner giving you a “stingle” and a burning, itching reaction. This is something you’ll need to use your intuition with. If a product is …

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Body Positivity

Lately I’m bombarded with ads marketed to women concerning body aesthetics. For years we’ve had waxing, liposuction, lasers and such. More recently we’ve seen Vaginal Rejuvenation, O Shots, Butt Injections, Vagacials, Vaginal Steaming, and similar offerings. I’m aware that some of you reading this will automatically become defensive …

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Why you need guilt free self care routines

I hear a phrase repeated too often from my clients. “I don’t have time for that.” “That” can be anything from washing your face every night to spending a little time pampering your skin with exfoliation or a mask.  Seriously who doesn’t have time to wash their face …

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Selfcare ideas for every budget

If you read any health or beauty related media you’ve likely come across buzzwords like: mindfulness, wellness, meditation, etc. Self care is diverse and abundant, even if the word is overused. Whether you are into “vibrating” higher and super spiritual or you find that stuff too “Woo Woo” …

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