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Ayurveda Hair Masks

DIY Hair masks for lustrous locks

July 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
Ayurveda Hair Masks

  I recently launched a course with Mind Body Green on the benefits and practices of Ayurveda to create health and beauty. With summer time fun wreaking havoc on our tresses, I thought to post this article I wrote for MBG on conditioning DIY hair masks. They are also many variations on this such as ...

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Bold Lips for Summer with Kosas

Colorful lipsticks from the all-natural brand

June 20, 2016 | 2 Comments
Bold Lips for Summer with Kosas

I don’t wear too much makeup but for a glamorous summer evening out I love a bold lip. Something about wearing a chic white dress, open toe sandals,  and a ruby red lip makes me feel like I am on holiday somewhere exotic. Today there are so many incredible non toxic lines with lovely shades ...

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Making Non-Toxic Sunblock with Marysia

Practicing safe sun with the swimwear goddess

June 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
Making Non-Toxic Sunblock with Marysia

With summer upon us we have to be prepared to keep safe from too much sun and also from toxic sunblock! There are many studies now linking certain ingredients in sunblock with hormonal disruption and devastating illnesses. Also, we are now seeing that sunblocks are destroying beautiful reefs in our beloved seas. Below the webisode, ...

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Ayurvedic Sunshine Mask With Jessa

A beautiful raw beauty moment

May 23, 2016 | 8 Comments
Ayurvedic Sunshine Mask With Jessa

When Jessa Blades came over for an afternoon of Ayurvedic beauty, we also made her Sunshine Mask. It was a magical moment creating beauty from raw ingredients in my kitchen, and then applying it on the land under the oak tree. We made it into a ritual by lighting some incense, taking a moment to ...

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Ayurvedic Facial Massage with Jessa

The practice promoting longevity and radiance

May 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Ayurvedic Facial Massage with Jessa

I have been deep in Ayurvedic studies, and the more I dive in the more impressed I am by this ancient science that promotes longevity and radiance. One of the basic tenets of Ayurveda is massages and especially for keeping the face looking youthful and supple. For many in India massages are considered an essential part ...

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Makeup Makeover with Sarah Maxwell

A new, all-natural skin ritual

April 16, 2016 | 5 Comments
Makeup Makeover with Sarah Maxwell

About six years ago when I started this blog I began to transition into using only non-toxic body oils and creams. Around that time I realized that makeup could be just as detrimental to our system and that needed to be addressed as well. The more research I have done over the years on this ...

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