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Healing Bliss with Patti of Mojave Desert Skin Shield

Exploring beyond a gentle skin facial

November 1, 2016 | 6 Comments
Healing Bliss with Patti of Mojave Desert Skin Shield

One of the reasons I started The Local Rose was so I could celebrate people who truly walk the path of healing, beauty and wellness. My dear friend Charlie wrote to me a few months ago and said that I needed to meet with Patti from Mojave Desert Skin Shield. He told me she gave ...

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Persian Beauty Secrets ~ Part 2

October 13, 2016 | 4 Comments
Persian Beauty Secrets ~ Part 2

Since ancient times certain ingredients have been known to help beautify women and their skin. One of my most favorite ingredients is the delicate strands of saffron. Since I was a child I have been in awe of this precious spice. I have seen how it can make a simple rice dish go from a staple to ...

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Persian Beauty Secrets ~ Part 1

September 28, 2016 | 8 Comments
Persian Beauty Secrets ~ Part 1

Growing up in Iran for the first ten years of my life gave me some insight on how there women and beauty are synonymous with each other. Although we lived in the countryside surrounded by mostly mountains, we would have occasional glamorous visitors or go to see friends in the city. The women always had ...

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Nourishing Eye Makeup Remover ~ Eye Lash & Brow Enhancer

Grooming your brows the natural way

September 11, 2016 | 1 Comment
Nourishing Eye Makeup Remover ~ Eye Lash & Brow Enhancer

How about a natural eye makeup remover that can also enhance eyelash and eyebrow growth? Back in early 2015 I posted about how castor oil can nourish our hair growth. What a novel idea, to create lustrous brows and lashes without using harsh chemicals, or even worse those toxic lash growing products which shall remain ...

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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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