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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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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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