Tag: food

Celebrate End of Summer With Plums

Celebrate End of Summer With Plums

Labor Day, the unofficial close of summer, is this weekend. As we say good-bye to vacation and endless days at the beach, it is also almost time to say good-bye to summer fruits. Plums are in season until the end of September, so they are the perfect fruit to incorporate into your Labor Day party menus. Your skin will thank you!

Peaches are Sweet for Skin

Peaches are Sweet for Skin

If you spent any time at your local farmer’s market this weekend, you may have noticed the peaches have arrived. Peaches originate from northwest China, where even now, they are seen as a symbol of good luck, protection and longevity. We can see why. Peaches are a packed with vitamins and nutrients that help support skin health in addition to overall health.

Are Juice Cleanses Good for Skin?

Are Juice Cleanses Good for Skin?

Hopefully you’ve been enjoying your summer and last weekend’s Fourth of July holiday. Maybe you’ve been enjoying too much- overindulging in unhealthy foods, desserts and are starting to see the effects on how you are feeling and how your skin looks. Many people swear by juice cleanses as a way to help you detox, reset your diet and get back on track. Is there truth in this and do juice cleanses have any effect on your skin?

Take your Vitamins for Healthy Skin (it’s easier than you think)!

Take your Vitamins for Healthy Skin (it’s easier than you think)!

When it comes to giving skin a more radiant, healthy and youthful glow, what you put into your body is as important as what you put the skin itself. If you follow our blog, you know that vitamins, minerals and…

Asparagus is Good for your Skin

Asparagus is Good for your Skin

We love buying vegetables when they are in season because they tend to be fresher, tastier and more nutritious. Whether you buy from the farmers’ market our your local supermarket, in season vegetables will be more likely to come form a local farm so will have travelled less and be less expensive. Now that the warmer weather is upon us we are LOVING all of the asparagus we are seeing!

Eat your way to healthy skin – Chicken and Sweet Potato Stew!

Eat your way to healthy skin – Chicken and Sweet Potato Stew!

If you follow our blog, then you know your skin health depends as much on what you eat as it does on the products you use. You can eat your way to healthy skin with a well-rounded diet of healthy…

Eat your way to healthy skin! (pt.2)

Eat your way to healthy skin! (pt.2)

So, did you overindulge on the Super Bowl snacking last night? By overindulging we mean the bad stuff – fried, high fat, high carb that tastes so good but is in no way good for you! On your journey to…

Skincare DIY: Super moisturizing mask

Skincare DIY: Super moisturizing mask

If you’re as obsessed with skincare as we are, you’re probably up for trying anything that promises to lift, tighten, brighten, or take years off. With all of the powerhouse products out there, it’s easy to overlook that sometimes the…

Eat your way to healthy skin

Eat your way to healthy skin

You know your stuff about products and follow a regimen religiously, but your skin doesn’t have the healthy glow you want. You know the old adage, “Beauty comes from within”? All of your efforts to get healthy, beautiful skin from…

Guest Post: Types, Health Benefits & Side Effects: 3 Things You Should Know About Probiotics

Guest Post: Types, Health Benefits & Side Effects: 3 Things You Should Know About Probiotics

Although people have consumed probiotics for thousands of years, scientists are just now beginning to fully understand how they affect our bodies. What are probiotics? Probiotics are bacteria or yeast that, when consumed, is thought to improve the function of…

3 BBQs Good For Your Skin

mySkin has three “BBQ cheat-sheet recipes” that will satisfy your tummy, not make you feel “all bloaty” and miserable and keep your skin health meter UP! Read on, sizzle on the grill and indulge!

Skin Loving Christmas Spread For You

What we eat is what we are! So while you plan on making that lavish Christmas dinner special, why not give it a skin friendly twist too! Here are three great recipes that are sure to wow all – giving them glowing skin all through the holiday season!

5 Gluten Free Grains For You

September is celebrated as Whole Grains Month! We all love grains. After all, be it your breakfast cereal, your pasta or your bread or your favorite dessert…all seem to have some or the other whole grain component to it. But with the rising number of gluten intolerant people due to celiac disease, going gluten free is not an option anymore- its a must. Research shows that 1 out of 133 people in the United States suffer from Celiac disease. But as we all say, We love our grains!

Look Awesome While Enjoying Holiday Food And Drink

It’s that time of year again; the time to enjoy family and friends, and to overindulge in delicious holiday food and drink. From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, we are bombarded with parties, dinners, gifts of cookies, cocktails, and advertising images that inspire us to make our own holiday yummies!

Carbs – Are They Good?

Carbs – Are They Good?

Love Them Now – Complex carbohydrates like whole wheat breads, pastas and fruits are packed with goodness. These carbs contain essential nutrients like vitamins, minerals and fiber, which are required for the overall functioning of our body. Good carbs help to trigger cell generation in the body, giving you gleaming and youthful skin.

Skin and Lifestyle: Are they connected?

Skin and Lifestyle: Are they connected?

What role does lifestyle play in your skin’s appearance? As the mind is capable of dealing with stress to a certain level its limitations can be expressed through the body, such as a decreased metabolism and dull skin. Dark circles, wrinkles, fatigue can be enhanced due to stress.