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Mix Your Perfect Breakfast

Mix Your Perfect Breakfast

We all know the importance of not skipping your breakfast. Although having breakfast is helpful, having a healthy breakfast is even more so. But can healthy also mean tasty?

Spring Cleaning: Skincare Cabinet

Spring Cleaning: Skincare Cabinet

Spring is almost here and our homes are getting ready for the cleaning and revamping after the long winter season! If you already started making lists for the spring cleaning, make sure you don’t forget your skincare cabinet!

Eat For The Season: Healthy Spring Salads

Eat For The Season: Healthy Spring Salads

Spring is coming and we have some amazing suggestions for healthy lunches in the season to come!

Beneath the Colorful: Skin Care Benefits of Citruses

Beneath the Colorful: Skin Care Benefits of Citruses

Easy to find year-round at your local market, these bright-colored fruits are packed with vitamins that offer an array of health and skin care benefits. Find out which.

Skin Care Fitness: Get Your Skin Workout-Ready

Skin Care Fitness: Get Your Skin Workout-Ready

If one of your New Years resolutions this year was to get healthier and more fit by exercising more, we applaud you. Whether you decided to hit the gym, exercise at home, do some yoga or take those running shoes you bought last Christmas for a spin, you must ensure that your skin is workout-ready.

Mighty Green: Try Out These 5 Avocado DIY Face Masks!

Mighty Green: Try Out These 5 Avocado DIY Face Masks!

Cultivated in tropical and Mediterranean climates throughout the world, avocado is one of the most nourishing fruits out there. It is packed with skin friendly minerals such as iron, calcium, potassium, copper, magnesium, etc., vitamins A, E, B and K and unsaturated fats. But what can it do for your skin?

Be Your Own Valentine: How to Love Your Skin

Be Your Own Valentine: How to Love Your Skin

If traditional Valentine’s Day celebrations aren’t your thing (boxed chocolates and Hallmark cards are not for everyone) opt instead for some self-love this year.

Caffeine Friend: What Coffee Can Do For Your Skin

Caffeine Friend: What Coffee Can Do For Your Skin

Awaken your complexion with everyone’s favorite stimulant. Whether a key component of your morning ritual or favorite afternoon energy boost, coffee makes an appearance in most peoples’ daily lives. But what can it do for skin?

Better Than Botox: Facial Massage for Younger Looking Skin

Better Than Botox: Facial Massage for Younger Looking Skin

As time marches on, gravity takes a toll on every part of your body, the most visible being your face. If invasive, painful options like surgery or needles aren’t your thing, opt for a gentler, easier, cheaper solution that feels wonderful and leaves your skin plump and glowing.

Yoga for Detox: 5 Poses to Release Toxins

Yoga for Detox: 5 Poses to Release Toxins

If you’re cleansing this January, think about adding a physical practice to enhance the detoxifying benefits and help move waste through your body. Yoga has long been used to clear the body and mind of unnecessary holdings, whether they be muscular, emotional or physical. But there are a few poses that are especially effective at stimulating the circulatory, lymphatic and digestive systems – all essential in detoxifying the body.

Soup’s On: A Warmer Way to Detox

Soup’s On: A Warmer Way to Detox

After three months of parties, the detox season has officially begun. But if the thought of swearing off anything remotely tasty and ingesting only cold juice for the next five days sends you running to the corner pizzeria in a panic, consider another option: the soup cleanse.

How to Cure a Skin Hangover

How to Cure a Skin Hangover

Light sensitivity, headache, bleary eyes and a generally bad attitude. A hangover is basically intense dehydration. It wreaks havoc on your body, your mood and most visibly: your skin. If you woke up on January 1st and thought to yourself: I’ll never do that again. Here are a few ways to keep that promise.

Beauty Resolutions: 5 Ways To Improve Your Beauty Routine In 2016

Beauty Resolutions: 5 Ways To Improve Your Beauty Routine In 2016

What have you planned for 2016? Have you included your skin in your resolutions for next year? If not, we have five easy suggestions.

The Yoga Cure: How to Ease Holiday Stress

The Yoga Cure: How to Ease Holiday Stress

For many, the holiday season can be packed with bustle and merriment. While we may enjoy the celebrations and social obligations (or not), the sheer volume of activity can lead to stress and exhaustion. Now, more than ever, it’s important to make time for self care and rest

Balancing Act: Is pH Important?

Balancing Act: Is pH Important?

Why is pH important? Many skincare brands throw around the phrase ‘pH-balanced’ as a marketing tool without actually explaining what role pH levels play in achieving healthy skin. Allow us to clear things up.

Digestive Reboot: 5 Tips For a Post Thanksgiving Detox

Digestive Reboot: 5 Tips For a Post Thanksgiving Detox

Some people (not you, obviously) tend to overdo it on Thanksgiving. If you get visions of gravy-soaked pecan pie every time you close your eyes, you may be in need of a post-holiday detox. Nothing major, just a quick cleaning of your insides to help you kick off any leftover sluggishness and plunge into December, fresh faced and full of energy. Here are three sample meals that are delicious, cleansing and perfect for either a 1-day detox or stretched out and repeated for longer programs.

5 Tips To Have a Healthier Thanksgiving

5 Tips To Have a Healthier Thanksgiving

Having a healthy Thanksgiving is easier said than done. Or is it? Here are five easy, low-maintenance ways to stay on the right side of things this Thursday.

4 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes Featuring Fall Superfoods

4 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes Featuring Fall Superfoods

There’s no getting around it: Thanksgiving is a food-centric holiday. Diets and best intentions are often abandoned whilst feasters over-indulge and emerge bloated and lethargic (not to mention dehydrated). This need not be the case. Many traditional Thanksgiving dishes call for hearty fall superfoods that don’t need to be violated with fatty additives and over-processing.

Friday Fix: Cocktails that are actually good for your skin

Friday Fix: Cocktails that are actually good for your skin

Need a cocktail? Here are some ways to enjoy an end-of-the-week drink (or two) without sacrificing your skin’s dewy soft radiance.

The Beginner’s Guide to Dry Brushing

The Beginner’s Guide to Dry Brushing

The skin is the largest organ of the body and one of the main organs responsible for detoxification (surprised?). The body actually releases one third of its toxins through the skin, so you can imagine how important it is to take good care of your dermis, making sure pores are regularly unclogged and dead skin cells sloughed off.