WANT GREAT SKIN? MAKE SURE YOU ARE WASHING YOUR FACE CORRECTLY

We talked about common mistakes for washing your face already, so now that you know what not to do, let's dive into how to wash your face properly both day and night. We take our lead from board certified dermatologist Dr. Susan Stuart who shares some valuable wisdom on getting a simple cleansing practice down right. Dr. Stuart explains ...

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Washing your face seems like a pretty simple thing right? But so many women (and men) are doing it all wrong! Some of you barely bother with a cleansing routine, while others absent-mindedly go through the same old habits. There are even a few of you who whip out every trick (and high powered tool) ...

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Go Red For Women is holding their "National Wear Red Day" on February 7th to raise awareness for the #1 disease responsible for killing American women - surprisingly it's a disease that takes more lives  than all forms of cancer combined! Are you ready for this?...it's heart disease!  We talk about the importance of going green ...

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Sweet, refreshing  and an amazing way to cleanse the body - this green juice detox recipe boasts phytonutrients to help balance the system, prevent disease and promote liver health with antioxidants, anti-inflammatory and detoxing ingredients to help clear out heavy metals. Oh and it tastes delicious! Jake Mabanta, healthy chef and co-founder of Love Grace gourmet juice creations shared ...

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Dry heat and cold air are not your skin’s friends. The conditions of the season often leave skin uncomfortably parched, sensitized, and lackluster. Harmonize your beauty habits with the environment to keep your glow on this winter with these natural skin strategies that really work. Here's a quick summary of what we'll cover more in detail ...

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At the BeWell Expo in Pasadena, California I found myself in oasis of beauty and wellness. Aisle after aisle of mind, body and spirit-oriented vendors, I scoured the show for the latest and greatest natural beauty products to share with all of you.  With a goal of honoring the inner and outer self while experiencing and ...

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The launch of Me Encanta, my Holiday 2013 Color Collection for Alima Pure has been no less than an overwhelming success so far! Beauty experts and bloggers all over the country are posting selfies with beautiful re-creations of the first look we revealed as part of this simple, yet versatile collection. I’ve been using all of ...

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When one of my favorite natural makeup brands, Alima Pure, asked me to be their first-ever guest makeup artist to design a color collection for them, I was utterly honored. Now I get to reveal the gorgeous holiday color collection I’ve been keeping under wraps for many months! It was important to me that this collection, ...

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I’d like to invite you in for a look at the inspiration and process behind my collaboration with Alima Pure  mineral makeup to create the 2013 Holiday Color Collection, “Me Encanta”. This makeup collection was born out of a desire to honor the inherent strength, beauty, power and passion of women who have lived life and have ...

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Recently I met  with Candice Kumai the former host of Lifetime’s Cook Yourself Thin and TLC’s Homemade Simple. You might also know her from  a little show called Top Chef. The list of her accomplishments goes on and on. So when this (gorgeous) healthy recipe creator hands you a bag of granola declaring it has delicious beautifying powers, you eat ...