As your age advances, the skin loses some of its elasticity, jawlines get saggy, brows get furrowed and wrinkles develop. The severity of aging effects on your skin is hinged on various factors: your lifestyle, diet, genes and personal proclivities. With the rising cost of the spa treatment, everyone appreciates a chance to sport beautiful, […]

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While going to the grocery store and checking the labels for nutritional facts and ingredients seems the norm, have you ever stopped to think about the ingredients in the beauty products that you use on a daily basis? I have to admit that it never occurred to me until my head began to itch and […]

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Sometimes the best beauty solutions are not those you purchase at a cosmetic counter, but ingredients you already have in your own refrigerator, cabinet, or cupboard. Not only are these ingredients often as effective as those with a higher price tag, they also don’t contain the potentially harmful chemicals so commonly found in commercial cosmetics. […]

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Most Americans use beauty products or cosmetics in one form or another, but few stop to consider what hidden dangers may lurk within those pretty glass bottles with the colorful advertising. Many cosmetic products are swimming with chemicals that have the potential to cause health problems ranging from allergies to cancer. In order to protect […]

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[mks_col] [mks_one_quarter][sc:JBBookMenu ][/mks_one_quarter] [mks_one_half] 1 1/2 fl oz Olive oil 1 fl oz Avocado oil 1/2 oz beeswax 2 Tbsp mineral water 2 drops rosemary essential oil 1 drop neroli essential oil Instructions: In a stainless-steel pan, melt the oils (Olive and Avocado) and beeswax. Slightly heat the mineral water and beat it slowly into […]

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[mks_one_quarter][sc:JBBookMenu ][/mks_one_quarter] Half a grapefruit 1 Tbsp sugar 1 Tsb jojoba oil Instructions: Combine the sugar and oil. Squeeze a bit of the grapefruit juice into the sugar and oil mixture. Scoop the mixture into the center of grapefruit. On wet skin use the filled grapefruit as a loofah and scrub hardened skin areas first. […]

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[mks_col] [mks_one_quarter][sc:JBBookMenu ][/mks_one_quarter] [mks_one_half] 1 1/2 fl oz Apricot kernel oil 1 fl oz Jojoba oil 1/2 oz beeswax 2 Tbsp mineral water 2 drops lemon essential oil* 1 drop geranium essential oil Instructions: In a stainless-steel pan, melt the oils (Apricot and Jojoba) and beeswax. Slightly heat the mineral water and beat it slowly […]

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[mks_col] [mks_one_quarter][sc:JBBookMenu ][/mks_one_quarter] [mks_one_half] 1 1/2 fl oz Grapeseed oil 1 fl oz Jojoba oil 1/2 oz beeswax 2 Tbsp mineral water 2 drops ylang-ylang essential oil 1 drop calendula essential oil Instructions: In a stainless-steel pan, melt the oils (Grape seed and Jojoba) and beeswax. Slightly heat the mineral water and beat it slowly […]

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[mks_col] [mks_one_quarter][sc:JBBookMenu ][/mks_one_quarter] [mks_one_half] 1 1/2 fl oz Wheatgerm oil 1 fl oz Pomegranate oil 1/2 oz beeswax 2 Tbsp mineral water 2 drops rose essential oil 1 drop patchouli essential oil Instructions: In a stainless-steel pan, melt the oils (Wheatgerm and Pomegranate) and beeswax. Slightly heat the mineral water and beat it slowly into […]

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