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April 29, 2020

What You're Really Paying For In 'Luxury' Skincare

If you make a salad full of fresh, organic vegetables, and then you dress it with a dressing made of petroleum, aluminum, and denatured alcohol, would you consider the salad healthy for you?

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March 31, 2020

Spring Cleaning Time

Each of our 5 seasons, also has an element, a time of day, an organ system, a color, a direction, a sound, a flavor, and even an odor. We are entering the Spring season and the element that rules spring is Wood. The organs related to the wood element are the liver and the gallbladder. These 2 organs have very complex functions. The liver is known to have hundreds of functions in our body, and, it is likely that we will never know all of its functions. The liver is one of our largest organs and one of its main functions is detoxification. Spring is one of the best times to do a detox protocol.

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February 28, 2020

Skin Deep: A Tale Of Marine Phytoplankton

Our skin is made up of 64% water, almost as much as the 71% water that covers the earth's surface. Billions of years ago, tiny microorganisms with the ability to exchange energy from the sun into vital nutrients, thrived in the earth’s oceans. These early stirrings of photosynthetic processes, were the beginning of life on earth. This early process where green organisms use sunlight to synthesize food from carbon dioxide and water, gave life to our little blue planet! These organisms are collectively referred to as phytoplankton, and are the oldest and most complete form of nutrition known. Marine phytoplankton is a complete food containing fibers, essential fatty acids, trace minerals, proteins, and amino acids.

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September 20, 2018

Plant Infused Waters: Hydrosols

The only thing that water in your product will do is grow bacteria, and this must be addressed with anti-bacterial preservatives. Most skin care manufacturers would not go to the trouble to source living, clean, spring water for their products. Not only do I do this, I go a step further and I distill fresh spring water with living plants, to make hydrosols.

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April 08, 2018

You Are A Container Of The Most Abundant Elemental On Our Beautiful Blue Planet: WATER

Nutrition experts tell us that we should be consuming ½ of our body weight in ounces every day. To do that takes a lot of commitment, but if you do, your body processes work a lot better. Staying hydrated will help to lubricate your joints, cushion your brain, help to detox your body, improve your digestion and the processing of nutrients, increase elasticity in the skin, and delay signs of aging. Water is an essential nutrient!

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December 30, 2015

My Daily Skin Care Regimen

The skin is our largest organ and is certainly reflective of the body’s overall vitality. The body will reflect its internal health in the external organ (skin). Good nutrition and hydration are essential to maintaining radiant and healthy skin tissue.

If you have younger skin, taking care of your skin now and slowing the aging process will serve you later. As we age the body’s ability to renew skin cells becomes less efficient. The amount of natural moisture is also reduced. As the skin ages, collagen production also diminishes, contributing to thinner skin with less flexibility.

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