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    The skin is our largest organ, and it’s the only organ we can see from the outside, which is why it makes perfect sense that what is happening on the inside is reflected through our skin. This is one of the methods our bodies use to communicate it’s state of health.Taking good care of your complexion is an act of caring for your whole self and your health. As it turns out, so many things we do for one aspect of our health have positive effects all over. So whether you&rsquo...

  • 31 Ways in 31 Days! Tips for Better Skincare & Self-care Between Facial Appointments

    1. Cleanse your skin every single night before bed (this can happen anytime between 4pm and bedtime! With wet fingertips, massage a dollop of cleanser into your skin, using small, gently circles.

  • Skincare & Self care for Every Age & Stage - in your 40s!

    In your 40s:They say Life Begins at 40, so get ready to embrace this phase with all your might! Entering this decade is an amazing time in life, whatever is going on.When I turned 40, I was a new mother of a 9 month old baby. I spent my birthday at home with him and invited 5 of my closest girlfriends over for an amazing dinner prepared my sweet chef/husband.

  • Skincare & Self care for Every Age & Stage - in your 30s!

    In your 30s:STILL LEARNING, with a little more EARNING / Career Life / Family / Social Life / Skincare & Self Care StrategiesAt this stage in life, you’ll generally be full swing into work, maybe you’ll own a home, maybe you’ll have children or be planning for a family. Maybe you’ll be living a lively single life, enjoying the freedom that comes with a bit more earning power and visiting friends in far places. Whether you’re traveling or nesting, you may be...

  • Skincare & Self care for Every Age & Stage - in your 20s!

    Every Age & StageI've been hearing from clients that information about Skincare & Self care for specific ages & stages is of particular interest, so I've decided to do a blog series to address them, decade by decade, starting in your 20s!In Your 20s: LEARNING / College Life / Early working years / Social Life / Relationships/ Skincare & Self Care StrategiesI see young clients in their twenties, still young and fresh in views and physical form. Some still dealing...

  • Cults & Communities part 1

    On Saturday, my husband Dan & I had a rare evening to ourselves, with young Finnegan at Nana’s for the night.Should we see a movie?  We could go listen to some live music!  There’s new restaurants we could check out… We were undecided and wishing we had more energy for a night on the town.Suddenly, I received a timely text message from a friend:  “Have you watched Wild Wild Country yet?

  • Acne: Causes & Treatments

    Oh, Acne, you are such a huge, challenging condition and topic, because there is not one truth that fits all.Acne can be painful, persistent, incredibly stubborn and difficult to treat.Causes of Acne & breakouts include:Hormonal disruption & changes A bacterial disorder of the sebaceous (oil) glands Stress of all kinds Food & Diet can be a contributing factor, mainly because of the internal inflammation some foods cause in the bodyTypical treatments of Acne include:Ing...

  • Losing my father...Finding my path

                                 Do you believe things happen for a reason? Or that everything is happening randomly. moment to moment?Is Life about our choices?

  • SHAPES: Skin Basics

                                               Your Skin is your largest organ, and so incredibly multi functional.  When I taught my students at the Aveda Institute, I used the acronym SHAPES to teach them to remember the functions of the skin:SensationHeating & Cooling (Temperature Regulation)AbsorptionProtectionExcretionSecretionNo one told me about that acronym, I discovered it ...