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Guest Post by Destri of The Mother Huddle : I tend to take my bath with bubbles, but lately I have discovered essential oils, salts, and herbs. It has taken my bath from ho-hum to deserving of a Calgon commercial. Plus salts have a wealth of health benefits that bubbles just can’t seem to live up to – throw in the herbs and oil and, well…no contest! One trip to your local health food store is all it takes.
Facials are a great way to keep your skin glowing, but they can be pricey. We asked Louisa Macan-Graves, author of Hollywood Beauty Secrets: Remedies to the Rescue , and Elda Argenti, owner of the Plantogen skincare line, for their favorite make-at-home face masks crafted from common household ingredients. For All Skin Types
Ever met a grandmother who swears her still-youthful glow is thanks to a lifetime of shea butter? Depending what part of the world you or your ancestors hail from, you may have grown up with some promise or other about the powers of natural beauty. Of course, the personal-care business has figured this out. When researching the book , we spoke to an industry toxicologist who explained how it works: Companies conduct market research to find out what words folks respond to most—aloe! shea! vitamin C!
Hi, Courtney here, the senior editor at YouBeauty. Over the course of the year I see approximately one billion products, go on about 1.5 million launch events, and try around 800,000 new things. Only a few really noteworthy products make it past my skepticism. So, this year I personally took it upon myself to pick out things I want do the holiday shopping for you so you know that if it’s in here, it’s not garbage and you’ll reign supreme as the dopest gift giver ever. Ready?
I mean, the scalp is just skin, yes? So I’m thinking this may be the ticket: “Stevia concentrate in the form of drops has also been used directly on sores or blemishes to promote healing. For this reason, some advocates of stevia use it on other skin conditions such as eczema, dermatitis, or minor cuts or wounds.” ~ Stevia by Rita Elikins, M.H. Which led to this:
At the start of the new millennium the Dalai Lama apparently issued eighteen rules for living. Since word travels slowly in the digital age these have only just reached me. Here they are. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. Follow the three Rs: Respect for self Respect for others Responsibility for all your actions.
Do you ever just feel like you need to take a pill to take the edge off? Well a lot of us get extra stressed around the holiday season, and if you don’t want to take something that will totally knock you out, try a gentle relaxing cup of sedative tea instead of popping a pill.
After many requests, I finally made a tutorial on how to tie a simple head scarf.
Two tablespoons of sesame oil, one tablespoon olive oil, two tablespoons avocado oil, two tablespoons almond oil, 2000 IU vitamin E (D-Alpha Tocopherol), 100Thousand USP units vitamin A, a drop or two of your favorite perfume.
101 Crafty Gifts is a collection of simple, beautiful gifts you can make! Looking for that perfect gift to make for someone?
Is there such a thing as "normal" when it comes to sex? How does your sex life measure up?
Edit Edited by Ben Rubenstein, Sondra C, Nicole Willson, Kyle and 26 others Becoming emotionless can be a very useful tactic to deal with problems that might be better handled with less heart and more brain.
Summer-like weather has finally arrived, and I hope it is here to stay! It's perfect outside. Mid 70's-80's. I have been living off of iced black tea, and today I bought my first iced coffee of the season.