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[12 Nov 2011 | No Comment ]

All of the herbs in this recipe contain ingredients that will deodorize your body.

It is a wonderful herbal mixture to enjoy after a hot day of working in the garden.

* 1/4 cup fresh or 2 tablespoons dried thyme
* 1/4 cup fresh or 2 tablespoons dried lavender buds
* 1/4 cup fresh or 2 tablespoons dried rosemary
* 1 muslin bath bag
* 1 quart boiling water

Add the fresh or dried herbs to the bag and close snugly. Add the bag to the water and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes.

Remove the infusion from the heat …

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[12 Nov 2011 | No Comment ]
benefits of honey

Honey… It’s a name we affectionately call our children, husbands, wives and loved ones. It’s sweet, it’s sticky, it’s made by bees and Winnie the Pooh has a serious addiction to it.

We use it in recipes, slather it on toast, use it to sweeten our tea, but how much do your really know about the health and beauty benefits of honey?

The benefits of honey don’t end at satisfying a sweet tooth. Honey also offers amazing antiseptic, antioxidant and cleansing properties, skin and hair benefits, and amazing healing properties, from eye conjunctivitis to athlete’s foot.

The powerful …

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[11 Nov 2011 | No Comment ]

The proteins from the malt and hops in the beer coat the hair and build it up and help repair damage. It leaves the hair with wonderful body.

* 3/4 cup beer (any cheap brand)
* 1 cup inexpensive shampoo

Boil the beer until it reduces to 1/4 cup. Cool the beer and add it to the 1 cup of inexpensive shampoo

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[10 Nov 2011 | No Comment ]

Inspired by Natural Beauty Basics, by Dorie Byers (Vital Health Publishing, 2005).

Shiny hair sparkling with radiant highlights is a real crowning beauty–but some of us could use a little help in achieving that sun-kissed look. That’s where this simple rinse comes in. Even if you can’t spend a lot of time outdoors this summer, Sunny Highlight Rinse will make it look as if you had.

The formula calls for only one ingredient besides water, but that one has been known for centuries to help remove dulling residue on the hair shaft, adding shine and lights to …

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[4 Nov 2011 | No Comment ]

Ever since Eve took that first bite of the apple, the human race has been obessed with beauty.

The truth is we begin the aging process just as soon as we pop out of the womb. Every day of our lives our bodies slough off and regenerate new cells. The speed at which that process takes place when we are children is vastly different as we get older.

Every day you are bombarded daily with commercial messages and beauty tips that attempt to lure you into believing that the most recent miracle drug is just what you …

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[3 Nov 2011 | No Comment ]

Do you want a Clarisonic but aren’t sure which system to buy? Dr. Robb tells us whether there are cleansing differences between the systems. For more information to help you make your decision, check out Dr. Robb’s post on the difference between the sonic cleansing systems !

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[29 Oct 2011 | 4 Comments ]

Although sometimes it affects adults too, acne is primarily a teenage problem as it surfaces mostly when one attains puberty. The most common cause of acne is known to be an oily skin. The male hormone testosterone that is released at puberty can rise to levels that are higher than what the body requires.

The hormone works on oil glands and a series of changes occur:

* there is an increased production of oil
* the oils comes out on the surface of the skin
* the skin pores get blocked
* the entrapped oil is infected with …

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[28 Oct 2011 | No Comment ]
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This year, Clarisonic was the official sponsor of Glamour Reel Moments. The Glamour Reel Moments program was established in 2004 to place more women in the director’s chair and bring Glamour reader’s stories to the big screen. Eva Longoria, Zoe Saldana and Olivia Wilde join the other 19 A-list actresses who have pushed stereotypes aside and stepped behind the camera to direct a short filmed inspired by real-life stories.  We got the inside access and are bringing it to you, our fans! The three actresses discussed their directorial experiences on a panel during a luncheon hosted by  Glamour and Clarisonic. The luncheon gave these new directors a platform to discuss the lack of female directors in the film industry; noting that only 7% of directors are women. All three ladies noted the difference of being an actress to being a director and in taking on their movie themes of empowerment, discussed these nuances candidly with the crowd of film and beauty bloggers.  Zoe noted that the experience was empowering and made her dream of directing a sci-fi film come true. Eva’s insight into her directorial debut showed that the actress liked the feeling of power of behind the camera best stating, “As an actor, you just hope they edit things right and make you look good. As a director, everything is in your hands. You become very insightful and sharp real quick!” When asked about why there is a lack of female made movies, Eva chimed in that the real project is to move the ball down the court. Olivia seconded that, by noting that someone has to be the first and Zoe noted that the pressure isn’t only on the industry but the audience – stating that people need to watch the movies women make for producers to want to make them

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[27 Oct 2011 | No Comment ]

The first sign of aging that most people notice are eye wrinkles. These wrinkles, as well as the dark circles and bags that accompany them, may begin to appear when a person is still in their twenties and can become more noticeable with the passage of time. The Opal does wonders for the eye, but will it work on the rest of your face? See what Dr. Robb has to say in the video below!

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[26 Oct 2011 | No Comment ]

Mix 1/8 cup of olive oil and 1 heaping tablespoon of sea salt

Use on knees and elbows in the shower and rinse off. Pat dry with a soft towel.

The Total Body Workout You Will Stick With!