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portrait of a 72 year old womanBeing Seen
October 30, 2019

Discovering the “Self” in the Portrait. What this 72-Year-Old Woman Shared Will Move You.

Trina and her boyfriend pulled up to the front gate. I watched bewildered as they extracted a rather large canvas from the car. Once inside my house, she placed the…
hyperpigmentation and freckles on a faceExposing the Beauty IndustryNatural Skincare for a Radiant Glow
October 16, 2019

Confronting Hypocrisy and Hyperpigmentation

You may (or may not) know that I started creating online workshops for various topics that I’ve been asked dozens (if not hundreds) of times about throughout the decades of…
Natural Skincare for a Radiant Glow
October 9, 2019

7 DIY Natural Skincare Ingredients You Should Never Use and Why

There are so many dangerous natural DIY skincare remedies all over the Internet! Let's talk about these so-called "remedies" and why you shouldn’t ever be using them on your face.…
near death experience police chase crash clackamas countyHealthy Self Care and Soul Nourishment
September 24, 2019

My Near Death Experience and What I Did After to Recover Holistically

Yesterday I thought I was going to die. I stared dead-on at a truck speeding out of control, knowing if it hit, it would be the last thing I saw.…
St. Ives Apricot Scrub greenwashing brandGreenwashing Beauty Brands
August 17, 2019

St. Ives Is Greenwashing: Don’t Fall Prey

It's so tempting to buy into the natural claims of St. Ives since they've been around for decades as a budget-friendly, drugstore brand. But I hate to tell you, they've…
Eco Friendly LivingGreen Beauty BasicsHealthy Self Care and Soul Nourishment
April 20, 2019

Are Your Cosmetics Harmful? Why Green Beauty Matters On Earth Day and Every Day

Sometimes it’s the most ordinary things, like beauty products, that are often overlooked as a valid way to make an eco-friendly impact, as well as a positive impact on your…
Best Natural Skincare BrandsNatural and Non-Toxic SunscreenNatural Skincare for a Radiant Glow
April 4, 2019

5 Natural Sunscreens with Zinc Oxide and Titanium Dioxide Safe for Your Face

Natural sunscreens with Zinc Oxide and Titanium Dioxide have long been the choice of dermatologists (and environmentalists) for their immediate efficacy and safety. Currently Zinc Oxide and Titanium Dioxide are…
Natural Skincare for a Radiant Glow
April 2, 2019

Is Your Sunblock Preventing or Causing Cancer?

What’s better? Using sunblock that may have cancer-causing ingredients or not wearing it and risking burns and melanoma (AKA skin cancer)? Researchers and experts are divided on the subject of…
Makeup Tips and TricksNatural Skincare for a Radiant Glow
March 14, 2019

What is a BB Cream? And Why Most BB Creams Aren’t Good For Your Skin

Almost everyone asks me, "What's a BB Cream? Do I need a BB cream? Is a BB cream good for my skin?" So let's dive in to answering those questions...…
Healthy Eating and NutritionNatural Relief for Dry SkinNatural Skincare for a Radiant Glow
February 20, 2019

How to buy the best honey for your skin and health. 3 questions to always ask.

Honey is a superb DIY, at-home treatment for dry skin, and for other skin conditions such as acne, eczema, rosacea and for restoring a radiant glow. If you want to…

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