4 Simple Food Face Masks

    As a Beauty Therapist and Nutritionist, I love natural food face masks and I believe that we shouldn’t put anything on our skin that isn’t safe enough to eat because our skin can absorb up to 60% of what is applied to it. Applying a face mask to the skin should be an essential component of any weekly beauty regime because a face mask can help to improve the overall texture of your skin. Depending on your skin type and the ingredients selected, masks can work to tighten, tone, rejuvenate, nourish and hydrate the skin and address a […]

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5 Benefits of Coffee Scrubs for the skin

  We all know that exfoliating our skin is an important part of any beauty regime. Our skin is constantly shedding dead skin cells and generating new ones. When dead skin cells pile up on the surface of our skin, it can make our skin appear dull and feel rough. The dead skin cells can clog pores and also act as a barrier that stops products from properly penetrating the skin. Sometimes our body is slow at shedding dead skin cells because this natural exfoliation process (referred to as ‘desquamation’) slows down as we age. As a Nutritionist and Beauty […]

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Nourishing Winter Food Face Mask

  The winter months can really affect the condition of our skin. The harsh, cold winds can irritate our skin and affect our natural moisture balance. Our skin can be left feeling dry and dehydrated so it is important to ensure that we care for our skin with nourishing oils and soothing face masks to repair and protect the skin. In winter I like to eat warm food and drink warm teas so I also enjoy the feeling of warm products on my skin. This warming, natural face mask uses 4 food ingredients, and the best part is that you […]

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6 nutrients to promote beautiful skin

  Healthy skin starts from the inside and requires a variety of nutrients to work in synergy at a cellular level. All vitamins and minerals serve a purpose and are needed by the body to maintain good health, however there are a few specific nutrients that are particularly important to promote, enhance and protect the structure of our skin. Below are my 6 top nutrients to promote beautiful skin and give you a glowing complexion from the inside out.   VITAMIN A Vitamin A is one of the most important skin nutrients because it is needed to promote healthy cell […]

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The Busy Woman’s Guide to Self-Care

    “An empty lantern provides no light. Self-care is the fuel that allows your light to shine brightly”   As a Beauty Therapist in a Day Spa, it is my job to pamper people every day and help them look and feel amazing. It makes me happy to see women come in for treatments who are exhausted and frazzled and then leave with a spring in their step. After a bit of self-care time, they look and feel like completely different people and are able to go home and be better partners, mothers, workers and friends. As a Health […]

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12 Healthy Habits to start in 2016

It’s that time of year where many of us start to make a list of new year’s resolutions to improve our health and overall quality of life. Many of us fall off the wagon at times when it comes to our health, however now is the time to jump back on and love yourself enough to make a few changes that will lead to a healthier and happier you for the year ahead. As a Health Coach, clients often ask me about what healthy habits I think are important to incorporate into their daily schedule. Here are some of my […]

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