29/4/2015 0 Comments
Life Down Under: Week 13
When do you feel connected, flowing, at peace? When do you feel constricted? These days, pressures to do more and be more can throw you off balance. Happiness can seem a revolutionary art. That’s when it’s time to take a moment. To ditch struggle and get back in touch with your fundamental self – believing in your perfect worth. That often involves refining your sensitivity and sense of connection – through such life style choices as yoga and meditation and time spent in nature. It is ultimately about getting in touch with what’s real. And nurturing yourself. Your patient caring for yourself – and for other living things – now becomes your gift. – Taken from an Aveda excerpt
20/4/2015 0 Comments
Clay: Not Just for Arts & Crafts
One of my favorite facial products to use that I think are really overlooked are Facial Clay Masks. Judging by the feedback I have received, most people don’t use masks which I was really surprised about. I think in North America, they’re viewed as a luxury item you get at a spa, not as a necessity in your skin care routine. Coming from someone who has a lot of trouble with my skin with the slightest climate change, I’m telling you that masks are powdery miracles.
Fun fact #1: Smell is the first of your five senses to develop and right when you’re born, it’s fully functional. Babies use their sense of smell to decipher who their mom is.
Fun fact #2: It’s easier to smell scents in the spring and summer as there is more moisture in the air.