The next time you reach for the candy bar, donut, cookie, whatever…think before you bite. The effects of sugar when consumed in unhealthy quantities are bad for your health (to be addressed in a future blog), but did you know that sugar has been linked to not only acne, but aging the skin faster?
Glycation is a physiological reaction that occurs when there is too much sugar in the body. Protein molecules can cross-link with sugar […]
Whelp folks, here it is. Uh huh. I know. It really is that time of year again. For some, the holiday season is amazing, wonderful, exciting and fun. For others, it can be a huge source of stress- maybe because of family relationship issues, finances, bad memories, whatever. Good or bad…the next four weeks/last four weeks of the year are a whirlwind for most of us. Staying on track with health and wellness is key. […]
5-Minute Meditation/Breathing Re-Boot It is really beneficial to have a regular practice, twice a day if possible- 15- 20 minutes of meditation is ideal. Many clients have expressed that realistically, this isn’t possible. Really though, all you need is a few minutes a day, and you can experience DRAMATIC changes in your overall state. I have noticed that the days I start with this, my day is very different. It is truly amazing what 5 […]
Cleanse Your Face Twice a Day It seems like more than 50% of the time, when doing a consultation with a facial client, I find out that a lot of people don’t realize they are supposed to cleanse the face twice a day. Honestly, until I went to esthetics school, I didn’t know that either.
I’m going to give you a simple explanation as to why this is important.
Cleansing in the morning?
I never understood why this […]
MY PERSONAL TRANSFORMATION TO HEALTH I recently underwent a total redesign on my nutrition intake. I did a 30-day re-boot program. I cut way back on sugar, stopped drinking alcohol, and ate foods mostly from the low Glycemic Index. I did this because one of my clients who I had friend-ed on Facebook did it, and I saw her transformation. I finally got the courage to do it.