Post image for Beauty Tutorial: Sun-Kissed Skin & Beachy Waves!

I always feel like I look my best in the summertime, particularly after a day at the beach. There’s nothing better than that rosy sun-kissed glow and natural, beachy waves! Read more »

b -May 15, 2013, 5:29PM
it looks like she's not wearing why not skip the chemicals and just not wear makeup?
Laney -May 15, 2013, 7:20AM
The song is The Everpresent New Times Condition by Saturday Looks Good to Me!

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Post image for Diary Of A Wellness Retreat, Part One: Let’s Do This!

I just returned from a weekend long yoga retreat at Sagrada Wellness in California. Read more »

Aaron Ogden -Jun 05, 2013, 2:35PM
What beautiful writing and images, Julia. It was so lovely to spend sacred time with you on this retreat. Thank you for your sincerity and grace. There is a space in each of our hearts that remains hidden until we unlock it with our honesty and allowance to surrender. Thank you for your willingness to Open. The fire ceremony remembers stillness in this One's Heart Space. Hope to connect again as our paths cross once more! In Love, Aaron Ogden
May -Jun 02, 2013, 3:03AM
Beautiful scene. I really love it!

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Post image for Easy Beauty Trick: DIY Tinted Moisturizer For Glowing Skin

If you’re naturally fair-skinned, like I am, spring can be a somewhat difficult transition period.  Read more »

Nat -Apr 10, 2014, 1:50AM
I've heard that after a while, it gets streaky, is this true?
Nikki -Dec 16, 2013, 9:49PM
what exact brand of lotion and bronzer did you use?

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Post image for Our Favorite Ways To Use Coconut Oil

The uses for coconut oil are seemingly endless.  Not only is it one of my favorite beauty products, but I’ve read and been told that there are benefits to eating a spoonful of it every day. Read more »

gloria -Jan 14, 2014, 10:54AM
I recently started using coconut oil and am amazed at the results.I am losing weight so effortlessly since i started taking 3 tablespoons a day without dieting.Ivall it the magic bullet.I also use it all over my body before taking a shower about 3 times a week.My skin is soft like a baby.My hail is exactly like everyone says about it.It leaves my hail=r soft and very shiny.I know there are hundreds of uses for this miracle can google to find out anything about the benefits of any health disorde. You must get the organic unrefined or extra virgin kind.I get a hugh jar from Sams club for 15.00 dollars.Good luck everyone.
Donna Winter -Jan 08, 2014, 8:22PM
I was born with a congential skin condition called Bullous Icthyosisform Erythraderm I have been treated with many products over the years including Soft White Paraffin with up to 20% Salasilic Acid added of which this has ad the tendercy to make my Ears Ring after three treatments. My GP In August 2013 reccomended that I try Coconut Oil Rubbed directly onto the excessively crusted areas of my Legs, Feet, Buttocks, Elbows and Arms. My local Chemist had a jar of Homebrand Coconut Oil for $20 for a 500g Jar. I must also mention that I also use a Product called Lanate, at the same time. The way I applied both of these was I put the Lanate on first followed by the Coconut Oil. At the end of 5 Jars of Coconut Oil my Legs etc were like normal skin. (The Lanate doesn,t work just n it,s own very well). This took about three weeks to make my skin normal as we say for me. I have just started again this week using the Coconut Oil and Lanate again as my legs etc have built up the scale again. This is the nature of my condition. I am really please to have found something that works that's not expensive and doesn,t cause other problems. (side effects).

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Post image for Homemade Lavender Mint Foot Scrub

Sandal season is here, and it’s important that we’re confident of the feet we’ll be showing off all spring and summer. I don’t usually get pedicures – I actually prefer to give myself a spa-like treatment all on my own. Read more »

anti-ageing -Mar 09, 2014, 5:10PM
Betwen aall of these resources you should have no problems picking out what you want to sell. It smoothens and evcens out thhe skin tone mazking thee skin look annd feel healthier and younger. These products contan natural ingdedients tthat won't harm ykur skin.
tami -Jul 09, 2013, 9:48AM
Coconut oil works great also

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Post image for What’s Your Perfume Scent?

Everyone has their own scent, a scent that goes well with their personality and spirit and makes them a little more magical than what they are already. It’s the scent that catches people’s breath when you walk by, a scent that’s reminiscent of who you are. Read more »

cheyenne -Dec 18, 2013, 10:28PM
They discontinued it and I bought up 4 bottles right away, but it is bath and body works Secret Wonderland. it's cheap, but I love it.
Heidi S -Aug 14, 2013, 2:18PM
My everyday perfume is Song in D MInor by Tokyo Milk Special occasions: Chanel No. 5

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Post image for Homemade Refreshing Cucumber Aloe Mist for Face and Body

The word “refresh” has such a good sound to it. It makes me think of leaping into a cool pool on the hottest of summer days. This face & body mist brings about that same feeling – and it has major benefits for your skin. Read more »

Aish -Mar 26, 2014, 3:51AM
I've got eczema on my face, is this still safe to use?
anonymos -Oct 24, 2013, 2:39AM
can i make a batch but with 50% rose water and 50% cucumber juice?

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Post image for Homemade Coconut Lavender Conditioner

After doing this post on homemade coconut milk shampoo, we had some requests for a conditioner to go along with it, so here you go! Read more »

Laura -Apr 14, 2014, 5:17PM
Just wanted to add my two cents... First off- thank you very much for this & the shampoo recipe. I made them both about 3-4 weeks ago & have been using them... I use the conditioner first, then I rinse it out, and then use the shampoo, followed by an apple cider vinegar rinse. My hair is very thick & curly (ringlet curly if it isn't too long). I found if I did this the traditional way (shampoo then conditioner), then I did find it left my hair a little oily... but when I do it backwards, it comes out great. I love the lavender smell! Also, before getting out of the shower I use the conditioner all over my skin, and my skin has never felt better. One day, I was in a rush & used a 2 in 1 store brand & was really surprised to see my hair looked very dull and felt very dry. Thank you so much for these recipes!!
Christine -Mar 07, 2014, 1:39PM
I love this stuff! I work at a pool and teach a lot of lessons, so I am in the water all the time. I put this on under a cap before I get in the pool. It protects and moisturizes my hair perfectly!

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Post image for Awake And Cleanse: My Favorite Drink

For many months now I have been drinking lemon, honey, ginger and cayenne pepper throughout the day. It awakens me and stimulates my senses. Ginger is very good for the stomach and the lemon and cayenne pepper help to open up the nasal passages, allowing a nice breathing pattern. I always have a sweet tooth — especially during mid-day — and the honey in the drink helps to soothe it. Read more »

Sj -Sep 06, 2013, 8:34PM
Can I prepare this ahead of time or should it be preparedmright before consumption?
Eva -Jun 29, 2013, 1:01PM
do not put the honey in hot water! it´s not healthy --> Ayurveda

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Post image for Spring Nail Polish: Colors We Love

Come warmer days my nails come alive with color, like buds on a tree. I love the slight bit of happiness they bring when I glance at them and when I’m typing on my keyboard. Read more »

Jennifer -Apr 21, 2013, 10:33PM
I love both! I currently have on Essie Where's my chauffeur? and I love it!! What brand/shade is the coral orange in this photo? I love it and it's so hard to find a good one for fair skin.
Bonnie -Apr 17, 2013, 8:18PM
Living on a ranch, I'll just appreciate those lucky ladies who get to wear nail polish! My feet are in boots year round especially during the spring/summer (let's hear it for rattlesnakes) so I'm most happy with a pedicure, and then (also being an artist) I allow for creative freedom for the pedicurist with my toes! :-)

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Post image for Spring’s Lipstick Color: Vibrant Coral

Each season as new fashion trends emerge, so do new beauty trends, and this spring/summer it’s all about the coral/orange lip color. It’s punchy, head turning, unique and will give a nice little pop to your summer outfits.

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Muskan -Apr 20, 2013, 3:46AM
Hi Fp jemma I love vibe-rent colors. Always try lipstick shades according to the skin tone. Now its spring, finally time to start switching out all those dark and moody makeup hues for something that feels a little brighter and fresher.
Laurel -Apr 14, 2013, 11:39PM
Urban decay also has an amazing coral lipstick, and it's vegan:)

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Post image for Festival Hair Inspiration From Drybar

One of the fun things we’ll be doing at our Coachella house this weekend is having Drybar come by to style our hair for the festival! They clearly know a thing or two about hair so we asked them about their favorite festival hairstyles and for some advice for the festival season ahead. Read more »

Rachel -Jul 13, 2013, 1:51AM
love the illustrations
Jessi -Apr 21, 2013, 12:32AM
Love the illustrations so perfect!

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