ON THE INSIDE

The Buzz That Is Self-care Is A Beautiful Thing

The self-care buzz is a beautiful thing. I remember the first time I heard the term self-care. The year was 1992 and I was watching Oprah. She was chatting with a guest named Cheryl Richardson. During the conversation, Cheryl told Oprah that women should put...

What Are Xenoestrogens & How Do You Avoid Them?

Xenoestrogens, also known as endocrine disruptors are xenohormones - synthetic or natural compounds that mimic the actions of hormones naturally produced by the body. Xenoestrogens mimic the effects of estrogen, a natural hormone found in women and men, and...

Signs That Your Estrogen Levels May Be Low

Estrogen is a powerful and necessary hormone in the functioning of the female body. However, estrogen imbalance can also be the culprit behind many unpleasant feelings that women experience. Estrogen comes in three forms. Estradiol, the form of estrogen made before...

ON THE OUTER

How To Clean Your Skin Exfoliating Accessories

We talk about cleansing the skin, the liver and other parts of the body. Let's not forget, however, that the tools we use to cleanse our bodies, needs cleaning too. At least until it's time to discard them. In a recent post, I shared tools that are used to exfoliate...

The Buzz That Is Self-care Is A Beautiful Thing

The self-care buzz is a beautiful thing. I remember the first time I heard the term self-care. The year was 1992 and I was watching Oprah. She was chatting with a guest named Cheryl Richardson. During the conversation, Cheryl told Oprah that women should put...

What Are Xenoestrogens & How Do You Avoid Them?

Xenoestrogens, also known as endocrine disruptors are xenohormones - synthetic or natural compounds that mimic the actions of hormones naturally produced by the body. Xenoestrogens mimic the effects of estrogen, a natural hormone found in women and men, and...

ON BEAUTY

5 Ways To Winterize Your Skincare Regimen

Though it's not officially winter, it sure feels like it with the frigid temperatures, gusty winds and low humidity.  It's time to winterize your skin care regimen. What worked in spring, summer and fall may not suffice during the frosty months. Here are 5 ways to...

Follows These Tips For Healthy Lips

Our lips are among the most fragile parts of our body. They're involved in the way we speak, the way we eat, and the expression of certain emotions. Smile!   Our beautiful lips take a lickin' and keep on tickin'. So it's only fair that we give them...

The Beauty of Baths

Do you get the beauty of baths? I ask because I know some people who never take them. For whatever reason, they just don't seem to care for them. Currently, I don't have a bathtub in my personal bathroom. My husband and I opted to have a standing shower with two...

HER SELF-CARE RITUALS

Her Self-care Rituals: Lina Sims

Where do you live, where are you from & what do you do? I'm Lina, I live in the Midwest, but originally I am from Washington, DC and am first generation Nigerian. I work in clinical research by day, but at night and in my spare time I am studying...

Her Self-care Rituals: Keneisha McLean

Where do you live, where are you from & what do you do? Simply put, I’m a freelancer in esthetics and a marketing consultant. When I’m not busy traveling, pampering and resolving skin concerns with clients, I also help startup brands to develop a strategy for...

Her Self-care Rituals: Joanna Daley

Where do you live, where are you from & what do you do? Hello! I’m Joanna, a holistic family coach with a specialization in child counseling and yoga therapeutics. I create happy and healthy lives for individuals and families through yoga, meditation, mindfulness,...

LATEST POST

How To Clean Your Skin Exfoliating Accessories

We talk about cleansing the skin, the liver and other parts of the body. Let's not forget, however, that the tools we use to cleanse our bodies, needs cleaning too. At least until it's time to discard them. In a recent post, I shared tools that are used to exfoliate...

IOB 085: My Heartbreaking & Amazing 2018

Last year was an incredibly tough year, emotionally. Life happens and all one can do is live it the best way they know how. How? Holds power for me. It's a question that usually leads to answers if you want them. Thanks to my curious nature, it carries me through many...

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