Safe Cosmetics Beginner Guide – Part 2: How to Read Labels in a Systematic Way

Safe Cosmetics Beginner Guide – Part 2: How to Read Labels in a Systematic Way
Welcome back to the series. Last time, you learned some behind-the-scenes in the beauty industry; we also discussed that it is actually safe and necessary to add preservatives in natural cosmetics products. Your curious mind may start asking: what kinds of preservatives should I expect to see in the ingredients? You will find an answer ...

Recipe: Sesame Oatmeal Congee

Recipe: Sesame Oatmeal Congee
The temperature drops as fall slowly arrives — it is a good time to introduce some warm food into your diets. These days, I’ve been experimenting different recipes; and the one that I’m about to share with you is definitely one of my favorite – Sesame Oatmeal Congee. This dish is a great option for ...

Safe Cosmetics Beginner Guide – Part 1: Watch Out! The Danger of Natural Ingredients

Safe Cosmetics Beginner Guide – Part 1: Watch Out! The Danger of Natural Ingredients
Picking clean and safe cosmetics is definitely a learn-able skill and needs some systematic approaches. I’m so happy to share everything I’ve found with you in this blog series of four, which also come with four simple exercises to help you take actions. To start, a quick question: are you confused about how to select ...

Are You Following These 7 Steps in Your Skin Care Routine Every Day [INTERVIEW]? 2

Are You Following These 7 Steps in Your Skin Care Routine Every Day [INTERVIEW]?
What is your skin care routine every day? And, are you clear about all the necessary skin care protocols you need to follow as a routine? In this blog, Cristinia Ochoa, Holistic Esthetician, will walk you through the entire process of her recommended seven skin care steps that you must not skip every day. Step#1 ...

10 Tips that will Change Your Understanding about Skincare [INFOGRAPHIC]

10 Tips that will Change Your Understanding about Skincare [INFOGRAPHIC]
We all want great skin. Yet, it seems that we are misguided when it comes to understand skincare. Instead of turning outwards to be bombarded by all kinds of advertising messages about how we should take care of the skin and what products to buy, wouldn’t it be wiser to turn inwards to start understand ...

Traditional Chinese Medicine: 2 Organs and 2 Flavors You Can’t Ignore in this Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]

Traditional Chinese Medicine: 2 Organs and 2 Flavors You Can’t Ignore in this Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]
Did you know that seasonal changes can influence how your body feels from the inside, and that how your body feels will subsequently have a direct impact on how you feel emotionally? For example, the hot weather in the summer can bring up a lot of “heat” in your heart, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine, ...

Choose Your Essential Oils for Acne in 4 Steps [INFOGRAPHIC] 4

Choose Your Essential Oils for Acne in 4 Steps [INFOGRAPHIC]
Have you ever considered using essential oils for acne treatment and for acne marks? These days I am slowly getting into the world of aromatherapy because of its holistic healing properties (which I love). There are so many amazing benefits that I think you should get to know them, too. As you may have already ...

7 Steps to Powerful Sun Protection 6

7 Steps to Powerful Sun Protection
So, you are satisfied with your all-natural sunscreen you’ve chosen. But you are still wondering why this sunscreen doesn’t seem to give you enough sun protection as you expect. Why is that? That’s because understanding how to apply sunscreen for maximized protection is just as important as choosing one. That’s like having the best seeds and a garden with ...

Step-by-Step Guide to Select All-Natural Sunscreen 2

Step-by-Step Guide to Select All-Natural Sunscreen
Choosing a safe and right sunscreen can be daunting and confusion. Don’t you think? Worry not! To save you time, energy and money (on the wrong or unsuitable products), I’ve done the hard work for you. By going through the following content, you will be able to grasp key fundamentals for selecting an all-natural sunscreen ...

How to Make a Healthy Chocolate Smoothie without Chocolates? 10

How to Make a Healthy Chocolate Smoothie without Chocolates?
Making yourself a smoothie as the breakfast is quick, healthy and skin-nourishing way to kick off your morning. Ever since I was introduced to Glowing Green Smoothies by Kimberly Snyder, author of the bestselling The Beauty Detox Solution, I have been drinking smoothies in the morning before I begin my day, and have been having ...