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Come Home with an Ayurvedic Facial in Ottawa

Posted in: skin, Uncategorized- Sep 29, 2017 No Comments

Hurricanes, floods, forest fires and volcanic eruptions happen not only at the planetary level but also in our lives, inwardly and outwardly. They reflected a loss of balance of all the elements: fire, water, air and earth. And we have seen them all occur back to back this summer. Directly or indirectly, they likely contributed […]

HOW TO BE BEAUTIFUL ALL YOUR LIFE

Posted in: Aging, Beauty care, Beauty tips, Emotions, Infos, Inner beauty, Mental beauty, Recipes, skin, Wellbeing- Jan 15, 2016 No Comments

Adepts and practitioners of ayurveda are very aware of the cycles of life, from birth to death. They know how to help you be beautiful for life. They know the importance of knowing the self, of touch, exercise, of belonging, of expressing emotions and talents, and that showing gratitude (including to trees, animals, stones, planets, […]

Salt for Beauty, Balance and Unity

Posted in: Beauty care, Beauty tips, Products, skin, Spirituality, Uncategorized, Wellbeing- Dec 02, 2015 No Comments

photo by Sheila Daunt-Escandon Berdhanya Swami Tierra, a mystic from Ottawa, recently led a pilgrimage in the salt-rich lands of Peru and Bolivia. Here is an interview with her about her journey and what she learned about salt, its properties, its role on this planet and how to used it for inner and outer beauty. […]

Make-up and Mascarades

Posted in: Beauty care, Emotions, Inner beauty, Products, Recipes, skin, Uncategorized- Oct 28, 2015 No Comments

WHY DO YOU WANT TO WEAR MAKE-UP? Has make-up become a mask for you? To hide blemishes, the fact that you did not sleep well, cried or in the worst of circumstances, to hide a black eye from an abusive parent or partner? If you cannot let yourself be seen without make-up, even occasionally, your […]

Three amazing oils from the tropics

Posted in: Aging, Beauty care, Hair and nails, Products, skin, Uncategorized, Wellbeing- Jul 01, 2015 No Comments

When I first started making moisturizers, I valued essential oils and hydrosols (floral waters), spending little time thinking about carrier oils except to make sure they matched the three doshas (Vata, Pitta, Kapha constitutions). Things changed when I first discovered the power and delightful comfort provided by pumpkin seed oil. Since then, every time I […]