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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 […]

What is Beauty?

Posted in: Uncategorized- Oct 26, 2015 No Comments

Poets the world over, and for centuries, have tried to define it and yet they have been able to render but a fraction of it. Here is a small selection: People often say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing you […]

Taking care of yourself after an accident

Posted in: Meditation, Uncategorized- Oct 17, 2015 No Comments

When accidents happen, serious ones I mean like car accidents, falls, burns and other traumas, you need immediate care to see if and where damage has occurred, spine, bones, organs, veins and arteries, brain, tissues, etc. After receiving first line care, you return home and you need to rest. Shortly after, you will likely experience […]

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 […]

Pregnant with a new product; will you help me find a name?

Posted in: Uncategorized- May 30, 2015 8 Comments

A conversation with Marguerite, a former member of the National Advisory Council on Aging, has remained with me: “You know, I don’t feel old even in my 80s, but when I look at my hands, they look old. That’s the part of me I have difficulty reconciling with.” I was then in my late 30s […]