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Why we break out- for the teens...and adults 11/13/11

Published November 13, 2011   Why we break out...and what we can do about it. Clogged poresprevent the skin from breathing while forcing oil and dirt from beneath theskin to push its way out onto the surface, often causing apimple, white heador black head. Over active sebaceous glands can stimulate moreoil within the epidermal layers causing a build-up of oil beneath the skin'ssurface which then pushes its way out by way of the pimple. What are sebaceous glands?  Sebaceous glands create sebum or skin oils thatkeep our skin hydrated and supple. There are several ways these skin oil producing glands...

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Mild, regular and super...

Published March 11, 2009 on Wordpress.com I'm often asked what I do to keep my hair so healthy and smooth. Once I reveal that my hair is also relaxed the next question follows, "what kind of relaxer are you using???" I'm always quick to reply "Hawaiian Silky Mild". Little do women know, however, that often times a mild relaxer is the best route to take if you want to avoid over processing your hair, which is what takes away the luster and body. I didn't aways use mild though. No, my head has experienced them all, starting with Revlon regular....

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Egypt Tour 2006

Egypt Tour 2006

Published April 5, 2009 on Wordpress.com   Hello Everyone, Enjoying the beginning hints and scents of Spring in the air?   Well, I\'d like to share with you one of the most treasured and enlightning trips I\'ve taken in my 35 years on this earth...Egypt.  It is where I came and revitalized my spirit, learned of ancient truths and became familiar with a more sacred way of living. Dr. Clinton Crawford is one of the most informed Egyptologists, scholars and historians of our day.  Following the footsteps of Dr. Ben and our beloved Dr. Clarke, he makes a yearly two week...

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Lisa Price's awesome gift of sharing her story.

Published March 16, 2009 on Wordpress.com I've just come back from an exciting seminar hosted by Project Enterprise's Entrepreneurial night called the Sweet Smell of Success with Lisa Price of  Carol's Daughter, hosted by Columbia University.   This was my second opportunity  to hear Mrs. Price speak and educate.  (I will refer to her as Mrs. Price because this evening I slipped and called her Lisa, as if she were a girlfriend. lol) My first learning experience with Lisa (oh what the heck) was at a workshop she held at the New York Open Center , my educational home of...

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Salt Vs. Sugar

Published March 7, 2009 A few months back, while doing a designers show, a customer asked if my scrubs were salt or sugar. She said that it was very important that she stay away from sugar scrubs because they irritated her eczema. Who knew? I wouldn’t have imagined that sugar could irritate the skin if applied topically. But, when you think about it…what does it do to our bodies when ingested? Hmmm…. My reason for using Dead Sea Salt for our body scrubs was purely about my familiarity with its detoxifying properties for the skin and body.I used to hear...

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