Healthy Hair Care, Tutorials

Quick Tip: Shampooing Hair

Here’s a quick tip to get you to your longer lengths.   Don’t pile your hair on top of your head when you wash your hair, like this: (Source) If you do, you are asking for a knotted mess that will lead you down the path to unnecessary breakage* as you struggle to detangle it. When shampooing your hair I would suggest:…

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Beauty

Yay or Nay: Temporary Lip Tattoos

I came across this product in a recent Sephora email and I was instantly intrigued.  Violent Lips has come out with these lip applications that are akin to temporary tattoos.  They say that they last up to 8 hours — talk about long lasting!  They come in several different looks, which are not for the faint of heart.  Here is…

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Cooking Chronicles, Lifestyle

Homemade Pancakes with Blueberry Compote

This recipe is perfect for Sunday brunch.  Light and fluffy buttermilk pancakes with a blueberry compote.  And you can easily substitute the blueberries for your favorite fruit. Step 1: Sour 6 Tablespoons of Milk with 1 Tablespoon of Vinegar for 5 minutes in a bowl.  (This is an inexpensive way to make the buttermilk for this recipe.)  Step 2: Combine…

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Cooking Chronicles, Lifestyle

Carrot and Ginger Soup…yikes

With the weather cooling off and Fall kicking into full gear, I was in the mood for warm soothing soup.  I wanted to try something new and decided on this recipe for Carrot and Ginger Soup.  And while I’m typically able to judge the tastiness of a dish by checking out the recipe, I have to say that I’m humbled…

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Healthy Hair Care

Long Thick Shiny Hair

I’ve gathered up some tips and tricks to maximize your hair’s potential.   Want more shine, growth and volume?  Boost Shine: Foods high in Vitamin A and C (Green Vegetables like Kale, Swiss Chard, Spinach, Broccoli, and Asparagus) – They promote healthy scalp, which produces naturally shiny hair. Foods packed with Omega-3 fatty acids – Flaxseeds, Fish, Nuts, and Spinach…

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