Running – Short Legs & High Altitude

In high school I ran cross country. It was great – I was in some seriously good shape and even though I wasn’t close to being the best, I could still finish a 3 mile race. This was in Oklahoma where there are hills, not mountains and the elevation is 722 ft. Now, I can barely run a mile without … Read More

Treating Ingrown Hairs

Ugh. Getting ingrown hairs is the worst. You can get them pretty much anywhere but they seem to be more common in areas where your skin rubs and/or is moist (bikini line or underarms anyone?). The last thing you want to deal with during the days of warm weather is hiding any embarrassing irritations. Here’s some tips to dealing: It’s … Read More

Exercise & Your Skin

We all know the benefit of facials – clear, glowing skin that appears full and healthy. Did you know that one of the main reasons your skin appears this way after facials is because of increased circulation? All of the massaging, active products and steam increase the blood circulation in your face and body. Blood carries oxygen and nutrients to working cells … Read More

Dry Skin Needs Extra Love

Dry Skin is pretty easy to identify. We’ve all had those days where it feels like we just can’t chug enough water and it shows through our skin almost too immediately. Worst part? Dry skin ages quicker. In order to restore skin’s youth and keep hydrated, the proper steps must be taken on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. Keep … Read More

Wedding Season Begins – Tips for Brides!

I don’t know about you but I know what I’m doing the next 6 weeks.. Weddings. When it comes to Bridal Makeup, I always remind my brides that the less makeup you need to apply, the better. Keeping your skin fresh and healthy during all the stress of planning a wedding (and the changing seasons) can be tricky! Make sure … Read More

Organic – Not Just For Eating

Organic. It’s so hot right now. There are many Whole Food shoppers and Yoga addicts who focus on body health and mind health – living healthy lifestyles and maintaining healthy diets. FUN FACT! Your body has the ability to absorb up to 80% of what you put ON it.. Think about it, doctors prescribe topical medications all the time.  If you’re … Read More

iHealth Digital Scale

The best holiday gift my boyfriend and I received this year was without a doubt the iHealth Digital Scale aka Pure Motivation. The sleek looking scale can connect by Bluetooth to an iPhone (or iPad) app so I can record my daily weight (yikes). It’s awesome because not only does it motivate me to work out and eat right but … Read More