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May Lindstrom Skin | The Youth Dew & The Jasmine Garden

October 4, 2016

Last month I wrote about being the lucky winner of an amazing (seriously, amazing) green beauty giveaway. As a mother, birth doula and lactation counselor, I often take care of others but don’t always practice self-care, so it really couldn’t have come at a better time. Receiving these treasures inspired me to take some space and time to nourish my mind, body and senses. Some people asked me to share my experiences with these products so as I use them over the next few months,…

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MAHALO Rare Indigo Beauty Balm

August 17, 2016

I’m grateful to have won such incredible green beauty products in an Instagram giveaway last month. I’ve started using them and have felt so pampered! I’m passionate about green beauty and will be sharing my experiences with these treasures over the coming months. First up, is the Rare Indigo beauty balm from Mahalo Skin Care. Between the fires and smog, the air quality in LA this summer has been horrible, wreaking havoc on my sensitive skin. It became congested, dull…

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Wellness

Dry Skin Brushing to Naturally Detoxify & Smooth Skin

November 17, 2015

I take five minutes everyday to dry skin brush. Skin is the largest organ in the human body and one third of our body’s toxins are excreted through it. Dry skin brushing boosts the lymphatic system which is a major part of the body’s immune system. It’s made up of organs and lymph nodes, ducts and vessels that transport lymph throughout the body. Many of these lymph vessels run just below the skin and regularly brushing the skin stimulates normal lymph flow…

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DIY Vanilla Mint Honey Body Scrub

September 21, 2013

The change of seasons always affects my skin. While summer air is more humid and moisture-rich, the cold, dry air in fall and winter leaves our skin dehydrated, flaky and rough. This body scrub recipe from Mountain Rose Herbs is simple to make and leaves skin glowing and feeling lightly refreshed. The soft vanilla bean kisses your skin with a hint of fragrance and luxurious honey helps to moisturize, nourish, and protect the skin with its antioxidant, antimicrobial, and humectant properties. This scrub…

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