Skincare Articles

Be Motivated to Get Healthier at BALANCE IN VEGAS 2014

Be Motivated to Get Healthier at BALANCE IN VEGAS 2014

I LOVE providing advice and inspiration for thousands of readers every week online and in my Take Action Tuesday newsletter. But there’s something so powerful and action-propelling about being in the same room, feeling the energy of a crowd of engaged listeners and really connecting IN PERSON. That’s why a few health-loving partners and I…

The Oil Cleansing Method: Skincare for Acne and Beyond

The Oil Cleansing Method: Skincare for Acne and Beyond

Guess what? I haven’t washed my face in two months! Shocking for someone dealing with acne. But wait a minute… let me tell you what I am doing – the Oil Cleansing Method (OCM). Totally minimized my routine, saved me tons of cash, and now my skin is hydrated without increased breakouts. In this article,…

Moisturize Using Just Olive Oil: the Why and the How

Moisturize Using Just Olive Oil: the Why and the How

Break the dryness cycle by cutting your addiction to chemical moisturizers and using plant-based oils. Yes, I said addiction. Commercial lotions cause a dependency where the more you use the more you need. Basically, the artificial moisture signals the skin that it doesn’t need to produce it’s own oils. If you stop using your chemical…

Acne: When a Healthy Lifestyle Doesn’t Cure It

Acne: When a Healthy Lifestyle Doesn’t Cure It

I’ve got an embarrassing secret which if you’ve seen me face-to-face isn’t really much of a secret at all. I have adult acne. I am also a high raw vegan.  I also have the cleanest diet and lifestyle of anyone I know. I do everything right. So what gives? Acne is a psychological issue with…