Mineral Skin Mist

From Morningstar Minerals, Derma Boost, is a rejuvenating spray mist. This rich vitamin, mineral & amino acid replenisher can be used on skin and hair. Extracted from ancient plant matter, Derma Boost is formulated to restore skin to a smooth, healthy condition. I apply to my face and body after a shower, before applying moisturizer. In addition, I like to use it intermittently during the day. It's far less expensive than its competitors, and of higher quality.  Click on the link below to find out more about the line and what they have to offer.

http://www.msminerals.com

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
— Maya Angelou

Beauty Sleep - Silky Secrets

Beauty sleep is a necessity after a certain age. All nighters require recovery time . No more stepping out the next day without a trace of evidence. Sleep deprivation is epidemic. We all know that it wreaks havoc on your body. Unfortunately, lack of sleep can take a toll on your appearance as well. Getting a good night's rest is paramount. Fortunately, there are quite a few ways to enhance your beauty sleep. 

Firstly, assess your bedroom. Make it restful, relaxing, clean, and calm. Create your own private oasis with decor that makes you feel cozy and comfortable. If you haven't done so already, get the tv out of there! Electronics disrupt your circadian rhythms. The same goes for cell phones. I have to confess, that lately, I feel like my phone is my "boyfriend". I sleep with it, check on it, and it's the first thing I think of every morning. Let's try to break these bad habits! 

Secondly, invest in a silk pillow, and, or, a silk scarf. Silk is soft and gentle on your hair and skin. Say goodbye to unwanted creases on your face, and fuzzy hair in the AM. Go to bed with a glamorous headwrap, and wake up looking refreshed and naturally beautiful! 

You can find inexpensive faux silk headwraps at CVS and Target, or opt for a cool vintage real silk scarf. Just make sure it's a large enough square to wrap your hair thoroughly, and tie the knot in the front towards the top (like a unicorn), so that it's comfy to sleep in.

Invest in a silk pillow cover to save your hair from tangles, and breakage. Toss and turn as much as you need to, but your hair will stay smooth and frizz free! Another worthwhile investment, is a silk eye mask. Soft and gentle on your face, an eye mask is essential to a deep sleep. Great for cat naps and travel too...treat yourself. xoxo

The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.” Marilyn Monroe

 

 

 

Hawaiian Beauties

Ever since I was a little girl, I've dreamt of going to Hawaii. Beautiful beaches, flowers, and music, all floating on the soft ocean air.  At one point my father even got a job offer to teach at the University of Hawaii. He took a position in Albany, New York instead...but, I digress....

Not too long ago, I finally took that trip to Kauai. It was absolutely beautiful and exceeded my expectations. Especially the nature. Some day soon, I will go back, but until then, I've been searching for skincare, and beauty products that can take me away to a tropical Hawaiian garden, with lush, rich, and natural fragrances. 

In this blog, I'm sharing with you some treats I've found. Malie, The Essence of Hawai'i is a delicious collection, with scents ranging from fragrant mango shampoo and conditioner, to frangipani and plumeria scented lotions and body glosses. I want everything, and you will too! They even have candles and oil diffusers, so you can create a little Hawaiian paradise in your own home. The products are all made in Hawaii, and the U.S., with organic ingredients. Click on the link below to check out the site! You will thank me. xoxo

https://www.malie.com

 

Take me to Hawaii!

Take me to Hawaii!