Why a Seasonal Approach to Moisturizing is Best for Your Skin

Why a Seasonal Approach to Moisturizing is Best for Your Skin

One of the many, awesome mechanisms of our skin is to adapt and adjust to its environment. It is no coincidence that during warmer months our skin tends to produce more oil, giving us that greasy/sweaty look we all dread.  While during winter months, skin tends to...
The Coffee Dilemma: to drink or not to drink?

The Coffee Dilemma: to drink or not to drink?

Until recently I worked night shifts in a hospital from 7PM to 8AM.  Staying awake at 4AM was only possible thanks to basically two things: my amazing coworkers (always thank your nurses!) and coffee.  Then I moved to Italy, where those deceptive, tiny shots of...
Body Brushing every day helps flush toxins away!

Body Brushing every day helps flush toxins away!

I think most of us can get behind the idea that massages are wonderful; the pressure exerted and the massaging ‘towards the heart’ gets our blood flowing and makes us feel renewed.  Well, body brushing is a similar concept that works primarily on assisting our...