Clear, glowing, beautiful skin!

Glowing skin has always been something I longed to have my entire life. I’ve suffered from acne on and off for many years and it is¬†absolutely devastating. Not to mention humiliating and tragic. Many years ago I was prescribed accutane for my acne. I didn’t realize¬†then how toxic it was to the system. It cleared up my acne, but had serious side effects that were not very pleasant. If I had known then what I know now, I could have stopped it before it started. I still suffer from occasional flare ups that can really get me down. One of the main causes is hormonal changes. Others are stress (which messes with our hormones!),toxins, and poor diet.

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My favorite natural hair products

I have really thin hair that needs lots of volume and extra help. Although eating an organic plant-based diet has changed my hair, It’s more shiny and a little thicker then it was before, I still need a little volume. I don’t like using many products anymore, the less the better for me. Many of the toxins we absorb in our everyday life come from the products we use. I recently did some spring cleaning and cleared out all the products sitting around that I don’t really use and that aren’t healthy for me. I love Kevin Murphy products. Kevin Murphy is giving hairdressing a greener face by creating a line that is environmentally friendly without compromising product performance. All products are paraben and sulfate free and made with renewable and sustainable ingredients whenever possible. The products are made using pure essential oils, plant extracts and natural antioxidants. We use Kevin Murphy at Evolve eco-friendly salon where I work. I also love Aveda products, Aveda is also a strong player in environmental awareness. Their products can have a strong fragrance for some who are used to commercial products containing petrochemicals. I find Kevin Murphy products to be more gentle, soft, and delicious smelling. Here are my every day favorites.

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