3 Simple Tips to Relieve Dry Hands

We love Shea Butter Hand Cream by L'OCCITANE
We love Shea Butter Hand Cream by
L’OCCITANE

Do you have a hand cream that you love?

Typically, our hands show signs of aging even more than our faces. Scary, right? You may want to invest some time into caring for them on a regular basis. Start with these simple tips:

1. Get rid of harsh, drying hand soaps: Choose moisturizing bars or liquid soaps that contain hydrating oils like olive oil or argan oil would be best.

2. Exfoliate frequently: Sit a small jar of brown sugar scrub on your sink so that it is easily accessible. Two or 3 times a week, after washing your hands, use a small amount of scrub to dissolve dead skin cells. This will help your moisturizing hand creams to penetrate much better. See our DIY Brown Sugar Scrub tutorial to learn how to make your own.

3. Moisturize: Always have a tube of hand cream handy in your purse, at your desk, in your bathroom. As soon as you wash your hands, apply cream. Totalbueaty.com recommends a few good ones. Here’s what they say are some of the best performing hand creams.

Our massage therapist, Donna of DSKMassageTherapy.com, loves Helping Hands Hand Cream by Lush.
Donna of DSKMassageTherapy.com, loves Helping Hands Hand Cream by Lush.

-Avon Skin So Soft Renew & Refresh Age-Defying+ Hand Cream
-L’Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream
-Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream

We would love to know what hand creams you think are the best. Please share in the comments below.

 

 

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Infused Water featuring Mint, Cucumber & Lemon

Cucumber|Lemon|Mint
Cucumber|Lemon|Mint

 

If you love water like I do, then you will really love this Mint, Cucumber and Lemon Infused Water. It’s refreshing and delicious. Definitely a great option for those who prefer flavorful drinks. The mint gives it just enough flavor to satisfy your tastebuds. It’s quick and easy to make. And, what a great way to flush out all of those toxins from your organs so that your skin will glow.

Try it. And, let me know what you think in the comments below.

 

 

Benefits:
Lemon: Lemon juice helps to cleanse and alkalize the body. It also aides in digestion and boosts your immune system.

Mint: Mint adds a fresh flavor and sweetness without the sugar. It aids in digestion and can help settle an upset stomach.

Cucumber: Cucumbers are hydrating and contain anti-inflammatory properties.

Source: http://www.healthy-holistic-living.com/lemon-cucumber-mint-water.html#

 

Burgundy Apple Juice

Do it yourself Apple | Carrot | Beet Juice

Carrot, Apple, Beet Juice aka the “Miracle Drink” has been recognized by nutritionist, and other holistic health experts as being a powerful cleansing tonic for the liver and an effective cancer fighter.

This juice is bursting with vitamins and minerals that are essential for brain and body health. Apples are not only fibrous, but packed with vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, C, E and K  and minerals like Folate, Zinc, Magnesium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Calcium, Sodium and Iron.

Carrots contain vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, C, E and K. And, are a natural source of niacin and pantothenic acid. Carrots also contain minerals including- calcium, magnesium, potassium and Selenium.

Beets have been cited for their prevention of cardiovascular diseases. They are packed with vitamins A, C,  and B-complex and minerals including- iron, copper, magnesium and potassium.

And, if that ain’t enough for you … this juice is absolutely delicious! Enjoy!

 

 

Source: http://www.myhealthtips.in/2013/05/miracle-drink-apple-beetroot-carrot-juice.html

Carol’s Daughter Has A New Home

L’Oréal USA signed an agreement to acquire the highly-celebrated natural beauty brand, Carol’s Daughter. Carol’s Daughter was created by Lisa Price in 1993, who named the brand for her beloved mother, Carol.

Photo Source: Carol's Daughter Facebook Page
Founder, Lisa Price

We were shocked to learn this week that L’Oréal USA signed an agreement to acquire the popular natural beauty brand, Carol’s Daughter. Carol’s Daughter was created by Lisa Price in 1993, who named the brand for her beloved mother, Carol.

I have worked hard for the past 21 years nurturing my brand and am thrilled that we will have a new home with L’Oréal USA,” said Lisa Price, Founder and President of Carol’s Daughter. “L’Oréal has a proven track record of helping established companies achieve their full potential while staying true to the core of the brand and they have an understanding of the future of multi-cultural beauty.  I could not be more proud to begin this next chapter of the Carol’s Daughter brand with them. I know that my mother (Carol) is smiling as well.”

Headquartered in New York City, Carol’s Daughter will continue to operate out of their offices under the brand’s current leadership team. Carol’s Daughter will join L’Oréal USA’s impressive roster of top U.S. brands including– Maybelline NY, Kiehl’s, Essie, Urban Decay, Clarisonic and NYX.

Photo Source: Carol’s Daughter Facebook Page
Source: L’Oréal USA Signs Agreement To Acquire Carol’s Daughter [Press Release]. Retrieved from http://www.lorealusa.com