Posts Tagged ‘cleanse’

Now You Know the ABC’s of Your Skincare Routine

With the hustle and bustle of the daily grind, little things are bound to slip through the cracks, like taking your daily vitamins. Although a well-balanced diet gives your body the nutrients it needs, only a fraction of them make it to your skin. Give it a bit of a boost with vitamin-based beauty products from Mad Hippie, ClarityRX, emerginC, Farmaesthetics and Karin Herzog.


Mad Hippie Vitamin A Serum

Straight from the juicy center of grapefruit is a Vitamin C packed serum that will exfoliate and tone damage skin to healing perfection.

  • Retinyl Retinoate  –  A revolutionary new form of vitamin A that is 2x more bioavailable than retinol while also being significantly more stable.  Activates collagen production while it gently exfoliates by enhancing cellular turnover, erasing wrinkles, discoloration & signs of aging.
  • Coffee Berry – Antioxidant-rich superfruit that enhances collagen production & neutralizes aging free radicals.
  • Chamomile Extract – A powerful antioxidant with anti-inflammatory qualities that has been shown to reduce the appearance of wrinkles.
  • Coconut Oil – Moisturizes and soothes skin while creating a lipid barrier that fends off skin damage.  Combats wrinkles & discoloration while promoting the natural healing of the skin.


Price: $32.99 available on


ClarityRX Cleanse Daily

Skin-nourishing facial wash packed with a dose of vitamins that will restore your skin back to life!

Let this daily cleanser wash sweep away impurities and dirt. Infused with conditioning olive oil, rose hip seed oil and seaweed, your complexion is instantly renewed and refreshed, with a comfortable, clean feeling.

Price: $32.00 available on


emerginC vitamin c + retinol mask 

Fights free-radical damage, antioxidant, key co-factor in the production of collagen, improves skin tone and texture, calming, fights sun damage, improves pigmentation problems.


  • Vitamin C
  • Lemon Juice
  • Retinol
  • Green Tea

Results: Gives skin a visible boost, removes dead skin cells, helps even skin tone, brightens complexion.


Farmaesthetics Sweet Milk Exfoliate Series

Balance oily skin, brighten and maintain a balanced complexion and restore a youthful glow with these powder exfoliators, made with whole sweet milk.

Features & Benefits:

  •   Natural lactic acid in dried sweet milk, combined with fine cornmeal and ground orange peel, provides a gentle exfoliate for the face & décollete
  • Use also while bathing &, when time to remove exfoliate from face, splash clean, & then gently slip shoulders beneath water, allowing the sweet milk mixture to become a skin-brightening milk bath

Price: $27.50 available on


Karin Herzog Vita-A-Kombi

 Features & Benefits:

  • Boosts the skin’s own natural replenishment and recovery mechanisms
  • Accelerate cell regeneration
  • Deeply hydrates and nourishes
  • Combination of oxygen and vitamin A helps to fight the signs of aging

 Key Ingredients:

  • 1% Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin E

New Years Resolutions: Fitness

If you’re like me, my biggest New Years resolution this year is to shed a few pounds, tone up, and turn into a Victoria Secret model. Sounds easy, right? Starting a healthy life style takes more than good eating choices and working out. Here are a few products to get you on the right path to a better you!

unnamed  If you’re going out for a run, make sure you apply SPF too all exposed areas – yes, even in the winter! With Nios Shield, you can style your hair while added SPF 15 protects your scalp from harmful rays. Nios Shield Whipped Hair Gel is formulated with Moroccan argan oil, Vitamin E, and Vitamin B5 to ensure healthy hair with a medium-strong hold that’ll keep pesky flyaway hair in place. ($26;


unnamed-2     If you’re heading to the gym be sure to bring some Ban Total Refresh Cooling Body Cloths – your gym bag essential! These unique towelettes wipe away sweat, cool the body down, and leave a unique soft powder finish, so you’re left feeling completely refreshed, with no sticky residue. Unlike others, these cloths will leave skin feeling smooth and silky, instead of wet and sticky – perfect for when you’re on the go. ($3.29; Drugstores and Mass Retailers)

unnamed When you have time to spare, wash away sweat and oil build-up and pore-clogging impurities with Bioré Pore Penetrating Charcoal Bar. This bar soap features scrubbing jojoba beads that gently exfoliate skin, while natural charcoal powder helps draw out deep-down dirt and grime. Infused with refreshing peppermint oil, this unique formula works 2.5 times better than a basic cleanser to ensure a deep down clean that’ll leave your skin feeling tingly fresh. ($6.49; Drugstores and mass retailers)

unnamed-1ESPA Fitness Body Oil is your post workout de-stressor! A deeply warming aromatherapy massage oil for tired, sore musclesThis powerfully soothing moisturizing oil is blended to ease tired muscles, speed recovery and soothe aching joints before and after exercise. Restorative Indian Bay and Clove Bud oils deeply warm and relax the body to relieve tired muscles, aches and pains. Lavender helps ease the mind, while Sweet Almond Oildeeply nourishes for softer, supple skin.




  unnamed-3  Along with working out, shed off holiday weight gain by cleansing your digestive track of wastes and toxins in a gentle, yet effective way with Kimberly Snyder’s Detoxy+. This nutritional supplement uses magnesium oxide to gently loosen toxins and acidic wastes in your colon, helping transport them out of the body via elimination. Detoxy+ can be helpful for anyone looking to increase their elimination and regularityincrease detoxificationreduce bloating or gas, and just feel lighter and healthier overall. ($25;


unnamed-4    For a different approach to help cleanse, while adding in nutritional value, try Glow Bio’s one-of-a-kindcleanses. Expertly designed by celebrity nutritionist, Kimberly Snyder to maximize your cleanse experience with strategically placed fiber to help eliminate toxins and maintain your blood sugar levels. Rather than forcing your body into starvation mode, the goal of these cleanses are to help rebuild your digestive system and help you achieve sustainable results by getting on track to a healthier lifestyle! With three options to select, durations ranging from 1 to 5 days, all of which help to achieve renewed energy, a more svelte and toned physique and glowingradiant skin! Available online at from $60 – $300 + shipping and handling. To see the full range of cleanses and juices available visit the Glow Bio shop at: 7473 Melrose Ave. (Cross Gardner) Los Angeles, CA 90046


Detox with @KaengRaeng

Time to shed those winter ‘keep me warm’ extra pounds! Jump start your spring body activation with a 3 day cleanse. Sounds easy but is it?  You can eat fruit and vegetables and is basically a meal replacement. Weekends are the best time to try this.

Kaeng Raeng Vegan Cleanse  is a product I recently tried. It is very innovative and have 2 ways you can incorporate into your day. 1st, you can put it with water and shake OR you can put it into a smoothie.

The program is simple and straight forward:  just drink one pouch per meal time (3 times per day) in addition to raw fruits and vegetables.  Simply add one pouch to 24-32oz of liquid.  You can use water, juice, or non-dairy milk.  For best results, just add water.  You can also blend it with liquid, frozen fruit, or ice for a thicker sweeter smoothie.

There is a DETOX test you can take on the site that will tell you what you should start with.

Some of the fun facts of why you should do a cleanse:

 -Jumpstart weight loss

– Remove toxins

– Bolster immunity

– Improve digestion

– Enhance skin and hair quality

– Relieve bloating

– Reduce cravings and overeating

Kaeng Raeng is completely animal free, gluten free, caffeine free, eco friendly, and proudly made in Palo Alto, CA with only local ingredients.  KR contains no artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners, or preservatives. KR contains no laxatives or stimulants. Each pouch contains more than a full serving of fruit and fiber, 15g of lean non-gmo protein, 2 billion live probiotic cultures, essential amino acids, and daily vitamins.  It’s gentle, mild, and filling!

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