Wild Sage Blog

Cookbooks for beautiful skin

Posted by Garima Fairfax on

Here are a few of my favorite cookbooks to find recipes that can help you have the most beautiful skin you possibly can: The Book of Whole Meals by Annemarie Colbin   The Self Healing Cookbook by Kristina Turner   Aveline Kushi's Complete Guide to Macrobiotic Cooking by Aveline Kushi   Natural Foods Cookbook by Mary Estella

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A bath, a candle, and a whole body treat

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Are you having a hard time finding the time for a weekly facial? How about during your bath? Light a candle, slather Honey Papaya Mask (softening and nourishing for all skin types) or Almond Oat Face Pack (deep cleansing for all skin types) onto your face, massage Rosemary Jojoba Hair Oil into your hair, and sink into a hot tub with Lavender Orange Body & Bath Oil. Your body will thank you wholeheartedly!

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Reducing stress and acne

Posted by Garima Fairfax on

Did you know that bouts of acne are often triggered by stress? Find ways to reduce your stress that work for you: Get plenty of rest and sleep. Enjoy exercise that is fun for you such as skiing, dancing, or walking in nature. Eat whole, nutritious foods. Drink relaxing herbal teas. And just try to let life carry you along! To reduce excess oiliness on your skin, it is important to cleanse without eliminating all oil so that you don't stimulate your skin to even higher levels of oil production. You can use a gentle cleanser like my Almond Face...

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Saying goodbye to cracked hands and feet

Posted by Garima Fairfax on

Before going to bed, soak your cracked hands and feet in a bowl of filtered or spring water for 5 to 10 minutes. Gently pat them dry. Then apply Healing Hand Cream or Healing Foot Cream. You may be surprised in the morning by how soft they have become and how quickly the cracks heal.

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Beautiful skin foods

Posted by Garima Fairfax on

Some of my favorite beautiful skin foods are spirulina, bee pollen, brewer's yeast, and flax oil. Spirulina is a fresh water blue-green algae that is an excellent concentrated source of usable protein (60 - 70% protein), B vitamins including B12, beta carotene, essential fatty acids, and chlorophyll, all excellent for radiant skin. Spirulina helps stabilize blood sugar levels, which decreases the need for those emergency candy bars and french fries which so often lead to problem skin. It is also wonderful for nervous tension, herpes, psoriasis, stress, and circulation problems. Bee pollen is actually flower pollen collected by the bees...

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