BEAUTY

My Fifteen Minute Morning Routine
The beginning is always today.  ― Mary Shelley When my children were small and clustered in the infant to preschool years, taking a moment to get dressed for the day took intention and strategic planning. Many days
Nurturing Wholeness | Five Wellness Habits This Year
The end of October is a strange month to discuss habits, I know. Yet what I hope to encourage is that shifting a lifestyle pattern can happen at any point in the year, with the simplest
Six Favorites for Glowing Autumn Skin
Although I do much to protect my skin in the summertime, I always seem prone to dry spots and dullness as the weather cools off and summer’s kiss fades. I imagine I’m not alone. The
Skin Wellness for Tweens + Teens
Our oldest bridged into the teen years last year, with the next two following close behind. I’ve found myself in a whole new world as a parent, reading books on the teen brain and hormones
Nurturing Winter Skin + Reforming the Beauty Industry
In the winter, my skin tends to feel like the branches outside my door: pale, dry, and brittle. It is more sensitive in the drier, cold air, more prone to patches of flaky skin on
Nurturing Wholeness | Safe Skin Care
“a series dedicated to nurturing and nourishing the self from the inside out” Perhaps I am noticing my own skin more as my children grow older and I help them cultivate their own self-care practices. As in every
5 solutions for unruly hair
no.01       |       no. 02       |       no.03       |       no.04       |       no. 05 It’s been six months since my last hair
Holiday Hair | 10 Braid + Twist Tutorials
three twisted buns tutorial half-braided crown tutorial fishtail braid tutorial (image) easy + pretty updo tutorial scrunched braid tutorial the knotted ponytail tutorial (image) easy headband updo tutorial the chestnut bun tutorial romantic low braid
hair trends | good news for mamas everywhere
As some of you have already noticed, my hair is like Rapunzel’s right now, only darker and without the magic, life-giving powers of course. I didn’t plan this; it happened more out of economic necessity,