Deborah Burnes is a leading expert on natural skincare, the co-founder and CEO of Sumbody, an all natural, eco-friendly skin care company, and the author of NATURAL BEAUTY SKIN CARE: 110 Organic Formulas for a Radiant You!, a collection of simple homemade, chemical-free recipes for head to toe beauty, written “to empower people to take control of both their health and their beauty routine.”
Burnes interest towards healthy skin began early, at her horticulturist grandfather’s side in his garden learning about plants, botanicals and herbs. Later, she studied medical herbs and chemistry and attended cosmetology school which culminated in developing her own skincare line. Burnes’ motto is “L
With Halloween barely behind us, I’ve recently noticed that festive candy canes have already started to fill the candy aisles. Truth be told, it’s a bit early for me to embrace the candy cane, but it’s never too early for me to embrace that minty freshness. You see, I love the smell of mint — It makes me feel awake, alive, refreshed and happy. And the good news about mint is its benefits far outweigh its amazing aroma.
When mint is ingested, inhaled or applied topically, it’s known to soothe your stomach and aid in digestion, lift your mood and increase concentration, alertness, visual motor response and memory, decrease appetite, help relieve headaches, cool on contact, reduce inflammat
Adele absolutely glowed at the Grammys. Not only did her stunning voice and 6 wins wow the crowd at last Sunday’s ceremony, but her radiant skin made an unforgettable impression as well.
One beauty secret of the soulful British-born singer and songwriter is Skin Food by Weleda. “I like to use Skin Food by Weleda because I feel really replenished when I do,” she stated in the March 31, 2011 issue of the Sunday Sun UK.
A versatile, deeply hydrating cream, Weleda Skin food features a nourishing cocktail of plant extracts that restore and protect the skin. It’s a whole body treatment especially good for stubborn dryness on elbows, hands, feet and even chapped lips. Essential fatt
Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme may be one of Simon & Garfunkel’s most famous songs and spices for your Thanksgiving turkey stuffing, but they’re also key ingredients found in a host of herbal infused beauty products. We’ve rounded up some excellent items for you to check out, but first here’s a quick peek at what these spices are.
Parsley is a species of Petroselinum, native to the central Mediterranean. Sage or Salvia is the largest genus of plants of the mint family. Rosemary has natural antibiotic, disinfecting and beautifying properties and is used extensively to combat lice and dandruff. Thyme oil is an antibiotic and antifungal and its aroma makes it popular for inc