This Oatmeal Mask for Sensitive Skin can be used for all types of skin but especially Oily Skin! As always, should you feel any skin irritation, rinse the oatmeal mask off immediately by splashing cool water on your face. Always make fresh masks, never store masks in the refrigerator. This Oatmeal Mask for Sensitive Skin […]

This Banana and Honey Face Mask for all Skin Types is for normal, dry, oily, and mature skin types. Should you feel any irritation, immediately rinse the mask off and follow with several splashes of cool water. Make each mask fresh, do not store!   This Banana and Honey face mask for all skin types […]

7 Tips for Beautiful Lips 1. For a smooth lipstick base apply 100% natural emu oil lip balm before lip stick. 2. For fuller lips, use lip gloss in neutral or light colors such as flesh, nude, or light berry. Avoid lining lips with a darker color as this looks “dated” and can make lips […]

Environmental toxins in our food and everyday household and beauty products not only impact our health and hormones, but they can also impact our ability to lose weight. We’ve already discussed how some toxins can mimic our hormones, which prevents our bodies from using our hormones as well as make hormones, but what you might […]

What is the hormonal impact on our skin? Did you know that our skin is an organ in our body that depends on hormones too? The skin has three layers; the dermis, epidermis and subcutis. Cells within these layers actually have receptors for the hormones estradiol, progesterone, testosterone, human growth hormone (HGH), thyroid, melatonin and […]

Lately a lot of events have taken place across the world that could leave anyone, even the most laid back person, a little on edge. Earthquakes, tornadoes, the war on terrorism; and if that isn’t enough, hurricane season is right around the corner. Having anxiety in times of uncertainty is understandable, but worrying about things […]

Calm and Balance, it’s Summertime, and the living is easy, right? Or so we’re told. But for many of us, this has been a more stressful time than usual. Tornadoes and wicked storms have been devastating many parts of the country, and watching scenes from Joplin last weekend made us all heartsick. Tornadoes ripped through […]

Summer is a great time to put superfoods center stage in your diet. Superfoods are designated as such because of their powerful antioxidant content and disease-fighting properties.They help boost immunity, reduce your risk of heart disease and cancer, and contribute a host of health benefits to protect and strengthen your system. Here are a few […]

Last week marked the official start of summer, and hot flashes. If you’re experiencing hot flashes, the summer heat probably isn’t giving you any relief. Here are 7 tips that might help relieve your pesky hot flashes in summer. Keep cool. Any slight increase in your body’s core temperature can trigger a flash. Keep your […]

Two disturbing news items about eating well shed light on obesity. A couple of news items about adult obesity in America have come out this month that should encourage us to re-examine the kind and amount of food we consume each day. The first is the just-released report F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens […]

Eat Right  to balance hormones using the Glycemic Index More specifically, how we can use the glycemic index to balance our hormones. The speed in which carbohydrates are converted into blood sugar is one of the determinants for whether or not a food promotes hormone balance or imbalance and whether the food increases or decreases […]

Two related hormones that help improve sleep One of the most common symptoms of hormone imbalance is trouble sleeping, and stress is probably the number one culprit because it sets off a chain reaction starting with increased cortisol to insulin resistance and adrenal fatigue, which then affects our sleep. We’ve talked about the two hormones […]

How Hormonal Balance Can Affect Your Weight We talk a lot about the best ways to maintain hormonal balance – eat appropriately, get enough sleep, exercise, eliminate toxins and reduce your stress levels – but what happens around age 40 when our hormones start to naturally decline? In the years leading up to menopause, known as […]

Practicing strength training as we age is important because it helps us maintain muscle mass. When we lose muscle mass, we lose strength, gain weight and become frail. The good news is that strength training can reverse these effects, and quite quickly. At age 30, people who are physically inactive lose anywhere from 3 to […]

Louisa’s 5 Minute Anti Aging Make-Up  Application When you’ve got just five minutes to get ready, try this quick and effective anti-aging make-up application. You’ll look fresh and dewy in no time. 1. If you’re prone to eye puffiness in the morning, at night before bed apply a drop of emu oil under eyes. Emu […]

What causes cellulite? Collagen fibers under the skin and around fat cells that become trapped with fluids and toxins cause cellulite. As we age collagen weakens, fat and toxins herniated through the damaged collagen and dimpled skin occurs. Tip: Exfoliating skin regularly can help stimulate collagen and help drain the lymphatic system. If you have […]

CAMOUFLAGING BLEMISHES, PIGMENTATION SPOTS, AGE SPOTS & ACNE SCARS Applying mineral powder foundation is a quick and effective way to camouflage blemishes, acne blemishes, acne scars, acne spots, liver spots, age spots and dark spots on the face. And it’s perfect for all skin types including those with blemish-prone skin because it’s anti-microbial, meaning the […]

Would you like a homemade teeth whitening routine that works? My routine for beautiful teeth costs under $5.00 and you probably already have the ingredients in your home. I’ve been recommending this to my clients for tooth whitening for years! You can get a professional teeth whitening look for next to nothing, you just need […]

Take Time for You To Help Stress Relief As busy career women, wives and/or mothers, we have so many responsibilities that we often don‟t take time for ourselves. Suddenly we feel overwhelmed, irritable and sometimes even “blue”. Stress and weight gain can play a “number” on how we feel too. So taking a “time out” […]

Louisa’s Anti Aging and Skin Care Tips: Fabulous Hair Tips For healthy, lustrous hair, consume foods rich in protein and healthy oils including essential fatty acids, fish, olive and grape seed oil, and nuts. Include a variety of colorful vegetables, fruits and whole grains in your diet. Chlorella, an algae from Japan, is known to […]

Louisa’s Anti Aging and Skin Care Tips: Minimize Make-Up For more youthful-looking, glowing skin try my anti-aging 5-Minute Make-Up Application. You’ll look fresh and dewy in no time. 1.  If you’re prone to eye puffiness in the morning, at night before bed, apply a drop of emu oil under eyes. Emu oil can help diminish […]

Louisa’s FACIAL MASKS that really work! For normal, dry, oily or mature skin, choose one of the following quick, effective facial masks recipes that best suits your skin type. If you feel any irritation, rinse facial masks off immediately and follow with several splashes of cool water. NOTE: Do not store these masks. Make facial […]

Louisa’s Anti Aging and Skin Care Tips: How to Rejuvenate Your Hands! Hands can age very quickly – if you don’t pay attention to them. My anti-aging and skin care tips will tell you exactly how to rejuvenate your hands and keep them looking their best. Start with protecting your hands form harsh elements. Be […]