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Luscious Oils = Liquid Gold For Your Skin

The best ingredient for removing sunscreen and makeup and for clearing up greasy-acne-prone skin is oil. It sounds counter-intuitive, right? Jeannette Graf, assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai Medical Center, in New York says “Oil fights oil, so an oil cleanser will sweep away pore-clogging oils.” Oils are produced from seeds, nuts and flowers and there is no more natural way to have beautiful skin than to use what our lovely planet has gifted us. That does include infusing our bodies with healthy food by choosing carefully what we eat and what we apply to our largest organ.

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Healthy Hot Rawlicious Cocoa

Prep Time: 5 minutes Yield: 4 services Ingredients: 1 Cup Water 5 teaspoons Raw Cacao Powder Vanilla Stevia to Taste 3 Cups Almond, Coconut or (Raw) milk Essential Oil Suggestions: Peppermint, Cinnamon, Wild Orange, or Lavender. Directions: Heat water to no more than 110 degrees to preserve the integrity of the enzymes in the raw…

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Phenomenal Frankincense Facelift

Agape Beauty’s highly acclaimed 1 ounce Frankincense Serums for Women and Men are on sale through the end of December for 26% off! These miracles in a bottle quickly sells at $60 every other month so grab your supply now!

In honor of the Christmas season and the connection to the invaluable gift of Frankincense, I am offering my most popular serums so that more people can experience the many benefits that Frankincense has to offer that far surpass just beautiful skin!

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Getting in Touch with Your Awareness

You may have noticed that all of the mind-chatter a.k.a., “Monkey Mind” is a constant distraction from our inner awareness/knowing. You may actually believe that all of this mental noise belongs to you. What if you are a super-psychic Sponge Bob and 98% of what is going on in your head isn’t even yours? Have…

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Healing Our Inner & Outer World with Whole Foods

Our inner world is a reflection of our outer world in many ways. Each of our bodies is a microcosm of events so profoundly powerful that one simple imbalance of internal power can throw our entire processing system into turmoil. Yet we view ourselves without power to create changes within that can balance us in ways that will allow us to come from a place of clarity, purpose and love.

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True Confessions of a Holistic Nutrition Adviser

Armed with an overloaded brain full of nutritional information, I headed into the sweet-laden holiday season determined to welcome my outcome with the embrace of awareness. My 2011 was spent immersed in hundreds of hours of courses studying over 100 different dietary theories in the Institute for Integrative Nutrition where I was indoctrinated into all of the shoulds and shouldn’ts of what is most nutritious for our bodies. In other words, I am very aware of what food can do to and for our bodies. It’s been a fascinating journey and I’ve enjoyed every energetic footstep.

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Let’s Talk Transdermal Delivery!

We discussed in past blog posts that the essential oils we use in Agape Beauty Skincare Products are the most pure essential oils on the market.  We want to talk about what this means from both a holistic and therapeutic perspective.  To give you a layman’s explanation of how and why essential oils produce beneficial effects,…

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Candida, Inflammation, Autism & Auto-immune Diseases

Candida overgrowth begins in the colon. Over time, as the fungal yeast multiplies it begins to migrate through the digestive tract, moving up into the small intestine, then the stomach (bloating, indigestion), up the esophagus and into the mouth. If it becomes strongly entrenched there you can see a white film on your tongue and inside your cheeks. Once it has moved up to the mouth and you spit into a glass of water the yeast will sink because it is heavier than water. If there is no yeast it will float on top.

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What’s in Your Perfume or Cologne?

Are you in love with your perfume or cologne? Well, you might be interested to know that your perfume may actually only contain chemicals that are made to trick your senses into thinking you are smelling natural scents. Scary, right?

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Food Focus: Natural Sweeteners

Who among us doesn’t love sweets? The sweet flavor releases serotonin in our brains, the chemical responsible for our sense of well-being and contentment. But when it comes to sweeteners, not all are created equal. There are side effects and health risks from refined sweeteners like white table sugar and high-fructose corn syrup, and from…

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Time Management

Have you ever wished for a few more hours in the day? Why is it that some people seem to get everything done effortlessly and others feel that time constantly eludes them? The secret to managing your time well isn’t working more hours. It is about prioritizing the important things and learning to use the…

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