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Three Hot Tips for a Happy and Healthy Valentine’s Day

February 10, 2016

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Are you ready to feel and look fabulous with your partner this pre-Valentine weekend?

I would like to share 3 mind, body, spirit, beauty remedies and tips suggested by Dr. Oz.  They may help you reduce stress, improve your mood; nourish and rejuvenate your skin, and keep your heart healthy.

1. One of Dr. Oz’s tips is a relaxing beauty remedies facial mask that you can use to exfoliate, rejuvenate and nourish your winter skin.

Mind Body Spirit Beauty Remedies and Tips For Valentine

Beauty Remedies Facial Meditation with a Hot Cocoa Face Mask

Ingredients:

  • 3 tbsp cocoa (contains fatty acids to keep skin nourished)
  • 3 tbsp plain yogurt (locks moisture in)
  • 1.5 tbsp raw honey (reduces inflammation and redness)
  • 1.5 tbsp oatmeal (an exfoliant that is also good for sensitive skin)
  • some water if needed

Directions:

Mix all the ingredients and apply to your face and neck for 15-20 minutes. Rinse the Hot Cocoa Facial off with water.

 

2. Dr Oz also believes that having happy and healthy sex can help you relax and feel sexy.

Hot Valentine Love

Sex not only reduces stress, it can also help you feel and look happier and younger.

To improve your libido for your Valentine, you might want to include some nutmeg, oysters, nuts and seeds, bananas and asparagus with your Valentine meal.

 

3.  Finally, Dr. Oz suggests that having a glass of hot red wine may help you prevent heart attacks

Hot Red Wine for a Healthy Heart

If you enjoy some mulled wine with your Valentine– red wine heated with cinnamon, clove, brandy and lemon zest – you can help reduce your risk of a heart attack. It’s rich with antioxidants and inhibits the narrowing of arteries. Bonus: cinnamon and clove can help lower cholesterol.

 

P.S. Enjoy a Valentine Bonus

Listen to Julie Gabriel, Holistic Nutritionist on Holistic Beauty Remedies.

Listen to Dr. Dunas on How to Heal Your Body and Marriage Through Lovemaking.

 

Breathe, smile and be happy.

© Irina Wardas, HHC

Women’s Holistic Health Counselor and Nutrition  Coach

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Turmeric Mask Recipes as Beauty Remedies for Your Glowing Skin

May 3, 2013

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Are you ready to try some homemade Turmeric mask recipes as beauty remedies to lighten, nourish and rejuvenate your skin?

If you use skin care and makeup  products, your skin absorbs more than 200 chemicals every day. Studies show that chemicals in skin care products can cause breast cancer, allergies, headaches, etc.

So here are for you DIY natural beauty remedies for your glowing skin:

* Turmeric and Honey Beauty Remedy Recipe

Ingredients:
1 tbsp organic raw honey
1 tbsp turmeric powder

DirectionsBeauty Remedy Turmeric, Honey, Almond Butter Face Mask Recipes:
Mix all ingredients and apply to your face for 10-15 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water.

 

* Turmeric and Lime Beauty Remedy Recipe

Ingredients:
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp (half a lime) juice

Directions:
Mix all ingredients and apply to your face for 10-15 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water. Be consistent and make this facial mask at least once a week.

 

P.S. Click to listen to the author Mindy Green on Homemade Skin Care Treatments, Beauty Secrets and Spa Remedies for Home Pampering on “Feel and Look fabulous with Irina”, holistic health talk radio show for women.

Breathe, smile and be happy.

© Irina Wardas, HHC

Women’s Holistic Health, Nutrition and Relationship Coach

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Beauty Remedies and Tips for Weight Loss Detox in the Summer

July 28, 2012

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Summer is a beautiful time of the year. It can be also the healthiest time if you learn to take advantage of the summer weather, long days and abundance of seasonal fruits and vegetables.

Summer can be the right time for natural fast weight loss,  detox and lots of inexpensive beauty remedies to nourish and rejuvenate your skin.

Here are some helpful hot weather tips for you to enjoy your summer  :

I. Try to drink two-three extra glasses of water a day– it is very easy to do when it is hot outside. If you can develop this habit, you will continue drinking more water in the fall and winter.Summer Weight Loss Detox and Natural Beauty Remedies and Tips

Dehydration is one of the causes for headaches, migraines, and constipation, all of which can lead to high blood pressure and heart disease, hormones imbalance, PMS symptoms, etc.

One Extra Glass of Water to Drink and 500 calories to Burn the Easy Way

II. Start an easy excercise program. By easy I mean think about some outdoor and indoor activities you might have forgotten you enjoy, like  walking, bike riding, tennis, swimming, hiking or even dancing. If you are extra ambitious, consider camping.

Summer days are long enough, so no excuses for not having time for an excercise program. Eventually it will become your daily routine and will thus be easier to keep up with in winter.

III. Try to reduce high-calorie and high fat foods by replacing them with an abundance of fruits and vegetables that can help with constipation. Eating more plant foods helps with weight loss,  detox, and to cleanse smart. Why? Because all fruits and most vegetables are laxative = rich in fiber. And foods high in fiber is what you need the most if you want to have a healthy digestive system.

Avoiding high calorie and high sugar foods can also relax you, which is very important if you want to feel and look fabulous (remember: stress and nutrition are related and needed for natural fast weight loss)

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IV. Try to eat more detoxifying food, for example, diuretic foods, such as cherries, pine apple, celery, parsley root, water melon, cucumbers, artichokes, watercress, all of which improve urination.

Hot weather increases sweating and reduces urination, which can lead to water retention, and sometimes to a puffy face or heavy legs. These foods will also help you reduce your blood pressure which is very important for healthy kidneys and heart. Check which fruits and vegetables are from Dirty Dozen List, and why it is better (healthier) to buy them as organic fruits and vegetables for their organic food benefits.

Why Strawberries, Peaches and Cherries Can Be Dangerous for Health

V. Try to spend at least 10 – 15 minutes every day being with and in nature: at the beach, in the park, in the woods, in your back yard watching birds, floating clouds, your favorite flower or a tiny lizard; or maybe doing completely nothing. It will de-stress your mind and relax your body.

Take a Break and Relax with Flowers

VI. Make some homemade beauty remedies using Summer fruits and vegetables that can nourish, moisturize and cleanse your skin.


Let us take advantage of Summer time to get healthier and happier, shall we?

Breathe, smile and be happy.

©Irina Wardas, HHC

Women’s Holistic Health Coach and Nutrition Counselor

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Ten Second Summer Beauty Remedies

July 6, 2012

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As a holistic health and nutrition coach, I try to women get healthier and happier by changing their lifestyle and food preferences. I love natural and whole foods, believe that they can cure many types of illnesses, and love to use natural foods in every possible way.

Below are some tips on fast and easy to make summer beauty remedies you can make from summer fruits and vegetables to nourish, rejuvenate and moisturize your skin.

Keep only in mind that some of the fruits and vegetables you have to buy organic in order to avoid toxic chemicals and pesticides. Always check the “dirty dozen list” and seasonal local produce list before going to the marketfor your homemade beauty remedy ingredients.

Summer Beauty Remedies Facial Ingredients:Beauty Remedies

  • Strawberry
  • Apricot
  • Cherry
  • Peach
  • Banana
  • Pear
  • Cucumber
  • Zucchini
  • Summer squash
  • Papaya
  • Watermelon
  • Grapes
  • Tomato
  • Kiwi
  • Grapefruit

If you think of anything else you can use as facials, please add to this list and let me know.

Beauty Remedies Directions/ Options:

  • Option One: Take one of the beauty remedy ingredients, mash it with a fork (if possible) and apply on your face and neck. Wash it off in 10 minutes.
  • Option Two: Take one of the beauty remedy ingredients, slice it and rub one slice over your face and neck; Wash it off in 10 minutes.
  • Option Three: Mash one of the beauty remedy ingredients to have 2 tbsp mashed puree, and add:
  • 1 tbsp organic cold pressed olive oil or
  • 1-2 tbsp kefir or plain yogurt or
  • 1 tbsp raw organic/local honey

Apply the mix on your face and neck. Wash it off in 10 minutes.

P.S. Don’t forget to eat more fruits and vegetables to feel and look fabulous in Summer.

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Bon Appetit and cheers to your Health and Beauty!

Irina Wardas, HHC

Women’s Holistic Health Coach and Nutrition Counselor

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A Beauty Remedies Favorite for Sun Damaged Hair

June 1, 2012

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This summer, if you go to the beach or use the swimming pool, you will probably be wanting to protect your skin from damage from sun exposure.

While you are at it, you may want to try a hair beauty treatment to reduce damage from the sun, salt, wind and chlorine with a beauty remedy that you can use to restore and protect your hair from sun damage. 

Our beauty remedies recipe uses lightweight hair oil as a styling aid to protect our hair and is adopted from the book Green Beauty Recipes by Julie Gabriel.

Hair Restoring Beauty Remedies Treatment

Please note that citrus oils should not be used on your skin prior to sun exposure.

Beauty Remedies Ingredients:Beauty Remedies for Hair

  • 1/2 cup jojoba oil
  • 1/2 cup sunflower oil
  • 10 drops orange oil
  • 5 drops mandarin oil
  • 5 drops neroli essential oil

Directions:

Combine all ingredients in a spray bottle and shake well. Leave for one day in the dark place for oils to infuse.

Application: Spray liberally on your hair after sun exposure. Do not rinse. Style as usual. Can also be used to mend split ends.

Storage: Store up to eighteen months in a closed container.

Click to listen to more tips on  Holistic Beauty Remedies for Your Skin and Hair by author Julie Gabriel.

 

Breathe, smile and be happy.

© Irina Wardas, HHC

Women’s Holistic Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition Counselor and Coach

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3 Step Face Lift Beauty Remedies Tip

April 9, 2012

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Simple Three Step Face Lift Homemade Beauty Remedies Tip

We all want to look fabulous, especially if we are going to meet a lot of people or have a date. Here are some beauty remedies and tips how to get that ” you look gorgeous” look with quick and easy exfoliating and uplifting home-made masks (with kiwi, honey, almond butter) and food rich in omega-3.


Breathe, smile and be happy.

©Irina Wardas, HHC

Women’s Holistic Health Coach and Nutrition Counselor

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