Get Gorgeously Festive! My Personal Fave Products For You
Clinical Herbalist Reviewed on December 19, 2009 by Paulina Nelega, RH
Yesterday I wrote about my yen for zenned-out skin. While I wholeheartedly believe that minimal stress = gorgeousness all around, I also am a firm-skinned believer that there are other important contributors!
Getting gorgeous for the holidays does mean eating, drinking, and supplementing well. I have posted a few articles about battling winter dryness and eating our way to immortal beauty, but I think we can all also appreciate some great grooming tips! Yes, even an eco-glamour-puss like me likes to make it up, and I have some tried and true sexy-natural products to share with you:
A sleek ‘do: Guys and dolls appreciate having a well-to-do `do. With the right product, it’s so easy! Hamadi Beauty has an amazing shea-based hair pomade, perfect for short styles. It also pulls double-duty as a shaving cream, cuticle treatment and leave-in conditioner! Translation: no matter what length your hair, this pomade will leave it shiny and sleek. Tested on actresses, never on animals, I love this stuff.
Get sprayed!: Here, kitty kitty! Mood-enhancing fragrances are the fastest way for us cats to feel festive. Tsi-La Organics perfumes leave me so sweet smelling that I want to eat myself (I’m not saying which one, as a lady never admits her signature scent!). They create fragrances for men and women, in delicious concoctions using 100% renewable energy and organic ingredients.
Glowball: As I have divulged, I am a sucker for anything anti-aging in a seductively packaged bottle. My absolute favorite all-around beauty product is John Masters Organics Green Tea and Rose Hydrating Facial Serum. I mix this anti-aging elixir with my mineral powder to create a foundation, and dab it around my eyes as a treatment. It really is heaven in a bottle.
A smoky eye: Nothing says “I’m going to a party” like a smoldering eye. Rimming the eyes in a dark liner and shadow combination is ageless, sophisticated and sexy. Any dark hue will do: dark brown, charcoal, even eggplant, and looks great whether applied with a light or heavy hand. I love ZUZU Luxe eyeliner pencils, which come in a variety of colors. Long lasting, chemical-free and vegan, they appeal to all of my senses!
Hair Essentials: I must wax poetic about my favorite NaturalWellbeing product. Not only does Hair Essentials help grow back hair that has been dormant, but it keeps my skin clean and clear. I believe it has even eradicated my PMS! With a powerful blend of Chinese herbs, and silica, white tea, and borage oil, it delivers antioxidants and essential fatty acids directly to my skin, hair and nails. I swear by it.
And there we are, my favorite products for getting glory-be gorgeous – naturally. Natch! I hope you’ll find them glow-inducing, too.
Your organic babe, Sage
Photo Credit: jenny-pics
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Paulina Nelega, RH, has been in private practice as a Clinical Herbalist for over 15 years. She has developed and taught courses in herbal medicine, and her articles on health have appeared in numerous publications. She is very passionate about the healing power of nature. Ask Dr. Jan