Not only is your skin the largest organ in your body, but it is also the first line of defence against the harsh rays of the summer sun, the cold winter weather, air-conditioned offices and shopping malls, as well as environmental toxins and pollution. The results of a study published in 2013 in the Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology Journal found that 80% of skin aging is as a result of the harmful effects of UV as well as exposure to the sun.
For some of us, finding balance in our relationships–both with ourselves and our loved ones–can be our greatest challenge. Interestingly a nationally-known couples therapist once told me most men and women she sees are in trouble because of imbalances in how they manage their masculine/feminine energy.
Vacation time, baby! This year, I have planned a vacation getaway for the entire family. As exciting as I am about the trip, I do dread the packing. As a mom of four, you can imagine that this is no easy task. The packing process can seem like it takes as long as the trip itself! However, along the years I’ve gathered a few tips that have saved my family and I a lot of frustration and time.
In honor of Cyrus and the thousands of other children that are visually impaired, our Giving Back Program donates 2% of VLB proceeds to the Dream Dare Deliver campaign of Boston Children’s Hospital.
April showers bring May flowers. We have all heard of this saying. It symbolizes the month of May as a month of growth. Well this May, especially as Mother’s Day approaches, all I can think about is how my babies are all growing up.
I can’t believe we are celebrating VLB’s 1st Anniversary this month! I wanted to thank each and every one of you that has helped VictoriaLand Beauty get to this monumental milestone. I am beyond blessed to have such an amazing team, a supportive family and group of loyal friends that have always been by my side.
Rose Quartz beauty rituals aren’t anything new. The powerful crystal has been around for quite some time, and has been known to have healing and anti-aging properties. It has been reported that facial masks made of rose quartz were found in the tombs of ancient Egypt. It has even been said Cleopatra bathed in giant pieces of rose quartz to channel its anti-aging and healing benefits!
There are so many typical Valentine’s Day gifts out there like, chocolate, flowers and Champaign. Don’t get me wrong, I like them all especially chocolate, yum. Sometimes you want to break out of the norm and do something a bit risqué. Have you ever considered boudoir photography?
Baby it’s cold outside!! It is that time of year for some of us where we want to escape the cold, catch some rays and add some vital Vitamin Ds to ward off the winter blues. When escaping, air travel specifically, can wreak havoc on your skin. The minute you board a plane, you’re exposing your skin to insanely dry, stale, recycled air. Not to mention, the dull look on your skin when you land, ugh! Your moisture-sapped skin will need all the help it can get. Here are some of my go-to's when I travel.