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Beautify with ESSENTIAL OILS

HI EVERYONE :) Today I’m going to discuss just a little of the amazing benefits of essential oils, particularly for your skin, and how I make the most of them in my beauty regime. It’s no secret that aromatherapy is a buzz-word for the health conscious. There’s practically an ‘oil’ to help every and any […]

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Mind Over Body: The Cortisol Effect

“THINK HAPPY THOUGHTS”  If your mental well-being is not incentive enough to practice this motto, some science may convince you that it’s at least worth an attempt for your physical appearance.  How you think may affect how you look. A positive outlook can help your body evade over-secreting stress hormones like cortisol which can take […]

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Before I decided to focus on music, I worked as a psychologist and gave trainings on the subject of personal effectivity. I would give people advice on how to reach their goals better, and 2 terms I used a lot were ‘efficiency’ (how you reach a goal) and ‘effectivity’ (IF you reach a goal). If […]

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A BEAUTIFUL ALKALINE BODY

Did you know that you can actually make your body more beautiful, simply by becoming more ‘alkaline’? Your body has a delicate pH balancing system in which it works to keep equilibrium & stop your body fluids from becoming more ‘acid’ or if needed, too alkaline. I’m going to focus on the alkalising bit in […]

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Four Foods for Fantastic Skin!

Because naturally glowing skin really does start from the inside out, here are a few fresh, whole food ideas that will really make your skin glow! Here are my 4 favorite foods for skin that will make it fantastic: Healthy Fats, such as Avocado, Raw Nuts and Coconut Oil will plump up your skin and […]

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For the Love of Food, Fashion and OYL

I love good food!! It is my no 1 passion. I also love learning about the human body, health/healing and wellness is a lifelong fascination of mine…and if you haven’t guessed it – I love FASHION. I love this industry with all the gorgeous artistic minded people who come together to create absolute genius. I […]

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SKIN CARE FOR MEN

As the days are getting colder (well, here in the Netherlands) I have to be extra careful with my skin. Not every man likes to put some effort in his “beauty” skin care for men regime (most men only wash their faces with water and that’s it), but I’m a fanatic skin care user for […]

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My Skin Care Routine

After writing a post about “5 steps to a beautiful skin” , someone asked me what products I use. So this is the continuation to my previous post. As you can see on the picture (above) that I took of my bathroom shelve, those are 8 key products that I use in my skin regime. (In no […]

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5 steps to a beautiful skin

I’m not going to talk about any products in this post, but I will tell you about 5 simple steps that I do and that will help you to achieve a beautiful skin. Sure, clean healthy whole food diet is one of the most important part of having a beautiful skin. I will talk more […]

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ALKALISE YOUR BODY BEAUTIFUL

Did you know that you can actually make your body more beautiful, simply by becoming more ‘alkaline’? Your body has a delicate pH balancing system in which it works to keep equilibrium & stop your body fluids from becoming more ‘acid’ or if needed, too alkaline. I’m going to focus on the alkalising bit in […]

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Eating Your Water

With the temperatures heating up in New York City, it is vital to get the right amount of water in daily, as we consist of 60% H20 relative to our weight! So not only should we drink up, but we should also eat up! I know it can be hard to get the recommended ‘8 […]

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Beauty Bites ~ Stuff I Do

Hi everyone! Let’s talk about BEAUTY. Just quickly! Beauty bites!? ;) OYL is a great place to find lots & lots of ‘beauty bites’ by beautiful people! But as Miranda Kerr said in her book ‘Treasure Yourself‘ – ‘Don’t compare yourself with others’ she says…’a rose is beautiful, but so is a sunflower.’ So as you […]

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