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    Hair Care Secrets from Spain Discovered

    If there is one thing about my beauty regimen that I’ve been trying to understand since moving to Spain it’s the secret to hair care! I can’t quite figure out if it’s the hard city water in Barcelona or the fact that I’m about to turn 40 next year, but my hair has been such a problem lately. Maybe I started noticing it more after observing how luscious, thick and simply gorgeous Spanish women’s hair is! What’s the deal? Their locks appear healthy and unphased by the harmful effects of city water, over-processing, or the environment. What do local Spanish women of all…

  • How Your Skin Benefits From Raw Juicing

    Eight to ten servings of fruits and vegetables each day! It’s the mantra that’s been drilled into our brains from childhood.  But the reality is, how many people can achieve even half of the recommended amount? That’s where the concept of RAW JUICING has become all the rage!  Think of it as a shortcut to consuming all those servings. And the positives for your body include everything from detoxification, reducing the risk of cancer, better stamina, mental clarity, aiding digestion and of course, losing weight! After a rough weekend of greasy food and cocktails, my internal organs are forever grateful for the cleanse…

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    7 European Beauty Brands to Fall In Love With

    I never meant to cheat on all of my old favorite beauty products from the states! But I had no choice. When we moved abroad to Spain and I eventually ran out of my regular supply, I knew it would be ridiculous to wait nine months for our return trip back home before replenishing! Imagine – on top of countless other “expat” things I needed to adjust to and make decisions about, now I had to tackle everyday personal stuff. Like, what face wash to use and which eye cream would work best? It’s like starting over in a new relationship, for pete’s…

  • Skincare Secrets from Spain Discovered

    So, it turns out the rumor is true! The women in Spain are quite beautiful. I don’t mean loads of makeup and over processed hair kind of beauty secrets. But natural! Minimal makeup, long locks with a true sun-kissed ombre AND glowing skin. Youthful, dewey and bright complexions. As someone struggling to keep my skin hydrated and toned from the effects of hard city water in Barcelona, this got me thinking! What do the local women here know that I don’t? What are their skincare secrets? Could it be one magic beauty product or perhaps none at all (since we all know sometimes…