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Posts tagged with ‘Beauty’

  • Dry Brushing in Eastern Medicine

    Dry Brushing: What’s The Deal With This Viral Beauty Trend?

    in Ayurveda, Beauty / / 0 comments

    A-listers from Miranda Kerr to Chrissy Teigan are all doing it. But what the heck is dry brushing, exactly? Believe it or not, this viral beauty trend is actually pretty old. In fact, we’re talking ancient. It comes from the Ayurvedic practice called garshana and it’s been practiced by people for thousands of years. Here’s what you need to know about this old-made-new beauty ritual.

  • Post Covid Glam - Makeup

    Post-COVID Revenge Glam, TCM Style

    in Beauty, TCM / / 0 comments

    It’s so close, we can ALMOST taste it. After over a year of quarantining, working from home, social distancing, and masking, a post-COVID world is almost a reality. And if you’re like us, you want to get your revenge. You know how after a bad breakup, you hit the town with your best friends dressed to the nines with a fresh blowout and mani? Well, we’re almost ready to break up with COVID. Yup, it’s time for post-COVID revenge glam. We’ve spent the last year in sweatpants and no makeup, so it’s time to put your best foot forward and emerge like a phoenix from the ashes. Here’s our best tips, tricks, and hacks from Eastern medicine to have you looking glam, gorgeous, and ready to get your revenge.

  • Fermented Turmeric

    Here’s 4 Reasons You Should Be Fermenting Your Turmeric

    in General Wellness, TCM, wellness / / 0 comments

    Ok, so you’ve heard about trendy Turmeric and maybe you’ve even added it to your cooking or to your supplement regimen. But it can be kind of tough to make sure you get the most benefits from the turmeric you eat. Unfortunately, it’s not the kind of thing where you simply consume more to get more benefits. If you eat too much, it can upset your stomach. Plus, the really powerful nutrients in turmeric, like curcurmin, aren’t easily absorbed into your body. So how do you get the most out of your turmeric? Simple! You ferment it. Read on to learn how.

  • Eastern Medicine Fixes For Bad Hair Days

    How To Fix Your Bad Hair Days With Eastern Medicine

    in Beauty, Condition Related / / 0 comments

    Hate bad hair days? Us, too. If you can’t take another day of having dull, lifeless hair that never seems to grow, you may be tempted to buy a fancy new shampoo or try a trendy hair treatment. But before you do that, give Eastern medicine a chance. For centuries, people in Asia have used traditional knowledge to keep their hair healthy, shiny, and thick. Here are some of the best tips, tricks, and techniques from eastern medicine to ward off bad hair days once and for all.

  • The Gut Skin Connection in Eastern Medicine

    Your Gut & The Beauty Standard: The Link Between Your Gut & Your Skin

    in Beauty, General Wellness, TCM / / 0 comments

    Usually when we try to make ourselves more beautiful–whatever that means to you–it has to do with the “outside” of yourself. Putting on a face mask, applying SPF every day, or using a Vitamin C serum are all external things you do to make yourself more beautiful and healthy-looking. But what if we told you that real beauty came from the inside? That’s right, your gut can help you get that “glow from within” look that everybody’s dying for. Here’s the 411.

  • Self Care - Eastern Medicine and Global Options

    Going Global: How To Do Self Care Like A Global Citizen

    in Beauty, General Wellness, TCM, wellness / / 0 comments

    Let’s face it–after 2020, we all need and deserve a little extra DIY TLC. And if you’re like us, seeing your friends, visiting family, and going to restaurants without stressing over 6 feet aren’t the only things you’re missing. For those of us who consider ourselves globetrotters, this pandemic has taken away one of our favorite pastimes–traveling. So we put this list together so you can do some much-needed self care while taking inspiration from some of our favorite destinations around the globe.

  • Oil Pulling in Eastern Medicine

    What You Need To Know About How and Why To Start Oil Pulling

    in General Wellness, wellness / / 0 comments

    Remember when coconut oil was the new miracle food? People used it for everything–taking off their makeup, moisturizing their hair, and even gargling it! Now, that last one might sound a little weird. But oil pulling, as the practice is known in the West, actually comes from a traditional Ayurvedic practice to keep the teeth, tongue, and gums healthy and clean. Keep reading to learn more about a quick and cheap addition to your dental routine that will keep your oral hygiene in tip top shape!

  • Chinese Beauty Foods For Your Face

    Put That Where? Foods You Wouldn’t Think To Put On Your Skin, But Should!

    in Beauty, General Wellness / / 0 comments

    Oh, the battle to reclaim the youthful vibrancy of your skin that time has stolen. However, what if the answer to smooth skin wasn’t the latest product on store shelves –  but rather the ancient wisdom that has led thousands to unlock the keys to youth in unexpected ways? For thousands of years, men and women have discovered the secret weapon for fighting aging through the mysteriously practical art of Eastern medicine.

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