Health and Beauty Inside and Out

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I am so excited to introduce Toni Branner, an expert on nutrition,  to all of you at Scentsible Life. We will have a great evening, learning about healthy food for our body and skin.

You can register for this free event online. (Select classes and the date September 10th to find the Health and Beauty event on our online scheduler)

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Beauty and Health Wednesday

Beauty_Health_Wednesday_July_8_15Wednesday evenings at Scentsible Life are dedicated to taking time out of our busy schedule to stop, relax, have a little fun and take care of ourselves. It has quickly become part of our regular lives, and we are seeing the benefits of our weekly rituals. We have noticed that we have more energy throughout the week and we are not as tired when the weekend rolls around. Another benefit is our skin is looking much healthier. We are really enjoying it and we encourage you to participate with us. As we often state, in our busy lives, it is vitally important to dedicate time to relax, nurture and pamper ourselves. Beauty treatments combined with relaxation are a great way to release stress, allow mind chatter to dissipate and boost the immune system.

Today we are excited to introduce a treatment with coconut, rice and brown sugar.

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Here are the ingredients you will need for this week’s Beauty and Health Wednesday.
Scentsible Life Skin Care Kit (cleansing powder, facial oil and hydrotone)
Scentsible Life Facial Mask
Shredded organic coconut
Organic brown sugar
Organic brown rice
Aloe Gel
(You can find these ingredients in health food stores. Maybe you too grow your own Aloe Vera.
Rose Quartz and Aquamarine Gemstones (optional)

Facial Mask Recipe:
1 teaspoon ground coconut flakes
1 teaspoon ground brown rice
1 teaspoon ground brown sugar
1 teaspoon Scentsible Life Facial Mask
2 Tablespoons Aloe Vera Gel
1 Tablespoon Rose Quartz and Aquamarine Elixir or just plain water

Rose Quartz and Aquamarine Elixir:
Select 1 Rose Quartz and 1 Aquamarine gemstone
Place the stones into 8 fl oz of pure spring or distilled water
Let the stones sit in the water overnight

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Let’s begin our Wednesday Ritual:

Tonight, when you get home, pause outside of your door and wait until you feel calm before you enter.

Here is a simple breathing technique which may help you:
Sit or stand in front of your home, close your eyes, paying attention to your breath.
Slowly change your breath and count 9 on the inhale, hold your breath to the count of 9 and then exhale on the count of 9.

Do this breathing exercise till you feel calm and you are no longer thinking about your day and all other mind chatter has dissipated.This exercise can sometimes take five minutes or longer.

Be patient, it is worth it! Once you have done this, you have already brought relaxation to your body 🙂

When you are calm, enter your home feeling how great it is to come back to your own sanctuary, where you can be yourself, where there are no demands and no obligations.

Now get your skin care products and a “quiet time” space ready. Maybe you want to eat before you start this regimen tonight. Or you may prepare a meal that you can enjoy during the ritual. Allow yourself to make the ritual your own.

I recommend starting with a shower so the water can act as an additional helper to wash away the stresses of the day. When you are ready, cleanse your face and body with the Scentsible Life Cleansing Powder. Afterward, step out of the shower and apply the facial mask.

Sit quietly in your dedicated area, close your eyes and enjoy the quietness in your home. Appreciate your home and feel how it provides you with safety and nurturing. Relax and let the mask stay on your face for at least 20 minutes before you rinse it off.

Next, apply the Facial Oil with gentle circular movements. Finish up with a spritz of Hydrotone. Pat the moisture into the skin. That’s it! A few simple steps to feel relaxed and refreshed. Enjoy!

 

Beauty and Health Wednesday, Uruguay

Banner_for_Beauty_and_Health_Wed_UruguayMy amazing journey started in Buenos Aires, continued to Salta, Purmamarca, Cafayete and Salta in Argentina and then onto Montevideo, Colonia de Sacramento and Punta del Este in Uruguay.  The final day of my journey, today, on Tuesday ends here in Punta del Este.  Tomorrow evening we are headed out to the Montevideo airport to fly back to the States. I had such a great time in these two beautiful countries in the Southern Hemisphere. As I am flying back tomorrow (which falls on Wednesday),  I will be doing my Beauty and Health Evening tonight at a beautiful hotel in Punte del Este.

Punte del Este is so beautiful and great to visit without many tourists. It feels like having the beautiful nature almost all to myself.

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What better way to end this beautiful day and amazing journey, than by enjoying a heated indoor pool and hot tub, followed by a facial in the hotel room?

File Jun 23, 8 45 45 AMThis morning, I saved a Kiwi and a banana from the breakfast buffet.  When I prepared my facial, I  mashed and mixed the two pieces of fruit with one teaspoon of the Scentsible Life Cleansing Powder to make my mask. I will leave the mask on over night to rejuvenate and refresh my skin, which by the way, has been exposed to a lot of cold, dry and windy air outside during my adventures down here in the winter air, as well as hot air indoors.

I will miss Argentina and Uruguay, but I am also looking forward to coming back home to Los Angeles. It’s a bitter sweet evening tonight in this beautiful hotel in Punta del Este.

Taking a break in the middle of the week to take care of ourselves is not only great during regular times, but also during vacation! I hope all of you will enjoy your Wednesday Beauty and Health Evening whether you are at home or on the road!

 

 

Beauty and Health Wednesday from Argentina

Beauty_and_Health_Travel_WednesdayAfter a day of traveling through beautiful La Cafajeta and the Quebrada de Concha canyon a hot bath with Lavender and Tea Tree feels really good. While soaking in the bath tub I refresh my face with a cleansing powder mask made with 1 Tablespoon of fresh, local Yoghurt and 1 Tablespoon of Scentsible Life Cleansing powder.

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Hope all of you enjoyed the Beauty and Health Wednesday evening as much as I do.

 

Beauty and Health Wednesday

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A little pre summer sun and fun is on the menu today for Beauty and Health Wednesday. Ruby Red Grapefruit, Aloe Vera and Almond Cappuccino are ready to help set the atmosphere to lift our moods, calm our nervous systems and to tone and firm our skin! How great 🙂

Take a break today or in the evening and put up your legs and enjoy an Almond Cappuccino facial, which by the way, you can apply it to your entire body! If your out and about during the day or at work, make a conscious break from the events of the day after you get home. Take a quick shower to wash off all the stimuli that your body received during the day. Then get ready for a relaxing evening.  Set up a quiet space where you can soak your feet and relax comfortably. Put on some of your favorite music if you like.  Then you will be ready to make your cleanser, mask and foot bath!

Prepare your skin care products:

Cleanser: Mix about 2 teaspoons of Scentsible Life Cleansing Powder with enough plain yoghurt to form a creamy consistency (also about 2 teaspoons).  You can experiment with the proportions to get the consistency you like.

Almond Cappuccino Mask: Mix 1 Tablespoon of Scentsible Life Almond Cappuccino with 1 Tablespoon hot water and 2 Tablespoons of fresh Aloe Vera Gel (or store bought if you don’t have fresh) into a blender. Blend well (about a minute). The mixture should have the consistency of milk, watery but not too thin. Add 2 drops of Red Ruby Grapefruit and stir to blend. Viola!

Prepare warm/hot foot bath:  add 2 drops of Red Ruby Grapefruit essential oil to warm to hot water in your foot bath

You are almost ready for the foot bath.

1. First wash your face with the cleansing mixture and then rinse well with warm water.

2. Apply the Almond Cappuccino Mask to your face, arms, hands, legs and feet.

3. Enjoy soaking your feet in your warm foot bath for 15-20 minutes.

While you soak in your foot bath, close your eyes and enjoy the quietness, letting your thoughts wander. Breath evenly and calmly, thinking about the richness and the beauty you have in your life.

I usually leave my Almond Cappuccino Mask on over night, tuck in and watch one of my favorite movies or read a good book and complete my beauty regimen in the morning with a fresh morning rinse.  After you rinse off the mask, apply facial oil and hydrotone to your face, legs and arms. I always find this regimen extremely refreshing!

Enjoy!

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Beauty and Health Spa Wednesday

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Beauty and relaxation treatments are a perfect combination to enhance the quality of our lives. Life looks brighter and lighter, less demanding and stressful, when we feel rested, happy and beautiful. Enjoy a mini vacation tonight.

Scentsible Life skin care products  are made fresh in small batches to keep the potency and vibrancy of fresh, organic ingredients, like fresh, nutrient rich food. I know, there are so many skin care products on the market, and so many recipes for making your own. Scentsible Life  is among only a very few companies that create fresh skin care products with the health of the skin, body, emotions and energy in mind. If you would like to get more information about our products please feel free to contact us at 310.699.7743 or e-mail us at info@scentsiblelife.net

It’s Beauty and Health Relax¡ Wednesday

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Enjoy Relax¡ Wednesday. If you live in the Los Angeles area you are welcome to join us. We are coming together from 7 pm to 9 pm. If you plan to join us please call us at  310.699.7743 so we have enough fresh skin care and snacks for everybody. If you can’t make it tonight and would like to participate, join us on the  google hangout from 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Click on Google Events to connect with us tonight.

I am looking forward to seeing or meeting you tonight. Have a wonderful Wednesday.