In theory, eating local honey is a great practice. However with our changing times what is more important is to consume honey that was created by happy and healthy bees. The only way to achieve this is to ask your local beekeeper if s/he has a treatment-free practice.
What is a treatment-free practice? Well, it means that the beekeeper never, under any circumstances, uses acids, antibiotics or other unnatural chemicals in the hives to kill mites and “protect the immunity” of the honeybee. A treatment-free beekeeper believes in letting nature take its course and in nature, it comes down to the survival of the fittest. If the mites kill the bees, then so be it and if the bees survive the mites, well that means you have a really strong and healthy hive and that is something to celebrate. Continue reading
If you are one of my clients, you know that I am obsessed with drinking herbal teas and tonics. Apart from loading up on minerals, which allow your cells to absorb water and hydrate you on a cellular level – which equals GORGEOUS skin – sipping teas and tonics is a wonderful, inexpensive and simple way to load up on antioxidants and maintain a healthy immunity without having to always go the more expensive route of vitamins, supplements and fresh organic foods. If you’re budget is tight, herbal tonics cost pennies to make so whatever your paycheck looks like, you can still take care of your body. Continue reading
Gluten gets such a bad wrap but unless you have Celiac disease, why on earth are you not questioning the mass amounts of agro-chemicals and pesticides that are needed to harvest conventional wheat or the endless synthetic additives and soy isaolates that have not been proven safe for human consumption that are in your food?
Big Food has learned a thing or two from Big Beauty.
How frustrating for me when I hear “experts” say that you must wear sunscreen, leaving it there without educating people on exactly how to do that responsibly. Apart from shopping for a clean product that is preferably Zinc Oxide, there are also some very important points to consider before slathering your skin out of fear with any old product.
I am so happy to have found Raaka chocolates. They are not only soy free but a conscious brand that is as passionate about sourcing and sustanability and I am. Also, their product is insanely delicious and packaged beautifuly. Ooooh la la! Check out my favorite, The Bourbon Cask Aged 82% chocolate bar under my favorite things and definitely peruse their website to learn more about this badass brand. If you are in Brooklyn, you can even visit their site for a tour or a chocolate making class! Ummmm, Hello!
The more colorful foods you include into your diet, the more antioxidants you infuse into your body. Antioxidants equals a fortified body and healthy immune system and all those fruits and vegetables with their trace minerals help your cells absorb all that water you are drinking! Now that’s the power of fresh and beautiful whole foods. Get some!
Our Pampered pH Sampler epitomizes Elique in that it represents how effectiveness simplicity is when looking to achieve radiant skin. All you need are a few core products and hydrosols are definitely one of those must-haves! Then there is the aesthetic. Our gorgeous sampler is packaged by hand with all the small hydrosols snug in their tissue pouch and tied with simple twine. The box is finished with a card detailing the benefits of each precious water and then finished in a beautiful satin bow. Elisha’s favorite! Our impressive sampler is the perfect gift for the hostess or friend who has everything. And men love it too. Thank goodness because they need healthy skin care too.