Blog Posts

Here are some blog posts that I've written for Trendy Mami and Lux Laser Skincare.

Easy, Quick Valentine’s Chocolate Bites Recipe

When it comes to Valentine’s Day presents chocolate reigns supreme, according to a 2017 Statista article. Instead of buying yet another heart-shaped box for your beloved, this year why not do something special and make him/her the sweet treats from scratch? Maybe some Valentine’s chocolate bites? Trust us it’ll be more meaningful that way, and you can customize the goodies with their favorite types of chocolate and fillings.

IPL Photofacial and Fractional Laser Treatments

The effects of aging are the most visible on your face. Wrinkles, age spots, and sagginess appear. Sun damage and acne scars may also emerge. The result is that you look older, more tired, and less vibrant than you really feel. Fortunately, while aging is inevitable, you can do something to slow it down. This article will discuss two methods of skin repair—IPL photofacial and fractional laser treatments. Ultimately, the right treatment for you depends on what issues need to be addressed.

Beauty Tips to Prepare for New Year’s Eve

Christmas is a time to think about others. Buying presents, sending greeting cards, traveling to see family—those are heartwarming activities we do for our loved ones. However, New Year’s Eve is a different story. New Year’s Eve is a time to CELEBRATE! It’s not too early to start prepping for the biggest party of the year. In between your Christmas shopping, squeeze some time in to get yourself a cute outfit, killer shoes, and sexy ‘do. But none of that matters if you don’t have healthy, glowing skin.

Top Reasons to Use Adult Day Care Services for Elderly Loved Ones

Caring for an elderly family member can be very difficult and overwhelming. Not only do you have to attend to that family member’s personal and medical needs, but you need to tend to your own life. How will you be able to work a full-time job if you have to spend most of your time caring for say, your parent? And what if you have children and a spouse? They need you too. Luckily, family caregivers can find assistance and much-needed respite in the form of adult daycares.

Differences between Elderly Caregiver Roles

When we think of elderly caregivers, we often picture nurses working in hospitals or assisted living facilities. But the truth is that you don’t need a nursing degree to become an elderly caregiver. In fact, in some cases, all you need is a high school diploma and some training. Caring for the elderly is a rewarding, but challenging experience. It’s not a career choice one should decide upon a whim. Before you decide to go down the path of elderly caregiving, first ask yourself these questions.

The Benefits of Green Tea for Your Skin

Green tea has long been a popular drink in Asian countries like China, but Western society has quickly adopted this beverage as well, and not just for its flavor. Green tea has been linked to a number of general health benefits that include, among other things, lowering your chances of high blood pressure, Type II diabetes, and even cancer. However, green tea can also improve your skin’s health and appearance. This can be done through direct consumption or applying it on your skin. Green tea co

9 Women Empowerment Books Every Woman Should Read

Sometimes, it’s tough to be a woman. So much rests on our shoulders. Women are expected to be dedicated mothers, lovers, and employees. We are supposed to be tough as nails but still be delicate and understanding. We have to deal with sexism, racism, sexual harassment and violence, and gender stereotypes, often at very young ages. When you need some inspiration, check out some of these books by some very strong, powerful women.

Skin Care Tips for Fall

Happy Fall! It’s time to start packing up your short shorts, tank tops, and flip flops and bring out your boots, light sweaters, and leggings. But clothing isn’t the only thing that should change with the seasons. Your skin care routine should also be different. Not only is the air less humid, but it’s also windy and colder. All these environmental shifts affect your skin. Here are some quick tips to shifting your summer skin care to fall.

The Importance of Eating Healthy and Nutritionally After a Workout

I’ve been going to the gym lately, about three times a week. I spend about two hours each visit. After stretching, I do strength training and then Zumba class. When I’m done, I feel great but am exhausted and famished. It’s very tempting for me to just grab anything for lunch, but that would undo all the hard work I just did. However, I’m sure I’m not the only person who feels this way after a hard workout.

Improve your Oral Health with the Ancient Practice of Oil Pulling

Did you know that you can possibly have whiter teeth and get rid of bad breath if you swish some oil in your mouth for a period of time? It sounds a little odd and even gross, but many people swear by it. The process is called oil pulling, and it’s a holistic dental treatment that has been catching on lately. Many have been doing oil pulling as an added step to their daily oral hygiene routine. But what is it? Read on and find out.
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