Blog Posts

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

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.

Top 10 Ways to Use Kale for Yummy, Healthy Meals

Kale is one of those dark leafy greens that just scream, “I’M HEALTHY! EAT ME!” when you see it. Dishes with kale are considered by many to be better than its non-kale including counterparts. Which sounds healthier to you—a salad with kale, or a salad with lettuce? If you’d like to incorporate more kale in your life but aren’t too crazy about having to eat salads all the time, don’t fret. There are tons of non-salad kale dishes out there for you to try.

How Avocados can Benefit your Health & Wellness

It’s no secret that the humble avocado is a healthy fruit (yes, it’s a fruit!) disguised as a creamy, tasty treat. But why are avocados so healthy, and what are some ways that it can benefit you? Avocados are packed with about 20 vitamins and minerals. This includes potassium, fiber, Vitamins B, C, E and K; folate, and lutein. Although avocados are high in fat compared with other fruits, it’s mainly monounsaturated fat, which is a very heart-healthy fat.

Belotero - What To Know & Expect

When you think of cosmetic treatments that involve injecting wrinkles to diminish them, the first word that often comes to mind is Botox. However, there are many other wrinkle treatments available. It depends on what your skin’s needs are and what your aesthetician recommends. One such dermal filler is Belotero, which some have referred to as a “starter filler”, due to use on early, fine lines. Let’s take a quick look at Belotero and see how it differs from other dermal fillers.

Places to Take Your Kids Before They Grow Up

Someone once pointed out that you only have 18 summers with your kids before they head off to college. That’s not a lot of time for family vacations. Sooner or later, your child will be vacationing with their friends or significant others, and less with you. It’s important to spend those 18 summers with your children wisely. Take them someplace that can create lasting memories, something that may have a positive impact on their lives.

Tips and Tricks for Creating an Indoor-Outdoor Vertical Garden

If you’re blessed with a green thumb but are cursed with little or no yard don’t worry—you can still put your gardening talents to good use. You’ll just need to work vertically rather than horizontally and create your own vertical garden. Vertical gardens are all the rage. They look cute, they liven up a room, but most importantly they take up very little space. You can have an adorable little patch of green in your 5th floor, one-bedroom apartment. All you need is some imagination.
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