Gorgeous Makeup CAN be Green

Behind the Scenes Awaken Your Beauty Photoshoot You look amazing! Wow, what are you doing differently? These are NOT the questions we expect to hear when switching to “green”, healthy alternatives. “Poor thing. She’s switched to natural makeup,” is often whispered behind her back. Is this what you envision when you contemplate giving up your…

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Steps to a Greener Lifestyle

People often ask me where to start when changing to a healthier lifestyle. I always say to start with food. Removing or minimizing sugar, GMO’s, chemicals, metals, and increasing vegetable intake should be your first step. Then consider the products you put on your skin. We are basically giant sponges, absorbing everything. Makeup, shampoos, conditioners,…

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Things I am DYEING to Share

May 18, 2013 This last week has been an incredibly challenging, hugely rewarding week. When I first began using Organic Color Systems, there were no local “reps” to call on. No classes down the street to sign up for. It was just me and the educator in Florida handling my calls when I panicked in…

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My Natural Medicine Cabinet

Often, I am asked what is in my “medicine” cabinet and I have to say, it is rather unusual.  For instance, we don’t reach for the neosporin when our kids skin their knees.  Colloidal Silver comes in a handy spray form and effectively kills bacteria. This is also what we will use for conjunctivitis (pink eye)…

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“You Are What You Eat”

We’ve all heard it, you are what you eat. Good to know, but sounds incredibly daunting sometimes. As a hairstylist, I am very   often  the first to detect when something is “off” with my clients’ health. When the body is fighting to stay healthy, it will circle the wagons and protect internal organs, so the…

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