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posted by on Acne, Essential Oils, Exfoliation, I ♥ Products, I ♥ Tips, Moisturizer, Toner, Tween


Lately I am getting a ton of questions regarding the tween age child and breakouts. I am going to outline three of my favorite products to help prevent and heal existing breakouts in a gentle and effective way. These Kerstin Florian products I recommend are my go-to because of the lightweight and therapeutic nature. Also […]

posted by on Cosmetics, Hair, I ♥ Products, I ♥ Spa, Lip Care, Promotions

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Threading is an ancient practice of removing facial hair that started in India over 5000 years ago and has been steadily gaining popularity here in the states. The technician uses a piece of thread to uplift and remove hair around eye brows and the lip area. When I started threading my eye brows about ten […]

posted by on Fitness, Food, I ♥ Nutrition, Organic

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My next Super Skin Food (SSF) is Gelatin derived from grass fed cows. I started to incorporate this into my diet a few years ago and I have seen a positive difference in my skin, as it is extremely dry. Some of the skin related benefits I have read about are reduction of wrinkles, promotion […]

posted by on Essential Oils, Fitness, Giveaway, I ♥ Products, I ♥ Spa, Press


I am so excited to share my experience with Hylunia Wellness Spa in Costa Mesa which combines natural skin care with Eastern age defying therapies. I am asked frequently which spa I recommend to get a facial treatment in Orange County and after the glowing results I had, this is it! Hylunia Skin Care has […]

Let it GO!


posted by on Baby, Essential Oils, I ♥ Tips, Pregnancy

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So I may be the only mom who hasn’t seen the movie Frozen yet, I hear the song Let it Go is pretty popular. It’s also the theme for my house as I prep for baby #2. I can’t believe how attached to “stuff” I can get and how this “stuff” is totally dragging me […]

posted by on I ♥ Tips, SPF, Sun

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    Today I have a guest post from Samantha, a medical skin care therapist out of Arizona! Check out the safe tanning recommendations below and thank you Samantha! After a very cold, harsh winter and with spring just around the corner, millions of Americans are itching to sprawl out under the warmth of the […]

posted by on Body, Essential Oils, I ♥ Products, Organic, Simply Jess

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Coco-Mango Deodorant Small

Simply Jess Skin Care has a new product to announce! The Coco-Mango Deodorant is now available for purchase in my Etsy Store, Simply Jess Skin Care. Below I touch upon why I personally switched to a natural deodorant, why I created one myself and what makes my deodorant different. What is a deodorant vs. an […]

posted by on Exfoliation, Gadgets, Holiday, I ♥ Nutrition, I ♥ Tips

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My latest guest blog post for Mom’s in Charge is up! I share four easy ways to improve the look of your skin in 2014, check it out here! The mission of this organization is to empower moms to raise healthy vibrant kids and I am a proud member. If you want to learn more […]

Acure Organics


posted by on I ♥ Products, I ♥ Spa, Moisturizer, Organic

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I am always on the look out for a skin care line that uses pure ingredients and doesn’t break the bank. I recently discovered the Acure Skin Care line and have been testing one of the moisturizers. I was drawn to the company philosophy and the care in which they source ingredients. They look out […]

Fat Rant


posted by on Food, I ♥ Nutrition, I ♥ Tips, Super Skin Food-SSF


My dieting career began in the nineties when the philosophy ‘fat will make you fat’ was all the rage. I became fat phobic and stayed away from anything with fat in it. I was attracted to all the fat-free, sugar-free (real-food free), food I could get. I drank diet coke like it was going to […]