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Water Heals: Mauli Ola’s Allen Sarlo Surf Exp. Day at Malibu

Most everyone is aware of the healing properties of water. The Mauli Ola Foundation began as a group of surfers seeking to introduce people with cystic fibrosis to surfing as a natural healing element. Last week, the group assisted surfing … Continue reading

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Standing – Still!

I packed three pairs of false eyelashes, a tiara, over 6 sunscreens and far too many (is there such a thing?) high heels on this last trip. Obviously I’m a whiz when it comes to paring down to the essentials. … Continue reading

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Skin Deep: IPL 101

“Skin is in” is one of my favorite AbFab lines. AF predicted the irony of skin being fashionable 2 decades before lightening made it possible to actually change your skin tone and retexturizing methods went from abrasive to clinical. I’m … Continue reading

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Wearin’ It Out this Spring

At first, I was excited with my new tube of Burt’s Bees new, purply-sheer tube lipgloss called “Smooch.” It’s got that fragrance that reminds you of cherry cough-syrup, and lays down the slightest Persephone-ish pomegranate shine on the lips, a … Continue reading

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Fish, fish and tilapia fish: Rubio’s adds sustainable tilapia items to their menu

I spoke with Ralph Rubio, founder of Rubio’s Fresh Mexican Grill this week and he talked about the new Tilapia Burrito and Orange Chipotle Tilapia Salad, both made with Regal Springs tilapia, a sustainable seafood product. “The demand for seafood globally is … Continue reading

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Arbonne: Green, Clean and Beautiful

A friend with gorgeous, glowing skin let me in on her secret: Arbonne. How did I not know of this? I know every line! That’s because Arbonne is only sold through reps. A-ha. So I needed to get some of … Continue reading

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Burke Williams Introduces New Steam Pedicure

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to experience Burke Williams’ new waterless steam pedicure at the spa’s Torrance location. For a notorious germ freak, the notion of a pedicure minus the footbath is perfection.   Every time I plunge my feet into … Continue reading

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There’s a Fungus Amongus

And how. If you’re wearing Uggs everyday, or, even worse, fake sheepskin boots, beware. And get ye to Whole Foods, stat, to stock up on antifungal essential oils. Those buttery-soft boots were invented by Australian surfer dudes who just wanted … Continue reading

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Love Means Never Having to Say…

…”not tonight, honey, I have a migraine. So please put down that bouquet of long-stemmed red roses, and just shoot me now.” Essential oils for migraine may not sound as sexy as dipping yourself in chocolate sauce. But if you’re … Continue reading

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