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White teeth, naturally, in 3 easy steps

Because February is National Dental Health Month, I wanted to give you three holistic, super easy tips on having clean, white teeth!   This routine is as easy and 1, 2, 3… and it’s also completely non-toxic, healthy and inexpensive. Want whiter teeth? Give this a try!!!!   Because it is natural for our enamel to yellow as we age, it is an instant boost to your appearance to whiten your teeth… making you look years younger. I like it even more than plucking my eyebrows for an instant makeover! So here is how I boost my whitening naturally.   […]

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Preventing Alzheimers…

  (We saw this double rainbow out of our window when we were driving in the rain a few weeks ago… my hubby was driving and I snapped this blurry pic to capture the magic!) Alzheimers runs on one side of my family, so this is a topic very near and dear to my heart. I’d like to do whatever I can while I am still mid-life to protect my brain as much as possible from developing this devastating disease. Thankfully there are some very simple things you can do to boost your brain’s health and help ward off Alzheimers.

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Skin Care, Part II

Thank you so much for such a great discussion about skin care last Monday. I appreciated the comments and the suggestions and insight from readers so much! Wendy gave a great tip to avoid using citrus essential oils on the skin (it increases photosensitivity) and Barbara had a great recommendation for all you locals wanting microdermabrasion (Dawn at Daniel Island Medical Spa) and there are even more great tips if you want to take a look. I don’t have any recent skin-care-related photos to share with this post today, so I thought I’d include some new pics of my wire

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Thoughts On Health… FAQ: Skin Care

This past week I was asked by three different folks about skin care, so I think this topic is calling for me to blog about it! My motto is: simplify. Let me back up and tell you a little about my background… I briefly considered going into Dermatology when I was in med school, so I took three times the regular amount of training in Dermatology as a result. I’ve always been fascinated by skin and surgical procedures, so I really enjoyed those rotations, chock full of both. I also spent four summers throughout college working at the National Cancer

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