April192014

Olive Oil & Lemon Juice Beauty Remedy

Olive Oil & Lemon Juice Beauty Remedy #Blog

This is a home remedy used to strengthen finger and toe nails and to soften cuticles. Soak nails each day or night, for several minutes. Place your hands in thin, loose fitting cotton gloves and allow the oil and lemon juice to penetrate deeply into the skin and nails. Gradually the nails become more resistant to breaking, flaking and chipping.

Ingredients

6 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2…

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April122014

Confetti Proof Your Hair This Easter

Easter is usually around the same time as my birthday. Not only do I get birthday gifts and an Easter basket (still till this day), I also get a double serving of cascarones (confetti eggs) slapped on my head! I guess they are supposed to take the place of birthday spankings. Ha! Growing up with two brothers and my birthday always being around Easter time, I learned through the years how to…

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April102014

San Antonio Fiesta Survival Tips

Growing up in San Antonio, Fiesta is a huge event. I guess its San Antonio’s version of Mardi Gras. Always in the month of April, for yearsit lasted for about two weeks mid month; this year, it’s for three weeks. I’m sure big Fiesta goers are totally stoked about that! Most festivities take place downtown; streets are closed, parking is more expensive and hard to find, and with more police out to…

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April92014
April82014

Green Tea Beauty Remedies

Green Tea Beauty Remedies

Green Tea Soothing Spray

This great soother has many uses (see below). Use unflavored, unscented plain green tea.

INGREDIENTS

1 cup green tea leaves
1 quart spring water

  • Steep the tea leaves in boiling water for 20 minutes.
  • Cool and strain the liquid into a sterilized bottle and refrigerate.

Uses for Soothing Spray:

  • As a cooling, refreshing bath splash.
  • As a perk-up for tired feet.
  • As an…

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March252014

Spring Time Beauty Tips

Spring Time Beauty Tips

While the cooler temperatures were here we used heavier moisturizers, hydrating masks, and less sunscreen. When the temperatures change we often change our hair color and wardrobe to fit the season. Now that spring is on its way, there are things you need to change about your skin care regimen. It’s time to shed all that dead dry winter skin and look nice and polished for spring. Now that the…

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March232014

Haters; Sometimes They’re Your Own Family Members

Haters; Sometimes They’re Your Own Family Members

We all have those family members that think you’re stuck up just because you’re successful, have a happy life, & want better for yourself & your loved ones. Yeah…you know you have one too, maybe even a handful of them…While you’re busting your ass to work hard for a better life, usually the ones talking the most shit are sitting on their asses angry at the world, gossiping about everyone,…

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March202014

Is there hope for humanity?

Originally posted on Confessions of a Gordita:

This morning was a morning that will never be forgotten. I try to live my life the right way. I was raised to in a good home to show respect, be honest, and obey the law. Well, I try to obey the law but sometimes I run late for work y se me hace la pata pesada.But some people, unfortunately, have no shame and commit heinous crimes against…

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March182014

Home Remedies for Menstrual Cramps

It’s that time of the month again, ladies. Now, you may dread it or you may feel relief, but the havoc that the monthly menstrual cycle plays on your body remains the same. And honestly, all those wise old ladies telling you that this cramp is nothing compared with labor pains? We don’t give two hoots about labor pains right now! We’ll cross the bridge when we get to it. For now, all we want is…

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March172014

Skin Revival Tips

Drink a mug of hot water with a drop of fresh-squeezed lemon juice in it.

Take six slow, deep breaths in through the nose and out through the mouth.

Wash your face with a rejuvenating cleanser and remove excess cleanser with a steaming hot cloth, followed by a cool cloth to alleviate redness.

Drink at least 1 liter of water during the course of each day.

When applying moisturizer, do so gently.…

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