Before the pandemic we would make smoothies and juicing at my makeup and skin studio for our clients.
A new recipe each month it was our treat and pleasure! My clients LOVED them. We served them in shot glasses and called them different fun names. Now we have had to stop serving them but share the recipes with them!
We MISS the good old days with our our clients!
Here is one of our popular recipes I thought you’d enjoy.
Creamy and rich you will love this Green & Gorgeous Smoothie too! We served this during EarthDay month.
What you will need to make this delicious smoothie.
In a blender,combine a ripe pitted and peeled avocado with a cup of cold milk and some ice cubes.
1 or 2 tablespoons of sugar
1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract or strip a vanilla bean pod.
I like to …Blend the above in a blender or use a frother.
A fabulous source of fiber,potassium and vitamins. Beauty bonus? Good for you fats.
It was another long holiday weekend and It was time to do something fun! But since we can’t get out like we usually do we have to do things that make us happy at home too.
Since March I have not touched a face. My beauty cottage is open for pickup orders at our door. And we are happily shipping mail orders. I’m doing virtual events and have already begun getting ready for the holiday season. Yes, it’s important to think about that as business owners.
But back to the fun part! I took some time to enjoy giving myself a natural and Gentle exfoliating facial at home. And I made this tropical drink.
Anti-inflammatory,digestive support and refreshing in a smoothie and as a facial on your face!
Pineapples 🍍 rock!
I love naturalbeauty and since our immune systems need to stay strong in this time of Covid-19. I’m trying to keep my husband and I and family healthy. In my business I usually serve juice shots which are fresh made juice mini serving drinks. One of my all time fave’s is with pineapple.
Here is what I do for my skin. I cleanse the skin and apply slices of the pineapple directly to the skin. I leave it on the skin at least 20 minutes. Next I rinse my skin and follow up with a rosewater skin toner. It is just a gentle exfoliant and a quick fix on the cheap!
Sipping Pineapple 🍍 Tropical 🌴 Smoothie
Here’s what you will need:
1 cup of fresh or frozen pineapple
1 1/2 cups of coconut 🥥 water
1/2 cup of coconut milk in a can
1 cup of frozen Pitaya dragon fruit
1 cup of frozen peaches
A dash of honey if you’d like!
Place all of the above in your blender. Blend until it’s creamy and dreamy. Sometimes I add a zest or dash of the juice of a lemon or lime.
Adding ice cubes is optional.
Add a drink umbrella ⛱ and you’re all set!
I hope you’ll try my drink recipe and or this easy twist on a facial
If you are allergic to pineapples OR anything else in this recipe in this recipe…please do not use them.
I discovered this recipe by Celebrity facialist and founder of Joanna Vargas Salon and Skincare Collection. I’ve always wanted to get a facial appointment with her in NYC but always ran out if time as work got in the way!
She promises this recipe revives the mind but gives our complexion a nutrient rich and hydrating boost! She drinks this 4:00 PM for tired skin and tired bodies.
If you’re ever in NYC get an appointment for her iconic facial services.
I enjoy drinking and making smoothies for my family on Sundays and serving them to my clients too. I especially love 💗 to make them with fruit and ingredients that are good for the skin and energizing too.
Here is a pretty looking creamy and dreamy smoothie that is good for you, great for the skins elasticity and the ginger is an anti- inflammatory.
Guys YOU can enjoy drinking it too.
What you will need:
1 cup of bottled 💦water (not tap)
2 cubes of a Frozen dragon fruit
1/2 cup of blueberries
1 scoop of collagen powder
1 piece of ginger
*Ice cubes optional. I like to add at least one or two. But it is up to you.
Place all of the above in a blender and blend.
Pour, serve and savour every sip and enjoy in a beautiful glass.
You can serve this smoothie in shot glasses too! Not all shots need to be alcoholic. 😜 Your guests will get a kick out of these small shots too!
My husband says “I kiss better than I cook” 😁 But I so enjoy entertaining,cooking and makeup! I also love this time of year and all the decor and recipes to celebrate fall.
Today I went to the store and discovered a potpourri of pumpkins 🎃 and more.
So to celebrate 🎊 this time of year here is a recipe to do for YOU and or on your clients too! You’ll be tempted to eat it but don’t. The room will smell divine while and after making this facial treat.
Pretty Pumpkin Pie 🎃 facial mask
What you will need:
1 can of pumpkin pie filling
1 teaspoon of honey
1 sprinkle of nutmeg
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
Stir in all of the above in a bowl. What you will have is a creamy and dreamy gentle natural exfoliation mask. No harsh chemicals. I find even my clients with sensitive skin love to use this and have no issues.
You may use fresh pumpkin but I love using the can in a pinch!
*But please do a patch test on the inside of your arm near your wrist or a section of your face to see if you have a slight reaction. If you have allergies to these ingredients don’t use this D.I.Y.
I like to leave this on at least 10 minutes. Rinse with luke warm water and a washcloth. Afterwards use your facial toner and moisturizer.
Place remains in a small jam or condiments jar you recycled and you can use it again in a few days.
Sip a cold glass of fresh apple 🍎 cider and you’ll make the day even more delicious.