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Spring Detoxing Tricks on WCIU: You & Me This Morning

  Balanced Babe on WCIU – You & Me This Morning It’s here! Warm weather f-i-n-a-l-l-y. That means shorts, summer dresses, bikinis, and rooftop fun. Seriously, when Chicago warms up finally, the whole city goes a little bananas. We are so sun deprived here after 4 months of frigid cold, that once the temperature teases …

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Anti-aging Treatments: 10 Home Remedies for Wrinkles

Wrinkles can be perceived either as signs of wisdom that you’ve gained over the years or, unsightly results of years of neglecting proper skin care. While you can’t put off wrinkles forever, it pays to keep them off for ten more years so as to keep you always ten years younger than your peers. The …

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5 Natural Moisturizers You Can Eat!

  Spring is officially here, yet most of us are still fighting snow storms and Antarctic-esque temperatures. By this point, the dry winter air has robbed our skin of every last bit of moisture. To get your skin ready for spring, hydration is key. There are tons of them on the market, but the most effective remedies …

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Favorite Natural Beauty Remedies + Glossed & Found Feature

I’m definitely a gal who absolutely loves staying home and spending some time alooooone. Living in Chicago means there are constantly exciting events happening and work engagements I attend, that when I get an evening to myself to do whatever I desire (which usually means spa night + movies + spinach dip). I smile like …

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4 New Years Resolutions for a Healthy, Natural Smile

It’s a new year, which means it’s time to put your best foot forward with health and wellness. While the mouth often goes overlooked in favor of weight loss and general dietary needs, oral care is an equally important aspect of general wellbeing. And, much like with any treatment, a holistic approach ensures long-lasting solutions that won’t harm your …

Prepare for Some Serious Deep Sleep After This Holistic Massage

After the holidays we are left feeling groggy, sluggish, plump, and clogged up. It sounds gross, but let’s be real, it happens. Now is the time to clear up those blockages and kick the stresses of the holidays to the curb. Chicagoan’s are lining up at the registration tables at gyms, are whipping out their juicers, …

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Holistic Tips for Winter Hair Health + Salon Guide: Custom Hair Lounge

    Alright ladies, I will admit that I used to be the girl that would bounce around from salon to salon trying to find the perfect hair stylist. I tend to have a hard time finding a place that I can stick with because being a blonde, hair color can be quite tricky. Sometimes my …

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Beauty Benefits of Clary Sage Oil + A Giveaway

       I am always interested in learning more about aromatherapy and various oils from exotic plants. My main reason is to test out various homeopathic remedies and beauty concoctions that are natural and said to be safe.  There always seem to be new  new plant extracts popping up in studies and articles that …