Posts by Terry Alabata

How to fight acne the natural way

Fight acne naturally

Acne is one of the most stubborn skin conditions you can deal with on a daily basis. Not only is it caused by hormonal acne which can start because of puberty, but it can also be brought on by other hormonal imbalances when you reach middle-age, or it can be a result of cystic acne…

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How to choose the perfect red lipstick for the holidays

How to find the perfect red lipstick

Red. A classic color of beauty, passion, and desire. It is a color that we often turn to enhance our appearance, attract lovers, and create a sense of power and authority. Red is a color that cannot be ignored and like fire, it can inspire action and draw attention to you when you want to…

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How to relieve stress naturally during the holiday rush

Stress relief naturally

With the holiday season madness upon us, there’s no question that the season can cause stress in our lives. It can affect our health, performance, and appearance in a negative way if we let it take over. Luckily there are many ways to come back to balance and lower stress. Here, I would like to…

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Shop Small Business Saturday with these beauty brands

Small Biz Saturday

Happy Small Business Saturday! Supporting small businesses is an amazing part of any country’s economy. It can be the start of a brand that one day makes it big like TheBalm or it can continue to be a small boutique catering to a specific fan base. These brands maintain a crafted, handmade type of feel…

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Are gluten-free cosmetics really necessary?

Gluten-Free Makeup

Gluten-free cosmetics:  Is this just another beauty trend?  Is it just another marketing scam to get you to haul over your current collection for something that sounds healthier?  Or is there any legitimacy to this growing beauty genre? Let’s find out… Gluten-Free: What does it really mean in the beauty world? As of now, there…

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5 reasons why you need an aloe vera plant at home

Aloe Vera Plant

Ever since learning about green beauty products in 2004 as a way to protect and manage my sensitive skin, the role of plants and herbs in my daily life whether through cosmetics or through the consumption of food has been a big part of my daily lifestyle. A plant very close to my heart is…

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Top natural lip balms to smooth chapped lips

Natural lip balms

As a bona fide lip product junkie, I have had my fair share of lip balms. On any given day, I can easily have at least three to five different lip products in my purse –the majority of them being various types of lip balms. In my experience, when it comes to lip care, the…

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Top 10 cruelty-free beauty products to love

Best beauty products

Ever get curious about what all the hype is about green beauty these days? Or, maybe you are overwhelmed with options and not sure which ones to trust or try out. Having done eco-friendly makeovers for the past seven years, I have tried hundreds of products in nearly every beauty category and have come up…

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