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Fabulous after 40 – Cosmetic Application

Looking fabulous after 40 with international, eco makeup artist Kristen Arnett’s Green Beauty Team sharing her tips using Jane Iredale cosmetics! Big thanks and love to Kristen Arnett’s Green Beauty Team for joining up with Jane Iredale cosmetics to create this awesome tutorial! Cosmetic application is not the same after 40! Check our Kristen Arnett’s… Read more »

Chicken Enchiladas

Enchilada-Recipe-OaksSpa

Ingredients 1 ¼ pounds chicken breast, cut into ½” to 1” pieces 1 ¼ cups onion, diced 2 tsp. garlic, minced 1 Tbs. olive oil 2 tsp. cumin 1 tsp. basil 1 tsp. oregano 1 tsp. chili powder 3 roasted green chiles, (canned work fine) split, seeds removed and chopped 3 cups enchilada sauce (we… Read more »

Defying Gravity

Have you seen the play, “Wicked”? Great show, with the apex being a song called, “Defying Gravity”.  Love it. Worked for her, but for us 50 to 70 something gals, it’s not as simple as a catchy tune. Aside from nipping, tucking, and lifting surgically, let’s face it, just like Newton’s apple, breasts, underarms, bellies,… Read more »

Sugar, Sugar

Sugar is not so sweet in the way it relates to your overall health profile. It is arguably the most detrimental ingredient that has been added into our modern diet. Too much sugar and too many refined carbs affect our insulin levels, changing blood sugar levels and causing fat to accumulate, especially around the waistline. … Read more »