Today is Pecan Day! It is a day to celebrate and enjoy pecans, which is the only tree nut native to North America. Pecans are high in healthy unsaturated fat and just a handful a day can lower “bad” cholesterol. Pecans are rich in age defying antioxidants and contain more than 19 vitamins and minerals including vitamins A, B, E, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc.
Lavender oil is extracted from the flowers of the lavender plant. It has a fresh, sweet, floral, herbaceous aroma that is soothing and refreshing. It has a relaxing impact on people as it is a great aid for winding down before bedtime. Lavender oil is also used for alleviating insomnia, anxiety, depression and stress.
Nude nails have made quite a statement and are one of the most striking nail trends for Spring due to the versatility that they allow. Nude nails make the hands look lengthened, feminine and clean and are perfect for any occasion. They appear classy and sophisticated without seeming too conservative or dull.
Brightening up the area around the eyes is the best way to look refreshed and vibrant in a snap. Concealer is essential for banishing dark under-eye circles and bringing light to the face. A little goes a long way. Use your ring finger and pat the concealer from the inside corner of the eye and out to give a smooth, natural coverage.
Chamomile is one of nature’s miracles. Because of its anti-inflammatory properties and ability to fight infections, chamomile is also added to many creams and serums to relieve burns, rashes, sores and eye inflammation. It is also found in emollients and moisturizers in night creams that restore and hydrate the skin as well as in acne cleansers and treatments for wrinkles and fine lines.