Extreme Diet and Autoimmune Disease

This video below is particularly interesting, considering the juvenile rheumatoid arthritis in my family. This lady had 37 affected joints, an ankle replacement in her teen years, and more. She found a way to help herself and get off the myriad of drugs. Take a look!

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I’ve noticed this year that depression and panic attacks get rough after eating a high ratio of gluten. It’s a known trigger for hypothyroidism, as well. Currently, I am eleven days gluten free, and, in a week or two, I will make another attempt at adding it back again. GRADUALLY this time!

The food sensitivity and autoimmune disease explosion these days is uncanny. Multiple industries seem designed to keep the mass populace sterile, sick, dependent, and ignorant about it all.

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Healthy Look

I thought that if you do any makeup, you have to do it all. If you use concealer, you have to use foundation all over, then blush to add the color back, the eye color, and so on and so forth. Using makeup at all meant doing a whole “look.”

By covering acne, I was making my acne worse!

A full look wasn’t usually worth the time, and was too much for my taste anymore. For trying to look natural, I was using a lot of product.

When I quit applying makeup every week, my skin became healthier and clearer!

But there are times I want to pamper a bit, hide the sleepy mama eye bags, and look a little polished.

Then Justine encouraged my personal taste. Click the link to view her video.

French Makeup and Hair

Apparently, the French are focused on skin HEALTH and just a little high quality makeup with maybe a classic red lipstick. If you look like you’re trying, it’s too much.

Oh, that approach is right up my ally!

So I use a baking soda and raw honey facial scrub as needed, rinse my face and apply tea tree oil twice daily, drink enough water, use my homemade beeswax chapstick, and my skin looks fine. When I skip this routine, it shows! After a rough night of motherhood, I apply Savvy Minerals foundation under my eyes as a concealer. If I want more polish that day, I use foundation to even out facial blemishes and apply Savvy Minerals’ lipstick to top it off. That’s it!

Missing half a night’s sleep shows no matter what. However, you might not have noticed I had massive red zits that day or that I was wearing makeup at all!

Click here to learn why I had to quit popular makeup brands and switched to Savvy Minerals.

So what’s your taste? Complete look, minimalist, or au natural?