Guest post written by Terry Fox, Licensed Acupuncturist at Zi Zai Dermatology. I was so frightened. I remember looking in the mirror and putting up a hand to feel the right side of my face. It felt odd – not quite numb, but not quite normal either. I couldn’t blink or close my right eye. […]
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Guest post written by Terry Fox, Licensed Acupuncturist at Zi Zai Dermatology. Trigeminal neuralgia is a chronic pain condition that affects the trigeminal nerve, which carries sensation from your face to your brain. If you suffer from Trigeminal Neuralgia, you know exactly how painful it can feel. But, for those who’ve never experienced it, this […]
My face suffers from rosacea. So I use the Zi Zai facial products faithfully (the Honey & Herb Scrub, the RosaceaHerbal facial toner and the weekly clay & herb mask). However, right around Thanksgiving, I suddenly got really lazy. I ran out of the toner (all I have to do is grab more from the […]
Make your facial skin care routine special. There is power in allowing it to be a ritual, a ceremony. Perform each task with kindness. Show yourself some love. Be grateful for your face and your skin and do not take it for granted. Caring for your skin doesn’t have to be a chore. It can be fun, especially the facial masks and the facial steam.
Why do we need to eat meat that has artificial red color injected into it? Do we really want the fake smell of chemical air-fresheners in the air we breathe? Is real chocolate so boring that we need to add artificial flavoring to our ice cream? Our consumer world is so full of artificial color, […]
In a recent post I talked about how I had a rash around my mouth for 4+ months this spring/early summer. I discovered the cause of the rash was an allergic contact dermatitis – a reaction to the propolis in some beeswax as well as to jojoba oil. Yes, I am allergic to jojoba oil, […]
When you think about about your life (your daily existence or the bigger picture), how free do you feel? Do you feel light and mobile and full of energy? Ready to explore and experience and learn? Comfortable in your skin, free of pain (physical, emotional, spiritual)? Or do you feel heavy, weighed-down, overburdened? Restricted, limited, […]