Category Archives: Eat Yourself Pretty

Eat Yourself Pretty: Healthy Raw Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Bites

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I introduced this Eat Yourself Pretty column when I first launched the site and then promptly forgot about it. But I was recently given these raw oatmeal cookie bon bons and thought they’d be perfect to share here. These incredibly addictive yet beautifying bites have since become a staple in my pantry and a healthy justification for feeding my sweet tooth.

But let’s back up a bit. You may remember that I did a little detox in the spring that included going off sugar, coffee and alcohol for 30 days. Though I think this is probably a healthy thing to do once a year (I had mine coincide with Lent), I would never have been able to part with all my vices if not for a much more superficial motive: my skin.… Continue Reading

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Eat Yourself Pretty: Maple Glazed Coconut Cashews

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Last week I finally got my copy of Recipe For Radiance, my friend Alexis Wolfer’s new cookbook for DIY beauty solutions that can be eaten or applied. I remember hearing about the book back when it was just a seed of an idea. So it’s pretty amazing to see all her passion for cheaper, healthier alternatives to store bought beauty products become a thing of beauty itself.

The funny this is that a few years ago when I first heard about the idea, I had very little appreciation for the concept of green beauty. I’ve always known that what we eat affects the way we look, and in that sense diet is the most important beauty solution available.… Continue Reading

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Eat Yourself Pretty: Spicy Carrots for Clear Skin

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My first job out of college was a corporate New York City office job like any other. Except instead of trading bonds or building models, my daily responsibilities included smelling blotter strips and refilling little bottles of moisturizer. When I applied to L’Oreal my senior year, I’m sure I went on and on about all the luxury products I used everyday. But the truth was that most of my make-up and toiletries came from the CVS down the block from my off-campus house.

Regardless, during my 2-year stint, which included a monthly $100 spending stipend at the company store, I quickly became a product junkie.… Continue Reading

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