The Beauty Detox Solution

Since so many of you requested a photo of me with my new haircut, here ya go!

See my short little ponytail?

It is kind of difficult to tell in these photos, but she put in a lot of layers.  Before it was pretty much one length and very long.  I told her that I wanted to look more grown up, so I guess this is my mature look.

The reason why I didn’t post a picture yesterday was because the girl who waxed my eyebrows sort of ripped off my skin.  Well, not sort of…she completely left the skin above my eyes raw.  It hurts.

I can suck it up and deal with it though since I am a grown-up now and all.

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Recently, I read a book by Kimberly Snyder called The Beauty Detox Solution, and I must say, I loved it so much that I couldn’t put it down.   It doesn’t even have anything to do with the fact that Kimberly is awesome and pretty much my girl crush.

Her principles, or Beauty Rules, make so much sense and have influenced some of what I do in my day to day life.

The Beauty Detox Solution Highlights

  • We will slow down the aging process and look younger if we limit our intake of animal protein and increase our intake of plant foods.
  • Dairy is not our friend (no arguments here!).
  • Always eat fruit alone.  It digests very quickly in the body and when we eat it in unison with carbs or protein, it can cause a traffic jam in our bodies. Kimberly’s explanation in the book is very thorough and makes so much sense!
  • Eat tons of greens. She recommends getting your greens in the morning through her glowing green smoothie.
  • Cleanse on an on-going basis through the use of probiotics, digestive enzymes, and magnesium-oxygen supplements.  When we’re cleansed, we get more nutrients from our foods…and we look prettier!

If you’re into nutrition at all- and even if you’re not- this book is definitely worth the read.  And if you need more convincing, check out Vince Vaughn’s endorsement on You Tube. 😉

Have you read any interesting health and nutrition books lately?  Please share! Right now, I am also loving Sara Snow’s Fresh Living and anything by Natalia Rose.

Have a wonderful day!

 erin

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14 Comments

  1. You hair looks so cute! And I love that dress you’re wearing in the first picture 🙂

  2. thegrassskirt

    Thanks Jen! I am still getting used to having little bangs in my face. I got the dress from Boden. 🙂

  3. LOVE YOUR DRESS! your hair looks really cute and it’s such a pretty color!

    • thegrassskirt

      Thank you! 🙂 I ordered my dress from Boden. It was on sale, and I think they still have it! 😉

  4. Michelle

    Beautiful hair!! Looks great on you 🙂

  5. Looking great Erin! I’d like to check out that book, sounds like an interesting read 🙂

    • thegrassskirt

      Aw, thanks Brittney! 🙂 The book is definitely an interesting read. You can borrow mine if you want. 🙂

  6. Love your hair! I’m going to get that book! Thanks for the recommendation.

  7. I love your hair — super cute and you’re glowing as usual! 🙂 The book sounds interesting — I’ll have to look into it (I’m so bad about buying lots of books on my kindle, so I might wait a bit … like a day, haha!)

  8. I love the dress and the hair too!!

    And my girl crushes are Lily Allen and the newly motherly Nicole Richie. 🙂

    • thegrassskirt

      Promise me that if Nicole ever leaves Joel and you end up with her, you will introduce me to your new father in law! 😉

  9. Really beautiful hair cut and colour! Perfect for the summer season, too!

    I love the Detox Solution, too; it really made a difference to my life! The GGS in the morning and several small tips I follow like you over the day made me feel much better. The recipes at the end of the book make it worth to buy as well.

    • thegrassskirt

      Thank you so much for the compliment! 🙂

      I am addicted to the GGS now! It is truly energizing.

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