It’s Spring Cleaning Time!

Hello my NC beauties… This week, I started the BIG task of spring-cleaning.   I’m sure you know the drill: clean your home from floor to ceiling, open the windows to let in the fresh air, and switch out your heavy winter wardrobe for lighter springtime wear. Like the...

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Happy Earth Day Today, and Every Day

Hello my NC beauties… Today is Earth Day, and what better way to protect this planet than through a green beauty routine? Here at Natura Culina, natural never looked so good. Here’s the reality - most of what we put on our skin (approximately 80% of lotions, potions,...

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Exfoliation Part 2 – Dry Brushing

EXFOLIATION PART 2 - DRY BRUSHING Hello my NC Beauties, Are we all feeling nice and exfoliated? I’m hoping everyone was able to take a few minutes and spend some time on YOU! You might have noticed my most recent blog post was called Exfoliation Par t 1, I did that...

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Exfoliation Part 1 – Scrubs

EXFOLIATION PART 1 - SCRUBS Hello my NC Beauties! The weather lately has been quite amazing…low 80’s in February here in Santa Barbara is always welcome! Yet I know the east coast is getting pummeled with snow and has been quite cold while our neighbors in LA have...

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A Fresh Start

Hello my NC Beauties, We’ve gotten through the first month of 2016 and boy has it been quite the adventure so far. I don’t know about you but some of the more common themes I’ve seen come across my social media and email feeds have been “new year, new you” or “start...

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Looking Into Our Past, Present and Future

Hello my NC Beauties, The past few weeks have been quite busy and my heart continues to be filled with joy and gratitude during this holiday season! We’re working on some wonderful things that we’ll be sharing with you very soon…I can’t wait! I hope that every one of...

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Winterize Your Skincare Routine

Hello my NC Beauties, It’s been a while! The holidays are upon us and so is the winter season. I think during this time of the year we tend to think about taking care of others more than we do ourselves and it’s easy to let the “little things” fall by the wayside. BUT...

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Sugar & Spice & Everything Nice

SUGAR & SPICE & EVERYTHING NICE... Hello my NC Beauties, During the last few weeks I’ve been receiving feedback from a few expecting mommas and it occurred to me that I’ve never really talked about using Natura Culina products during pregnancy or how pregnancy can...

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PAWSITIVE THINKING

LENKA INTERVIEWS C.A.R.E.4Paws CO-FOUNDER ISABELLE GULLO Lenka Tinka: C.A.R.E4Paws is dear to my heart and does so much for animals in Santa Barbara County. I'm so curious as to how you got started and what inspired your mission to reduce pet overpopulation and keep...

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YOU ASKED I ANSWERED!

  Hooray! Summer is here again! Bring on the long days of lounging poolside with a great book! I get a good number of questions on social media and I thought, since it was timely, I would share a recent one from a group of junior lifeguards. They asked, given how...

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WHAT’S COOKIN’ WITH BREANNE RICE?

This month our friend Caroline Stilwell Burckle asked Breanne Rice what she was lovin' and we thought we'd share what she had to say with you! And we're proud to have made it on her list too 🙂 A few months back, the incredible Hilary Phelps introduced me to...

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Butylated Hydroxytoluene…Are You Scared Yet?

Our fourth winner of Natura Culina’s What’s in my Skincare challenge is Courtney Krueger.  Her take-aways are right on point! Navigating the drugstore aisles to find beauty and body care products free of harmful ingredients is challenging, especially with misleading...

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AND THE WINNERS ARE

I’m so excited to announce the winners of Natura Culina’s What’s in my Skincare challenge! This was Natura Culina’s first contest of this kind and I want to thank all those who participated. It takes courage to confront messages we regularly receive in magazines,...

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Enter To Win $200 In Natura Culina Products

Enter To Win $200 In Natura Culina Products Last week, I was laid up in bed for a few days with neck pain...yes, it does happen to me once in a while. Definitely brought on by stress, all I could do for a few days was rest, apply ice and heat, and take Advil. Simply...

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Interview the World Champion Swimmer Dagny Knutson

It's official. I have the greatest job in the world. I get to meet and talk to amazing women everyday. I'm so excited to introduce to NC Women the lovely, talented, graceful and one of the most inspirational women I have had the pleasure of meeting - Dagny Knutson! I...

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Aromatherapy

  AROMATHERAPY: What is it good for? Absolutely Everything! Since it's the beginning of the year and some of us are still making resolutions, I'm hoping it's not too late for you to add to your list aromatherapy. If your list has charts and graphs and will eventually...

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Breanne Rice Q&A

BREANNE RICE, OF BREANNE'S HOLISTIC HEALTH BLOG, INTERVIEWS NATURA CULINA FOUNDER LENKA TINKA As a nutritional therapist, I’m all about putting the right quality nutrients in our body so that we can function at optimal levels. While focusing on what we are putting in...

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Interview with Holistic Nutritionist Breanne Rice

Around the holidays, the word "diet" becomes a four-letter word. We are off the diet, back on the diet, starting a new diet for our New Years resolutions, diet diet diet. In the words of Charlie Brown this Christmas, "AAUGH!!!" Enough! This month, I have invited...

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Hilary Phelps Interview

ATHLETE HILARY PHELPS DISCUSSES IRONMAN COMPETITIONS, HEALTHY LIFESTYLE AND HER SECRET FOR MAKING "IT" ALL WORK As I hope you know by now, I am all about the empowerment of women. We hear so much about what we women go through on a daily basis - juggling work and our...

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Caroline Stilwell Burckle Interview

I’m really excited to talk to Caroline Stilwell Burckle, former competitive swimmer and Olympic bronze medalist of the Beijing games. Most well known for her success in the pool, she is currently making waves as a health and wellness coach while obtaining a Masters...

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Caroline Stilwell Burckle Loves Natura Culina

Beijing 2008 Olympic Bronze Medalist Caroline Stilwell Burckle Loves Natura Culina! "Being a swimmer, my skin was always subjected to the harsh chlorine chemicals every single day. When I retired from the sport, I couldn't seem to shake the dry skin! Very few products...

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She Scribes About Natura Culina

She Scribes" recently reviewed Natura Culina's Spa Day Dynamic Duo of Chocolate Sugar Body Scrub and Organic Lavender Shea Butter I’d like to think that the title for this post caught some people’s attention. Most people love chocolate. A little piece of real dark...

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Yoga Pose for Hot Weather

YOGA POSE FOR HOT WEATHER: Reclined Leg Raise Video Link: http://bit.ly/Tr9vJ3 Otherwise known as "Legs Up Wall" pose or Viparita Karani in Sanskrit, the cooling inversion is a simple way to cool your body internally. After a long day of sitting, this pose is a...

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KNOWLEDGE IS POWER!

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER! THE MORE WE KNOW THE BETTER CHOICES WE CAN MAKE! "I have received such a great response after posting on Natura Culina social medias posters about harmful ingredients in our skincare products. Many people had no idea about chemicals what are in...

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Hydrating Hydrosols

FEATURED PRODUCTS - NOURISHING FACIAL MIST HYDRATING HYDROSOLS: Hydrosols are also known as floral waters and are made from the steam of distilling various plant materials. We love rose! Not only for it’s beautiful scent but also for it’s amazing hydrating and skin...

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Beauty Tips For June Brides

Historically, June has always been the most popular month for weddings. That is where the term "June bride" comes from. The month of June derives its name from Juno, the Roman goddess of marriage. It was anciently thought that couples who married in June would be...

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Buff Your Way To Smooth

Buff Your Way To Smooth, Glowing Skin. As seasons change so does our skin.  And as we get older cell rejuvenation slows down and dead skin cells can lead to dull and scaly skin. Exfoliating both the face and body weekly helps get rid of the dead top layers of skin,...

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Sesame Seed Oil – King Of The Oils

SESAME SEED OIL - THE KING OF OILS We all know that sesame seed oil is healthy and wonderful for us to cook with, but what about its other uses? Truthfully, sesame seed oil is another main ingredient in several beauty products, such as Natura Culina’s Moisturizing...

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Chocolate Sugar Body Scrub

A SIMPLY DELICIOUS MESS! After talking about Natura Culina Layered Chocolate Lavender Sugar Scrub and how beneficial cocoa actually is for your skin, I received several emails from clients requesting more chocolate products! So for all of my beautiful chocoholics out...

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What’s All The Shea Talk About?

We have been talking a lot about Shea Butter, it's healing powers and nutritional components related to skin benefits so I'd like to shine some light on why I've created Natura Culina Shea Butter and why in the jar and not in the bottle. Body oils are a very European...

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