Author: KaroKrauz

Agar-Agar Peel-Off Mask

Don’t you just love peel-off masks for their convenience and simplicity? No mess, no stains, no hard to remove patches on your face… just straight up peel off and you’re good to go. I certainly love them! That’s why I was really happy when I found out that I can actually make my own peel-off masks very easily. A really great thing about making your own masks is that you can fully customize them to your needs. There is so many variations! This mask is completely vegan and have wonderful anti-aging, smoothing and pore cleansing properties. Agar-Agar, also known...

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Anti-Aging Hyaluronic Acid Serum with Coconut Water

What is Hyaluronic Acid? Hyaluronic Acid is a substance naturally occurring in human body. It’s a form of carbohydrate that works like a internal lubricant of the tissue and it has the ability to hold more than 1000 times its weight in water. The highest concentration of Hyaluronic Acid is found in fluids of joints and eyes, but roughly 50% of his sugary molecule is actually found in the skin. It’s extracted from rooster combs or made by bacteria in laboratory. Because of its remarkable abilities to hydrate the tissue on a deep level Hyaluronic Acid is widely used...

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How to revive old, rock-hard bread?

Whenever I go to a local farmer’s market I always buy a loaf of fresh, organic, rosemary sourdough bread. It’s made by this lovely Amish family and it just tastes heavenly! I love that it’s home made and it doesn’t have any harmful additives and preservatives but one thing about all natural home made baked goods is, that they don’t last very long. Of course, if you have a big family that shouldn’t be a problem. But since there is only two of us in our household (for now :), it usually takes us 3-4 days to eat the...

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The healing power of blending

What is blending? It sounds simple and it really is. But I want to clarify one thing here since I feel like there is a lot of confusion in this department. Blending is not the same as juicing (click here if you want to learn about juicing). When you blend plants (mostly fruits) you actually eat the whole thing including the pulp. Using a powerful blender breaks down the cell walls of the plants making it much easier to digest. That process releases the abundance of nutrients so they can be absorbed much faster. I like my smoothies rich...

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The healing power of juicing

What is juicing? Juicing is simply a process of extracting juice from vegetables and fruits by using a juicer (not a blender!). It’s pure, nutrient-rich and fresh so drinking it immediately after juicing maximizes the health benefits. It’s important to realize that the juice you obtain using a juicer is not the same as the processed, pasteurized juice you buy in a box or a bottle in a grocery store. The benefits of juicing Even though the fresh juice contains the same amount of nutrients as the original fruits and vegetables it is actually much easier to digest. The...

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