Dr. Oz and White Teeth

Posted on April 02, 2013 by Shelissa Kearney | 0 Comments

 Not everyone can afford the time to achieve supermodel white teeth, but Dr. Oz has a great, natural solution that can be less irritating for sensitive gums, takes mere minutes and lights coffee and wine stains on your once pearly whites.  

Natural Teeth Whitening Solutions

Try adding these natural whiteners to your diet for brighter, healthier teeth.


Natural Bleaching Agent: Strawberries

Strawberries are powerful teeth whiteners that contain both an astringent and vitamin C. The astringent in strawberries effectively aids in the removal of surface stains while vitamin C whitens teeth by clearing away plaque.

Natural Toothbrush: Apples
A crunchy apple acts like a toothbrush as you chew it. The process of chewing an apple removes excess food and bacteria from your mouth while scrubbing away surface stains. Apples also contain malic acid, a chemical used in teeth whitening products, which helps dissolve stains.  

Natural Mouthwash: Raisins

Raisins help to keep your teeth white by inducing saliva production. An increased level of salvia naturally helps to rinse away plaque.


Still need a little extra help? Try this:

 

Dr. Oz’s  Teeth Whitening Home Remedy

Ingredients
Baking Soda
Lemon

 

Directions
In a small bowl, mix a little bit of baking soda with the juice of a freshly squeezed lemon. The mixture should bubble slightly.

 

Using a cotton swab, wipe saliva and excess plaque from your teeth before brushing on the mixture. Leave the mixture on your teeth for a minute before gently brushing it off with a toothbrush.

 

Don’t leave the mixture on your teeth for any longer than a minute; the acid erode tooth enamel.


The process takes mere minutes!  We all tried it on The Shelissa Cosmetics Team and have nothing but positive results!! Post your pictures of your pearly whites and comments and we'll send you a Shelissa Cosmetics product. Be you, be beautiful!


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Shelissa Organics is "Best Lip Balm" by Parents Magazine!

Posted on August 26, 2012 by Shelissa Kearney | 1 Comment

 Move over eos, there's a new balm in town! Ok, Shelissa Organics is not new...the company has been formulating and creating good-for-you natural lip balms for more than 12 years and launches a new line of gluten-free products September 8th at Roots Markets in Maryland.  The best lip balm you ask? Well we and the editors at Parents magazine seem to think so! Visit www.ShelissaOrganics.com to pick up your best lip balm. Free Shipping and gift with every order. Order today!

Every SHELISSA ORGANICS product you buy helps fight against cancer.  The Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center receives 10¢ from every SHELISSA ORGANICS product purchased.  That may not sound like a lot, but as dimes add up they change the world.  Find out how at hopkinsmedicine.org

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Beauty Secret #1 Face Scrub by SHELISSA

Posted on July 18, 2012 by Shelissa Kearney | 6 Comments

 I receive LOTS of emails at SHELISSA ORGANICS about making at-home spa and beauty treatments. Being a fashion model with Wilhelmina, having clear skin care is important to my career.  Facials and spa treatments can be expensive and the chemicals can be harsh on sensitive skin, not to mention not healthy for you.  A favorite at-home FACIAL SCRUB RECIPE that I do once a week was given to me by an esthetician from Paris, who has AMAZING skin. This treatment creates a mini micro-dermabrasion effect so be very careful and don't overdo it. Here is how to get beautiful, radiant, fresh looking skin...

You will need:

washcloth
baking powder
facial cleanser
toner
moisturizer (lightweight for summer, heavy cream for winter)

How to:

Splash face with warm water 10 times to remove surface debris, leaving face damp (this is important)
Pour 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder in the palm of one of your hands. Use the fingers of your free hand, pick up the baking powder on the tips of your finger and gently spread evenly over the face.
Slowly and gently spread the baking powder in a circular motion evenly across the face. Avoid the eye area, and the sensitive skin in the folds of the nose (sides of the nose), and lip area.
Squeeze a dallop of facial cleanser in your hands and slowly work the cleanser into your skin, adding water to your face as needed to dilute the cleanser so it spreads easier.
Follow with a warm washcloth and gently wipe off the cleanser, baking powder, and sloughed off skin. Soak cotton pad with toner, and wipe over face once. 
Splash face 10 times with cold water, blot dry, and follow up with a moisturizer

I refrain from wearing base or powder for 24 hours to allow time for my skin to b-r-e-a-t-h-e, and the new cells to turn over. Follow this facial scrub regiment for a month, applying once a week, and you will see a big difference in the appearance of your skin and fine lines. The baking powder facial is a remedy for acne, and can be used prior to shaving your legs to prevent ingrown hairs!

Here's to glowing skin!

Xoxo,

Shelissa Ann


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