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The Secret to Beauty? Cookies!

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Shhh! We have a huge beauty secret to share with just you lovely skinnyskinny organics readers. Get ready, because this is going to change how you think about beauty. Just like you have a cleanser, a toner, a moisturizer, and a skin serum, what’s on your plate plays a big role in your beauty routine. Ok, maybe it’s not that shocking, but this isn’t some boring old “you are what you eat” talk.

Let’s break this down: 

In the morning and at night you apply a few drops of your m/a skin serum, which will penetrate deeply to prevent signs of aging with ingredients like extra-virgin pumpkin seed oil that both increases firmness, and encourages cell turnover. 

Meanwhile, you might eat a beauty food like bell peppers which are chock full of vitamin C that helps to keep skin toned and firm by assisting in the production of collagen and elastin. Wow, you’re looking good!

                                              ©2014 Jolene Hart

For a small step into eating for beauty, we’re giving you an easy to follow recipe from Jolene Hart’s Eat Pretty- a book that works as a seasonal guide to the best beauty foods, with plenty of delicious recipes like this one. Trust us, it’ll be worth putting aside the butter, crisco, and sugar for these cookies (even if it is just this once). Also note that if you don't have a food processor, a blender will work just fine. 

                                                                 ©2014 Jolene Hart

Great skin is just a cookie away! Let us know how your oatmeal-raisin cookie truffles turn out, or if you have some other tasty "beauty food" recipes you'd like to share.

Make sure to follow us on Instagram and like us on Facebook for more organic, vegan, cruelty-free beauty with a conscious! And check out Eat Pretty by Certified Beauty & Health Coach Jolene Hart available on Amazon and at Barnes & Noble.

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