As the daughter of a mother who has always put the needs of others above her own, I am always in search of gifts that would show the love and appreciation I feel for my mom. Wellness and self-care are high on my list, but I also know that spending time together is a big […]
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We all know Turmeric from Indian, Thai and Indonesian food. It gives curry its yellow color and adds a slightly bitter, mustardy flavor. Turmeric is also one of the most important Indonesian Jamu ingredients with all kinds of powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. But sweets? Absolutely! After playing around with various amounts of Turmeric and […]
“Regimen” may sound restrictive and boring, but a consistent daily regimen is in fact your skin’s best friend. Like with anything in life, a consistent regimen tells you over time what’s working and what needs change because it gives you a solid benchmark to start from. In that way, it not only helps your skin, […]
Better self-care is high on my list of new year resolutions. As a mother of 3 little kids, I have also become an ULTRA-pragmatist. Unless something is quick and easy (and financially reasonable), I know I won’t do it on a consistent basis, no matter how good it is for me. In other words, […]
I think by now my kids, (at least my 2 older ones) have figured out that Mommy’s daytime pre-occupation, JUARA, has something to do with healthy skin, funny-looking ingredients and mysterious herbal elixirs (a.k.a. Jamu). Jamu is Indonesia’s system of traditional herbal medicine using natural roots, flowers, leaves and seeds, for both prevention as well […]