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Top 6 Year Round Beauty Essentials @ HeySesame.com Here are 6 of my favorite beauty staples that I keep going back to year round!  No matter the weather, these babies have stuck by me through the good, the bad, and the ugly.  Together, they keep my eyes, lips, face, hair, skin and pearly whites in tip top shape.  Sometimes, they're the stuff you instantly spray or rub on for beauty emergencies, other times they're little slices of (...)

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Farmhouse Juice To The Rescue

Farmhouse Juice in China @ HeySesame.com - Detox Juice Cleanse After a crazy week of non-stop gluttony, I needed a little detox love in my life. Before I moved to China, I was worried about giving up my favorite cold-pressed juices in San Francisco.  Cold-pressing essentially utilizes a masticating juicer that uses pressure to push out the juices as opposed to a superfast centrifugal juicer which churns up a lot of heat that kills the vitamins, nutrients, and enzymes. (...)

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A Glass Half Full

A Glass Hall Full @ HeySesame.com - Shanghai Wine Bar "Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle.” -Paulo Coelho, "Brida," 1990. Señor Coelho is one of my favorite authors and this is one of my treasured quotes from his book, "Brida," about a young woman's journey to find the (...)

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An LA Day

An LA Day @ HeySesame.com - LA Burger An LA Day @ HeySesame.com - LA Burger I love LA.  And this past weekend, I had a very LA day.  I slept in, brunched, watched a movie, then enjoyed the California sun while sauntering through an outdoor mall.  Ended the day with an overpriced but delicious burger ($14! Imagine the margins they make!) at Butcher's Dog, (...)

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Hunt and Gather

Hunt and Gather @ HeySesame.com - Healthy SaladsHunt and Gather @ HeySesame.com - Healthy Salads Just as I love a multifunctional outfit, I'm fond of one-stop-shops too!  Hunter Gatherer on the popular AnFu Road in Shanghai is a produce market, specialty foods store, and restaurant all rolled into one (with a delicious bakery section to boot!)  They specialize in organic produce and farm-to-table food with no chemicals, straight (...)

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Little Bear Latte

Little Bear Latte @ HeySesame.com - Taro Latte and Creampuff Little Bear Latte @ HeySesame.com - Taro Latte and Creampuff Ever wonder what it feels like to kiss the Charmin bear?  Welcome to Cafe Maji, located right above a gym as to encourage you to work out prior to eating, or guilt you into working out afterwards!  I selected the Hazelnut latte and my friend Natalie (...)

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