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Secrets from The Chakra Cave: Yoga with Alejandra Parada

Posted by Nikka on September 1, 2015. It’s a bright afternoon, especially here on the shores of the Columbia River.  The tide is high and the sun is low, both taking their time to meet at the horizon.  This is where I am meeting with Alejandra Parada, an aspiring yogi and my very good friend from Portland, OR, to talk about her budding career as a yoga instructor. In the time that I’ve known Alejandra, yoga has always been at the forefront of her personality.  Most of our hangouts include her suggesting that we bring out the mats and stretch, or offering to guide me through a warm-up – she is eager to learn and be critiqued on her teaching...

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Date Night Guide: Clothing and Accessories

Posted By Nikka on Jul 15, 2015 Whether it’s your first or your fiftieth one, there’s never a better excuse to dress up than for a date! Finding that perfect balance between self-confidence and comfort can be pressuring, especially when you’re standing in front of your brimming closet agonizing over what to wear. But fear not! Beauty Cirque’s got you covered with our Date Night Guide. We can’t speak for your date, but we’re certain that taking our advice will lead, if anything, to a lovely self-romance. Photo Courtesy of Beauty Cirque Make a first impression with Tiare Jasmine Perfume Oil by Juara. This alcohol-free fragrance will keep your skin clean and fresh with scents of Jasmine, Magnolia, and the...

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5 Different Ways To Use ORGO Everyday Everybody 100% Non-Toxic Coconut Oil

Posted By Janet on Jul 14, 2015 If you are a coconut oil fanatic like we are here at Beauty Cirque, then you are going to fall in love with ORGO Everyday Everybody 100% Non-ToxicCoconut Oil. There are seven different essential oil infusions to choose from, all of which are free of chemicals and artificial fragrance. 1. Hair Mask If the summer has left your hair feeling dry, brittle, and dull, this infusedcoconut oil will forever be your hair’s BFF. After shampooing and rinsing your hair, take a generous amount of ORGO Coconut Oil Infusion and evenly distribute it through your hair. Put your hair up in a clip and let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes. Rinse out thoroughly with warm water and style...

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3 Life Lessons from Frida Kahlo

Posted By Janet on Jul 10, 2015 For anyone from all walks of life that ever felt different or out of place, you may have found the art and life of Frida Kahlo fascinating and moving. We remember her strength, tenacity, and resilient spirit. Against all odds, and bumps in the road she persevered. Her style and outlook on life was incredibly ahead of her time.  For decades now, Frida lives on through her art and has influenced so many creative souls, including mine. So in an effort to pay homage to her, I sought the help of Kuya Jep Photography and we set out to capture the spirit of Frida to share with a new generation. Photos Courtesy of...

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