Author Archives: Charlene Florian

Forest Bathing: More Than a Walk in the Woods

Happy New Year! I am recently back from the most beautiful New Year’s Eve wedding on a cliff in Malibu, California. Pure magic and completely inspiring. It set the tone for 2016. Reflecting on all of the festivities of the holiday … Continue reading

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ONCE UPON A DECEMBER

There’s something about December. Something magical. Beautiful. Connective. Something that, amidst the chaos and pressure of the holidays (to consume, indulge, arrange, prepare), brings us back to ourselves, our family and our surroundings. In the most of beautiful ways. We … Continue reading

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In Gratitude and Thanksgiving

November – despite its characteristic gray skies and bare trees in many parts of the United States – has always held a special place in my heart. It’s a month of gratitude, inner reflection, and thanksgiving – officially marked by … Continue reading

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Acne, Not Just For Teens

The scenario is all too familiar. A young, 20-,30-, even 40- something-woman – starting out in her career, marriage, motherhood role – experiences breakouts. Her skin hasn’t been this congested since she was a teen. Or maybe ever. And she’s … Continue reading

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Staying Hydrated – Inside And Out

Years ago, a dear friend of mine, an actor, revealed his formula for hydration. Working long hours, under bright stage lights, he learned early in his career to hydrate – drink lots and lots of water. It’s a ritual all … Continue reading

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles: Staying Healthy on the Road

With the color-burst of 4th of July fireworks over the East River (New York), San Francisco Bay (California) and every small Americana town in-between, summer here is officially underway. And with it, vacation season – which doesn’t have to mean … Continue reading

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Say Yes to Wellness

The excitement of summer is in the air at Kerstin Florian headquarters. That’s because of the energy, enthusiasm, and ‘magic’ we feel as we’ve been counting down to Global Wellness Day, June 13, 2015, a social movement without any commercial … Continue reading

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Celebrating Earth Day

Thank you Earth for our home, for the wide sky and the blessed sun, for the oceans and streams, for the hills, mountains and whispering wind, for the flowers, trees and green grass. Thank you for Earth Day. April 22nd … Continue reading

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Peace, joy and time to “be”

The holidays are here. Last week our Kerstin Florian team gathered for our annual holiday luncheon at Fig and Olive in Newport Beach – an artisan restaurant exuding the natural essence of the Mediterranean, a fitting place to set the … Continue reading

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Spa Treatments Help Us Feel Loved, Connected, Blissful

To experience a spa treatment is a gift. The faint aroma of beautiful essences, herbal teas, soft music, skilled therapists and the sound of bubbling water. Spa is a place to rejuvenate and recharge, a place to nourish the skin … Continue reading

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