10 Amazing DIY Body Scrubs

Don’t you just love how scrumptious body scrubs are? They are healthy for the skin, removing dead cell, aiding the skin in new cell regeneration, helping prevent body acne, moisturizing the skin…the list goes on. I like them because it feels like a mini trip to the spa every time I use one. You can […]

How to Switch from Conventional Beauty Products to Natural Alternatives?

How to switch from conventional beauty products to natural alternatives? About two days after I brought my son from the hospital and I finally manage to shower (don’t judge, if you are a mom you know what I mean!) I was about to apply my usual array of lotions and sweet smelling girly stuff…as I […]

Sweet Orange Coffee Scrub

What’s not to enjoy about body scrubs? The feeling of pampering one’s skin is utterly relaxing. Even better when the ingredients are nothing but nurturing and nourishing to the skin, instead of sketchy, potentially toxic chemicals. Commercially available scrubs are full of ingredients that have been link anywhere from skin irritants to carcinogens (read more […]

My Guest Post at Empowered Sustenance: Beach Waves Spray

  This has to be hands down my favorite natural hair product. I put it to good use while I was on vacation, and when I am home I use it for that day when my hair feels dirty but haven’t had time to wash it yet, you what I am talking about, right? This […]

Book Review: Skintervention Guide {Purely Peleo Skincare}

The skin is the largest organ in the body –the ninja of all organs–yet sometimes it is the most unappreciated and overlooked. We all want even, soft, blemish-free, beautiful skin, but unfortunately there are so many myths about skin care that instead of helping, they hinder the proper nourishment and care our skin needs. The […]

Finally! A Cleaner SPF Face Lotion That Works & Isn’t Smelly

I have a special treat for you guys today! My bloggy friend Lindsey, author of Readhead Babymama, a family management blog, is visiting us today! Lindsey is fairly new to natural skin care, and today she is sharing her experience with finding the right face lotion. We can all relate what is like starting in […]

8 Simple Ways to Become a Healthier Eater

As I have mentioned before (in “What’s happened to our food system?), we live in a society that encourages all but healthy eating. This happens thanks to the monstrous business of food and both internal and external pressures to maximize profits.   A majority of the artificially modified foods and beverages we habitually ingest, have […]

My Guest Post at Healthy Roots Happy Soul: Sunburn Relief Tonic

Who hasn’t dealt at least once in their life with sunburns! Well did you know that products marketed to relieve sunburn and the discomfort that comes with them contain mostly synthetic ingredients that can make the problem work, or at best not work at all! I came up with a natural sunburn relief tonic after […]

How to Get a Natural Pedicure {+ Ginger Peppermint Foot Scrub Recipe for Tired and Painful Feet}

I haven’t had a pedicure since before my son was born. He is two years old! No, don’t feel sorry for me, I treat my tootsies to soothing and natural pedicures done by me. If you know of any salon that does ALL NATURAL pedicures let me know, but I’ve yet to find one! It […]

DIY: Natural Eye Makeup Remover

This is why I don’t like conventional eye makeup removers: They are expensive, anywhere from $7.99 for Neutrogena to $28 for Lancome. The ingredients lists are at best sketchy, at worst highly toxic (and that goes in your eyes!) Some don’t really get the job done The picture above can be found on a website […]