• The 5 Best Natural Sunscreens

    Summer is coming and we need to keep our skin safe from harmful UVA/UVB rays. We also shouldn’t be lathering on harmful chemicals. Instead, it’s best to use a natural sunscreen. When I was 14 years old I applied sunscreen to my chest for a day outside. The rash that appeared left me miserable. I was protecting my skin from the sun and as a result, my skin was left covered in itchy pink bumps.…

  • Dry Brushing: What, How, and Why

    I remember being 8 years old and receiving a dry brush for my birthday, along with some fabulous smelling all natural body scrubs, soaps, and lotions. At the time I had no clue what dry brushing was. The brush looked, to me, like a hairbrush with an extra long handle! I kept it in my bathroom along with all of the other bath goodies I had received. Fast forward quite a few years and I…

  • Cleaning With Essential Oils

    I have been making my own homemade household cleaners for over 15 years. Growing up I knew the house was being mopped from the distinct smell of white vinegar wafting through the air. My mother didn’t purchase a name brand floor cleaner, instead, she stuck to the basics. So once I had my own home, I too mopped with vinegar. But then I got curious. If vinegar could clean my floor what else could it…

  • Deodorant: 10 Ingredients You Need To Avoid

    I know there are plenty of scare tactics out there regarding why you need to do this or that. The truth is, you need to be doing what works for you. However, one change I would urge you to consider is switching to natural deodorant. Over 90% of Americans are using deodorant daily. That’s a lot of us. But what you may not realize is that the deodorant you’re using may be hurting you. Aside…

  • Gut Health: What Health?

    There has been a lot of talk lately about “gut health”.¬† Maybe you saw it on tv, the internet, or even heard it from a friend. At this point, you’re probably wondering what gut health is? What Is Gut Health Gut health is a relatively newer term. However, the concept has been around for centuries, primarily in Eastern medicine. The term gut health refers to the health of your gastrointestinal (GI) system. But we’re not…