• The Ingredients in Nail Polish & The Safest Options

    Did you realize nail polish contains toxic ingredients? I always kept my nails painted when I was in high school. I was a nail biter back then. Keeping my nails painted helped me break that habit. I had multiple shades of numerous colors. Including various glitters and top coats that would add shimmers. My collection of nail polishes rivaled that of a nail salon. There were many Friday afternoons spent hanging out with the girls,…

  • Epsom Salt Bath: The Benefits & How To Take One

    Multiple benefits come from taking an Epsom salt bath. Most of the benefits come from the absorption of magnesium. Magnesium is a necessary mineral that helps multiple body systems, including the brain, respiratory system, muscles, and immune system. Dry brushing before soaking in an Epsom salt bath may help maximize the benefits. This History of Epsom Salt Epsom salt was first discovered bubbling up from an underground spring in the early 17th century. Local farmers…

  • Be Green: 10 More Simple Changes

    Last year for Earth Day I brought you Be Green: 10 Simple Changes You Can Make At Home. Earth day is around the corner. So this year I’m bringing you 10 more simple changes you can make at home. These changes will help both your family and planet Earth. By making these simple changes in your home you are helping to take steps to save the Earth. You are also helping your family live healthier…

  • 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…