Spring Diffuser Blend May 24 2018, 0 CommentsFor the past few weeks as I've been anxiously awaiting spring I've had this energizing blend in my diffuser. This combo is bright, uplifting, and really refreshing. I love diffusing this in the afternoon for a quick pick me up. Continue Reading
Citrus Breeze Salt Glow May 03 2018, 0 CommentsIt feels like spring is finally here. Time to get your skin ready for spring with our Citrus Breeze Salt Glow to get glowing moisturized skin. Continue Reading
Charcoal for your skin? April 19 2018, 0 Comments
Have you heard of using charcoal on your skin? Recently this ingredient has been gaining popularity in products, popping up in face masks, toothpaste, scrubs and more. So is the hype true? Read more here. Continue Reading
Five-minute cleansing face mask September 29 2017, 1 Comment
If you think you don't have time to make your own skin care products think again. This recipe for my mom's favorite cleansing mask takes less than 5 minutes to put together. In its basic form, it could be made with just three ingredients some of which you probably have at home already, clay, baking soda, and a carrier oil of your choice. Read More.Continue Reading
What's hiding in your skin care? September 21 2017, 0 Comments
You may have heard you should be reading the labels on your food, but have you ever looked at the back of your skin care products? If you did you might find a long list of words that are barely pronounceable. Which might start you wondering what is all this stuff and is it good for my skin? Is it good for my body?Continue Reading
Essential Oil: Potential Reactions & Warnings August 23 2017, 0 Comments
When using essential oils, it's possible to experience adverse or unwanted events. It's important to know what these are and what to look for when using essential oils, so you're able to recognize them and rectify the problem.
Growing a medicinal garden: Dill April 11 2017, 0 Comments
Dilll (Anethum graveolens) is an herb with a long standing in history, used among ancient herbalist like Hippocrates. It has been mentioned through history in the Roman and Greek Empires and the Bible. Dill comes from the Norse word meaning “to lull”.Continue Reading
Growing a medicinal garden: Cilantro March 28 2017, 0 Comments
Cilantro (Coriandrum sativum) is an herb referenced throughout history from Greece to Egypt and said to be one of the first herbs brought to America. The herb part of the plant is cilantro, the seeds coriander, although in other parts of the world the entire plant is called coriander.Continue Reading
Growing a medicinal garden: Basil March 21 2017, 0 Comments
Basil (Ocimum basilicum) is native to Asia and warmer areas of the Mediterranean region. Basil comes from the Greek word meaning royal and it has traditionally been seen as a symbol of love and hospitality. There are over 60 different varieties of basil.
Growing a medicinal garden: Parsley March 14 2017, 0 Comments
Parsley (Petroselinum crispum) is native to the Mediterranean region which is apparent in its common use among Greek and Italian dishes.
Pasley us often seen in curly leaf and flat leaf varieties. It can be grown in a large pot inside on a window sill with partial morning sun or outside.
Growing a Medicinal Garden: Rosemary March 07 2017, 0 Comments
Herbs can boost your mood, aid in digestion and provide flavor to make tasty healthy dishes, and that's just the beginning.
The first herb we are taking a closer look at is rosemary:
Rosemary - Rosmarinus officinalis: means “dew of the sea” it's often referred to as the herb of remembrance.Continue Reading
Sweet Orange and Ylang Ylang Body Scrub Recipe February 21 2017, 0 Comments
Make your own creamy body scrub scented with uplifting sweet orange, and calming ylang ylang.Continue Reading
What you need to know about sweet orange essential oil February 07 2017, 0 Comments
A cold pressed oil from the peel of the fruit with a sweet citrus aroma. The uplifting scent is often found to be invigorating to the body and calming to the mind. Sweet orange makes a great addition to many blends providing a top note sweetness.Continue Reading
Everything you need to know about bergamot essential oil. January 24 2017, 0 Comments
Creating your natural skin care routine: Oatmeal January 17 2017, 0 Comments
Oatmeal: finely ground oatmeal or oat flour can be used for grain facial cleansing, facial masques, and is great for light exfoliation especially for sensitive skinContinue Reading
Foaming Soap Base January 02 2017, 0 Comments
Here is the base for a making foaming soap, it's a super versatile recipe to have in your repertoireContinue Reading
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