Category: Natural Health & Beauty

Flu Fighting Popsicles

It’s rare that my family comes down with the flu. I attribute that greatly thanks to us taking elderberry syrup during flu season. However, we were not so lucky recently. First my youngest got it and we were thinking it might just be a fluke thing. She seemed pretty normal… then a few days later her brother got it and I soon followed. Bleh. The flu is not a fun thing to suffer through and it’s even worse it the whole family gets it at once. In my attempts, to help my son and I recover from having the...

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How to Naturally Fix Your Hair Issues

The following is a guest post by Helen Cartwright Hair is a part of your image. Some styles and lengths can portray certain types of personalities. It doesn’t matter what hairstyle you have, you want your hair to be healthy and strong. Know how stress plays a role, how certain foods aide in hair growth, what to avoid that causes damage, and how to naturally fix your hair issues. Hair Growth (and Loss) Your hair is made up of a strong protein called keratin. Keratin produces cells which are considered your hair follicles. When new cells are produced, it pushes the old cells out...

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Menstrual Cramp Relief Tea

Ladies, we all know how annoying that time of the month can be! At best, “Aunt Flo” is an annoyance but for many it means cramps that will make you stay in bed the entire time. Nobody wants that. We, women are busy people! We’ve got things to do, little ones to take care of, places to go! Now the usual approach to dealing with menstrual cramps is taking painkillers like they are candy (well  hopefully not that often but you get the idea!) Some women even get on birth control just for less painful periods. Personally, I like to...

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Hibiscus Vinegar Hair Rinse for Smooth and Shiny Hair

Isn’t the color of this hibiscus vinegar hair rinse gorgeous? You need to make this simply for the color alone! Of course, it helps to know that hibiscus is also beneficial for hair and that I don’t use this vinegar hair rinse just for the pretty color! So let’s talk more about this hibiscus vinegar hair rinse! Hibiscus is that iconic flower that most of us know but did you know that it’s used in it’s dried form for many remedies and beauty products? The first time I used hibiscus was in my hair boosting hair spray. Hibiscus is...

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How to Have a Spa Day at Home

This post is a guest post by Andrea of The Best Organic Skin Care.  Do you still have time for yourself? Does work take most of your time? When was the last time you had a spa day? Do you feel like you lack relaxation? If you haven’t been giving your body the relaxation that you need after a long week of work, then it is time for you to treat yourself to a spa day at home.   How to Have a Spa Day at Home So how do you have a spa day at home? And what do...

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DIY PMS Essential Oil Blend: Eliminate Your PMS Mood Swings

The following is a guest post from Shannon Costill. She will be sharing her story on how she eliminated her PMS mood swings and a great DIY PMS essential oil blend so that you can find relief too!  The days before my period was something I dreaded. When PMS struck I went from a fully functioning mom to a basket case. If this sounds like you, you are not alone and change is possible! I hope my story of how I overcame my PMS mood swings will help you to do the same. I’m living proof that relief is possible. The simple solution...

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Ways to Have an Eco-friendly Period

Ladies, I’m specifically talking to you for this post. Guys, advert your eyes. No need to read this one! We’re talking about ways to have an eco-friendly period. That’s right, your period. Have you ever thought about how not green feminine products are? We will be covering a lot in this post so get ready for some great info that will hopefully change how you deal with “that time of the month”. Why Switch to Eco-Friendly Feminine Products Reduces Waste This should be a no brainer. Obviously, switching to eco-friendly (read: reusable) feminine products will reduce waste. How much...

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