Category: Natural Health & Beauty

How to Get Rid of Sudden Breakouts

Sudden acne breakouts are a girl’s worst nightmare. Remember the last time when your party plans were ruined because of a stupid acne that appeared on your face. Acne and pimples usually make their way on a teenagers face. They are associated with hormonal and internal body changes e.g. acne can be triggered by stress and irritation. When acne appears in a specific, concentrated area it is called as “breakout”. You should keep in mind that breakout would not disappear overnight, you need to be patient and treat the affected area gently. Follow these steps to get rid of...

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Caffeine Gel Eye Pads

If you are like me, you’ve likely seen those rubbery face masks and gel eye pads all over your beauty feeds. They look a bit crazy but they are the latest crazy in the beauty world. As I mentioned, I’ve been seeing them pop up for the last year or so and I finally decided to give in and try out some caffeine gel eye pads. Notice I didn’t say buy caffeine gel eye pads! Oh no, I wasn’t going to drop a pretty penny on something I could make! It took a bit of thinking but I’ve finally...

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Green Goddess Spirulina Face Mask

I admit I don’t get to do them quite as often as I’d like (hello, busy mama here) but I love a good face mask. I’ve already shared a few of my favorite face masks on the blog like my activated charcoal face mask and my detoxifying face mask. Today, I’m adding one more fun and beneficial face mask to the records: my Green Goddess Spirulina Face Mask! This mask is a oh so lovely shade of green but the lovely hue is not the only reason to love this face mask! Many of you have likely heard of...

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Calming Lavender Vinegar Hair Rinse

Lavender is likely one of the most popular herbs you will encounter. Even people who are not into herbal remedies and herbal products know what lavender is. Lavender needs no introduction. So when you read the title of this post, it probably came as no surprise that this lavender vinegar hair rinse is calming. Lavender is a favorite scent for helping us calm down and relax. However, it’s not just calming in the sense that you will have a more peaceful time in the shower if you use this hair rinse! Lavender is also great at calming your hair....

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Menstrual Cramp Relief Salve

That time of the month… ladies we all know what I’m talking about. Nobody likes it but it’s something we all have to deal with. At the best, it’s an inconvenience. Aunt Flo never arrives when we’d like. At worse, you can end up with menstrual cramps so bad that you are not leaving the house… make that your bed! The all too common approach to dealing with menstrual cramps is popping painkillers all day long. Other women even get on birth control just for easier periods. However, I like to keep things natural. Painkillers might not seem like...

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Kid Friendly Creamsicle Toothpaste

Leave it to kids to quickly get bored with anything and everything. Even toothpaste flavors. I had been making my kid friendly strawberry toothpaste and the kids loved it… and then one day, they were done with it. “Can we have a new flavor?” “I don’t like strawberry today.” Sigh… kids these days! Or maybe my kids are just spoiled when it comes to toothpaste flavors. Kids who use conventional toothpaste probably do not get too many options. My kids, oh they are smart… they know that mommy can make lots of different toothpastes! Wait, you make your own...

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How to Use Essential Oils Safely

I think you’d be very hard pressed to find someone who has not heard of essential oils! Essential oils are the hottest thing around, when it comes to natural health and even if you aren’t interested in the health aspects, they are pretty popular just because they smell good! But do you know how to use essential oils safely? Essential oils work so well when it comes to health and even just diffusing into the air can make you feel great. It’s easy to feel think that since essential oils are natural they don’t have any harmful aspects but that’s not true....

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