Category: Natural Health & Beauty

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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Homemade Peppermint Toothpaste

Odds are you’ve never thought about making your own toothpaste. It’s definitely one of those products that you just assume you could never replicate at home. However, I’m here to tell you that you can make your own toothpaste. In fact, I’ve got a wonderful homemade peppermint toothpaste that will have that smile sparkling…. without all the toxins. Toxins? Yes, toxins. Conventional toothpaste often contains ingredients that may actually do our body and teeth harm. This is quite shocking when you think about it. Here is a product that we’ve thought was helping us be healthier people when it’s...

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Kid Friendly Vapor Rub

Years ago, I shared my original vapor rub recipe with everyone and I didn’t mention that it was only for ages 10 and over… because I didn’t know that some essential oils are not safe for kids under 10 years! I now realize that essential oils need to be used safely, and that post has now been updated and it I now only recommend that recipe for 10 and over. However, that left me in need of a kid friendly vapor rub. One that parents could use on their little ones without any potentially harmful ingredients. Yes, harmful ingredients...

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Gingerbread Bath Bombs

Are you looking for an easy, fun, holiday themed diy to do today? How about some gingerbread bath bombs… that even look like little gingerbread men?! If you are in love with all things gingerbread then this diy is right up your alley! It really should come as no surprise that gingerbread is one of my favorite holiday scents. I’ve made gingerbread sugar scrubs, gingerbread smoothies, gingerbread playdough, even gingerbread pudding! It was only a matter of time before I turned to bath bombs! Bath bombs are quite popular these days. They are a fun way of adding some great...

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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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