Category: Natural Health & Beauty

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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Kid Friendly Strawberry Toothpaste

When it comes to oral health, brushing our teeth is one of the most important things that we can do. This habit is so important that from the moment we see that first tooth in our baby’s mouth, we are supposed to start brushing their teeth. This habit continues to be so important that it’s something that we teach our children to do so that they can continue having great teeth. Toothpaste is something every person needs. Adults and kids alike use toothpaste but it’s rare that children like the minty toothpaste that their parents use. Since kids sometimes...

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Lavender Diaper Cream

No matter how hard you try, your baby will likely end up with a diaper rash. This of course is the reason why there are dozens upon dozens of diaper creams to buy at the store. Unfortunately, many commercial diaper creams have not so nice ingredients in them such as BHA, fragrance, methylparaben, and boric acid. There are usually many other ingrendits in diaper creams but just these four have been linked to small things like allergies (not that allergies are a small deal!) to cellular changes! In attempt to avoid the toxic ingredients, many parents choose to buy...

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Elderberry Syrup Plus

anElderberry syrup is the one natural remedy and immunity booster that is an absolutely must-have in my home (now we are upgrading to elderberry syrup plus but first let me explain about elderberry syrup.)  Elderberry Syrup works amazingly well. In fact, it works better than even the flu vaccine when it comes to preventing the flu because elderberry syrup protects against ten strains of the flu whereas the vaccine only focuses on a few. What’s more, elderberry syrup also helps you recover if you do get the flu or even a cold! There aren’t many medicines out there that can prevent...

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Strengthening Nettle Vinegar Hair Rinse

I’m going to let you in on a little secret… my hair is weak. My hair has decided it would like to fall out in amounts more than I’d like to see and my part in my hair is getting wider. Why? Well I’m contributing it to hormones. At first it was post-nursing hormones. Did you even know that was a thing? I had no clue about post-weaning hair loss until it started happening to me. Then I got pregnant again and my hair was happy and growing again. Now that my baby is here and I’m months into...

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How to Naturally Whiten Your Teeth with Activated Charcoal

The second I got my braces off in high school, I began whitening my teeth. I finally had a set of straight teeth but they were not a pretty shade of white. I started out with many of the teeth bleaching kits that are out on the market. Did they work? Sure but I also ended up using toxins and my teeth let me know about it! After a few bleaching sessions my teeth would be extra sensitive. This will sound crazy but every night that I would bleach my teeth, I would have crazy dreams all involving teeth…...

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10 Natural Skincare Ingredients You Need

We put so many products on our body; deodorant, body wash, soaps, perfumes, makeup, hair spray. All those products have the potential of containing ingredients that can harm our bodies. Switching to natural skincare products can dramatically decrease our toxin exposure. You can buy already made natural skincare products but the truth is natural skincare products can be really very simple. In fact, odds are you already have most of the ingredients you need to make your own skincare and beauty products! There are hundreds of ingredients that you could use in natural skincare recipes but when it comes...

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