Author: Brittany Thomas

45 Ways To Use Activated Charcoal

Have you heard of activated charcoal? Odds are you have, it is one of the trenching ingredients it seems. I see it everywhere, it’s on skincare shelves, it’s in the beverage aisle, even my local ice cream shop has a charcoal ice cream! There are so many ways to use activated charcoal. Activated charcoal is taking the world by storm and for good reasons! What is Activated Charcoal? Activated charcoal isn’t the same stuff as you’d find in your barbecue. No, thankfully it’s a bit different than that. Activated charcoal has been oxidized which causes the surface of the charcoal to become porous....

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Remineralizing and Whitening Tooth Powder

Have you heard of tooth powder? It’s gaining traction with many oral care brands marketing their own tooth powders in addition to “traditional” toothpaste. I actually first experienced toothpowder when I was a kid. I had no idea what it was at the time but my mom had some powder “for cleaning teeth” that my grandmother gave her (if memory serves me correctly). I used it once or twice and then completely forgot that tooth powder even existed. Until lately… when I decided to make my own remineralizing and whitening tooth powder! What is Tooth Powder? Simply put, tooth...

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Rose Cardamom Bath Salts

I love a good bath, don’t you? I rarely will leave the house for “alone time” (I’m an introvert, what can I say?) but I do enjoy taking a bath and getting “away” even if it’s only one door separating me from my kids and chores. A plain Jane bath is great but when I want to kick things up a notch and really indulge, these rose cardamom bath salts are what I reach for. Of course, if you aren’t the bath type (or you don’t have a bath…) then you can use these bath salts for a foot...

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Antioxidant Hibiscus and Clay Face Mask

I’ll admit it, I’m a bit of a face mask addict (that should be evident by all my diy face masks on this blog!) I love that there are so many different ingredients that I can combine to make nourishing masks for my skin. I get extra excited when the face mask is a fun color… like this antioxidant hibiscus and clay face mask! This face mask is a gorgeous shade of pink! I just can’t get over how fun it is to make and wear! It also smells kind of yummy because well… hibiscus is pretty yummy! It...

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Deep Cleaning Activated Charcoal Scrub

Odds are you’ve heard of activated charcoal by now. It’s one of the newer trends in the natural living world, definitely in the natural beauty world! You’ve likely seen my activated charcoal face mask or my post on whitening your teeth with activated charcoal so it should come as no surprise that I’ve come up with yet another way to love using activated charcoal! Today, I’m sharing my deep cleaning activated charcoal scrub! I love a good sugar scrub and I’ve got quite a few on this blog already but I am always up for more scrubs to add...

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