Homemade Hydrating & Anti-Aging Rosehip Oil Face Serum

Whether you live in a dry or windy climate, or one that is drenched in sun, your skin will suffer. This is especially true if you are in your upper years as the skins natural ability to balance and stay moist declines as we age. Sure, you can purchase a lot of products at your local drugstore, but many of these contain harsh chemicals that… [read more]

20 Epic Recipes To Get More Chia Seeds Into Your Life

Of the Salvia hispanica plant, chia seeds may be teeny-tiny, but they sure pack a lot of nutrition into their small stature. One ounce of chia seeds (the equivalent of two tablespoons) is an excellent source of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and omega-3 fatty acids. Native to Mexico and Guatemala, chia seeds have long history as a super food. As far back as 3500 BC, chia… [read more]

The Total Guide To Carrier Oils: 21 Of The Best To Mix With Essential Oils

When mixing essential oils for topical application, it’s almost always recommended to dilute them with a carrier oil. (Exceptions being for oils like lavender and tea tree which are generally considered safe to use undiluted.) Most of us are very familiar with a select few carriers such as coconut, olive, jojoba and sweet almond oils. However, the list of possible carrier oils which may be… [read more]

How To Make The World’s Easiest Lotion Bars For Soft & Sexy Skin

Dry skin is a problem that plagues many. Not only does dry skin look unsightly, but it can also be painful and irritating. Perhaps you load on the moisturizer only to find that your dry skin persists? The good news is that you can have soft and sexy skin without breaking the bank or exposing yourself to an unhealthy cocktail of chemicals most frequently found… [read more]

14 Home Remedies To Remove Age Spots That Work Wonders

Those flat brown spots known as age spots (also commonly referred to as liver spots) that start popping up on your hands, neck and face as you get older are actually not caused by age, but sun damage that accumulates over the years. They’re more common in those with a fair complexion and appear more frequently in people who visit tanning beds or spend a lot… [read more]

Homemade Sleepy Time Balm To Send You Straight To Sleep

Do you, like millions of other people, toss and turn at night, rarely getting enough sleep to make it through the next day? Insomnia is rampant and can be very damaging to your health. Sleep is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle and is as necessary as food and water for survival. Perhaps you have turned to over-the-counter sleep aids for help or even prescription… [read more]

14 Home Remedies For Toothache That Really Work

A toothache is a sign that something is wrong – it might indicate a cavity, an infection, gum disease, a loose filling or any number of other problems in the mouth. But until you can get it fixed, the best thing to do in the meantime is to turn to a home remedy to relieve the pain. In fact, you might have just what you… [read more]

Canker Sores: 10 Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Them Fast

While it’s still not known exactly what causes canker sores (often also referred to as mouth ulcers), we do know that they’re an extreme annoyance as they can be rather painful, making eating and talking a real challenge. Most heal on their own within a week or two, but when you’re suffering from one, you probably don’t want to endure it any longer than you… [read more]

How To Make An Intensely Moisturizing Shea Butter Eye Cream

As we can’t see our insides, we usually notice the first signs of aging on our skin. While age brings wisdom, it also brings less resilient skin that often tends to become dry and begins to wrinkle. And, as the skin around the eyes is the thinnest skin on the body and constantly active while we’re awake (we blink around 10,000 times every day), it’s… [read more]

12 Surprising Home Remedies For Gray Hair That Really Work

While some may see it as a sign of wisdom and maturity, many people view gray hair as an unwanted sign of old age. Every hair on your head actually starts off as white, and is then colored by a natural pigment called melanin. As your hair grows, melanocytes – cells that produce melanin – transfer melanin to each individual hair follicle, which seamlessly colors… [read more]