Archives for February 2017

7 Steps To Quick Pickle Any Vegetable

Pickles are a favorite with many people around the world, and just like anything else when it comes to food, nothing beats a homemade recipe. While the store-bought type of pickles are still a good choice for your home pantry and refrigerator, being able to pickle your own cucumbers is an extremely simple and delicious process. But you don’t have to just limit your home pickling to… [read more]

7 Reasons You Should Rub Coffee All Over Your Skin & Hair

Many of us can’t live without that hot cup of Joe to get us going in the morning. Simply waking up to that wonderful aroma is a great way to start the day, but did you know that you can use that coffee to help beautify your hair and skin as well? It’s true – one of your favorite beverages not only boosts your energy… [read more]

Homemade Soothing Tea Tree Coconut Shampoo To Beat Dandruff & So Much More

Why make your own shampoo? Well, for starters, if you currently make and use your natural beauty products, then you probably already have the ingredients to make it in your cupboard. Secondly, commercial shampoos have tons of chemicals and detergents in them that cause more damage than good to your lovely locks. Add the power of tea tree oil and you have a lovely shampoo… [read more]

How To Detox Your Hair (& Why You Need To!)

Hairspray, mousse, shampoos and other hair care products can put a serious dent in your hair’s health. Get rid of heavy metals and other toxins from conventional hair care with this hair detox. Your hair and scalp will thank you for it! Why do a hair detox? Our hair reflects the health of our body. When we’re undernourished or full of toxins, our hair tends… [read more]

10 Remarkable Benefits Of Marula Oil For Skin & Hair

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably never even heard about Marula oil, but this wondrous oil considered by some to be the “elixir of youth,” is definitely one you’ll want to know more about. It’s a fruit native to the southern region of Africa, and has been harvested wild for centuries, used as a natural remedy for healing a wide range of conditions. Extracted… [read more]

15 Best Vegetarian Sources Of Protein To Keep Hunger At Bay

People like to argue over fats and carbs, but just about everyone agrees that protein is essential. Protein is important for everything from healthy hair and nails to encouraging muscle growth and helping you to feel fuller longer by taking more time to digest than carbs. Multiple studies have shown that the three macronutrients (fats, carbs, and protein) affect our bodies in different ways, and… [read more]

How To Whiten Teeth With Coconut Oil (+12 More Reasons To Put It In Your Mouth)

Most of us are aware by now of the many different health benefits of coconut oil, but few realize just how great it can be for oral health too – not only can it be used to remove bacteria and promote healthy teeth and gums, but it can make your teeth whiter and brighter. Teeth whitening has become commonplace today, with the teeth whitening industry… [read more]

Homemade Magnesium Boost Balls

Magnesium is so beneficial that it’s thought to be one of the most important nutrients for human health. Yet, 80 percent of American’s may have a magnesium deficiency. Magnesium deficiency is linked to conditions like fibromyalgia, poor heart health, diabetes, chronic fatigue and more. So, if you think you might be low in magnesium, start consuming foods that are high in magnesium — like these… [read more]

14 Common Mistakes That Are Killing Your Metabolism

You’ve probably heard many people blame weight gain on their metabolism over the years, but is it really something that you have no control over? And what is it exactly anyway? It’s actually fairly simple, and the good news, is that you do have the power to change it. It’s simply a measure of how quickly you convert the calories you take in into energy,… [read more]

14 Surprising Foods You Can Eat A Lot Of Without Gaining Weight

Who doesn’t love food? While it’s obviously a necessary part of life, most of us enjoy it as a satisfying activity too. The problem is all of those foods available today that are typically loaded with calories, as well as potentially harmful additives, lots of sugar and unhealthy fats. Those foods can be incredibly addicting, simply due to the nature of their ingredients, which is… [read more]