DIY Magnesium Oil To Ease Anxiety, Improve Sleep & Much More

Magnesium is an important element needed by our bodies, yet most people have no idea they suffer from a magnesium deficiency. Magnesium helps the body regulate calcium, potassium, and sodium. Here are some of the vital roles this mineral plays in our bodies: It’s a cofactor for more than 300 enzyme reactions in your body It helps relaxation of muscles and will help ease muscle… [read more]

Homemade Coffee Under Eye Cream For Fine Lines & Dark Circles

I know I can’t start my day without my cup of coffee. Besides tasting great and being a great pick me up, the caffeine in coffee is a wonderful beauty aid as well! Why Is Coffee Good For Your Skin? Coffee contains significant amounts of many different antioxidants, including hydrocinnamic acids and polyphenols. Hydrocinnamic acids are very effective at neutralizing free radicals and preventing oxidative… [read more]

10 Home Remedies For Dry, Chapped & Overworked Hands

Each day, the delicate skin on our hands is put through a disproportionate share of abuse compared with other areas of the epidermis. Every chore – whether it’s gardening, cooking a meal, cleaning your home, doing laundry, washing dishes, or bathing your pets – involves using these remarkable tools we call hands. In addition to these tasks, an extremely hands-on job or a particularly handsy… [read more]

7 Best Ways To Clean Makeup Brushes Without Chemicals

You eat healthily, drink plenty of water, exercise regularly, cleanse your skin properly and moisturize, but no matter what you do, it seems your skin is still experiencing breakouts. While you may think you’re doing everything right, there is one important step you may be missing, as many women don’t even think about it: dirty makeup brushes. Those brushes could very well be the root… [read more]

I Drank Collagen Peptides For A Week & This Is What Happened

It sounds rather bizarre, but collagen, a connective tissue from cows, and sometimes chickens or fish scales, has become a trendy drink for boosting health and beauty – in fact, celebrities like Jennifer Aniston have thrust it into the spotlight after turning to this powdered, drinkable form to help keep their skin looking young and firm. The ingestible collagen craze started in Asia, where collagen… [read more]

10 Beauty Benefits Of African Black Soap

For hundreds of years, women of West Africa – particularly in Ghana – made and used a vegetable-based soap to gently cleanse skin and hair. Known as African black soap to the West, locally it is called alata simena, sabulun salo, ose dudu, and anago soap. Made with secret recipes passed down from generation to generation, there are several formulations of African black soap on… [read more]

How To Make The World’s Best Makeup Remover Pads

Removing dirt and oil from your skin is essential if you want your skin to look and feel its best. When we leave dirt and oil on our face it creates a perfect breeding ground for bacteria that can cause breakouts and other skin conditions. Commercial products are available but are often full of chemicals that can dry out or irritate our skin. Not to mention… [read more]

Homemade Thyme Spray To Stimulate Hair Growth & Beat Dandruff

Thyme is an aromatic evergreen shrub and a popular kitchen herb. It is also renowned for its medicinal properties. Its leaves, flowers, and oil contain powerful therapeutic value.  The use of thyme medicinally by ancient Babylonians, Assyrians and Sumerians can be traced back almost 5000 years ago. In the European Middle Ages, thyme was placed beneath a pillow to help with sleep. In the European Middle… [read more]

6 Emu Oil Benefits For Skin, Hair & Health

There are numerous types of oils that benefit health and wellbeing such as krill oil. Often overlooked, emu oil contains potent properties including omega-3’s that can reduce inflammation and remedy skin conditions. An Australian study found that emu oil used both topically and orally can reduce inflammation. According to researchers, emu oil is especially effective in treating inflammation in the gastrointestinal system. The emu is… [read more]

10 Coconut Milk Benefits For Hair, Skin & Health

Coconuts are grown in abundance in southern Asia, Malaysia, and Polynesia. While they’re often confused for being a nut, a coconut is actually a one-seeded drupe, a fruit that consists of an outer skin and a pulpy, succulent middle layer, with a hard, woody inner shell that encloses a single seed. In Sanskrit, the coconut palm is known as Kalpavriksha, which means the “‘tree which… [read more]