Homemade Teeth Whitening Activated Charcoal & Coconut Oil Pulling Tabs

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, then a spoonful of coconut oil every day helps keep the dentist away. Oil pulling has many health benefits, but this version adds in activated charcoal to help brighten those pearly whites even more. They’re in a convenient little tab that’s truly grab and go. Coconut oil for healthier smiles You may have heard of the… [read more]

20 Collagen Packed Recipes For Younger Looking Skin

Derived from the Greek word kólla which means “glue”, collagen is a major structural protein found throughout the human body – in bones, tendons, corneas, skin, cartilage, muscles, blood vessels, and the digestive system. Though there are at least 16 types of collagen, the most abundant in the body are types 1, 2, and 3. While type 2 is great for building cartilage and supporting… [read more]

Homemade Natural “Wet” Dry Shampoo Spray

For most hair types, washing it daily is not necessary. In fact, washing your hair with harsh, commercial shampoos on a daily basis will strip your hair of its natural oils.  This will cause hair to be drier and more prone to breakage. Your hair needs to produce natural oils in order to keep your scalp and hair moisturized. Instead of washing your hair daily, try… [read more]

8 Best Natural & Organic Shampoos + Why You Should Stop Using Store Bought

Derived from the Hindi word chāmpo – which means to press, knead, or soothe – the first shampoos were made from herbs and plant extracts. Natural surfactants like soapberries created a nice lather and left hair soft and shiny. In modern times, shampoo has certainly evolved from its humble botanical origins. No longer formulated wholly from plants, many commercial shampoos are made by combining synthetic… [read more]

DIY Regenerating Vitamin C Serum To Help You Look Younger

Sun damage, age, old acne scars…it has all happened to our skin at one point in our lives. However, one of the best things about our skin is its ability to regenerate itself. Naturally, it’s a slow process. To help expedite your skin’s renewal you can employ the power of vitamin C. Commercial Vitamin C serums comes at a steep price – for example just one ounce… [read more]

How To Use Chia Seeds For Beautiful Skin & Hair

Meaning “strength” in the Mayan tongue, chia seeds are widely regarded as one of the world’s healthiest foods, and for good reason. We know that eating chia seeds carries some wonderful health benefits – did you know that you can also incorporate these diminutive black and white seeds into your beauty regimen? 5 Ways Chia Seeds Heals & Restores: Chia seeds are rife with beneficial… [read more]

4 Reasons You Should Start Putting Probiotics On Your Face

While consuming a healthy diet that contains plenty of fresh fruits and veggies, cutting out processed junk and exercising regularly are an important part of maintaining good health and well-being, there is another very important factor that most people miss: gut bacteria or probiotics. In fact, the importance of probiotics is so great, that many experts feel that an important balance of this “good bacteria”… [read more]

7 Beauty Benefits Of Coffee For Hair & Skin

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]