10 Ways To Use Colloidal Oatmeal For Beautiful Skin

Oats – or Avena sativa – have enjoyed a long history of use as a safe and effective topical treatment for a wide array of skin conditions. First used medicinally in ancient Rome, oatmeal carries both dermatological and cosmetic benefits: it cleanses, moisturizes, soothes, and protects the skin. Setting itself apart from other cereal grains, oatmeal is especially rich in proteins, complex carbohydrates, lipids, vitamin… [read more]

Homemade Foaming Facial Wash That Moisturizes Skin

Getting the oils and debris off your face daily is instrumental in helping your skin healthy. However, commercial facial cleansers are often too harsh on the skin causing it to dry out. Using a gentle, natural soap and some essential oils, you can make a simple foaming soap cleanser that will keep your skin looking fresh. Ingredients 1 cup distilled or filtered water ¼ cup… [read more]

Homemade Easy To Make Natural Eye Shadow & Liner

Cream eye shadows and liners are perfect for adding color and moisturizing your eyes. This recipe uses shea butter and vitamin E oil that helps reduce inflammation and boost collagen for the skin. It’s perfect for dry or combination skin. If you have very oily skin, you may want to stick to powder eye shadow. This recipe also uses cosmetic grade mica powder. Using cosmetic grade… [read more]

12 Best Soap Recipes Anyone Can Make At Home

Fun, frugal, and infinitely practical, soap making is an art form where the potential ingredient combinations are practically endless. Using naturally skin-nourishing components, handcrafted soaps are enriched with vitamins, minerals, and beneficial oils that won’t’ dry out your epidermis like store-bought soaps have a tendency to do. If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at making soap, read on! A Quick Primer on Soapmaking:… [read more]

10 Natural Ways To Get Rid Of Dark Circles Under Eyes

Puffy, discolored skin above and beneath the eye can make you appear tired and sleep deprived, even when you’re well rested. Known medically as periorbital dark circles, this area of the eye is particularly susceptible to changes to skin tone since the flesh around the eyes is very thin. With a depth of about 0.5 mm in thickness (compared with the rest of the body’s… [read more]

Homemade Herbal Face Steam For Clear & Glowing Skin

With all of the dirt, pollution and toxins we’re exposed to on a daily basis, our skin can really take a beating. Skip the expensive facial treatments, and opt for this herbal face steam instead. The nutrients from the herbs get deep into pores to clear them out, and give your skin its natural glow back. The benefits of sage for skin: Sage probably isn’t… [read more]

15 Best Subscription Boxes For Natural Living Lovers

“Of-the-month” clubs have been around for decades, but in recent years, subscription boxes have really taken off as a trend that’s well, gone a little nuts. In fact, you can get everything from nuts to beauty products, household treats and eco-friendly goods, wine and even healthy fare in the form a fabulous monthly care package. In fact, subscription boxes created just for people like you… [read more]

3 Ways To Use Aloe Vera To Heal A Sunburn Fast

Having an aloe vera plant at home allows you to have instant access to aloe vera’s many medicinal, healing properties, which comes in very handy if you find yourself, or one of your family members with a sunburn. Just about everyone has probably experienced the painful redness, and even blistering, followed by peeling, that come with a sunburn. Not only is it uncomfortable, but being… [read more]

13 Best Home Remedies For Reducing Wrinkles

For many people, the quest for younger-looking skin is a constant battle. Pharmaceutical companies have produced countless numbers of expensive pills, lotions, and masks that boast the ability to prevent or reduce the signs of aging, but at what cost? Bombarding skin cells with harsh chemicals can have counterproductive effects which may not appear for many years, but eventually the damage shows itself in the… [read more]

11 Home Remedies For Warts That Get Rid Of Them Fast

Warts are often associated with witches and frogs. After all, you’ve probably seen more than a few witches depicted with a wart on the tip of their noses, and you’ve heard about that old wive’s tale that claims warts develop after you touch a toad or a frog. But people don’t get warts from frogs or toads, whether they’re a witch or the average Joe,… [read more]