Argan Oil: 17 Reasons Everyone Needs A Bottle Of This “Miracle” Oil

The popularity of Argan oil has exploded since the many amazing health benefits offered by this “miracle oil” have been made public. The oil is cold-pressed from the fruit of the Moroccan Argan tree (Argania spinosa), which is so nutritious that goats climb the trees just to eat them. Inside of that fruit is the little nut from which Argan oil is produced. For centuries,… [read more]

10 Reasons To Start Putting Lavender Oil On Your Skin & Hair

Just thinking about the scent of lavender can make you feel relaxed, and sipping a tea made from its leaves will even help you sleep better. While you probably know about the calming properties of this wonderful purple flowering plant, did you know there are many reasons to start putting it on your skin and hair? Lavender offers an incredible number of uses. So many in… [read more]

Homemade “Pretty Legs” Cream For Summer Ready Legs

The harsh winds of winter can leave your legs feeling dry, itchy and scaly. And, if you’re like many, your legs are probably in need of a little TLC. So, stop hiding those legs under long skirts, pants, and leggings — it’s time to moisture-up! But instead of using an artificially-scented, chemically-laden commercial brand, use instead, a moisture-rich cream that you’ve made in your own… [read more]

12 Best Natural, Organic & Non-Toxic Makeup Brands

It’s no secret that dozens of toxic chemicals could be lurking in your makeup bag. Considering that your skin can absorb up to 80% of these toxins unfiltered, putting unnatural makeup on your face provides a direct route for these chemicals to get inside your body, which poses a serious health risk. The good news is that there is a lot of choice out there… [read more]

How To Make Your Own Uniquely Fragranced Solid Perfume

Why should you make your own perfumes? Why not! If you are a fan of essential oils, then you have most of what you need to create a custom scent in the comfort of your home. DIY perfumes can be tailored to fit your mood and style. Plus, they are a fraction of what it cost to purchase the chemical laden stuff from the store.… [read more]

How To Make Your Own Makeup: 14 Tutorials For All-Natural Cosmetics

The use of cosmetics as body art has a long and storied history. Going back at least 6,000 years, the makeup our ancestors used spanned soot eyeliner, white lead skin lightener, hair removal creams composed of rat poison, arsenic to even out skin complexion, coal tar eyelash dyes, and mercury to help remove freckles. Although we wouldn’t find most of these deadly additives in today’s… [read more]

13 Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Eczema That Really Work

I once heard a doctor refer to eczema as “the itch that rashes.” Eczema – the name given to a handful of dermatological medical conditions that affects far more infants and children than it does adults. The condition is fairly easy to identify. Generally appearing on the hands, feet, face, legs, or the inner creases of knees and elbows, symptoms typically include extremely dry or… [read more]

Homemade Facial Serum To Remove Pimples & Acne Scars

Anyone who has acne and regularly breaks out with pimples knows how uncomfortable this condition can be. It can range from a few red pimples, to angry red acne scars. This face serum won’t clog pores, and delivers a soothing dose of essential oils to heal existing acne damage and preventing further skin issues. Tamanu & Grapeseed Oil The carrier oils in this recipe are just as… [read more]

6 Best Non-Toxic Nail Polish Brands To Try (& Why Most Are Dangerous)

Painting finger and toe nails is a beauty practice that began in China in 3000 BC. Nail lacquers were originally made from a blend of natural substances like vegetable dyes, gum Arabic, beeswax, egg whites, and gelatin. These days, for the sake of thickening agents, adhesive qualities, quickness in drying, paint sheens, bright hues, and color fastness, nail polish formulas are far from natural. It’s… [read more]

10 Best Ways To Remove Makeup Without Toxic Chemicals

Those store-bought makeup removers may be convenient, but they typically come with a host of chemicals and toxic ingredients that can actually harm the health of your skin over time and irritate your eyes. The active ingredients in makeup remover liquids and wipes are generally the same as regular cleansers. Both rely on surfactants to dissolve makeup, along with emulsifiers and solubilizers that help lift… [read more]