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]

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 Tooth Whitening Paste That Really Works

Not all toothpaste is created equal. In fact, most of the commercial brands on the market are little more than a mixture of fluoride, sodium lauryl sulfate, propylene glycol, sweeteners, food dyes and artificial flavors. Don’t fancy a DIY? Take a look here for eight of the best natural and organic toothpaste brands available to buy.  Surprisingly, sodium fluoride, the active ingredient in most toothpaste,… [read more]

Homemade Revitalizing & Moisturizing Citrus-Mint Lotion Bars

Dry skin can easily become itchy and uncomfortable, but there’s no need to suffer in silence. Lotion bars are an easy and portable way to nourish your skin, without the mess or hassle of liquid lotion. These citrus mint lotion bars don’t just moisturize though, they also invigorate your senses with their uplifting scent. So relieve your skin with these ultra moisturizing lotion bars as… [read more]

9 Best Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Dandruff For Good

No one is really immune to dandruff, the annoying and sometimes embarrassing condition targets the scalps of all types of people, young and old. Dandruff can be the result of a dry scalp, or a skin condition known as seborrheic dermatitis. It may also be caused by eczema, psoriasis, or, an overgrowth of a yeast-like fungus known as malassezia. Most products available at the store… [read more]

How To Make A Beautiful DIY Lip Stain

For someone that doesn’t wear a lot of makeup, I do like for my lips to have a dash of color. I’m not a fan of those heavy, waxy lip sticks that end up on your cup rims and teeth. I prefer a natural tint that will stay put on your lips and moisturize as well. Many commercial cosmetics contain all sorts of toxins and… [read more]

3 Best Homemade Recipes For Getting Rid Of Acne Once & For All

As many as 50 million Americans struggle with acne, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, making it the most common skin disorder in the nation. It’s not just teenagers who are affected by it, who often suffer from embarrassment, depression and lack of self-esteem because of it, but one in five adults in the U.S. struggle with it too – many of which also… [read more]

DIY Natural Blush For Every Skin Tone

Commercial cosmetics are laden with toxins. Some common ingredients found in commercial cosmetics include BHA and BHT, as well as formaldehyde-releasing preservatives and heavy metals. These toxins can easily get absorbed into your skin and cause irritation. On top of the harmful chemicals commercial cosmetics contain, they are often expensive. If you want to have great skin and skip all those harmful chemicals, consider making… [read more]

10 Reasons You Should Put Tea Tree Oil On Your Skin

Tea tree oil is one of the most extensively researched of all essential oils. Produced from a shrub-like tree known as Melaleuca in Australia, according to the University of Sydney, native aboriginals are believed to have taken advantage of its many healing benefits to treat skin conditions for thousands of years before chemist Arthur Penfold discovered its powerful antiseptic properties back in the 1920s. Today,… [read more]

12 Best Essential Oils For Healing Scars

No matter how old you are, odds are, you’ve probably collected a number of scars over the years. You might have some from acne, cuts, and burns, pregnancy or surgery incisions, and while there is no magical cure-all for making them disappear completely, some essential oils are quite effective for lightening and reducing those scars naturally. Before you shell out an arm and a leg… [read more]