Archives for December 2016

Homemade Serum To Stimulate Hair Growth & Heal Damaged Hair

Most hair care and other personal care products contain a practically endless list of ingredients, and among them are typically a host of harmful toxins and chemicals. Not only that, but they can also be extremely pricey. While many turn to silicone to create the illusion of smooth, healthy hair, that brings other problems. Silicone actually coats the hair shaft, seals out moisture, and clogs follicles.… [read more]

How To Make A Facial Oil Perfect For Your Skin Type

The beauty industry probably doesn’t want you to know, but I would like to let you in on a little secret: there’s no reason to spend your hard earned money on expensive moisturizers. If you work hard to have and maintain good skin, i.e., you never lie down in a tanning bed or let yourself sizzle for hours in the sun, you eat right, stay… [read more]

23 Surprising Rubbing Alcohol Uses You’ve Probably Never Thought Of

While most people have rubbing alcohol in their bathroom medicine cabinet, it often tends to sit there for months and months, gathering dust and only occasionally being used to disinfect a cut or cool the heat of a fever. But rubbing alcohol has many surprising uses that go way beyond that, and as it’s rather inexpensive, you should really start taking advantage of them. If… [read more]

9 Holiday Hacks To Create An Inviting Home This Festive Season

If you want your home to be especially inviting for your family and the guests that visit this holiday season, consider these ways to do it up right. 1. Make it smell like the holidays A home filled with holiday cheer is tightly connected to the smells of the season, like peppermint candy canes, the scent of a fresh cut Christmas tree, cookies baking in… [read more]

​11 Genius Gadgets To Keep You Healthy In The Office

You’ve read the articles, or have at least heard that working out regularly isn’t enough to counteract all of that sitting you do at the office, right? Working a desk job means more time spent indoors, less time spent moving, and too much time spent in a hunched-over typing position that contributes to a myriad of health issues, not to mention breathing in that stale… [read more]

16 Home Remedies For Ingrown Hairs AKA Razor Bumps

Razor bumps, also known as ingrown hairs or pseudofolliculitis barbae, happen to just about anyone who shaves regularly, male or female. The small, angry red bumps appear after shaving when the strands of hair curl back on themselves and grow into the skin. The only 100% effective way to treat them is to stop shaving, but not every guy wants to grow a beard, and… [read more]

6 Compelling Reasons To Make The Switch To Menstrual Cups

Every month of every year, billions of women and girls over the world endure between three to seven days of menstruation. Beginning as young as eight years old until around the age of 55, it is estimated that a woman will experience about 500 periods over the course of her lifetime. The outward signs of menses – the shedding of the uterine lining and blood… [read more]

5 Reasons You Should Put Castor Oil In Your Hair

When you think of castor oil, you probably think about your grandma, or great grandmother, who recommended it for just about every ailment and remedy under the sun. While it’s often been made fun of, there’s a reason it’s so beneficial – it offers potent antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that can be utilized to treat a host of problems. Castor oil is made from the… [read more]

How To Grow A Lemon Tree From Seed No Matter Where You Live

They say when life gives you lemons, make lemonade, but you really should do a whole lot more than that. This little citrus fruit not only offers a multitude of health benefits, they’re one of the most alkaline forming foods on Earth, which makes them great for balancing an acidic body. Lemons were first created as a cross between a lime and a citron. It… [read more]

8 Most Powerful Antibacterial Essential Oils & How To Use Them

Essential oils aren’t just for use in aromatherapy, massage, and other spa treatments. Many have been extensively researched, leading the scientific community to discover their benefits for treating a variety of diseases. There are hundreds of different essential oils and more than a few offer unique antibacterial properties. Of course, essential oils have long been known for their ability to heal, but few people realize that… [read more]