Want a brighter smile without the use of abrasive treatments? Try an oil mouthwash. This is a healthy, natural method to get pearly white teeth. Using oil as a mouthwash is an Ayurvedic technique that is traditionally called oil pulling. (more…)
You are more than likely are brushing your teeth with poison everyday. Take a look at your tube of toothpaste. It probably has a warning label to call poison control if it is swallowed. Why would something that you put in your mouth on a daily basis be poisonous? The reason is fluoride. (more…)
Flu season is here and experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are predicting it to be one of the worse. Protect yourself naturally by boosting your immune system with an essential oil blend. (more…)
How many times have you gone on a trip and realized that you forgot to pack a must-have beauty item? It happened to me this week. (more…)
Daily facial cleansing only removes dirt from the surface of your skin. To keep a healthy glow to your skin it is necessary to periodically give it a deep cleanse. The build-up of impurities from makeup, environmental pollutants, and even skincare products can clog pores.
Facial steaming is a simple way to deep cleanse the skin. Facial steaming opens pores and impurities are drawn out as the skin sweats. Use this easy do it yourself facial steam once a week to keep a healthy glowing complexion. (more…)
Looking for a safe, lead-free lipstick? Look no further than your own kitchen. You can use a simple crayon to create a bountiful supply of lipstick in any imaginable color. Never again do you need to purchase high-priced lipsticks that contain questionable ingredients. Grow and multiply your lipstick collection with this easy do it yourself recipe for non-toxic crayon lipstick. (more…)
Did you know that your skin is naturally equipped to prevent acne, eczema, psoriasis, and other skin issues? However, your natural skin-saver only works when the skin’s pH level is balanced . Learn how to maintain the proper pH level of your skin and you will know the secret to perfect skin. (more…)
Underarm hygiene is of the upmost importance during the hot, sweaty summer months. Underarm hygiene includes hair removal, skincare, and the prevention of odor. Shaving and using an antiperspirant are the common remedies for these issues. But if you are concerned with the appearance of your underarms; these remedies can be more of a problem to your underarm hygiene needs. (more…)
We all want to know the beauty secrets of our favorite celebrities. Whenever I interview celebrities or celebrity stylists, I always make it a point to ask them what their favorite beauty tip is. (more…)
Hand sanitizers have become the modern-day supplement to old-fashioned soap and water. They provide on-the-spot protection against germs and bacteria because of their high content of alcohol, which is the main active ingredient. But if you take a closer look at the other ingredients in your hand sanitizer, you might be suprised at what you find. (more…)
Go to bed without removing your makeup and you’ll be committing one of the worst makeup sins. Your complexion may not be too forgiving for such a mistake. Makeup remover wipes are the holy grail for nights when you’re too exhausted for a scrub with soap and water. (more…)
Antiperspirants are the no-brainer solution to smelling shower-fresh all day. But antiperspirants can also have some literal no-brainer effects. Some medical studies have linked aluminum, the active ingredient in antiperspirants, to adverse effects on the brain. (more…)
Consuming refined sugars (i.e., granulated sugar and high fructose corn syrup) can wreak havoc on our waistlines and overall health. But have you tried to completely avoid sugar? You quickly miss that spoonful of sugar in your coffee each morning and that slice of cake after dinner.
Many people turn to artificial sweeteners as a sugar substitute. However, artificial sweeteners are highly toxic to the body. Luckily, there are natural alternatives you can use to replace sugar that are healthier for your body. (more…)
The many benefits of a body detox include clear skin, weight loss, and a strengthened immune system. However, the actual process of detoxing can cause some temporary uncomfortable symptoms. These symptoms are, in fact, a positive sign; known as a healing crisis. (more…)
It is so obvious that you may have missed it. The remedy for dry, flaky skin can be found in a simple bottle of water; a bottle of Evian Mineral Water Spray to be exact. Go back to basics for dry, flaky skin and relieve it with water. (more…)
Take preventative measures before the cold weather sets in. Fortify and protect your skin by adding a moisturizing facial mask to your skin care regimen. A weekly treatment can help diminish the harsh effects of the cold weather. (more…)
A bane of hair removal is the inevitable ingrown hair. They are irritating and sometimes painful. In some cases, they can become infected; a condition known as folliculitis. (more…)
In love with a conditioner that leaves your hair silky smooth? Can’t live without a lotion that keeps your skin as soft as a baby’s bottom? Before you declare a beauty match made in heaven, take a look at the list of ingredients. If you find propylene glycol on the list, you may have a case of irreconcilable differences. (more…)
Spring is in the air and summer is just around the corner. The change in season is definitely welcome. However, the warmer temperatures and higher levels of humidity make it necessary to change some of the beauty products you are using. Heavy creams and oily products can be retired and switched out for lighter products. I recently went shopping with this very purpose. Here are the must have beauty products that I picked up to better suit me in the spring and summer months.
This is the lightest body cream I’ve ever tried. It completely absorbs into the skin immediately. It leaves absolutely no oily residue on the skin surface. It is free of mineral oil, artificial fragrance, and parabens. The soft baby powder scent also doesn’t clash with any fragrance I wear. CLICK HERE to take a closer look.
Sugaring is a natural, gentle alternative to removing unwanted body hair. These ready-made kits are user-friendly. It is organic. The results are long lasting. CLICK HERE to take a closer look.
Revive your skin’s natural healthy glow by exfoliating all of the dead cells away that have accumulated over the winter. This is the gentlest facial exfoliator I have used. A treatment twice a week keeps pores refined resulting in a porcelain-like complexion. CLICK HERE to take a closer look.