Category: Beauty & Household Products

Healthy Beauty Basics: Safe Sunscreen

Today’s most natural sunscreens contain the active ingredients Titanium Dioxide, Zinc Oxide or a combination of both. They usually come in an opaque lotion and use heavy carrier oils to resist being washed off. While they may not be the most convenient or the most glamorous – they’re usually the safest. Keep in mind, there’s no sun protection on earth that compares to the shade of a palm tree, a sassy, wide-brimmed sun hat, big UV sunglasses or tightly-woven clothing.

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Winter Beauty Wisdom

Winter is the season of rest and rejuvenation for mind, body, and beauty. This winter, appreciate the season of slowing down and look for these foods that will support the rejuvenation of your beauty and health using Jolene Hart’s acronym: CRAFTS.

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Does “Organic” Matter?

There has been some exciting and interesting nutrition news in the last few months, particularly surrounding organic foods. We’ve talked with so many of our women to help them make the best decision for themselves and their families, so we thought we would share with our entire community!

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An Organic and Natural Guide to Spring Cleaning

While our March weather clings to the cold and snow of winter, the extra time indoors is a great way to prepare for spring and partake in the traditional rite of spring cleaning.  This year, instead of reaching for traditional products that often contain harsh chemicals, opt for more natural cleaners to cleanse and detox your home in a healthy way.

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Bye Bye Winter Blues and Dehydration – Essential Oils for Spring Skincare

Is your winter skin feeling dry and irritated? Learn here from our friends at Young Living about how to use essential oils to restore your skin for the new season.

For centuries many cultures have looked to essential oils to enhance their daily lives, perform religious rites, support wellness, and wear as perfumes. Not only are essential oils extremely versatile but many also contain naturally occurring constituents that are practically made for one particular usage: beautifying the skin.

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8 Non-Toxic Nail Polish Brands

If you’re in the market for a non-toxic nail polish…water-based nail polishes are where it’s at! At least as far as ingredients go. They’re the safest ones available + are cleaner than the popular 3-free, 4-free, 5-free or 6-free ones. The truth of the matter is though,

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Green Beauty: 3 Non-Toxic Dry Shampoos to Try

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Sometimes, ain’t nobody got time for that! We’re talking washin’, dryin’ + stylin’ yo hair when…you’ve over-slept, you’re dashing out the door fashionably late, or water isn’t readily available (huh-hum, glamping).

This beauty-wonder has been around for centuries, but recently reappeared on the scene since so many beauty experts began

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Green Beauty Travel Bag Essentials

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I often get questions about what necessities I take with me when I get out of town for a few days. So, I figured I’d give you a little sneak-peek into my beauty bag. I usually save up a lot of my sample sizes from monthly beauty boxes, etc. to take with me,

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