January 2013

Month Archives

Go Egg Your Face…It’s a Good Thing!

There are hundreds of DIY masks that you make that provide many benefits for your skin. One very beneficial mask that is growing in popularity is the egg mask. The benefits? This egg mask can shrink your pores, tighten skin, minimize scarring, reduce oil, and brighten skin. The BEST part is there are only 2 […]

Tips for a Perfect Manicure

Taking care of my own nails at home is fun and a great way to save money! Here are my top 7 tips for a perfect at home manicure: 1. Look for an acetone-free polish remover. Although it may remove the nail polish faster, the acetone can dry out the nails and cause breakage. 2. […]

Don’t Forget to Wash Your Hands!

Hand washing is an important part of good health. A regularly washing your hands reduces the chance of illness. Unfortunately, like many products on the market, hand soaps are often filled with parabens, sulfates, phthalates, and many other harsh chemicals.  Another issue with hand soap is the cost. Companies know they can sell these hand […]

33 Alarming Side-Effects of Sleep Deprivation

I’m sure we’ve all heard at one point in our lives about the importance of sleep. When we are young we have a bed time, we have nap time in elementary school, and some employment offices even have nap rooms. Getting a good nights rest is often stressed but I’m willing to bet many people […]

Super Moist Pumpkin Oatmeal Muffins!

Pumpkin Oatmeal Muffins are really quick and easy to make and can be a healthier alternative to other desserts! This recipe was absolutely delicious and produced very tasty and moist pumpkin oatmeal muffins. I made a few revisions such as adding 1 cup of coconut flakes to help maintain the moisture in the muffins. Here […]

“Nutrition Facts” Label Explained

Nutrition labels are on nearly every food we eat, whether it is a carton of eggs or a bottle of our favorite juice. These labels hold valuable information, but how well do we know what it all means? Here are the daily suggested requirements of macronutrients (carbohydrates, proteins and fats): ·   Only 7% of calories should be saturated fat […]

Winter Care for Your Hair

Maintaining natural hair during the cold weather months can really become frustrating especially when our much needed accessories like hats and scarves can be detrimental for our hair! Here are a few of my favorite Do’s and Dont’s for maintaining my natural hair in the winter while staying warm… Do:  Moisturize hair every day! (Well, […]

Turmeric: The Amazing Root

Looking for a new superfood to add to your diet? Turmeric Root should definitely be at the top of your  list! This amazing root imported from India possess a wide range of health benefits that may surprise you. Here’s what you get from this amazing food. Turmeric has been shown to help prevent melanoma cells […]