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10 Dairy Milk Alternatives for Those Giving Milk the Boot

As a lover of all things dairy, transitioning to a dairy-free lifestyle has been tough. I am a sucker for everything related to cheese and ice-cream. It doesn’t help that I live across the street from a froyo joint and countless restaurants with cheesy goodness. My love passion for dairy took a backseat, however, when I began experiencing extreme stomach […]

Facial Steaming: The Key to Flawless Skin

Facial steaming comes with a plethora of benefits, and like most facials, when done correctly steam is the perfect addition to any beauty regimen. Clogged pores? Gone. Dry skin? See yah! Blackheads? Blackheads, who?  Transform your skin in just 5 minutes with a bowl of steamy water and a towel. Beautiful skin is that easy, people! […]

8 Fall Foods that Make Amazing Face Masks

It’s no secret that eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can offer a plethora of benefits to the body, both inside and out. Just during the season of fall alone, there are tons of fruits and vegetables that are staples of this season getting devoured by the masses. But in addition to eating these seasonal favorites, some skin […]

7 Natural Toothpaste Alternatives You Need to Try

When it comes to brushing our teeth, we are not limited to just the tubes we see in the grocery store aisle. These toothpastes can be chalk full of chemicals that have no place in our body. NO PLACE. A popular brand, that is no stranger to our households, totes the following inactive ingredients: Hydrated […]

10 Reasons Every Woman Should Try Reusable Pads

Reusable pads. Yes, I said it. These two words don’t always go hand in hand. Why would anyone want to reuse a pad? Simple. The benefits are endless. Reusable pads are great for your mind and body, not to mention Mother Earth. Glad Rags, a brand of reusable pads, offers an amazing selection for both […]

Body Blemishes: 6 Ways to Banish Back Acne

Back Acne–as if the acne on our face wasn’t bad enough. Bacne (back acne) creeps up when we least expect it and lasts much longer than necessary. As the temperature heats up, bacne can be tough to hide; the last thing we want to wear in the Summer is a cardigan to hide our breakouts. […]

Why I Am Obsessed With Coconut Oil

When Coconut Oil first came into my life, it was love at first sight. It was everything I had been looking for in a moisturizer: that light, creamy texture, the deep moisturization and of course the ever-so-yummy tropical scent. Okay, this is beginning to sound like a Coconut Oil Singles advertisement. Not to make this sound too […]

9 Ways to Kick Allergies’ A** This Spring!

Brace yourself, allergy season is upon us… Prepare for the runny nose, itchy eyes and constant sneezing–the type of allergies where one sneeze just isn’t enough. Seriously–how much sneezing can one person take? When it’s not the catastrophic avalanche of sneezing, it’s the itchy throat and eyes…maybe that pesky fly that just won’t take a hint, […]

7 Surprising Ways to Use Epsom Salt

Epsom salt is just one of those ingredients that should be a staple your home. There are so many incredible uses for it! From body aches to foot infections, epsom salt treats a variety of ailments. In fact, there are a few ways to use epsom salt you may not have heard of! Ready to […]

Cleanse Your Body: Detox Water

Let’s be honest: it’s not easy consuming our required daily intake of water. It requires some serious concerted effort. With our busy schedules the notion can simply slip our mind. Next thing you know it’s 7 o’ clock at night and you’re hastily gulping down glass #2 during commercial breaks. (We’ve all been there).   The solution is simple: detox […]

7 Reasons Your Skin Gets Dry in the Winter

  What the heck is it about the winter months that destroys our skin?? I’m talking dry, flakey, tight, irritated skin.  I’m sure we all know it has something to do with the cold weather, but what in particular throws our skin so out of whack? Here are 7 reasons your skin gets dry in the […]

Why You Should Be Exfoliating Right Now

Ah, exfoliation. The best part of any skin care regimen. A proper exfoliation can leave your skin feeling refreshed and glowing in a matter of minutes. After a long day there is nothing my skin craves more than my Clairisonic. Exfoliation (done right) whisks away dead, dry skin revealing the gorgeous glowing skin underneath. But before […]

How to Beat Your Cold Naturally

It’s that time of year. Unfortunately, cold season doesn’t play fair. Your cold comes on suddenly, usually without any sort of warning. One minute you feel like running through a field of tulips and butterflies and the next minute you feel like you have fallen through a pot hole on your way to so-called tulip field. […]

10 Creative Ways to Use Pumpkin This Fall

  Halloween may be over but the cherished “pumpkin season” has yet to come to an end. Reusing your pumpkin saves you money and creates a colorful menu for weeks to come! Before you toss your jack-o-lantern into the nearest receptacle try out  a few of these fun and clever ways of reusing this halloween […]

How to Wash Your Face: 5 Tips For Healthy Skin

When it comes to taking care of our skin, our face washing technique is not always the first thing to come to mind. If you’re suffering from a breakout or irritation, you’re probably considering swapping out your toner or moisturizer for something a bit more effective. Well, not so fast. More often than not, how you […]