I believe my passion to connect and help mothers partly comes from a past experience from when I delivered my child and needed help (in this case it was a medical emergency), but the focus was solely on my child who was born early but healthy. No one discussed my condition (which was severe) or even knew how to treat it after delivery. I felt completely isolated, abandoned, and scared that I would die and no medical professional would notice … Keep Reading!!!
Images and text by Jamie Grumet. Posted on January 10, 2015.
This recipe for all-natural bath bombs is so much fun. Kids and adults will love the playfulness of the ice cream shape, and the best part is that they are just as enjoyable in the bath!
You can customize the coloring and flavors however you’d like. We decided to make chocolate and strawberry flavors at the boys’ request.
“Spa water” is a great way to keep kids hydrated during the day. The water is naturally flavored with fruit, and when it it is served in pretty glasses, it is sure to be a hit.
How to make cucumber cups:
This is a great moisturizing body scrub for dry skin. The banana contains Vitamin C and B6 and a large amount of antioxidants and manganese. The sugar helps remove old skin cells, the coconut oil and coconut butter work as moisturizers and are antimicrobial, the Shea butter provides vitamin A, and the apricot kernel oil also provides vitamin A as well as vitamin E and C.… Keep Reading!!!
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One of my favorite companies is RareEARTH Naturals. I first started using their natural perfumes and soon found myself owning every product they make. That is why I am so excited that RareEARTH Naturals has offered to do a giveaway!
RareEARTH Naturals developed the first (and only) mineral colored candle line. The options are beautiful, but the best part is the candles are made from GMO-free soy waxes and natural pigments, and … Keep Reading!!!
By Nadine Artemis
Perfume’s Provenance: From Pharmacon to Poseur
Perfume was birthed in infinite purity, and from a sacred desire to connect with botanical realms and the ethereal nature of the heavens. Its origin so pure, the very essence of life and beauty, it was purposed and dedicated to purifying the body and spirit. Humans turned to these aromatic oils to help us heal, mourn, worship, love, birth, meditate, purify, calm down, and perk up. Esteemed as precious, perfumes were … Keep Reading!!!
This is a fun one to do with kids!
We love this mask because of the combination of ingredients. Carrots are naturally antiseptic and packed with beta-carotene and iron, while avocados are a good source of biotin which helps prevent dry skin, and rosewater is an anti-inflammatory.
2 large carrots, chopped
1 ripe avocado, sliced’
2-5 tablespoons of rosewater
We rely on this coconut butter scrub recipe during the fall/winter months to keep dry and flaky skin at bay. Another perk is that it smells AMAZING.
1. Place pear, coconut butter, and honey in a small food processor or blender.
2. Blend until smooth.
3. Transfer to small bowl.
4. Stir in sugar.
5. … Keep Reading!!!
You may have noticed more and more beauty products to improve skin complexion have “activated charcoal” listed in the ingredients.
Activated charcoal is been said to draw out skin impurities and aid in healthy oil and skin cell production.
Here is a fun at home recipe for an activated charcoal mask: