Natural Beauty

DIY All-Natural Gingerbread Sugar Scrub (such a simple homemade gift!)

This DIY All-Natural Gingerbread Sugar Scrub leaves skin silky smooth and is so simple to make. It’s a great homemade holiday gift option! Everyone loves a homemade gift. And I’m going to let you in on a little secret: sugar scrubs are the easiest of easy homemade gift options. Yes, even you non-DIYers can whip up a delicious smelling, ultra…

DIY All-Natural Intense Hydration Hair Mask for Soft, Healthy Locks

This DIY All-Natural Intense Hydration Hair Mask is your prescription for naturally soft, healthy, begging-to-be-touched hair! This post is sponsored by Cocavo though all thoughts and opinions are of course my own. Cocavo’s unqiue oil blend is a new staple in my pantry… OK and my beauty routine, too!…  and I’m so excited to partner with such an awesome company! Thank you…

The Healthy Holiday Gift Guide (Gifts They’ll Actually Want!)

The holidays are just around the corner! Ahh get ready! The tree lightings and eggnog and parties AND GIFTS! Call me crazy, but I actually like giving gifts more than I like receiving them (though that’s by no means the only reason you can call me crazy). And I don’t mean to toot my own horn, but I’ve always had…

Introducing: Body Unburdened Beauty Blends!

Well the day has come for me to officially announce something that I’ve dreamed about for years now. I couldn’t be more excited to introduce you to Body Unburdened Beauty Blends — blended and bottled by yours truly. They’re finally here! When I first started this blog over 5 years ago now, I had absolutely no idea where it would take…

8 Natural Anti-Aging Skincare Products That Mean BUSINESS!

Looking for safe but effective natural anti-aging skincare products — to slow the signs of aging without any unhealthy chemicals? Well my friend, you CAN have it all! These natural anti-aging products contain powerful active ingredients that have been well-studied for their effectiveness. No crossing your fingers and hoping! Aging. It happens to the best of us… Unless you’re Benjamin…

DIY All-Natural Bentonite Clay Face Mask for Acne & Blemish-Prone Skin

Don’t be fooled by the simple, all-natural ingredients! This bentonite clay face mask for acne and blemish-prone skin works wonders by drawing dirt and excess oil from pores, and balancing the skin’s pH. I know they say that good things come to those who wait… But isn’t there just something so wonderful about instant gratification? To get what you want exactly…

The Best Natural Sunscreens (for you AND the environment!)

Not all natural sunscreens are created equally: some will leave you looking like a ghost while others sink into the skin and provide a mega dose of free-radical fighting antioxidants! After trying oh so many different options over the years, here are the absolute best natural sunscreens I’ve tried… No, no I’m not a big fan of the 70s lifeguard…

10 Gorgeous Non-Toxic Lip Picks: Natural Lipsticks, Stains, Glosses, & Tints

Natural, non-toxic lip products that also perform beautifully? I’ve got the list! These all-natural lipsticks, lip stains, lip glosses, and lip tints are as good for you as they are gorgeous. Fun fact: the average woman eats 4 pounds of lip product in her lifetime! Yowza that’s a lot of lippies. And guess what? Some actually estimate it to be…

My Super-Simple All-Natural Skincare And Beauty Routine

Looking to make the switch to an all-natural skincare and beauty routine? Wondering where to start and which products actually perform!? Take a peek inside my super simple routine, targeted to prevent blemishes and fight the signs of aging… naturally of course! A lot of readers ask me for all the deets on all the things I put on my…

Natural Teeth Whitening Remedies: 5 Tried-and-True Methods

Looking to whiten teeth naturally and without an expensive trip to the dentist? These 5 tried-and-true methods are so simple to do at home and extremely affordable! Are your pearly whites not holding up to their name? In other words: not exactly looking so pearly white? Hey, it happens. Coffee, wine, tea… age. They can make your smile look a…

DIY Activated Charcoal Teeth Whitening Paste

Looking to whiten your teeth naturally? It may not seem like the likeliest candidate for the job, but activated charcoal helps gently lift stains without sensitivity. Made with other ingredients that also foster a healthy mouth and brighter smile, this DIY Activated Charcoal Teeth Whitening Paste is a great way to brighten up those pearly whites! Sounds a little nutty,…