Natural Beauty

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…

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,…

Oil Pulling: Everything You Need to Know

So you’ve heard about oil pulling but aren’t quite sure what the deal is… How exactly do you do it? Does it really whiten teeth, improve oral health, and benefit the whole body? Or is it all a bunch of hippie-dippy hype? Here’s everything you need to know about this natural health trend! What is oil pulling? Oil pulling involves swishing…

DIY All-Natural Antioxidant Turmeric Face Mask

Turmeric is renowned for its powerful antioxidant properties, and has been used in skincare for centuries. This DIY All-Natural Antioxidant Turmeric Face Mask protects skin from free radical damage with just a few simple ingredients. It also provides great moisture and a gentle exfoliation to boot! Let’s take a closer look… I’ve been mixing things up lately. It’s all because of the…

All-Natural DIY Teeth Whitening Paste (just 3 ingredients!)

Looking to polish up those pearly whites naturally? This DIY all-natural teeth whitening paste is made with just 3 ingredients and works like a charm! I used to use those horrid white strips. You know the ones I’m talking about. I don’t know about you but they left me in complete and total pain! If the wind blew, that was…

The Many Skin Benefits of Manuka Honey

Have you heard about the skin benefits of manuka honey? Let’s take a look at what sets manuka honey apart from regular ol’ honey + how it helps keep skin naturally healthy, clear, youthful, and hydrated. Yes, all that! Miracles do happen, my friend. And every week or so, I apply a little miracle to my skin: manuka honey. Manuka honey…

The Missing Link in Maternal Health: Non-Toxic Self-Care

Some of the unhealthy chemicals we’re exposed to each day can impact the health of a growing baby. Learn why non-toxic personal care is a key aspect of maternal health + how to keep yourself and your growing baby safe from unhealthy chemicals during pregnancy. Please note: this post is sponsored by Earth Mama Organics though all thoughts and opinions…

Green Beauty on a Budget! Affordable Natural Makeup & Skincare Picks

Best news ever: there are so many wonderful, affordable natural makeup and skincare products out there just waiting for you to give them a try! Let’s take a look at these budget friendly green beauty products — each $15 or less. Looking to make the switch to green beauty products but worried about breaking your budget? Or maybe you’ve already…