Natural Beauty

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…

Bentonite Clay: What It Is & How I Use It Every Day, Week, & Month

Bentonite clay belongs in every natural medicine cabinet AND natural beauty routine! But what is bentonite clay? And how exactly do you use it? In my bathroom I have about 7 small paper bags filled with an identical substance. Bentonite clay. They’re basically… everywhere. (Note to self: consolidate their contents into a single glass jar.) Needless to say, I’m kind…

All-Natural Moisturizing DIY Hair Mask for Dry or Damaged Hair

Looking for an all-natural homemade hair mask recipe to moisturize and nourish dry, damaged, or frizzy hair? This All-Natural Moisturizing DIY Hair Mask for Dry or Damaged Hair is a miracle worker AND just 3 simple ingredients! Try it and see for yourself… My friend, I have a little gift for you. The gift of naturally smooth, healthy locks that begged…

DIY All-Natural Toning & Clarifying Foaming Facewash

This DIY All-Natural Toning & Clarifying Foaming Facewash cleanses and keeps skin clear using just a few simple, natural ingredients! Some — like honey and tea tree oil — are tried-and-true natural remedies for acne and blemishes, making this homemade facewash recipe the perfect addition to your anti-acne and all-natural skincare routine. Let’s take a closer look… I made a lot of…

My Best, Must-Know Natural Skincare Secrets

Can natural skincare be effective? Can it treat and prevent blemishes, and give you baby-bottom (well, pretty darn close!) smooth skin? Oh absolutely! Now my skin is by no means flawless (see those scrunchy eyes a.k.a. my “expression lines”?) but trust me when I tell you that it’s miles ahead of where it would be without certain elements of my…

5 Face Oils for Naturally Clear, Flawless Skin

Can applying oil to your face actually help keep skin clear and reduce blemishes? Yes! Face oils are the best kept skincare secret to naturally clear, flawless skin. Let’s talk about how face oils help to keep skin clear and which oils are the best for reducing blemishes and scarring from acne. I have a teeny-tiny little obsession… With oil. That…

DIY All-Natural Rich Mocha Mud Mask

What’s stranger? Rubbing mud or food on your face? Trick question! Because if you’ve been around these parts before (and if you truly belong in The Cool Kids Club) you know that neither is weird. Nope, not at all. Around here, we know that skincare doesn’t need to be overly complicated to give amazing results. And it especially doesn’t need…