Natural Beauty

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…

Red Raspberry Seed Oil: Nature’s Sunscreen?

Have you heard that red raspberry seed oil can naturally protect the skin from UV damage? That it’s an all-natural, single-ingredient sunscreen? Let’s take a closer look at this antioxidant-packed oil and whether or not the rumors are true… Move it on over, hemp and chia. There’s a new seed on the block: red raspberry seed. I admit that I…

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…

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 natural teeth whitening 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…

Insanely Simple DIY Activated Charcoal Teeth Whitening Paste

Looking to whiten your teeth naturally? This this DIY activated charcoal teeth whitening paste may not seem like the likeliest candidate for the job, but it helps gently lift stains without sensitivity. Brushing teeth with charcoal!? I know… it sounds a little nutty, right? “Here, rub this black stuff all over your teeth. It will make them white. Oh and don’t…

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…