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Simple Ways to Create Beautiful, Glowing Summer Skin

Beauty is more than skin deep, and encompasses our entire being – mind, body and spirit.  You may know someone (or be someone) who has outer beauty that takes your breath away, but inside are either hurting emotionally or are physically unhealthy. Sometimes the stress from difficult situations can affect us physically and steal the beauty […]

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6 Natural Ways to Soothe Sunburned Skin

This information is for entertainment purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease and has not been evaluated by the FDA. Sunburn is an injury that should be treated by a medical doctor. These are some steps you can take until you seek medical care for this injury. Always consult […]

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Support Your Immune System By Calming it Down

This information has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease. If you have a medical condition see a doctor. Last article I mentioned I would be writing about boosting your immune system.  As I began to write, though, I realized it’s a much more complex […]

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Essential Oils for Healthy hair

Don’t Buy Another Bottle of Shampoo,Until You Read This First

Having a Pure Home and Body is a process  The most common question I get by far is “Where do I begin?”.  One of the easiest places to begin is with things you use everyday.  Since everyone is different physically, emotionally, socio-economically, the answer is different to some degree.  My suggestions are often not specific “do’s […]

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How To Minimize Your Consumption of Personal & Home Care Products

This year I’ve been trying to minimize many things in our home. I still have a long way to go with clothes, papers and stuff. One place I’ve made a lot of progress, though,  is in personal & home care items and minimizing the chemicals in our household. Minimizing personal and home care products is […]

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Pamper Your Skin With Rose Petals

Many cultures have embraced luxurious body treatments for centuries, typically reserved for royalty. Queen Esther in the Bible applied myrrh oil to her skin every day for 6 months just to prepare herself before she was presented to the king. You don’t have to be a queen, or king to benefit from some soothing skin […]

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Essential Oils Are The Fine Wines of Personal Care

Therapeutic grade essential oils are even more precious than many fine wines.  They are powerful, a substance you can benefit from in just 1 drop!  But only if they are crafted properly. Essential oils are volatile liquids distilled from trees, plants, shrubs, flowers and roots.  Like wine, each oil requires careful preparation, nurturing and processing […]

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Is Your Deodorant Working?

Our culture is saturated with fragrance. Many Americans are preoccupied with avoiding body odor.  Unfortunately, synthetic fragrance is loaded with chemicals and research continues to find it is harmful not only to adults but to children, even unborn babies.  The irony is often our body odor is reflective of the toxins we put into our […]

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Dry Throat Relief With Essential Oils

This information is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, rather a source of inspiration on how to stay healthy and keep your immune system strong.  Cough syrups are some of the most chemical loaded products with artificial colors and flavorings added (does anyone really like the flavor?).  When you can green up your […]

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Natural elements that heal burns

Make Your Own Lotion With 3 Simple Ingredients

Skin care is big business, accounting for millions of dollars in sales each year.  According to IBISWorld  the cosmetic and skin care industries are very competitive.  As a result,  companies are relying on new product introductions to grow their business.  For the consumer, this means “new & improved” patented ingredients, more chemicals and toxins with […]

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