Hormonal Acne: The Root Cause and How to Treat It Naturally

Hormonal Acne: The Root Cause and How to Treat It Naturally

The big red bumps start on your jawline. They spread all around your mouth and on the lower half of your face. Then they start appearing on your forehead, cheeks, and back. It’s embarrassing, it’s painful, and long after the bumps are gone, the scars stick...
10 Harmful Ingredients to Avoid When Pregnant

10 Harmful Ingredients to Avoid When Pregnant

Pregnancy is a glorious and celebratory time for new parents—that is, until the terrifying realization sets in that there’s a lot to know, especially when it comes to figuring out what to avoid when pregnant. While most people know the importance of eating...
Homemade Aloe Vera After-Sun Lotion

Homemade Aloe Vera After-Sun Lotion

While I absolutely love the warmth and sunshine of the summer, with it comes some not so pleasant things, such as sunburn, bug bites, and dry, flaky skin. And now with a squirmy toddler who loves to play in the dirt and pull off her hat when I’m not...
Switching to Safer Beauty: 6 Easy Makeup Swaps

Switching to Safer Beauty: 6 Easy Makeup Swaps

While I love using natural oils to clean my face and moisturize my skin, there are some things coconut oil can’t do—like be mascara. Up until I had my daughter, my makeup bag (which really is more like a massive makeup case) was packed full of conventional...
Homemade Whipped Peppermint Body Butter

Homemade Whipped Peppermint Body Butter

While this whipped peppermint body butter looks delicious enough to eat, it is not to be used for frosting cupcakes. It is to be used as a luxurious way to moisturize the body, and keep skin feeling silky smooth and soft. This homemade whipped peppermint body butter...