Health Benefits of…Roses?

I’ve seen wild roses in abundance along many country roads. Most people only think of the rose as a fragrant flower; and in the wild, a pesky weed. But I’d like to share not only fragrant ways to use the roses, but healthful ways to use the rose hips. Source of Vitamin C The rose […]

Can Safe Sun Exposure Be a Part of Your Natural Health?

Top of the summer season’s questions and one of the most controversial, is can a natural approach to sun exposure be safe? This is a tough question to answer – start doing your research and the deeper you go, you’ll find a plethora of conflicting information and a minefield of scientific gobbledygook. Holistic approach, anyone? […]

Safe Sun Protection and Natural Health

Safe sun exposure in the modern age is generally accepted to include the application of sun screens or blocks with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 15+. As our awareness of the potentially harmful nature of some cosmetic ingredients grows, so does an ever increasing amount of natural and organic labelled sun screen products become […]

5 Foods That Make Great Beauty Products

In my pursuit of an organic lifestyle, I often think of the mantra associated with cosmetics multi-millionaire Helena Rubinstein – “Don’t put anything on your face that you wouldn’t put in your mouth”. In fact, it really does form the cornerstone of my personal care routine – not least because up to seventy percent of […]

What To Look For When Shopping For Skin Care Products

Putting your well-being in danger before you even take that first sip of coffee in the morning? Is it even possible? Unfortunately, far too many of us are sleepy-eyed when it comes to splashing the water on our faces in the morning and filling our morning routines with a cluster of products that can be […]

Natural Acne Remedies

No one knows the agony of a bad case of acne more than a teenager with one—or his mother. When we realized our oldest child would suffer so, my husband and I tried one treatment plan after another. When we saw no results, we decided to educate ourselves on a more natural approach. There are […]

Home Remedies for Dandruff

“Dandruff” refers to those pesky white flakes of skin that appears in your hair. Everyone has at least a little dandruff, because dandruff is nothing more than dead skin from your scalp flaking off into your hair – a natural process of the scalp’s day-to-day renewal. However, some people suffer from chronic dandruff, an embarrassing […]