Body

Is Wellness a Luxury?

Have you seen the headlines? “Wellness is the new luxury.” What do you think? Is it true? Or did you just have a massive eye-roll? My experience losing my health… and my income Looking back at my 20s… I was fit. I was healthy. I was physically unstoppable. Then my health fell out… and it …

Is Wellness a Luxury? Read More »

Why I Use Essential Oils

Other than smelling amazing, essential oils have many properties that help you feel better without any nasty or toxic chemical additives that potentially could produce annoying or dangerous side effects. Why I use essential oils: I’ve used essential oils for most of my life to help me overcome everything from nausea to headaches and pains …

Why I Use Essential Oils Read More »

Remove Toxins From Your Makeup & Skin Care

Makeup. Face wash. Soap. Lotion. Exfoliators. Makeup remover. Acne treatments. Sunscreen. Moisturizer. Serums. What do they all have in common? Extremely loose regulations with little government oversight that allow companies to use many toxic ingredients and ingredients without safety data while manufacturing your makeup and skin care. Federal law regulating the cosmetic industry spans a …

Remove Toxins From Your Makeup & Skin Care Read More »

Remove Toxins from Your Perfume or Cologne

Perfume and cologne are everywhere. From sprays to lotions to cosmetics to roll on bottles, everything in the personal care market seems to have fragrance. And why not? Everyone loves to smell good and use products that smell good (at least everyone who I’ve ever met). But what exactly is in that fragrant “smell-good?” What …

Remove Toxins from Your Perfume or Cologne Read More »

Are citrus oils harmful to your teeth?

You see it all over the internet.. crazy oil users talking about ingesting oils… brushing their teeth with oils… cooking with oils… all sorts of crazy things… The most popular: adding lemon essential oil to a glass of water each morning! I do cringe with that one because so few people dilute the lemon oil …

Are citrus oils harmful to your teeth? Read More »

DIY body butter with safe, healthy ingredients that will nourish your dry skin and have you feeling great

DIY Body Butter

Today I made some body butter for my dry, cracked hands and feet, and had to take a moment to share with you how I made it. If you have never tried homemade lotions or body butters, you truly are missing out!! I’m one of those people who deals with seriously dry, chapped, and cracked …

DIY Body Butter Read More »

Deeply enhance your meditation and yoga practice using essential oils to help purify your air, cleanse your mat, and anoint your head

Taking Yoga to the Next Level

Yoga… it all began in India thousands of years ago, and has now become a popular form of exercise and meditation for millions of people around the world. Yoga combines meditation, breathing exercises, stretching through various postures, and deep relaxation techniques that combine to provide a holistic approach to physical, mental, and spiritual wellbeing. The …

Taking Yoga to the Next Level Read More »

Thieves Tea

How to safely make “Thieves Tea”

Perhaps you can feel some scratchy sensations in your throat… or perhaps you’re here because you want something different for your tea this morning that will warm you and have you feeling great. It’s all over social media… people are dripping their oils in water of all temperatures. Whether it is lavender lemonade, their morning …

How to safely make “Thieves Tea” Read More »

DIY Geranium Facial Mask

Self-care… its one of those things we do to show our bodies how much we care. Our bodies do a lot for us, and taking the time to periodically do little things to make us feel good and cared for is the key to living happier and healthier. And just like Grandma’s homemade cookies always …

DIY Geranium Facial Mask Read More »

DIY Cooling Peppermint Spray

Hot. So hot. You don’t know whether to crank up the AC or go sit in the fridge to help cool you down. Whether you’re going through that “season” or its just summer time, this DIY cooling peppermint spray will help chill you out so you’re not stuck feeling miserable while breaking a sweat fanning …

DIY Cooling Peppermint Spray Read More »

What is oil pulling? Can it actually brighten your teeth? Can it help make your teeth healthier?

Oil Pulling

Oil pulling… what is it?? The quick answer… Oil pulling is where you swish 1 tsp to 1 Tbsp of any seed-based oil in your mouth for 10-20 minutes. Oil Pulling History Oil pulling has been around for a very long time (at least 3,000 years), though recently has become more and more popular. It …

Oil Pulling Read More »

Migraines and headaches are no fun. Bust through the tension dragging you down, naturally.

Head Ready To Explode?

I think we’ve all been there… cringing as you can feel the tension well up in your head… that dense, disruptive cloud that overtakes you until you can’t think or function, feeling the need to dive under your bed with your favorite blanket, with all drapes and doors shut. No sound. No light. Just nothing …

Head Ready To Explode? Read More »

Can Diffusing Essential Oils Make You Feel Light-Headed?

A common question we see asked is: can diffusing essential oils make you feel light-headed? Can diffusing essential oils make you feel light-headed? The quick answer: Yes. Diffusing essential oils can make you feel light-headed. But, there is more to it than that. When you’re new to using essential oils, chances are you are also …

Can Diffusing Essential Oils Make You Feel Light-Headed? Read More »

Can lemon essential oil lighten skin?

You’re up… Coffee brewing… Starting your day. You make your way to the mirror, seeing reminders of all the obnoxious imperfections the mirror so judgmentally reflects. Those dark, dull spots… the ones that didn’t use to be there in your younger days. Sigh… the struggle is real. Desperate to look like the you that you …

Can lemon essential oil lighten skin? Read More »

Is It Selfish To Focus On Yourself?

You hear it all the time… You need to take care of yourself. You’re too burned out and need some YOU time. You can’t forget about YOU BUT… Taking time out for yourself means taking time away from everything else… like your career or your family… do you really have time for that? Realizing that, you …

Is It Selfish To Focus On Yourself? Read More »

);