Bath & Beauty

20 Ways to Use Olive Oil Outside of the Kitchen

I love a good cooking oil, and olive oil is a popular, versatile one. But did you know that it has many benefits outside of the kitchen? Just like coconut oil, olive oil can be used in various...

Dry Brushing: What Is It & Does It Really Work?

I’ve heard people rave about dry brushing for years, but rubbing a brush all over my dry skin didn't sound fun to me. Even though I heard it may help support circulation and remove dead skin cells, I...

How Dangerous Is Your Shampoo or Conditioner?

After doing a post on nail polish toxicity, I decided to research other products for toxic ingredients. I wanted to reduce the amount of unnecessary chemicals absorbing into my body, so I knew I had...

Coconut Oil Storage: Single Use Frozen Coconut Oil Cubes

My coworkers at SwansonVitamins.com and I love coconut oil, along with millions of others in the world. Previously, we’ve compiled 50 ways to use coconut oil, shared coconut oil skincare recipes,...

Natural Beauty Products 101

Switching to Kinder, Natural Personal Care Products If you’ve been curious about what’s really in your makeup and beauty products, the sad reality is that most items from the shelves are not pretty. The...

Crazy for Jojoba Oil: 10 Uses + DIY Recipes

Natural products are gaining popularity, especially when it comes to skincare. People are becoming more aware of the ingredients in various products, for better or worse. Jojoba oil (ho-HO-ba) is one...

Sweet Almond Oil: My Favorite Health & Beauty Uses

We all love coconut oil. I did the same thing that most people did—bought a giant tub of coconut oil, read about the magnificent number of benefits and uses, and then went nuts. I used it in all of my...

Nail Polish: Pretty Colors & Toxic Chemicals?

How Toxic is Your Nail Polish? Nail polish is one of my favorite year-round accessories. I love wearing bright, fun colors in the spring and summer and dark, vampy colors in the fall and winter. Just a...

How to Use Tea Tree Oil: Top 10 Everyday Uses

Affordable, readily available, time-tested, versatile… these are just a few of the many reasons why tea tree oil (also called melaleuca oil) has become one of the most popular essential oils in the...

50 Ways to Use Coconut Oil to Better Your Life

  Scientific research on coconut oil has revealed health benefits that affect your entire body, inside and out. You've heard good things about it and now you have a tub of it sitting in your pantry. So...

Essential Oils and Aromatherapy: Beginner's Guide to Using Essential Oils

  What is Aromatherapy? According to WebMD.com, "Aromatherapy may promote relaxation and help relieve stress. It has also been used to help treat a wide range of physical and mental conditions,...

Oil Pulling: All Hype Or Is There Something to It?

My First Experience with Oil Pulling Is the secret to better health hiding in the ancient tradition of oil pulling? Could swishing oil around in your mouth really deliver the plethora of promised...