Bath & Beauty

Collagen vs Gelatin: What's the Difference?

Looking to boost your protein intake with other potential benefits like joint support, skin health maintenance and more? Look beyond the standard whey protein and consider collagen, gelatin and...

10 Ways to Sweeten Your Beauty Routine with Honey

Using foods in homemade beauty recipes has been a growing trend for a while now. When I wrote a post on DIY face masks, they featured ingredients like avocado, cocoa powder and more. I noticed a lot of...

DIY Bath Bomb Recipe

Imagine sinking into a long-awaited bath after a tiring day. The warm, relaxing water soothes away discomfort. The mind clears. Stress gives way to the delicious feeling of pure bliss. Now imagine an...

12 DIY Face Masks to Brighten and Refresh Your Skin

It’s no secret that dry weather messes with a person’s skin. I have combination to oily skin most of the time, but my skin gets dry during the winter. To combat this, I like to try various face masks. B...

Top 5 Uses for Castor Oil & Castor Oil Safety

I’m on a quest to use more natural products whenever possible. My boyfriend and I are trying to cut out any toxins we can in our lives because there are so many we have no control over. After having...

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...