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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...

Tips for Disconnecting: Stay Social Without Social Media

We’re in the midst of holiday get-togethers, dinners and parties. We’re hosting, we’re being hosted, we’re struggling to fit all of this social time into an already packed schedule and make it out...

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,...

DIY: All Natural First Aid Kit

You never know when the next minor injury is going to happen (or where), but you can be ready to take care of those cuts, scrapes and bug bites at a moment’s notice with a well-stocked first aid kit. Yo...

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,...

The Essential Guide to Natural Allergy Relief

How to Naturally Treat Your Allergies: Springtime offers us sunshine, budding flowers and blooming trees. But for many of us these are the very elements that make venturing outside into the glorious...

Tackle Your Spring Cleaning with These 16 Natural Solutions

Spring is the perfect time for new beginnings, new growth and a new way to clean! If you’re one to partake in spring cleaning, why not take a natural turn this year? Natural cleaning is not only better...

DIY Natural Sugar Scrub

How to Use a Sugar Scrub A sugar scrub is used to help smooth out rough skin. Essentially, the sugar granules act as the scrubbing or exfoliating mechanism. To use it, simply massage the sugar scrub in...

Top 10 Tested Cleaning Tricks with Lemons

Next time you need to do some clean up around the house, try turning to one ingredient you probably already have on hand – lemons! Lemons are one of nature’s best natural cleaners due to their...