10 tips and treatments to avoid sunburn and dealing with it effectively

Sunburn is not only the aftermath of a vacation on an island but can also be the result of exposure of skin to the sun for more extended than usual periods. We all have had sunburn once in our lives. It results in red and at times, swollen skin that gets painful. This happens because…

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Let’s Talk About Family Air Quality

The air your family breathes inside the home has a direct impact on how healthy they are.  Bacteria and pollutants have a habit of sticking around, and they can cling to the air around you even if there are no obviously bad smells around. If your family is breathing pollutants through the air, symptoms including…

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Using Essential Oils in Your Yoga Practice

It is unclear where the practice of aromatherapy first originated, but it is known that the Egyptians created the first machine used to distill oils from certain plants. These oils were used in their embalming practices, not as aromatherapy as we know it today. That practice is thought to have originated in China, though even…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Microblading

Microblading is a technique for creating semi-permanent, light, wispy hair strokes on your eyebrow ridge to supplement your natural eyebrows. It can be considered a form of eyebrow tattoo, though unlike most tattoos, it is almost undetectable when done right. And when properly done, microbladed eyebrows can maintain their appearance for up to three years…

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Homemade postpartum ice packs for momma

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: I'm four for four on tearing during childbirth, much to my dismay. Numbers two and three were mighty fast and their births were full of adrenaline -- not so good for relaxing and taking it slowly -- and the first three babies were all delivered more…

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3 toxins to kick out of your beauty routine

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: If you were really a hippie, you wouldn't need this post. You know what I mean – the stereotype of the “green and crunchy” woman – no makeup, long hair, undyed and untreated, hairy armpits and legs. Other than soap to wash her hands, that imaginary…

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Making Your Own Reusable Pads

The following post is from Krystal of Krystal Griffin Photography: Over the last six months I have stumbled over several sources on the web discussing the benefits of natural menstrual care products.  The issue that peaks my interest over and over again has been some of the unintended health benefits users often experienced after making…

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Rethinking Your Period: Choosing Healthier Feminine Care Products

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: So let's chat like sisters over coffee today, 'cause this is a topic that's pretty private and personal. And yet, because it's something most of us as women (if you're a man that's your cue to stop reading!), live with on a monthly basis, that makes…

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Homemade Whipped Body Butter Recipe

The following post is from Micaela of Mindful Momma: Living in the Upper Midwest, I am used to the dry skin that long winters and too much time in artificially heated air bring on. My bathroom cabinets are filled with lotions and potions geared to combat dry skin, but I've found that there's nothing like…

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6 home remedies for natural baby care

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: A new baby's skin is so soft, and delicate, and precious. And, as parents, we want to do everything we can to keep it that way. Unfortunately, many of the conventional and name brand baby care products contain ingredients that we wouldn't want to put on…

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