Lists make my life easy and streamlined, not sure about you…but I’m a list maker every day. Here’s my top 10 product lists, including shopping links to browse. Many of these are my personal favorites, many best sellers for a reason…so in no particular order… Top 10 skincare Wild Rose Beauty Balm– wonder balm for all skin types, a cult favorite from NYR Organic … Continue reading Top 10 lists for natural beauty and wellness! (updated)
Once a year many of us do our deep spring cleaning. This Spring, we’re home, pandemic style home. We’re cleaning maniacs, going through closets, attics, garages and drawers. Have you added your cosmetic drawer into your things-to-clean list? Whether it’s a cabinet, a bag or drawer, or like many of us, several places with various scattered cosmetics, it’s time to take a look at them. Some … Continue reading Have you Spring Cleaned your Cosmetic Drawer?
I’m sharing the top 4 posts of this past month from my Facebook group. Hope you get some value out of them- short and sweet, with some tips and a little positive inspiration ( I hope) Post 1– Tip: if you have sensitive skin and are trying a new product , try a little on that area of skin behind/under your ear. If … Continue reading Top posts of the month for March-skin, oils, Earthley and nature!
Do you know what part of your body shows aging as much as your face (or possibly more)? Your hands. Take a look down. I know when I did I was a bit surprised. Now I am nurturing those babies as much as I do my face. Women spend hundreds of dollars a year on face creams to look younger. We use sunscreen, wear hats, … Continue reading Don’t forget your hands need love too
If you’re lucky enough to grow tomatoes, you know you’re always in for a huge treat late summer. Picked at the height of the season, a fresh tomato is a mouthwatering delight for many people, myself included. Not only do tomatoes taste incredible, they are known to have potential benefits to skin! Lycopene and beta carotene can help protect skin against damage and UV damage. … Continue reading Tomatoes- for meals and for skin!
Some people are lucky to have naturally flawless skin. But for most of us, it takes work to keep our skin looking its best. Are you guilty of any of these habits? And keep reading for 8 better choices you can make to improve the look, texture, tone and radiance of your skin. 1~ going to bed with make up on. Just no. Give … Continue reading 8 habits that are hurting your skin
Embracing aging doesn’t mean we don’t want to look our best. Trust me I know. I’m on that fine line between embracing it, fighting it and just trying to live in the moment. When we feel young on the inside ( I do, do you?), we want our face and body to look youthful and glowing too! Though, yeah, I get it, not everyone is … Continue reading 6 Ways to Look Younger Naturally
Despite snow being on the ground here in New York, and perhaps near you too, I feel it. Do you? Spring is in the air. Oh thank the Universe for this beautiful changing of the seasons!! Every year around this time, I’m done. D. O. N. E. Done. I’ve had it with cold, with staying home, with dry skin, with lack of sun…and then, here … Continue reading Emerging into Spring
When it comes to beauty, cleaning and healing, there are a few multi purpose items that I just love!! To be honest, for the longest time I never even realized that you could use one product for literally dozens of uses. Now I have know about these things, I literally use all of them daily around here. Plus it makes me feel kinda crunchy too. … Continue reading 4 Clever Multi Purpose Natural Products from your Kitchen!
You know those ” If I could have just one _____” posts? Well they’re not easy for me. I can’t choose one book, one movie, one food, one vacation spot, one beauty product…. Oh wait, I think I can. If I had to anyway. If I had to choose one product that I use DAILY, that I think is amazing for ALL skin types and … Continue reading One Bottle Skin Rescue
2019. Already flying by! Is this YOUR year? I know we say that each year. But it’s true. As the year starts and we grow older (and wiser for sure) we want to make it the BEST EVER! With so much focus nowadays on wellness, let’s make it OUR YEAR to go green and clean in as many ways as possible. It’s really all about … Continue reading Green and Clean in Twenty Nineteen!
I’m pretty sure most of you have heard of Frankincense by now. Whether as an essential oil or in skincare. Frankincense was new to me when I learned about it 6 years ago. To tell the truth, I hated the smell. Literally I was like UGH. Guess what? Fast forward a year from then and I was not only LOVING the scent, I was massaging … Continue reading Well, Hello, Frank! (Frankincense that is)
As an ex- hairdresser, I know hair treatments work. As someone with colored hair , I know they are helpful. And as someone who’s outside in the sun A LOT, I think they are necessary to help with the dryness and damage we get from the sun and the salt water( and chlorine too!). Applying this Rosemary and Cedarwood hair treatment once a week, when … Continue reading Summer Hair Rescue!
It’s the number one complaint-fatigue. It can stem from everything from eating wrong, illness, stress and more. There are many things we can do NATURALLY to help us unwind, relax, slow down and sleep better! Better yet, we can wake up looking beautiful and refreshed. Well at least more refreshed anyway. It starts with making some simple changes. 1- Change your pillow cases! They collect … Continue reading Weekly to-do List for Better Sleep!
Clean Beauty. It’s all the buzz nowadays. It’s like we went too far and are now finally stepping back toward a good place- toward nature…back to what our great GREAT Grandmothers used, but mixed with modern day knowledge and science. Back to plant based, simple products. Back to home remedies and moisturizers that work without the nasties in them. What’s this trend toward clean … Continue reading Why Clean Beauty Matters
#NOURISH I JUST LOVE that word, do you? meaning: “to provide with the food or other substances necessary for growth, health, and good condition” Consider this YOUR year to NOURISH yourself, starting this very minute. MIND BODY and SOUL WITH GOOD FOOD WITH GOOD NATURAL ORGANIC PRODUCTS WITH SUPERFOODS for detoxing, purifying, GLOWING! NOURISH your MIND with great books NOURISH your body by pampering…take baths, walks, … Continue reading Your Year to NOURISH Mind, Body and Spirit
Women sometimes fall into a beauty rut, unlike teenagers, who often change their looks year to year. Learning the art of switching things up and keeping on trend can not only make you look a little different each day, it can keep you looking younger too! Master the Eyeliner There’s nothing like perfectly symmetrical cat eyes, but there may be nothing worse than jagged uneven … Continue reading Small Beauty Changes that Keep You out of a Rut!
this post contains affiliate links, meaning at no additional cost to you, I will make a small commission if you make a purchase. Natural gifts are more and more popular and this is the time to share your love of natural, organic, ethical, safe products. When we’re shopping for others, we often grab for ourselves too. Ok, well maybe I’m just speaking for myself. … Continue reading Natural Holiday Beauty Gifts
CRAZY DAYS RUNNING AROUND? WORK, KIDS, DINNER, CLASSES, CLEANING??? It’s no wonder we can get frazzled and can’t relax at night. But there are a few things that can help. Try Aromatherapy There are certain scents that are known for their relaxing and sleep inducing abilities. These include lavender, ylang ylang, clary sage,chamomile and more. Neal’s Yard Remedies makes specific blends for various specifics including one for … Continue reading Simple Ideas to Help you Relax at Night
Reduce your toxin exposure by making some simple one by one changes each week! Make changes that can only benefit your family! ~ Use a water filter for your tap water. No need for bottled water. ~ Switch to laundry washer balls or a non scented, non-dyed detergent and throw out dryer sheets for once and for all. I got rid of them years … Continue reading Simple Ways to Reduce Toxins in Your Home
Did you know that there are items in your kitchen that make great beauty hacks and that will give you a spa experience at home? You can save money by making your own foot, facial and body scrubs to give yourself glowing skin- and on a budget too! Here are the ingredients you’ll need: Baking soda Coffee grounds Coconut, almond, grapeseed, or olive oil Tea … Continue reading Beauty Hacks from your Kitchen
We all want our skin to be clear with a youthful glow. As we age, we often find skin changes subtly so we have to take care of it a little differently. What can we do? Try these tips to keep your skin in the best shape it can be! Determine your skin type RIGHT NOW(not how it was last Fall or 5 years ago) and use … Continue reading 12 Tips for Healthy Skin
I’m telling you, there’s something about using skincare with natural flower scents and essential oils that is beyond good! It’s magic. Ok, not magic but it’s pretty damn therapeutic if you ask me. Take Garden Mint and Bergamot for example. I cannot use this lotion or wash or body butter without feeling like summer. Even if my house is freezing and I’m in my Old … Continue reading Bringing the Scents of the Garden in!
1. Start from the inside Drink plenty of water. I know for some of us, the natural urge to drink is not the same when we are indoors in the winter as it is in the summer months. So filling a large water bottle and keeping it handy to sip frequently is a great reminder any time of the year, especially the cooler months. Or … Continue reading 5 Tips for Glowing Skin Year Round!