• Why You Should Be Washing Your Face With Oil

    Do you have Oily skin? Acne? Dry skin? Uneven skin? Inflamed skin? Then washing your face with oil maybe just what you need! If you are surprised, you are not alone.

    Oil washing is good for your skin because natural oils help to regulate bacteria on the skin (feeds the good and kills the bad) and it penetrates the skin helping to balance its natural oil production.
  • What You Have to Offer The World Matters!

    She said her daughter told her “Mom, this works!” That dry patch was finally starting to go away… her daughters skin was healing. Imagine how that must change her daughter’s attitude about herself. Imagine the relief for her mom!

    Hearing that from a fellow mom made my heart swell. Moments like this underscore how thankful I am to have this opportunity to serve others in a way that is so personal and meaningful to them.

    So, I ask you… in this season of Give Thanks… what talents do you have that you can use to serve others?

    Where is your opportunity to go out into the world, face forward and head held high knowing that what you have to offer matters?
  • Suffering from Asthma or Allergies? Throw this away!

    Walk into any grocery or drug store and you can find a variety of products that seek to fill your home with the smell of fruity scents such as apple, watermelon and peach.

    Many people do not know that scents such as apple, peach, vanilla, watermelon, and coconut are manufactured synthetically using a plethora of ingredients that do not have to be disclosed to the FDA. And it is this mix of synthetic chemicals that could very well be damaging to your health.

    If you or anyone in your home suffers with allergies or asthma, you should throw away any synthetic air fresheners.

    Luckily, there is a safe alternative to giving your home and car a pleasant scent: Essential Oils!
  • All Natural DIY Hair Conditioning Spray

    I love the fall but there is a part of fall that carries into winter that I wish we could skip altogether. While the cool fall breeze paints the ground with richly colored fall foliage, it also does a number on my hair!

    The dry air sucks all of the moisture out of my hair making it brittle and inevitably causing breakage.

    Thankfully, I found a better, healthier, more effective and less costly way to care for my hair during the fall and harsh winter months.

    I am going to share with you my DIY recipe for a plant-based conditioning spray. You can use day or night. It also gives my hair a healthy shine and it smells absolutely divine!

    Don’t let those sleek advertisements fool you, there is a better way and YOU can start today with this simple DIY hair conditioning spray.
  • DIY All Natural and Effective Face Skincare Treatment

    Thankfully, God’s garden supplies plant-based compounds that don’t just give the appearance of healthy skin but supports actually having healthy skin by naturally tackling common issues like inflammation, bacteria build up, under or over production of our natural oils, etc. As I am incorporating essential and carrier oils into my facial skincare routine, my skin is becoming noticeably more toned, even (acne and ingrown hair scars faded), brighter and I am not struggling with the too oily too dry tug of war.

    YOU can make your own all natural AND effective face moisturizing treatment. Here is a quick DIY recipe....
  • Carrier oils - Essential oils powerful sidekick!

    Diluting your essential oil with carrier oil does not make the essential oil less effective. In fact, carrier oils add their own powerful skincare benefits. Let’s examine three popular carrier oils and their benefits. No matter which carrier oil you choose to use with your essential oil, be confident that it will be an effective partner in assisting your goal to have skin that doesn’t just look healthy but actually is healthy!
  • New to Essential Oils? Here are some of my favs!

    It is said that there are over 90 essential oils that have thus far been discovered. Here are my personal favorites that I’d recommend to anyone who is just “getting their feet wet”:
  • Give Yourself Presence

    About half-way through my walk today, I decided that instead of taking the usual path laid before me, that I'd go the opposite direction and walk through the adjacent historic neighborhood. I drive through there often but rarely do I take the time to stop, get out and walk around the neighborhood. I was up for doing something different!
  • Skincare Ingredients - What's in it for you?

    We must not only pay attention to how a skincare product makes our skin look on the outside but how its ingredients impact our bodies on the inside.

    You may be surprised to learn that there are chemicals popular in many skincare products that may be doing you more harm than good.