Natural Deodorants That Work!

For those of us who want to use as many natural products as possible, in the past, natural deodorants haven’t always been the most reliable. Thankfully, FINALLY there are some options that really work! Check them out!

Schmidt’s Deodorant
Schmidt’s is changing the face of natural deodorant by offering an award-winning formula that naturally and effectively neutralizes odor. Their plant-based products help absorb wetness without the use of aluminum and are free of propylene glycol, parabens and phthalates. Make sure to check out the invigorating Bergamot + Lime scent that is reminiscent of a summer’s day with its bright citrus scent.

Crystal Body Deodorant
Crystal Body Deodorant is made of Natural Mineral Salts, which prevent body odor by creating an invisible protective barrier against dreaded odor-causing bacteria. We love that it’s not sticky, doesn’t stain and doesn’t leave any white residue. Plus, the formula contains no Aluminum Chlorohydrate and can be used by both men and women.

Kiss My Face Deodorant 
Kiss My Face offers a clinically proven 24-hour odor protection that goes on sheer and dries in seconds. Their naturally effective plant-derived formula contains Antioxidant Defenders, which help with dawn to dusk protection. We especially love the spray on Quick Dry Spray Deodorant-Sport and the Natural Man Men’s Deodorant, each with great staying power!

Herban Cowboy Deodorant
Herban Cowboy wanted to create a line of products that is healthy and good for the environment. They make distinct, cologne-like smelling men’s and women’s deodorants in long-lasting formulas that are free of propylene glycol, aluminum and triclosan.


Power Greens for Younger Skin

Did you know that plants and algae contain a secret ingredient that can help you obtain beautiful and younger looking skin? It’s true! Chlorophyll, found in plants and algae, is a powerful antioxidant that helps to detoxify and heal. Check out some cutting edge green beauty products to feed your skin in new ways.

Super Green Beauty Smoothie
Liquid chlorophyll, which gives plants their vibrant green color, has the ability to bind and remove toxic heavy metals like mercury from the body. Additionally, liquid chlorophyll helps to promote liver detoxification and promote beauty from the inside out. You can make your own Super Green Beauty Smoothie by blending one tablespoon of chlorophyll with a handful of kale, two apples (cored and peeled) one frozen peeled banana and a little water depending on the thickness you desire. Easy and delicious! As with any supplement, make sure to talk to your doctor about chlorophyll before using.

Acure Organics Chlorella Products
Acure offers a number of products featuring chlorella, a type of algae, whose color comes from chlorophyll. Though they are related, there are some key differences between chlorella and chlorophyll namely that Chlorella is a type of alga and chlorophyll is the substance plants use, along with sunlight, to make their own food. Chlorella is rich in protein, vitamins (including vitamin B12), minerals (especially iron), amino and nucleic acids and works as a support system for your collagen for younger and more vibrant skin.  Make sure to check out their Brightening Vegetable Peel, Brightening Face Mask and Brightening Facial Scrub featuring this powerful ingredient.

Pacifica Kale Products
Fortified with super green phytonutrients including kale, seaweed and seakale along with tropical beneficials of mangosteen and coconut water, Pacifica’s Kale products, like Kale Detox Deep Cleansing Face Wash are designed to deeply cleanse and nourish. Our favorite is the Kale Luxe Oil-Free Multi Cream that helps to hydrate, control oil and brighten skin.

Spirulina Face Mask
Spirulina is another type of chlorophyll-packed algae with protein, vitamins (including vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and K), essential minerals (including iron, calcium and magnesium), trace minerals, essential fatty acids, nucleic acids (both RNA and DNA), polysaccharides and antioxidants. You can make your own super face mask by combining Spirulina with some mashed banana and olive or hemp oil to make a paste and then apply it directly to the skin. People especially love the anti-acne properties of spirulina that can be very healing for the face.

Beauty Secrets From the Sea

Since ancient times, people have been using powerful plants, minerals and salts from the sea to heal and nourish the skin and hair. Here are some of the most effective modern-day sea inspired products to help repair, heal and detox for a younger and healthier appearance.

The Seaweed Bath Co
NEW Ocean-Inspired Detox from the Seaweed Experts! 
Our skin faces challenges from environmental toxins, allergens and everyday stressors, which can damage skin and speed up the aging process. This new Detox Line coming in March is designed to detoxify, restore, and protect for smoother, healthier-looking skin. The Purifying Detox Body Washes, Exfoliating Detox Scrubs and Firming Detox Creams will be available in three fragrances. Enlighten – a light lemongrass, Refresh – Orange, Eucalyptus and Cedar, and Awaken – Rosemary Mint. In the meantime, check out their other amazing seaweed products! 

Alba Botanica
The gentle, yet effective Enzyme Scrub and Cleansing Gel from Alba Botanica both fight dull, dry skin to create a smoother, more even, radiant complexion. The secret is the naturally powerful Marine Complex, infused with sea enzymes and minerals, which works to stimulate cell regeneration to produce a more uniform skin tone.

Aria Starr Beauty’s Dead Sea Mud Mask
This mineral rich mask extracts toxins and impurities located deep in the skin layers, absorbs excess oils, and removes dead skin cells, dirt and toxins to reveal fresh, soft, clear looking skin. The secret is the natural silica found in the Dead Sea mud that attaches to dead skin cells to heal and repair without drying out your complexion. A great option for acne-prone faces!

French Girl Sea Spray
Achieve a beachy, sexy look with this texturizing hair spray enriched with 3 varieties of organic sea salt and nourishing essential oils. To use,  shake well and mist onto clean, towel-dried hair, comb through and scrunch. For “second, third…” day hair spray onto roots for added volume. For tighter waves, braid or twist hair and let dry overnight.

How to do a New Years’ Teatox!

Can you believe that it is now 2017?! As we enter the New Year, many are looking to make a fresh start and that is why the Teatox trend is hotter than ever! Perhaps nothing is better to help you cleanse your body than sipping healthful tea blends that can help invigorate your body from the inside out! Please make sure to check with your doctor before adding teas to your daily routine AND don’t be persuaded by the word “Teatox” in the tea title when choosing a tea. Too many people looking to detox with tea or “teatox” are stuck looking for a tea that has the word teatox on the label. Don’t be one of them! There are many great teas that are beneficial to your body that can be found at your local health food store! Here are some of our favorites to help you get 2017 off to a great start!

Restorative Rites
A Denver favorite, Restorative Rites teas are formulated by an herbalist and a nutritionist with herbs used in traditional folk healing practices. Their Beautifying Teas can be both sipped and used to steam the face for a luxurious facial. Make sure to check out Miss Tilly Rosalie’s Beauty Tea to clam, rejuvenate and pamper.

The Republic of Tea
Get Clean is a great herb tea for detoxing for those of us who may have had too much of a good thing. Feeling out of balance, a bit heavy or puffy? Then it’s time to get clean. This gentle naturally caffeine-free herbal detox blend helps the body as it helps to stimulate the liver, one of our natural cleansing mechanisms.

Kroeger Herb Teas
Based in Boulder, Colorado, Hanna Kroeger, master herbalist, created over 350 products, wrote more than 20 books, lectured extensively, helped thousands of people and has a great following. Her line of teas target specific parts of the body to help to detox and heal. For instance, her NRV Tea (Nerve tea) helps to rebuild exhausted nerves, which can be welcome relief for stressed-out bodies!

Mountain Rose Herb Teas
Mountain Rose Herbs offers a number of bulk, organic teas at amazing prices! Using tea compresses on the body is another way to Teatox. To make a tea compress, simply simmer some of the herbs in water and then use cheesecloth and an ace bandaid to apply the warm herbs to the body. To help fight after-holiday bloating, we especially like the duo of horsetail and mistletoe (don’t drink Mistletoe) applied as a compress to the outside to the stomach. Mistletoe compresses can also be helpful for varicose veins and horsetail massaged into the scalp can be beneficial for hair growth.

Pumpkin Hair and Skin Products

Besides being a staple in decorating and pie-making during fall festivities, pumpkins ALSO offer amazing benefits for skin and hair! Here are some of our favorite pumpkin packed products to spice up your beauty routine.

Andalou Naturals Pumpkin Honey Glycolic Mask
This unique mask is a clinically proven product to revitalize skin for a brighter and more luminous complexion.  Organic pumpkin rich in beta carotene combines forces with Manuka honey to lift away dull surface cells and resurface for more even tone and texture.

Acure Hydrating Shampoo and Conditioner
This standout shampoo and conditioner provides moisture to dry and damaged hair, leaving it soft, manageable and ready to rock. Organic pumpkin seed oil combined with organic argan oil, argan stem cells, CoQ10 and organic sea buckthorn oil helps to revitalize and add shine.

DIY Organic Pumpkin Beauty Treatments
Organic Pumpkin oil offers enzymes to gently exfoliate skin and is a great choice for at-home beauty scrubs. Simply combine about 15 drops of pumpkin oil with 2 Tbsp sugar and 1 Tbsp Olive Oil and work in circular motions into skin to exfoliate and nourish.  The minerals and vitamins found in pumpkin seed oil infuse the skin with important elements that help strengthen and renew. You can also make an amazing pumpkin revitalizing hair mask by combining 1/2 cup Organic Canned Pumpkin with 2 Tbsps coconut oil and honey and applying to hair for about 15 minutes (make sure to use a shower cap to hold on hair) before rinsing. This is especially welcome for dry and damaged hair and we haven’t noticed any problem using this on colored hair. 

Natural Fall Fragrances

According to the Environmental Working Group, an average of 14 chemicals secretly lurk in common fragrances; some of which have been linked to hormone disruption and allergic reactions while others have not even been assessed for safety in personal care products. Thankfully, there are natural options that smell delicious and feel good on your skin.

This amazingly beautiful natural fragrance features notes of agarwood, amber, incense, cedar, coffee and cinnamon bark.  Each small batch is hand blended in the hills of Glassell Park, Los Angeles. All Dasein scents are paraben, glycol and cruelty free.

ZENTS products are a sensual choice that feature the purest ingredients like organic shea butter and nourishing botanicals like chamomile and green tea. Each product is carefully crafted without parabens, phthalates, sodium lauryl/eth sulfate, propylene glycol, or dyes. We especially love the fall Ore and Earth scents. Crafted with love, each scent is a liquid memory of life’s most cherished experiences. Drawing on the powerful connection between scent and memory, the scent intertwines with each dear moment in your life, capturing your journey like a memoir, becoming yours and yours alone.

Objects with Purpose Wearable Candles
Objects with Purpose offers an array of great smelling candles made with organic coconut wax that you can both wear and burn. Their candles are a solid perfume that works as both a personal scent and a delightful candle. What a cool idea!

Pacifica Perfume Roll Ons
Pacifica offers an intoxicating aura of rainbow wishes, magic and love for the bravest hearts with their captivating natural roll-on scents. Wearers love the light, yet commanding quality of each fragrance with stand-out combos such as Indian Coconut Nectar and Tuscan Blood Orange. Each is 100% Vegan and cruelty-free and reflects a vision to reduce environmental impact.

Make Your Own Natural Fall Scent!
It’s easy to create your own custom scent for fall. Start with a great carrier oil like jojoba or avocado and a custom bottle to use to store your scent. We love the empty roll on and spray bottle options from Aura Cacia. Next, add a few drops of your favorite essential oils to the carrier oil to make your scent. For fall we love essential oil scents like Cinnamon, Vanilla, Ylang Ylang, Lavender and Geranium.  To get inspired, think of the scents you love from nature and work from there!

Natural and Eco-Friendly Back-to-School Picks

Can you believe that it’s time to start thinking about back-to-school, again? Check out some of our favorite natural and eco-friendly options that will help you get off to a healthy start!

Back to the Roots Cereals
Arm yourself with the best cereal for those busy school mornings. Back to the Roots offers a variety of breakfast cereals that use regenerative agriculture and minimal processing to bring vitality back to the farm and incredible flavor & nutrition to your bowl! You’ll find healthy ingredients like 100% organic stoneground whole wheat and non-gmo corn.

BENTOLOGY IS DESIGNED TO HELP YOU pack nutritious bento box lunches for school, work, travel, play or take out. Inspired by single-portion Bento containers common in Japan, Bentology provides lunchboxes, lunchbags, and containers for home-packed meals that encourage healthy eating and portion control. Plus, bento boxes are eco-friendly and contain NO phthalates, BPA, PVC or lead, and are made in the USA.

Easy-to-Pack Natural Lunch Picks
Check out these easy ideas for natural lunch picks kids love. Justin’s NEW Snack Packs combine pretzels with nut butter goodness in easy-to-eat packs. Happy Family makes a variety of smoothies and snacks that are a great option for the little ones just starting out and are a great option when it’s your turn to buy snacks for the class! R.W. Knudsen Family offers USDA organic juice boxes provide on-the-go refreshment featuring kid-friendly flavors.  Each juice box contains 100% juice and provides 100% of the recommended daily intake of vitamin C.

Hyland’s 4 Kids Products
Hyland’s has been trusted for generations to provide safe, effective, homeopathic medicines for all members of the family. Hyland’s 4 Kids line of Products offer options for everything from colds and coughs to minor bruises to help your kids feel like themselves again!

Natural Hand Sanitizers
Keep germs at bay without the chemicals! Natural based hand sanitizers from Everyone and EO offer safe and effective options with natural essential oils that kill 99% of common germs and smell great. Make a wonderful gift for your new teacher!

Avocado to Rescue Dry and Damaged Hair

Even if you love the summertime, you might not love what it does to your hair.  Time in the hot rays can impact the health of your hair and make it feel dull and damaged. Thankfully, there are nourishing avocado based products that feature nutrients that can make a real difference! Here are some of our favorites to help promote healthy, shiny hair!

Mielle Organics Avocado Moisturizing Hair Milk
Hydration and moisturize dry thirsty hair with this this one-of-a-kind hair milk. It features an active extract blend, filled with botanicals and certified organic ingredients to bring limp hair back to life. This is the ultra moisturizing hair milk to fully add moisture and shine!

Acure Mega Moisture 2-In-1 Shampoo + Conditioner
Feed your hair with a simple solution that helps you save money, too. This 2-in-1 hair wellness system protects against protein loss and cleanses while it deeply conditions. Argan and Avocado oils provide a mega dose of omega 3,6, and 9 to nourish and lock in moisture so your hair will get its swing back!

Giovanni Avocado and Olive Oil Ultra-Moist Shampoo and Conditioner
Conquer dry, damaged hair and create shine and softness! This shampoo and conditioner nourishes hair with vitamins and omega fatty acids. Plus, products cleanse and condition hair without stripping color and are lauryl and laureth sulfate free.

Avocado Oil
Create a protective barrier for hair and instant shine with avocado oil. This simple oil feeds dry, brittle, and damaged hair instantly with nutrients such as vitamins A, B, D, E, protein, amino acids, iron, copper, magnesium, and folic acid.

Nourishing Seaweed Skin and Hair Care

Looking for a new, more effective way to get glowing and luminous skin and hair? The answer may be found in the depths of the sea! Check out how seaweed skin and hair products are making a splash for their nourishing power!

Ishga Organic Seaweed Skincare from Scotland
The seaweed extract which forms the basis of the Ishga skincare range is unique. It is produced by combining hand harvested seaweed with natural spring water, using a low temperature extraction process, to provide an extract which is as pure as nature. The resulting mineral rich extract is then blended with other carefully selected organic ingredients to create remarkably effective skincare. The seaweed extracts used in Ishga products are produced using a unique process which maintains the high levels of natural antioxidants known as Polyphenols which are found in Hebridean Seaweed. These antioxidants have been show in scientific tests to have anti-aging and wrinkle fighting properties. Products also provide protection against environmental damage to the skin by neutralizing free radicals.

The Seaweed Bath Co. Detox Products
The Seaweed Bath Co. nourishing and emollient Wildly Natural Seaweed Body Washes, Body Creams and Hydrating Seaweed Baths help to detoxify, hydrate and replenish all skin types, including dry, cracked skin. Products boast a combination of nutrient-rich seaweed and important oils, vitamins and amino acids. The Detox Cellulite Soap and Detox Cellulite Cream deeply moisturize for smoother, tighter-looking skin. The Whole Seaweed Detox Bath provides valuable vitamins and minerals from the ocean to naturally purify and restore dry and normal skin.

Watch your curly, color-treated hair bounce back and shine like never before. Just massage in and let this intensely moisturizing, restorative masque made with Organic Virgin Coco Crème, Organic Oats, Organic Aloe Vera Gel and Wild Harvested Seaweed Extract work its therapeutic magic on your tresses and scalp. The Seaweed enforces cell walls, combats damage, provides anti-aging effects, helps thicken hair and is rich in minerals and vitamins A, B, C, D and E.

DIY Seaweed Skin Mask
You can also make an easy DIY Seaweed Skin Mask at home!

1/4 cup bentonite clay

1/4 cup ground seaweed (look for ground kelp powder)

2 to 3 Tbsp Organic Apple Cider Vinegar

Combine first two ingredients together and then slowly add the vinegar until you get a good paste. Apply to skin and you have an invigorating mask you can feel working! The clay works to pull out toxins while the ground seaweed feeds the skin with a variety of nutrients including magnesium, potassium, calcium, sodium, and iodine.

NEW Natural Bug Spray and Sunscreen

Don’t forget the bug spray and sunscreen before you venture outdoors! Here are some of the best, new natural picks!

NEW Intelligent Nutrient Bug Spray
This same great formula has a new look and name and is USDA certified organic. It is a personal perfume skillfully crafted to attract humans while at the same time repel biting, stinging, scourging insects.  This 100% DEET free, formula lets you, your family and pets live and play in and outdoors in a gentle, safe, non-toxic and organic way. Unlike other certified organic repellents that may contain as little as 5% active ingredients, this amazing serum formula contains 100% active ingredients.

NEW Badger Balm Rose Face Sunscreen
It can be difficult to find a great sunscreen for your face! Lightweight and easy to apply, this new daily face sunscreen lotion provides excellent broad spectrum protection from both UVA and UVB rays with non-nano, uncoated zinc oxide, the safest and most effective single mineral active ingredient. Plus, it smells and feels great with Damascus Rose, Chamomile, and Lavender to soothe, refresh, and revitalize delicate skin.

NEW Mineral SPF 30 Daydream Makeup Primer
COOLA Daydream™ SPF 30 mineral primer is a weightless, multitasking best friend for radiant-looking skin and makeup all day long. The silky smooth formula shields your skin with their signature Plant Protection® and mineral broad spectrum SPF 30, while a bouquet of Honeysuckle, White Lily and Iris Stem Cells instantly enhances overall skin quality.

NEW Goddess Garden After Sun Repair System
This amazing system offers a simple day/night routine, complete with serums, cleansers, creams and a daily SPF/makeup primer. All products are synergistically designed to enhance each other. The morning serum moisturizes skin and makes it easier to apply mineral sunscreen. Mineral sunscreen protects and is gentle on the skin. The French clay cleanser just as gently lifts away mineral sunscreen and makeup once the day is done. The serums hydrate and send nutrients deep into your skin, while the creams provide the instant effects that motivate long-term results.


Gear Up with the Best Natural Sunscreen

As the weather heats up, it’s important to protect yourself from the hot rays so that you can best enjoy the season. Here are some of the best options to help you make the most of the great outdoors! Many people are confused about natural sunscreen after hearing recent reports about how some of them might not offer good protection. Here are some options that have a track record for great results,  all while focusing on using more pure ingredients!

Badger Sunscreen
It’s difficult to find the right sunscreen for your face! Badger has become a trusted name for natural sun protection. Their NEW Damascus Rose SPF 25 Face Sunscreen Lotion
with Lavender & Chamomile boasts an improved formula with higher SPF and mild rose fragrance. It’s non-greasy and easy to apply with a light essential oil fragrance from Rose, Lavender, and Chamomile. It’s great for all skin types – lab approved non-comedogenic and hypoallergenic. Most importantly, it offers broad spectrum protection from UVA & UVB rays with safe mineral Zinc Oxide AND is cruelty-free and safe for coral reefs and other marine ecosystems.

Coola Sunscreen
Coola loves making sunscreens that people want to wear. They offer Classic Sunscreens formulated with Plant Protection®, that allow them  to achieve high levels of UV protections with fewer potentially irritating actives. These formulas boast 70%+ certified organic ingredients and are designed specifically for the face, body, and rigorous demands of sport! They also offer mineral sunscreens for those seeking  mineral-focused protection. Make sure to check out their COOLA Mineral Liplux® with SPF 30 that adds a hint of natural color while protecting, nourishing and conditioning your lips.

Goddess Garden Sunscreen
Goddess Garden is a Colorado Company featuring products made with plant-based ingredients and natural minerals to provide powerful broad-spectrum sun protection. With its sheer, non-greasy application, this certified organic, reef safe, and biodegradable sunscreen is good for you and the world around you. Products have UVA/UVB broad spectrum SPF 30 coverage through a synergistic combination of naturally occurring zinc and titanium. No synthetic chemical sunscreens are ever used. Products also feature nourishing plant-based ingredients including red raspberry, coconut oil, and green tea to leave your skin feeling soft, smooth, and protected.

NEW Goddess Garden After Sun Repair System
Fight the effects of the sun even more with The NEW Goddess Garden Sun Repair System that offers a simple day/night routine, complete with serums, cleansers, creams and a daily SPF/makeup primer. All products are synergistically designed to enhance each other. The morning serum moisturizes skin and makes it easier to apply mineral sunscreen. Mineral sunscreen protects and is gentle on the skin. The French clay cleanser just as gently lifts away mineral sunscreen and makeup once the day is done. The serums hydrate and send nutrients deep into your skin, while the creams provide the instant effects that motivate long-term results.

It’s Coming Up Roses! – Targeted Beauty and Wellness Products Featuring These Powerful Petals!

Just in time for the Spring, discover powerful products featuring the healing essence of roses! You will be surprised to learn the health and beauty benefits of these beautiful blooms!

Heritage Store Rosewater
Did you know that Rosewater vibrates at a frequency of about 320 MHz (our brains vibrate at around 75 MHz) helping to raise your vibration and create more harmony? Using Heritage Store Rosewater aromatherapy spray can help raise your consciousness. It contains Vor-mag Water (water that has been vortexed and magnetized to raise the energy to a higher vibration believed to be more beneficial) and Rosa Damascena (Hydroessential Rose) Flower Oil.

Weleda Wild Rose Products
Weleda Wild Rose Collection features everything from deodorant to anti-aging cream to help you reap the benefits of wild rose.  One of the key ingredients in these products is rose hips, which is the fruit of the rose plant and one of nature’s most powerful antioxidants. Products are 100% natural and free of synthetic fragrances and petroleum-derived ingredients.

Dr. Hauschka Rose Products
Dr. Hauschka Rose Products capture the strength and softness of the rose to nourish and protect normal, dry and sensitive skin. These targeted products help to calm skin and minimize redness, irritation and couperose. Precious extracts of rose petals and wild rose hips nurture and balance the skin.

Osmia Rose Products
Osmia uses high quality Rose otto essential oil in products to decrease redness in skin conditions like rosacea and dermatitis. It acts like a tonic with an astringent effect on the capillaries, making them less visible. It is also excellent for dry, mature, and sensitive skin, and has potent antibacterial activity.

Flower Power Spring Skin Care

Did you know that various flowers can help heal and nourish your skin? Just in time for Spring, here are some of our favorites to help you bloom into your most beautiful self!

SheaMositure Peace Rose Oil Collection
These nourishing, rose-scented formulas work to pamper and silken thirsty skin. They feature Community Commerce Certified Organic Shea Butter, sourced from women’s cooperatives in Ghana and ethically sourced Peace Rose Oil Complex to restore lost moisture to soothe sensitive and parched skin.

Weleda Flower Products
Weleda makes a number of targeted skincare products featuring flowers. The Iris Flower root extract found in their Iris Hydrating Night Cream helps to improve moisture levels in the skin, helping dry skin to come alive. Their Age Revitalizing Day Cream features Evening Primrose that is high in omega 6 essential fatty acids and Gamma Linoleic Acid (GLA). It is ideal for the treatment of dry skin and inflammatory conditions, such as eczema. Their Wild Rose Smoothing Facial Lotion features antioxidant-rich rosehip seed oil to protect skin and  smooth wrinkles.

Bodyceuticals Calendula Skincare 
Bodyceuticals utilizes the Calendula flower that is one of the most versatile flowers in the plant kingdom.  This healing phenom has been used for centuries and is known as the “flower of the sun.”  Calendula has an amazing history of documented healing. Among it’s many benefits is that it fights bacterial, viral and fungal microorganisms and reduces inflammation for ultimate healing relief. 

Avalon Organics Brilliant Balance Line
This standout line features lavender to help maintain balance and support skin health. For instance, the lightweight Brilliant Balance Daily Moisturizer infuses skin with vital hydration. In fact, it is clinically proven with  83% of users reporting their skin was more luminous and 82% of users reporting their skin clarity improved after 2 weeks of daily use.


Hydrating Honey Products for Hair and Skin

Sometimes the simplest ingredients from nature can make the biggest difference in the health of our skin and hair. Honey is a natural humectant, which means that it naturally pulls in moisture where we need it most. Check out some fabulous natural honey beauty products for your hair and skin!

Shea Moisture Manuka Honey Products
Native to New Zealand and Australia, Manuka Honey is chalk full of antibacterial methylglyoxal (MG) for healthier skin and hair. Shea Moisture Manuka Honey Products combine certified organic Shea Butter, Honey, Mafura and Baobab into a rich formulation of restorative oils to deeply moisturize, while boosting the barrier against environmental irritants.

Honey Girl Organics
Honey contains high levels of healing antioxidants to help fight free-radical damage.  Honey Girl Organics utilizes the healing power of honey to promote skin health. Their products help to stimulate collagen production, moisturize and provide nutrition without causing irritation.

John Masters Honey and Hibiscus Hair Products
This amazing shampoo and reconstructor contains honey and hibiscus extracts and other certified-organic extracts and plant oils to bring life back to very dry or damaged hair. It’s also safe for color-treated hair.

May Lindstrom Skin The Honey Mud
This distinctive union of raw honey, white halloysite clay and aromatic pure plant oils gently frees skin of the day’s pollutants, infusing skin with active enzymes. In turn, this helps to restore optimal hydration and a balanced complexion.

Crystals and Stone to Attract Love and Romance

Are you looking for love and romance just in time for Valentine’s Day? Crystals and stones have been used since ancient times to bring good things into people’s lives. Throughout time, many cultures including Egyptians, Chinese and Native Americans have utilized various stones to focus energy, bring good luck and to attract love. It is thought that crystals and stones emit energy fields that can encourage positive transformations. Here are some that you can use specifically for love!

Amethyst is known as a “A Master Healer” to completely heal the heart.  It works to fight negative emotions and bring feelings of flexibility, cooperation and peace. It’s great if you are still feeling hurt from a past love to open up again and let love into your life. Check out amethyst as an amazing plant holder and as a cool Miniatures for a Modern World that you have around your house.

Rose Quartz
Rose Quartz is known as the love crystal because it helps to comfort and heal the heart. It is also thought to help to balance emotions and facilitate love with self and others by producing a gentle, constant love that fills a space with warmth. You can find rose quartz in many jewelry pieces including bracelets. It is also available as loose cut polished and raw stones.

Known as one of the luckiest stones, Carnelian is a powerhouse for success, productivity and prosperity. It’s beautiful, bright orange tones are thought to bring courage, energy and creativity to the wearer while helping to remove fear. This is a great stone to carry or wear as a necklace if you want to finally approach your crush.

With its vibrant bright green hues, Malachite is amazing to help you to discover your sexiest self. It helps to bring vitality for the mind, body and spirit while promoting regeneration of organs and glands. This “feel good” stone is great to promote confidence. It is known as a stone of transformation so it’s good to have if you are doing a makeover of any kind. It also helps to remove blocks and bring wisdom to the wearer. Check it out in cool jewelry, like Malachite Earrings!

IMPORTANT – Before using your stones and crystals, make sure to “clear” them by bathing them in sea salt overnight or setting them outside for a night under the moon. This is thought to remove all previous energy so that they are free for your use. Simply put them in sea salt so that it covers them completely and leave while you sleep or place them outside in a nice place to bathe in the moonlight. This is an important step that is a recommended as an absolute must.