How to Deal with ANY Skin Issue Naturally

Ok. I love helping people learn how to care for their bodies and skin naturally, using very basic ingredients. I also get a thrill from sharing my experiments and hearing about your recipes and formulas. Most often, people seek out natural solutions when they are having skin issues. Some of the biggest ones that I … Read more

Love on This Natural Hair Loss Remedy: the Silver Grapeseed Elixir

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So in my previous post about natural hair care, I shared how I discovered Morrocco Method, the most awesome hair care company thus far. To be fair, the prices are not meek :) but the product is worth it. To recap, I was having some hair loss to the point where I could see my … Read more

How to Use Pearl Powder for Best Results

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Pearl Powder is an anti-aging, refining, make your skin glow powder that you will want to try.  Click here if you didn’t get a chance to read 3 Gorgeous Ways Pearl Powder Can Transform Your Skin. Now that you have a good idea of why to use pearl powder, let’s talk about how to use … Read more

3 Gorgeous Ways Pearl Powder Can Transform Your Skin

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Pearl powder- Zhen Zhu- is literally crushed up pearls. It is dry, nourishing, salty, and sweet. Pearl powder has been used as a beauty tonic, to nourish the heart, and calm the spirit in Asia for a really long time. It is used cosmetically with great repute because it nourishes and gorgeously youths (anti-ages) the … Read more

Natural Relief for Painful and Sore Nipples with Peppermint

Sore nipples often occur when breastfeeding begins. Particularly when baby has trouble latching on properly, the delicate nipple and areola tissue can get irritated, inflamed and if left untreated, it can crack, leading to bleeding and potentially infection. Fortunately, you don’t have to let it get that far as there are many herbs and natural remedies that are easily available and effective. When I began breastfeeding my son, I experienced pain in the first few weeks. It was particularly painful when he latched on toContinue Reading…

6 More Valuable Natural Remedies for Sore Nipples

This too shall pass! In the first few weeks of breastfeeding, sore nipples are at their worst. If you haven’t yet, I’d suggest you go back and read part 1 of this series, about finding relief using peppermint. This article starts off with number 2, the common purslane. 2) The Common Purslane Purslane (Portulaca oleracea) has both anti-inflammatory and analgesic (pain-relieving) effects. It is a common weed, very nutritious and can help to relieve nipple pain when applied topically. Just collect some fresh leaves, mashContinue Reading…

The Most Helpful Natural Remedies for Healing Rosacea

Natural remedies for rosacea will address both the inflammation and the mite that play roles in the condition. As a sensitive skin ailment, preventative measures include avoiding irritants including synthetic fragrance and using simple, multi-use products in the beauty regime. There are pre-made natural products for rosacea and many DIY techniques as well (see below). Soap can also aggravate rosacea and non-soap cleansers will be more soothing. All of the ingredients can be found here. Symptoms Burning, stinging, itching and irritation can all be associatedContinue Reading…

Natural Remedies for Psoriasis – the Ultimate Balm Recipe

Effective natural remedies for psoriasis will address both the inner (root) cause and the outer symptoms. Psoriasis is a skin condition which produces red, itchy, irritated patches of skin that flake and form scales. The scales are actually dead skin cells that haven’t yet shed. In psoriasis, the skin is regenerating too quickly, leading to the buildup of scales. It is generally attributed to genetic causes and/or and autoimmune response. In holistic medicine, psoriasis is associated with many causes, including excessive heat and wind. However,Continue Reading…

Witch Hazel Astringent Is a Fantastic Multi-Use Herbal Remedy

Witch hazel astringent is a pretty well-known folk remedy here in America. It was used by the Native Americans for its tightening, toning, and soothing properties as a decoction. In the 1800’s it became a popular remedy in the mainstream and has managed to still be a rather common preparation. It is also called witch hazel extract. Being astringent is a property of some plants, particularly those high in tannins or other chemicals. An “astringent” is also used interchangeably with the term toner (that isContinue Reading…

The Best Natural Remedies for Acne: Healing the Inner Landscape

Natural remedies for acne abound and are generally incomplete without an internal component. There are many natural topical treatments that are effective for healing existing pimples and lesions and preventing scars. Since this is such a broad topic, I’ve split it into 2 parts: internal and external treatments. I had cystic acne as a teenager and it was very painful, emotionally and physically. Unfortunately at that time, the internet barely existed and local knowledge on the subject was mostly limited to allopathic treatments, though IContinue Reading…