how to get rid of smelly armpits

So. How was your weekend? I spent mine detoxing my armpits. Letting that sink in… Seriously. I spent the weekend with Bentonite Clay spread on my underarms. Because they smell. They smelled. And they did not smell like flowers. Now I’m going to tell you how to get rid of smelly armpits because mine aren’t smelly…

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DIY Sunburn Soother + 9 Natural Sunburn Remedies

It’s been HOT down here in Texas. Triple digits every day, with a heat index that’s even higher. Thankfully we have decent A/C, but my boys much prefer to be outside. Which means that I end up being outside, too. So of course, I liberally slather them in sunscreen. That way I don’t need natural sunburn…

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how to use honey

I’ve written quite a few articles about using kitchen items in my beauty routine. I regularly use baking soda, vinegar (as a conditioner), and “cooking” oils (always cold-pressed and organic), as well as essential oils in my beauty routine. Well I also know how to use honey for beauty reasons too.  How to Use Honey…

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Why I Won't Use Coconut Oil on My Face

Let me start by saying that I love coconut oil. I love to cook with it, and I even use it to shave with. But I won’t use coconut oil on my face. At least, not since the massive breakout of 2012.Those were NOT fun times Why I Won’t Use Coconut Oil on My Face…

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Oil Cleansing: What It Is & Why You Should Try It

Let’s talk about your face (and mine), shall we? Hopefully, we’re all in agreement that face-washing is mandatory. If you aren’t washing your face every night, you need to start. NOW. I’ll wait…. We’re good? Okay. I’ll continue with more about oil cleansing. Oil Cleansing: What It Is & Why You Should Try It When…

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Why You Should Try Oil Pulling

Oil pulling may sound a bit foreign to you. It certainly did to me when I started researching how to heal my gums and improve my overall health. When I first heard about Oil Pulling, I wasn’t really sure what to think. Why You Should Try Oil Pulling Pushing oil around your mouth for close…

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HASHIMOTOS THYROIDITIS

*deep breath* This post has been a long time coming. While I started this blog as a journey to chronicle my health and hypothyroid symptoms, I’ve found that changing my fuel (read: food) helped to increase my athletic abilities. I started by transitioning to pescatarian, then vegetarian, and finally vegan. How I Helped My Hypothyroid…

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Baking Soda Beauty Tips

I love finding new uses for pantry staples. Lately, I’ve been on a natural kick…you’ve probably noticed my posts about essential oils, eating unprocessed…. And while I’ve used baking soda ‘unconventionally’ (as an awesome dry shampoo, tooth whitener, to clean my cuticles), there are a lot of other ways that I can use baking soda!…

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wash your face

One thing that I was NOT expecting as a new mom was the out of control teenage-drama acne that suddenly appeared all over. I’ve always had very clear skin, so I was at a total loss. I tried EVERYTHING.   Most cleansers dried me out, and the lotions made it worse…not to mention that because I’m…

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