Remedies from the Earth – Medicinal Muds and Healing Clays

Mud is one of the oldest beauty treatments in the world. Not the kind washed into the street after a rainstorm, but the medicinal mud and healing clay varieties found in estuaries or harvested from underground veins. In fact, healing clays “have been used by indigenous cultures since before recorded history,” according to Jason R.Continue reading “Remedies from the Earth – Medicinal Muds and Healing Clays”

Summer’s Natural/Alternative Medicine Chest

Summer has arrived, meaning everyone’s spending more time outdoors hiking, biking, swimming, gardening, and traveling. However, sunburn, bug bites, and motion sickness often go hand-in-hand with these seasonal activities. Below are several natural remedies to help ease those acute issues and get on with enjoying the pleasures of summertime. Sunburn Aloe (Aloe vera), applied topically,Continue reading “Summer’s Natural/Alternative Medicine Chest”

Feeding the Skin – Walking a Friend through Breast Cancer

Each of us has the opportunity to go through life with courage and face our difficulties with dignity. This is a story about the forces of nature and the power of personal intent. After working within the beauty industry as a makeup artist and an esthetician for some time, I came to the conclusion —Continue reading “Feeding the Skin – Walking a Friend through Breast Cancer”

6 Tips to Ward Off Parched Winter Skin – Keep Skin Healthy and Radiant Using Some Simple Steps

When the weather outside is frightful, is your skin less than delightful? Unfortunately, dry winter skin is a common problem for most people, due to lower moisture levels outside and the drying effect of heating systems inside. If dryness, flaking, itching, cracking, and redness increase for your skin during the winter months, you’re not alone.Continue reading “6 Tips to Ward Off Parched Winter Skin – Keep Skin Healthy and Radiant Using Some Simple Steps”