Great Read: Not Just a Pretty Face

At times, I stumble on my natural path…and then I read books like Not Just a Pretty Face, The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry by Stacy Malkan. I need books like this to get me back on track. Published in 2007, Not Just a Pretty Face is a beauty book classic that aims to…

Aromatherapy Face Steam: Rose, Orange, Chamomile

This is a great aromatherapy face steam when I’m anxious, stressed, or just need a calm, yet energizing boost. The beauty benefit of this steam is a dewy, glowy, pretty post-steam face. Some of my face steam basics: I apply a dab of Vitamin E oil to my face pre-steam, just to give my skin…

7 Days of…Natural Deodorant

There has been so much hype about this little 2 oz. jar of natural deodorant cream. For the past 7 days, I’ve taken Soapwalla’s natural deodorant for a test drive. I purchased the deodorant from The Detox Market with high hopes. I started looking for an effective natural deodorant ever since a brand of antiperspirant…

Pineapple Lemongrass Green Smoothie

I love a good green smoothie, especially during the summer months after a long, sweaty workout. One thing that I hate after a long, sweaty workout is chopping and juicing multiple cups of spinach, kale, celery, and parsley…which are usually the veggies that I use to make my green juices and smoothies. I keep a…

Ginger Tea Elixir, Clean Eats

Clean Eats is the third book by Dr. Alejandro Junger that focuses on the “clean” movement. All of the recipes in the book are gluten and dairy-free…because, according to Junger, they are the two foods that give people the most problems with their health. Clean Eats is divided into three sections. The first section, the…

The Body Book…Healthy Words to Live By

Healthy Words to Live By…from The Body Book: The Law of Hunger, The Science of Strength, and Other Ways to Love Your Amazing Body by Cameron Diaz with Sandra Bark One of my favorite healthy quotes (it’s on my refrigerator) is “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” -Jim…