Category Archives for "Health & Beauty"
I used to get allergic rhinitis several times a year. And it always involved appointments with a specialist, ear and sinus infections, and, finally, having to take antibiotics. Several times a year. Until I discovered nasal irrigation. Nasal irrigation is, quite simply, the cleansing of our nasal passages with warm salt water. It flushes away irritants and […]Continue reading
Have you ever tried to incorporate green smoothies into your daily diet, but failed? I know I have. I bought a and books with green smoothie recipes. I even paid for a green smoothie recipe app. But after trying a few green smoothies, I could not make a habit of drinking them. Guiltily, I kept […]Continue reading
In fact, I have been all too aware of breast cancer. In the past year, two people close to me have been diagnosed with breast cancer, gotten mastectomies, and gone through chemotherapy and radiation therapy. And then a few weeks ago, another person I know was found to have pre-cancerous calcifications in her breasts. She […]Continue reading
For years now, I’ve been battling adult acne, and I’ve been looking in vain for skin care products that are natural and toxin-free. Unfortunately, every time I switch to natural, organic products, my skin would break out again. I simply haven’t been able to find a product or combination of products that would help keep […]Continue reading
In a previous post, I recommended a couple of non-toxic face paints for your kids (and yourself, too, of course). Some of you responded that you’d rather make your own face paints. Well, that can certainly be done! Here’s a very simple recipe I saw on the the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics website, with two […]Continue reading