May 12, 2021
How you spend your morning sets the tone for your entire day. Beginning your day with a morning mantra can help you remain centered and focused, empowering you to maintain your desired mindset as the day’s events unfold.
Mellara, a Bay Area yoga and meditation teacher, provides morning invocations and prayers that are aimed to help you remain present and find the beauty in your everyday activities:
May 03, 2021
April 19, 2021
It’s obvious that you wouldn’t want to swallow a spoonful of toxic cosmetic ingredients. But what many may not know is that smearing them under your arms in the form of deodorant or antiperspirant may be even worse.1
When looking for deodorant alternatives there are 3 common ingredients you should absolutely avoid:
April 07, 2021
Wake up and get energized!
Essential oils are so much more than a great scent. They have the power to lift your mood and boost your energy levels so you can feel your best and make the most of each and every day. Essential oil’s ability to increase energy levels, perk up the senses and awaken the mind is backed by science and proven to be an effective natural alternative to caffeine and other stimulants.
There are two essential oil families that are known to wake up and energize: citrus oils & mint oils.
December 31, 2020
December 08, 2020
If you’re an essential oil lover, then you know that there are tons of different terms used to describe the quality of oils. What you might not know, is that some of these regularly used terms don’t actually carry any significance. A lot of essential oil brands use these terms regularly in an effort to make their oils seem better or higher in quality, but the truth is these terms don’t mean anything at all.
Let’s dig deeper into two of these terms that we see misused and misrepresented on a regular basis: “Therapeutic grade” and “Food grade.”
October 07, 2020
Products that claim to be organic but do not carry an official seal may not meet USDA organic standards. If organic is important to you, don’t rely on the claims—always look for a USDA Organic seal.
WHAT DOES CERTIFIED ORGANIC MEAN?
It indicates that our essential oils have been produced through approved practices that promote ecological balance, conserve biodiversity, and contain no synthetic fertilizers, harmful pesticides or genetically modified organisms.
May 21, 2020
Essential oils do not expire. They do not grow mold. They also do not grow mildew or even yeast. But that does not mean they will last forever. Why not? Oxidation—a chemical reaction where electrons are lost that can change the constituents of the oil. Oxygen, heat and light all contribute to oxidation.
April 09, 2020
Go wash your hands already!
Or gift your homemade soap and share the love—not the germs.
January 23, 2020
GENERAL APPLICATION The skin is generally thinner around the pulse points, which allows for easier absorption – temples, wrists, ankles, side of the neck, inner elbow.
PROBLEM SPOTS Pain, inflammation and skin issues, apply directly to the area of concern.
July 29, 2019
Revitalize your skin today with the rejuvenation powers of Helichrysum Essential oil.
The beauty of aging is something we all hope and pray we can achieve for a healthy and peaceful life. Just like we make the effort to nourish our minds and our bodies to stay healthy naturally, we need to make the effort to nourish our skin. The daily damage we inflict on our skin with sun exposure, make up, diet and other allergens impacts our skin's ability to rejuvenate healthy cells to remain vibrant, smooth and youthful looking.
May 23, 2019
With Memorial Day Weekend as the unofficial start to Summer and when many people start spending more time outdoors, it's a good time to check the expiration date on your sunscreen and refresh your sun-blocking routines.
We're happy to reportour recommendations from last year's Sunscreen 411, made Dr. Axe's Best Sunscreens of 2021 list.