We have talked a lot already about essential oil safety, including safety with babies and children, but I have yet to cover essential oil safety for pregnant and nursing mothers. Today we are going to go over this topic, and explore the essential oils that are safe to use while pregnant or nursing, as well […]
One of the most often talked about topics in aromatherapy, is ingestion. Without naming brands, there is a plethora of unsafe advise floating around the internet and at at meetings for some of the mlm brands of essential oils. Today we’re going to talk about the safety of essential oil ingestion and some of the […]
Most of us are guilty of it. According to the Idaho-based Panhandle Health District, up to 75 % of Americans are chronically dehydrated. Even though our bodies NEED hydration, we ignore the feeling and continue to go about our busy lives, forgetting to drink that extra sip of water our body’s been asking for all […]
There are many ways to beautify your skin, make your hair grow longer faster, and grow out strong beautiful nails, but they all entail healthy eating habits! One of my favorite ways to nourish my hair, skin, and nails, is through eating grass-fed gelatin.I love to make my own gummy fruit snacks, and Syfy and […]
Here on the Hippy Homemaker, I am always looking for the healthiest options to help keep our bodies fresh and fit year around. What we put into our bodies is one of the most important “healthy habits” that we can focus upon. That’s why, when I found out about the “DARK Act” or Deny Americans the […]
I don’t know if you know this about me, but I am a huge fan of herbal clay facemasks. As you may have read previously, my friends and I love facemasks so much that we pair them with mimosa’s and call it a party, just for fun! (See Mudmask and Mimosa Fridays!) I have made […]
It’s the night before your big date night. You have a date with that special someone and a last minute zit is the last thing you want popping up on that beautiful face of yours. That’s the moment when I usually reach for my zippy zit zapper spot treatment roll-on out of my bathroom drawer!
The final and one of the most important steps in the facial cleansing process is moisturizing. It’s a common misconception that those with oily skin don’t need more oil to moisturize their face, but in fact their skin is over producing oils because they aren’t getting and keeping a good moisture cycle.
Let me be real for just a moment. I honestly spent around 28 years of my life ONLY washing my face and forgetting all of the other important facial care steps. That’s it. No toner, no moisturizer, just face wash. I really had no idea that to get clear and beautiful skin, I needed to […]
For years, I had been cleaning my face with the same harsh cleansers that the majority of the population uses to clean their faces. I tried Neutrogena, Clean & Clear, Biore, Loreal, Clearisil, and even Proactiv, but not one of them ever actually made my face any clearer. As we learned in my first post […]