Too Much Fun in the Sun?

It’s that time of year where we are getting out for fun in the Sun. For some of us that can mean some redness and discomfort after TOO much fun. The normal go-to solution is grabbing your bottle of aloe vera gel for some quick relief. What’s in your aloe? Check the ingredient list. Can you pronounce it? Does it contain alcohol in it (sounds fun on a burn right?)? Essential oils can help soothe the skin and support the cells to turnover to start the healing process My favorite combo is: 15 Drops of lavender 15 Drops of peppermint 10 Drops of frank 10 Drops of melaleuca 10 drops of fractionated coconut oil (And for those that have yarrow POM, this is also one I love to add to the mix or with coconut oil after a...

Purify

Need some life hacks right now? Purify is MANY life hacks packaged into one 244 drop bottle. This bottle lives on my cleaning supply shelf because the refreshing aroma combats ALL kinds of odors and unwanted aromas. Add it to your room spray or multipurpose cleaner for a refr...

Honesty 

"A child will look anyone in the eye and say, ’This game is no longer fun,’ and simply stop playing it. Without hesitation. Without guilt. And we should still be doing the same thing. With bad lovers, bad friends, bad jobs….with the hate we have for ourselves.” ~Erin Van Vuren Sometimes the best advice comes from those not old enough to read or write. How often do we take on projects, jobs, favors only to please others or not make a fuss? Living our lives as if they are not our own and ours to dictate. In yoga we used this quote as an intention during our practice. We focused on what feels good and leaned in a little deeper. Trying not to let the mind and body go on auto pilo...

TerraShield 

Summer is in full swing and for even more this year that means OUTDOOR adventures. With 2020 cancelling everyone’s plans more and more people are out and connecting with the earth and great outdoors. Unfortunately that often means BUGS. If you’re anything like me bugs are your least favorite part of exploring the wilderness. And let’s not forget that mosquitos kill more people than any other creature in the world. Repelling such critters can come at a cost with most repellent containing toxic ingredients such as pesticides. Natural options are mu...

Turmeric

Chances are if you’ve been listening to the pulse of natural health and ways you can boost your body’s defense system with food or supplements turmeric has been on your radar. Some of the benefits researched on turmeric include •Promotion of a healthy immune function and response when consumed •Helps support healthy glucose and lipid metabolism when taken internally •Taken internally may help enhance cellular antioxidant enzymes like glutathione I’ve said before turmeric is one of my little skin care secrets. I add a drop of turmeric morning and night to my face moisturizer to help brighten and smooth skin. It works like a charm however, I prefer the way I feel after taking turmeric inte...

Ginger

This little bottle packs a huge punch! Ginger is a spicy, warm oil I first fell in love with for its ability to help soothe my belly and keep my lunch down when I felt a little queasy. Just a little drop rubbed over the belly or massaged onto the earlobes for quick relief. Today ginger saved me when I made a little mistake making my daily green juice. Normally I combine celery, mixed greens, a little ginger and lemon in my vitamin. What I didn’t realize was the mixed greens I bought had quite a few bitter plants which led to a strong bitterness in my juice. One drop of ginger oil to the bottle and shaken up was the cure! This potent oil has a yummy, spicy and strong flavor tha...

Zendocrine

Have you been indulging a bit more than usual this isolation?Have you too found the “official drink of quarantine” whether your version be wine, beer or even the seltzer beverages that seem to have taken over? Zendocrine to the rescue! Zendocrine supports the body’s natural ability to rid itself of unwanted substances and supporting a healthy liver. Everything you put in your body and ON your skin has to be filtered through the liver. So if your liver is a little slow with all it’s workload you give it, zendorine is a gentle way to kick it into gear and keep it healthy. How do you start? I suggest always starting small. A drop over the liver 1-2 x a day topically (so that’s your u...

Peppermint

This little bottle is the unsung hero of the Summer. Summer heat too hot? Make a sprtiz bottle with 8-10 drops of peppermint, add water and shake before spraying on yourself or others. 🙂 Spray bottles are amazing for outdoor activities and beach days when you need to cool off. Simply adding a drop to your water bottle helps cool from the inside out. Or add a drop to your camelback for a refreshing makeover to your hydration. Too much fun in the sun and that skin is screaming red at you? Peppermint mixed with some lavender and Frankie (frankincense) with some all natural aloe is the key to soothing fast relief for the skin. Want to repel spiders and ants from finding refuse in your house? Peppermint to the rescue! Make ...

Breathe

Just Breathe. We all need to take a collective breath through the nose and sigh it out through the mouth. Breathe touch is a handy way to support the airways and breathe easy. I like to keep this one in my purse or yoga bag to use before a workout or in this fire season that seems to start a little earlier each year. 😢 😷 Want a little life hack? Before putting on your mask, roll breathe touch on the inside of your mask to give yourself your own personal diffuser on the go.