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Product Spotlight: The Everybody Oil

Everyone hates dry, cracked, and itchy skin. There’s nothing quite like silky smooth skin. The real challenge is how to get it! What about you? Are you a body oil lover or a die-hard lotion fan? Today I want to talk about a favorite of mine, our Everybody Oil!  Obviously, I’m a true convert body oil lover from my lotion loving days. While there are many beautiful oils out there, I have to say our Everybody Oil is one of my favorites. “Why,” you ask? Our Everybody Oil isn’t greasy!  One of the biggest complaints I hear about body oil (a complaint I once shared) is that body oil is too greasy. I tried popular brands of oil only to...

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Golden Milk Latte Recipe

    Golden milk latte also known as turmeric tea is a delicious, natural anti-inflammatory, antioxidant drink. The health benefits of golden milk come from the curcumin found in turmeric. With the combination of black pepper, it boosts the absorption of curcumin. The compound piperine prevents the liver from metabolizing the curcumin before it can be absorbed into the bloodstream. All you need is a pinch of black pepper to increase the bioavailability as much as 2,000%.     Here’s just a few of the health benefits of golden milk Reduces free-radical damage and oxidative stress Reduces inflammation Improved digestive function Boosted immunity Clarifies the skin Boost your mood Recipe 1 Cup of Milk (your preferred choice we like Coconut...

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5 Ugly Truths Behind Drugstore Dry Shampoo

  Dry Shampoo is an amazing little product that hides our hair's dirty little secrets, but it has a few of its own. Particularly troublesome are the commonly loved drugstore brands. Here are 5 ugly truths behind drugstore dry shampoos that you may not have known.   1. A Sticky Mess The Aerosol in dry shampoos tends to leave a residue that at times can feel sticky. This can cause the product to build up and can make you shed more hair than you should. Which could lead to thinning hair. 2. Volatile Compounds Dry shampoos dispensed by a chemical reaction between aerosol volatile compounds are unsafe products. They contain synthetic ingredients that are left on the scalp for days and...

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10 Reasons You Shouldn't Wash Your Hair Every Day!

Beautiful flowing hair that's shiny, bouncy and clean. Sounds like every shampoo add you’ve seen right? And while a good shampoo can do all that for our hair if you're using it more than twice a week you're actually doing more damage than good. When we look at bygone times of washing our hair we can see some big differences. A hundred years ago, washing was typically a weekly experience. By the 1960s many women didn’t do their hair themselves but had it done at the salon which is something I could totally get on board with! Only in recent years was washing every day thought to be the thing to do. Here are 10 reasons you shouldn't wash your...

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Refillable Products For The Win!

Did you know, regular plastics don’t biodegrade or decompose for centuries! They're decimating our oceans, overwhelming our landfills, and seeping into our food resources and waterways. Most plastics don't biodegrade at all! Instead, most petroleum-based plastics take up to a thousand years to break down. Even then, they don't provide useful nutrients that can feed a new generation of organic material. They just turn into smaller pieces of plastic, which end up in our food (like your favorite sushi dishes!). We create waste every day. A good chunk of that waste comes from cosmetic and personal care packaging. Unfortunately, despite our best efforts to be responsible citizens, only 12% of plastic is recycled. So what happens to the discarded packaging? Well,...

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