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An Herbal Tea To Calm Your Skin

Made with herbs that are known to help calm skin flare ups, this tea works from the inside out to deliver its powerful benefits to your largest organ....

Pip Waller
March 27 2015

3 Easy Ways To Find Clean Cosmetics

Your favorite personal care products could be laced with potentially harmful chemicals, so how do you tell the good from the bad among the thousands...

Heather White
March 17 2015

Homemade Toothpaste With Peppermint & Coconut Oil

Whenever we brush our teeth we absorb the ingredients in the toothpaste. We should think twice about absorbing what is in regular toothpaste. What is...

Liana Werner-Gray
March 16 2015

3 Shockingly Bad Ingredients To Avoid In Your Cosmetics

As a woman and a mother, it's important to me to set an example of wellness and health for my two young girls; that's why I've fought so hard to...

Heather White
March 15 2015

How My Mother's Death Led Me To Quit Being A Doctor & Live My Dream

I'm a doctor. Countless sleepless nights and a degree from Georgetown University will prove it. I trained as an emergency physician in Washington DC,...

Sarah Villafranco, M.D.
March 13 2015

11 Natural Preservatives To Look For In Beauty Products

With every news cycle, it seems there's a new warning in the world of harmful ingredients in personal care products.

Kate Solomon
March 4 2015

3 Simple, Natural DIY Acne Treatments

Though running to a doctor or pharmacy may seem like the easy thing to do every time your skin flares up, it's often the natural, homemade...

Sunil Visvambaram
February 24 2015

A Guide To Decoding The Labels On "Natural" Skin Care Products

I would love to imagine that the ingredients in all of my products come from wild botanicals grown in the Swiss Alps rather from a lab in an...

Sophie Uliano
February 19 2015

4 Natural Remedies To Replace Your Harsh Facial Cleanser

Cleansing your face should be a process that protects your skin from further damage — after all, it's the body's largest organ and should be protected...

Krystle Hope
February 2 2015

5 Surprising Ways To Use The Detoxifying Power Of Activated Charcoal

Activated charcoal is one of the most nontoxic, adsorptive substances known to man. It binds to and eliminates poisons from the body, as well as...

Naomi Teeter
January 22 2015

DIY: 3 All-Natural Remedies For Problem Skin

Our skin is actually the largest organ and needs nourishing attention. With a little extra lovin', our skin will glow from the inside out, so edible,...

Erin O'Brien
January 21 2015

6 Ways To Use Baby Powder In Your Beauty Regimen

It's practically the most versatile product on the shelf

Kaia Roman
January 16 2015

BPA-Free Plastic Might Be More Toxic Than You Think

Last month, we reported that bisphenol-A (BPA) used in plastic bottles and cans could not only inflict long-term damage on those who ingest it; it...

Emi Boscamp
January 13 2015

5 Steps To Make Sure You're Getting The Purest Nontoxic Water Possible

January is the perfect moment to resolve to drink more water. Come to think of it February through December aregreat months to commit to this healthy...

Healthy Child Healthy World
January 12 2015

7 High-Performance Ingredients To Look For In Natural Skin Care Products

Natural and botanical extracts can deliver high performance results when it comes to skin care.

Lorraine Dallmeier
January 6 2015

Build A Safer, Healthier Fire With These 8 Tips

What's cozier than a fire? Whether you're having one for warmth or to set a mood, building one with indoor air quality in mind is critical. Smoke is...

Healthy Child Healthy World
December 23 2014