Bath Tub Tea Recipes: Simple Additions
October 17, 2020

Bath Tub Tea Recipes: Simple Additions

These days I find nothing more relaxing than a quiet soak in the tub -- it is my act of self-love.  My favorite addition to my tub has always been organic herbs and botanicals. Herbal bath teas are perfect all on their own but anytime you prepare an herbal bath you can combine bathing herbs with other great skincare additives most of which can be found in your kitchen cupboards.
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Simple Soap Can Help Decrease The Spread of Viruses
March 12, 2020

Simple Soap Can Help Decrease The Spread of Viruses

You probably never thought of soap as a lethal weapon -- but it can be for some viruses. The CDC says that for good hand hygiene all you need is plain soap and water. Palli Thordarson, a Professor in Chemistry at the University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia says, "You can’t, even for a million dollars, get a drug for the coronavirus – but your grandmother’s bar of soap kills the virus."
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Sodium Coco Sulfate: Is It Natural?
January 22, 2020

Sodium Coco Sulfate: Is It Natural?

Some "natural/organic" soap companies are using Sodium Coco Sulfate as an ingredient claiming that since it is made from coconut oil it is natural. Sodium Coco Sulfate (SCS), like sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS), is synthetic detergent used to create lather and remove oil and grease. Should it be used as an ingredient in a product that claims to be "natural?"
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How To Use Clay Face Masks
September 9, 2019

How To Use Clay Face Masks

Clay facial masks are an easy and inexpensive way for both men and women to pamper themselves and invigorate their skin. Creating an application technique that works for your skin will get you one step closer to a beautiful complexion.
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