Could your mattress be the culprit to your sleep deprivation? Do you toss and turn and wake up with a sore back? This was me. As a gardener, I abuse my body with my constant twisting and bending. But not any mattress will do. I only wanted a nontoxic healthier mattress since my mattress […]
Hydrosols: Your Skin and Body Saviors.
Do you want radiant skin without the chemicals? Maybe it is time to switch to hydrosols, which is the water portion from essential oil production. They are gentle and effective but pack a therapeutic punch. Oh and did I mention your body will love them too?
Eco-Skin Care by Herban Lifestyle: Pure, Small Batch Created
Herban Lifestyle’s products are an eco skin care line that is committed to sustainability from sourcing quality fair trade and/or organic ingredients down to their packaging. What I love about this company is their ingredients are so pure and don’t contain any synthetic chemicals. Better yet, the products are produced in small batches to assure quality. […]
Non-Toxic Sunscreen Goddess Garden. Halt Sun Damage.
Over the years, I have abused my skin from over exposure to the sun. How many of us have baked in the sun in the name of the ultimate tan, forgot to put on sunscreen thinking we will never get burned, or just hated the white look from the new slew of nontoxic sunscreens? I […]
Carbon Monoxide Effects. Deadly But Preventable
We are constantly bombarded by news of toxins in our food and personal care products. But there is one deadly toxin in our homes that we should pay special attention to–carbon monoxide, a colorless and odorless gas. According to the Center of Disease Control, 400 people die and more than 20,000 people visit the emergency […]
Wood Burning: Dangerous to your Health. Find Out Healthier Solutions.
When it is freezing out, what is the first thing you want to do? I bet you want to sit in front of a roaring wood fire and warm up. In fact, many US households depend on wood to heat their homes. Currently, there are 12 million wood stove and 243,000 hydronic heater (outdoor wood boilers) […]
Manly Armpit Odor. Miessence Nontoxic Deodorant Stops the Stench.
If you have men in your life, I don’t have to tell you how much they can stink. Believe me, it isn’t an aphrodisiac either. And teens and young adults smell like a gym closet. For years, I have been trying to find the perfect nontoxic deodorant for my boys who complained that all my eco-deodorants left them […]
Green Nontoxic Remodeling Ideas for Common Home Upgrades
We worry about the toxicity of our personal care products, pesticides in our food, and leaching of chemicals. However, shouldn’t we be equally worried about the chemicals contained in the building products we install in our homes? I am no stranger to writing about green building products. Just to give you some background about me […]