Among the many “natural” skin care ingredients that are available, few can help address such a wide range of skin imperfections as well as azelaic acid (AA) can. If you’ve heard of salicylic acid (SA) before, and perhaps tried it … Continue reading Azelaic Acid Benefits and Uses for Skin (Plus Side Effects)
Some consumers do not know how to identify a natural vitamin from a synthetic one. Vitamin and mineral supplements may contain labels that are too complicated for you to understand. You may not even know what to look for in … Continue reading 5 Ways to Tell If Your Vitamins are Real or Fake
The last few years have seen a bigger-than-ever push for natural and organic beauty products. Many consumers are under the impression that components found in “organic” or “natural” hair products make them inherently safer. Unfortunately it’s not that simple, according … Continue reading Natural and Organic Hair Dye Products
Overview A sore throat refers to pain, itchiness, or irritation of the throat. Throat pain is the primary symptom of a sore throat. It may get worse when you try to swallow, and you may have difficulty swallowing food and … Continue reading 12 Natural Remedies for Sore Throats
In early March, an evening after the “Worm Moon,” I stood silently in my Pennsylvania yard and simply listened. At first, I thought I was imagining things. But no, it was real. I could actually hear the life rustling below last … Continue reading How to Attract Fireflies to Your Yard: 5 Essential ‘Ungardening’ Hacks
In ancient times, spikenard was regarded as one of the most precious oils. It’s been used as a perfume, a medicine and in religious contexts across a wide territory from India to Europe. Biblically, it’s referenced when Mary of Bethany spent … Continue reading Spikenard Essential Oil Uses & Benefits for Body & Mind
Roughly 10 percent of the adult population suffers from the type of heel pain known as plantar fasciitis. (1) Plantar fasciitis is caused by inflammation of the thick fascia tissues of the heels. It’s a common running injury and usually … Continue reading Plantar Fasciitis Natural Remedies + 5 Key Stretches
Did you know that us Americans spend 90 percent of our lives indoors? Between commuting to and from our jobs, spending 8+ hours a day working and going about our normal daily business, we see nature more on our TVs … Continue reading 6 Health Benefits of Being Outdoors
Stoked for getting your sweat on outdoors after a long winter cooped up inside the gym? We hear ya: Moving your workout outside is just way more enjoyable than toiling away on a treadmill between four walls. That doesn’t mean … Continue reading Finally Exercising Outdoors Again? Bring These 10 Pieces of Gear.
If you played outside a lot growing up or are an avid hiker, you’ve probably heard time and time again that you should *always* do a tick check when you come inside. But given that ticks are teeny-tiny and easy … Continue reading What Does A Tick Bite Look Like?
Lady Gaga posted a barefaced selfie on Instagram, sporting the yellow Tiffany diamond and stunning, makeup-free skin. Her makeup artist Sarah Tanno reveals her go-to products … Continue reading Lady Gaga Uses Vitamin C Serum for Flawless, Makeup-Free Skin
Uh oh: Plastic-polluted waters are contaminating the worldwide seafood supply. But, fish, you’ve been told repeatedly, is one of the healthiest proteins you can eat. Many species, including salmon and albacore tuna, are a good source of those all-important omega-3 … Continue reading Microplastics in Seafood – Should You Be Worried?
Even if you know nothing about it, the term may conjure images of people getting down and dirty with nature—but being an ecosexual is so much more. Continue reading 5 Things You Need To Know About Ecosexuality