DIY Rose Body Scrub

DIY Rose Body Scrub

Who doesn’t love a good body scrub? Especially one with awesome ingredients for your non toxic lifestyle.   This post may contain some affiliate links to products that I personally use on a regular basis. I only recommend things I have tried. This helps to support the free content I share on my website and

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Happy Hormones Salad

Happy Hormones Salad

Cruciferous vegetables are one of the number one foods I recommend to support balanced hormones. Why? Because not only do they help to get excess estrogen out of the body, but they also naturally support the body’s detox pathways (especially phase 2). You can also find other essential vitamins and minerals in cruciferous vegetables to

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My Top 5 Beautycounter Must Haves

My Top 5 Beautycounter Must Haves

Beautycounter is a very special company to me. This company has not only helped expand my knowledge on safer makeup and skincare, but also on the toxins in our environment and who is at risk. Beautycounter has allowed me to use safer make up essentials like foundation and concealer and actually have them work and

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DIY Sea Salt Hair Spray & Non Toxic Hair Treatments

DIY Sea Salt Hair Spray & Non Toxic Hair Treatments

Hair spray is one item I had a hard time replacing when it came to switching over to a less toxic lifestyle. I have really fine, soft hair that likes to be super flat no matter what. I always used hair spray to give it volume. I tried a couple less toxic brands, but nothing

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Supporting a Healthy Stress Response with Adaptogens

Supporting a Healthy Stress Response with Adaptogens

We all have stress in our lives, both good and bad. Our bodies were built to deal with and respond to stress. So why are practitioners in pretty much every field talking about stress management and things like meditation, tapping (emotional freedom technique), and self care? Because our society has evolved quickly with technology and

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My Acne Story

My Acne Story

My journey with acne started at a young age. I was in middle school when I started to break out. I remembered seeing my older sister do the same, but worse and was really stressed about the fate of my skin. I had zero knowledge of how diet, stress, sleep, or my gut could impact

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Cashew Chocolate Cherry Broccoli Sprout Smoothie!

Cashew Chocolate Cherry Broccoli Sprout Smoothie!

If you’re new here and you haven’t read/heard about my love for broccoli sprouts and cruciferous veggies in general, you can read about it more here. To summarize, broccoli sprouts and cruciferous vegetables contain beneficial compounds that help support the body’s natural detox pathways, protect against and improve cancer, and help promote hormone balance. They really

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How To Make Bone Broth

How To Make Bone Broth

There are an endless number of benefits of bone broth. If you’re here, you likely know many of them. Supports a healthy gut lining Improves hair, skin, nail, and joint health Boosts our immune systems Contains beneficial nutrients such as collagen, proline, glycine, and glutamine Contains a variety of minerals such as calcium, copper, magnesium,

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Getting In Tune With Your Cycle

Getting In Tune With Your Cycle

The female body is complex, it can handle an insane amount of stress, and is capable of doing truly amazing things. Many women feel that their bodies are working against them. They don’t understand why they have annoying symptoms or why their energy ebbs and flows. Many of us don’t actually understand what’s going on

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My Journey with Birth Control

My Journey with Birth Control

Where shall we begin? Like many young women, I had heavy, painful periods and acne, which led to the not so well thought out recommendation of the birth control pill from my physician. I was told it would fix all of my symptoms, when in reality I was already taking the pill (I went to

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