…It’s More Than Just Itchy Skin!
In light of the recent FDA announcement banning ingredients in many of antibacterial hand sanitizer products, we can choose soap & water or make your own hand sanitizer. Here’s an easy, kid friendly liquid hand sanitizer recipe: Small glass spray bottle (4 oz) Distilled water or witch hazel 1 tsp. fractionated coconut oil 10 drops Protective essential oil blend (wild orange, clove, cinnamon, eucalyptus, and rosemary essential oils 5-10 drops other essential oil (lemon is a good choice) Add 3/4’s container of water, then coconut oil, essential oils, close container, shake and go! *Be sure to use a quality essential oil! Read More
Recently the FDA announced they are banning ingredients found in anti-bacterial soap AND many are being pulled from the shelves based off this new information. Why is this important? Well for starters, it turns out, scientific research shows that antibacterial soap is no better than regular soap and water. And the added ingredients of triclosan and similar chemicals used in these soaps are ineffective but used as a marketing ploy to make the product seem better than regular soap. It makes it seem like product will be safer for you and your family. yd you know triclosan is a pesticide that Read More
What is the big deal about Amazon Prime? I’ll tell you 10 ways Amazon Prime can help your family save, some you may not have heard of before! Amazon Prime has always been known to woo people, especially parents when it comes to sales. Amazon simplifies our lives! Seriously. We can shop across thousand’s of brands on one website, create one shopping cart AND it arrives 2 days later (if you’re a Prime member). That, my friends, is what I call “Wooing” well. And this TUESDAY, JULY 12th. Amazon Prime becomes so much better for 24 hours only with Special sales. Read More
I knew Detox Baths existed, but I didn’t know why or how effective they were, outside of helping a sprained ankle or sore body. Detox Baths are the business! Detox Baths: Boost the immune system Calm little bodies down before bed Reduce inflammation Helps absorb nutrients Relax the nervous system Do you see why I love detox baths? Before we begin, this is key to remember. Detox baths are meant to help your body absorb the greatness in the water. Please do not use soaps or personal care products. Think of this bath as purely a power soak, rather than for Read More
Summertime begs for air conditioning, but are you cooling your home without this essential item? Or maybe you’re over cooling your home. Eczema is a challenging journey for more and more families. Indoor heat, ventilation & air quality can make it harder keep eczema under control. A simple suggestion? A humidifier. We want our homes to be comfortable whether it’s winter or summer. Yet, blowing air conditioning or heat throughout the day can cause the indoor air to be quite drying to our skin. A humidifier keep the air hydrated, along with your skin. Most of the time, we think Read More