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 – DIY hand sanitizer recipe below. 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 A dollop of aloe vera gel (if desired) 10 total drops Protective essential oil blend ( This blend includes wild orange, clove, cinnamon, eucalyptus, and rosemary essential oils) 5-10 drops other essential oil (lemon or tea tree is a good choice) Play around with Read More
…It’s More Than Just Itchy Skin!
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
Impact of Foods on Skin Studies directly link foods to skin are limited, yet we know we, and our skin, are affected by what we eat. I can easily see a direct relationship between food and skin when my son eats dairy. Within minutes, a red rash appears letting me know his body disagrees with dairy. All over the internet, books and magazines, experts encourage us to eat certain foods for glowing skin or for a healthy complexion, but what we want to focus on are nutrients & foods that help repair skin quickly and reduce skin inflammation. This is especially important for children with eczema Read More