Natural Skin Care Recipe: Cleanser for Dry Skin

Aloe Vera gel is one of the nourishing components used to make this cleansing cream for dry skin.

Making your own natural skin care products allows you control what goes into each mixture. No surprises! This cleanser for dry skin has all the right ingredients to safely clean and nourish your skin. Cleaning your face with a cleanser that is non-drying is so important! The ingredients definitely make a difference allowing you to … Click here to continue reading ….

Natural Skin Care Recipe: Toner (or Aftershave) for Dry Skin

Toner for oily skin

After cleansing your face, it is a good idea to follow with a toner to help restore the pH balance of the skin. Toner for Dry Skin 2 ounces aloe vera gel 2 ounces orange-blossom water 1 teaspoon vinegar 6 drops rose geranium essential oil 4 drops Sandalwood essential oil 1 drop chamomile essential oil … Click here to continue reading ….

Is Borax Safe?

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Is borax safe to use in Homemade Household Cleaning Products?  Many of the recipes that can be found to make homemade household products list borax as one of their ingredients. It is after all, a natural substance that has long been used … and it is effective. But, is borax safe? Over the last few years, … Click here to continue reading ….

Nutrition and Cancer – Naturopath Recommendations

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(This post is out of sequence as I try to fill in the gaps in my cancer journey.)  This story begins on June 30, 2013 when I discovered a lump in my left breast. That day has changed my life forever – some ways good, some ways not so good. If you would like to … Click here to continue reading ….

Seeking a Second Opinion

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(This post is out of sequence as I try to fill in the gaps in my cancer journey.) This story begins on June 30, 2013 when I discovered a lump in my left breast. That day has changed my life forever – some ways good, some ways not so good. If you would like to … Click here to continue reading ….

Moving Towards My Third Follow-up with Trepidation

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This story begins on June 30, 2013 when I discovered a lump in my left breast. That day has changed my life forever – some ways good, some ways not so good. If you would like to read the journey about my battle with breast cancer from the beginning, click here. If you only want to … Click here to continue reading ….

Natural Homemade Shampoo with Castile Soap, Coconut Milk and Essential Oils

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Natural Homemade Shampoo     Because of my battle with cancer, I continue to look for ways to reduce toxins in my environment and my exposure to toxins in any way that I can. I’m sure that you have heard about all the unhealthy ingredients that are found in many of our beauty products including … Click here to continue reading ….

Good News to Report – The Lump is Gone

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This story begins on June 30, 2013 when I discovered a lump in my left breast. That day has changed my life forever – some ways good, some ways not so good. If you would like to read the journey about my battle with breast cancer from the beginning, click here. Good News to Report – … Click here to continue reading ….

Looking for the Positive Attitude I Had Misplaced

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I have been having a bit of trouble getting motivated to document my journey. I still intend to get the missing pieces into place, but I want to jump to a more recent event. I will have to fill in the gaps later. I have to admit, that this journey has certainly had its ups … Click here to continue reading ….

Herbal Skin Care for Oily Skin

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If you have oily skin, most likely you suffered through your early years, especially adolescence, battling blackheads, blemishes and other outbreaks. You may have continued to battle blemishes as you got older, but you also became more fortunate. The oily skin you battled has protected and lubricated your skin so that you have fewer lines … Click here to continue reading ….