DIY sea salt toner and face mask

DIY Sea Salt Toner and Face Mask Recipe

April 23, 2018 Amandalee 0

I fell down a rabbit hole of natural beauty techniques and I thought this short video on making your own toner and face mask from sea salt was really great. DIY is fun, especially when you have most of the stuff on hand. I feel better the less chemicals I […]

Chocolate Face Mask for Glowing Skin

Chocolate Face Mask for Glowing Skin

April 20, 2018 Amandalee 0

I love a good, natural DIY beauty method. Especially for a girls night in. Who doesn’t want more glowing skin? This recipe for a chocolate face mask from over on the Wellness Mama has chocolate and bananas. Two of my fav things to combine and eat. This chocolate face mask […]

DIY Clarifying Hyssop Facial Mask Recipe

DIY Clarifying Hyssop Facial Mask Recipe

March 28, 2018 Amandalee 0

Sometimes it’s fun to pamper ourselves a little with an at home spa type of experience. I used to buy these facial mask things from the grocery store and use them every few weeks. Then one day I looked at the ingredients and was horrified. So much crap in them […]

5 Reasons Turmeric Is Good For Acne Treatment

5 Reasons Turmeric Is Good For Acne Treatment

March 25, 2018 Amandalee 0

I think acne is something that is universal plague on us humans. Everyone has experienced it at some point in their lives. There are so many treatments that are available as well. It’s hard to know what to choose. Why not try something from your spice rack? Tumeric or Curcumin, has […]

DIY Magnesium Foot Scrub

DIY Magnesium Foot Scrub

March 6, 2018 Amandalee 0

Many people are low in magnesium, and we all can use a little pampering on our feet, this fantastic magnesium foot scrub from over at WellnessMama is just the ticket! Helping with cracked heels, dry skin as well as adding in magnesium which helps us with things like blood pressure, […]

XENOESTROGENS AND PHYTOESTROGENS: PART 1

September 18, 2017 purposelywell 1

The other day, while grabbing a few items from my local health food store, I over heard a woman say, “Do I want more Xenoestrogens in my diet or Phytoestrogens…What is the difference?” Thankfully she did have a health representative helping her understand them. There is a big difference between […]

CHEMICALS PRODUCING XENOESTROGENS

September 18, 2017 purposelywell 1

 Xenoestrogen-producing chemicals to avoid on labels: Alkylphenol Atrazine (weedkiller) 4-Methylbenzylidene camphor (4-MBC) (sunscreen lotions) Butylated hydroxyanisole / BHA (food preservative) Bisphenol A (BPA-monomer for polycarbonate plastic and epoxy resin; antioxidant in plasticizers) Chlorine and chlorine by-products Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (one of the breakdown products of DDT) Dieldrin (insecticide) DDT (insecticide) Endosulfan (insecticide) Erythrosine […]

WHAT IS CAUSING YOUR GREY HAIR?

August 30, 2017 purposelywell 0

Many people believe that grey hair is the sign of wisdom and age, although that may be true to some extent, your diet, lack of important vitamins and minerals and  your ability to absorb nutrients is more likely the cause. Here is some helpful information to help you understand what […]

WHAT IS IN SUNSCREEN

July 22, 2017 purposelywell 0

The topic of sunscreen has been around for a while. We’ve been told why too much sun exposure can be harmful to our skin, but what about the ingredients used in sunscreen that is supposed to be “protecting” our skin. Many informative articles have specifically been targeting brands rather than […]

WHY YOU SHOULD DRINK WATER AS SOON AS YOU WAKE UP

July 10, 2017 purposelywell 0

We all know drinking water is important, especially as we head into dry and warm summer days. However, many people are unaware of the importance of drinking water on an empty stomach, first thing in the morning. Thanks to an article by Lifehack, here are many benefits that have been […]

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