Ingredients to Avoid Especially when Suffering from Autoimmune Disorders

In this section, I will be adding posts that spotlight certain ingredients that I feel everyone should be extra diligent in trying to avoid. Autoimmune disorders are on the rise and, while the direct causes are still a topic of much debate and research, scientifically proven correlations have been made that confirm that "transdermal toxicity" … Continue reading Ingredients to Avoid Especially when Suffering from Autoimmune Disorders

Toxic Beauty- Spotlight on “1,4 Dioxane”.

The following is information I extracted directly from one of my favorite resources - A faction of the EWP (Environmental Working Group), this site is dedicated to shedding light upon an industry otherwise shrouded in darkness. (Read the original EWP POST HERE) The "ingredient" I'm choosing to spotlight in this post is "1,4 Dioxane"... This … Continue reading Toxic Beauty- Spotlight on “1,4 Dioxane”.

A Spoonie Story- “I was so focused on what went IN to my body that I completely neglected what went ON to my body.”

This is a guest post by my friend Jennifer Robins of Predominantly Paleo. Jennifer writes… I was diagnosed with my first official autoimmune disorder in 2008 after having my first two babies back to back (in under a year). I was overwhelmed and horrified that I was supposed to take a prescription for the rest of … Continue reading A Spoonie Story- “I was so focused on what went IN to my body that I completely neglected what went ON to my body.”

Say Goodbye to Puffy Eyes with this DIY Trick!

This is something many women can relate to...waking up with "Puffy Eyes"!!! After all, eye puffiness can come from anywhere — lack of sleep, stress, dehydration, and even seasonal allergies. And as we get older, the skin around our eyes becomes thinner and thinner… and it’s more prone to puffiness, under-eye bags, and dark circles. … Continue reading Say Goodbye to Puffy Eyes with this DIY Trick!