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Our Favorite Top 5 Natural Sunscreens

If you want the best protection for your skin, steer clear of chemical sunscreens which have been linked to not only allergic reactions but hormonal disruptions and early onset puberty, low sperm count, and breast cancer. Opt for natural sunscreens which David Colbert, MD of New York Dermatology Group, describes as “a million little umbrellas protecting […]

Natural Remedies to Treat Your Kid’s Summer Boo-Boos

It’s summer! This means your kids are out of school and spending more time outdoors playing. Unfortunately, this means they’re likely to come home with scrapes, cuts, bruises, and insect bites.  For these superficial wounds, there are some natural remedies that you can use that don’t contain harsh ingredients but are just as effective as […]

Hemp: Why Is It So Good?

Hemp, unlike its controversial cousin, Marijuana, has been known and loved for its industrial and environmental uses for generations. And while it comes from the same cannabis species as marijuana, they are genetically distinct and can be distinguished by their use, chemical makeup and even the method by which they are cultivated. As far back […]

5 of Our Favorite Made in the USA Brands for Women

The reality is that finding the words “Made in the USA.” on a clothing label is quite rare these days.Fashion has become so fast-paced that brands have turned to outsourcing everything from designing to manufacturing overseas in efforts to churn trends quicker and cheaper.  However, some brands have remained steadfast with their ethical approach to […]

4 Flowers Loved for Their Medicinal Properties

There’s more to many flowers than beauty and fragrance. Researchers have discovered that some have powerful medicinal properties. Bonus: humans have utilized their healing powers for centuries.  Here are our top 4 flowers with amazing medicinal properties: Dandelion Root   Fresh or dried dandelion herb is used as a mild appetite stimulant; it also relieves […]

5 of Our Favorite Green Yoga Mats

Yoga is much more than merely a workout to burn calories and tone muscles. Yoga is a lifestyle.  Part of that lifestyle is learning a profound sense of self and a connection to the natural elements surrounding you. It only seems right for yoga enthusiasts and practitioners to use mats made of sustainable  materials. That’s […]