Phthalates

Phthalates: There have been some major health concerns being presented over the past decade in regards to phthalates and most countries are banning them or phasing them out of production-Canada of course being one of them-but slooooowly. This chemical is very easy and cheap to use so it is found in many products such as…

Facial Care

Now this, I am an expert on. Natural Facial Care. I have tried every single facial product on the natural market-no exaggeration. I’ve probably spent more money on facial products in a lifetime to purchase a small plane. It used to be, you walk into shoppers and get an entire skin care regime of exfoliant,…

Lip Balms

Lip Balms Plunge into the deep and endless sea of the natural lip balm. Want to know the secret about lip balms? They are easy, easy, easy to make and cheap. The hard part is getting the right proportions of wax and oils. Some are too greasy, some are chunky, some are gritty and some…

Baking Soda and Your Warranty

If you’re feeling overwhelmed and confused about cloth diapering and warranties, you are not alone. In fact, it is a very common and ongoing concern for cloth diaper users. All cloth diaper manufacturers have warranties contingent upon correct usage of their product. When you’ve made the large financial and moral investment to cloth diaper, you…

Cloth Diapering 101

Why are people making the switch back to cloth diapers? Everyone has their own reasons. Whether it’s for the environment, to save money, or for baby’s comfort, parents of the new millennium are returning to this traditional diapering method in great numbers! The number of cloth diaper and natural/organic child care boutiques are overwhelming. Just…

Toothpaste!

You may think that toothpaste isnt an item where you need to read the ingredients list, but unfortunately, I’d start if you haven’t already done so. Most of the ingredients that we use to clean our teeth end up in our stomach, intestines and can be absorbed into our gums. Hence, the need to rinse…

For the ladies: Painful periods

Pain relief/painful period products… Almost every woman I know has painful and problematic periods. I’m tying this in with pain relief, as they are similar in results; pain being the problem, inflammation being the root problem. Why do periods hurt? Once an egg has been released from the ovaries, natural chemicals called prostaglandins are produced….