Uses for Coffee Grounds

  Many of us love a nice cup of coffee to get us going in the morning. Did you know that you can find get even more uses for the leftover grounds? There are so many everything from beauty tricks to odor reducers and pest repellents.   FACIAL EXFOLIATION MASK: Mix 2 tablespoons of coffee grounds with 1 teaspoon coconut oil and 1 tablespoonful Shea butter. Mix together till you have a paste-like consistency. Apply on your face by rubbing your fingers in small circles. Let dry for 15 Read more [...]

Anti-Aging for Every Skin Tone

    Your skin color plays a major role in how your skin ages. You need to be aware of the differences and how it will affect your anti-aging skin routine. Not only does his skin color affect how products respond for you it also affects the results in procedures. Everyone should have this basics in skin care regimen: cleansing sun protection and additional products geared toward your skin type. Within each skin type there also many skin tones. Basically, what’s different in our skin Read more [...]

Fighting Age Foods to Look and Feel Younger

  Beauty and health start on the inside and work it way out. Remember the old saying “You are what you eat.” Well it is very true. Here are some foods that will help you look and feel younger. Whole Grain Pasta: Whole grain pasta (whole wheat should be listed as the first ingredient) have 3 times more antioxidants than other pasta. Whole grains reduce the risk of heart disease To make sure you are getting what you are paying for the whole wheat should be listed as the first ingredient. Coconut Read more [...]

20 Advantages of Drinking Water

  Approximately 60 to 70% of our body’s mass is made of water according to most doctors; drinking eight glasses of water a day fulfills the necessary requirement. This needs to be adjusted depending on what type of climate you live in. Remember the body can only absorb 4 ounces of water in 10 minutes time. So don’t try to get your daily amount in too short of a time period.   Advantages of Drinking Water 1. Water on an empty stomach purifies the colon thus making it easier to absorb Read more [...]

Six Body Refreshers

        Enjoy these Six Body Refreshers listed below     Body Spray 1 cup witch hazel 1 tsp. glycerin 3/4 tsp. vanilla oil Mix well in spray bottle and shake before each use.     Herb Body Spray 2 cups white vinegar 1/4 cup honey 1 teaspoon sage 1 teaspoon thyme 1 teaspoon savory 1 teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon bay leaves Combine all ingredients in a sterilized glass mason. For 1 week store and shake well every day. After Read more [...]

Spa Day for Your Face

      Cleanse Face: Mix a half-teaspoon of Epsom Salt with cleansing cream.  Massage face then rinse with cold water. Exfoliate: Wet face then apply a couple of tablespoons of Epsom Salt, then GENTLY massage with a wet washcloth or fingers. Rub for one or two minutes, rinse with cold water to tighten the pores. Face Sauna: You need to fill a bowl with near boiling water and add four drops of each of the essential oils recommended for your skin type. NORMAL: Mandarin and Read more [...]

Treatments for Dark Eye Circles

  Quick Treatments for Dark Eye Circles are listed below.  These treatments have been used by many people for years with wonderful results. Potatoes contain an enzyme called catecholase.  Many cosmetics use catecholase as a skin lightener. Grated potatoes can lighten under-eye circles. Run one potato through a food processor then put into a piece of cheesecloth. Apply directly beneath your eye for 15 to 20 minutes.  Please be careful, so the potato juice does not get in your eye. Wipe Read more [...]

Garlic the Potent Natural Herb

      Garlic the Potent Natural Herb and many refer to it as the wonder "drug" naturally made, but it has to be the real thing not pills if you want this to work. I am a big fan of garlic, and my goal is to share with you some of the interesting facts about garlic not just that it keeps vampires away! For 5,000 years, garlic has been used for medicinal purposes. One of the active ingredients in garlic is Allicin (similar to an antibiotic), and Germanium (anti-cancer agent). Those Read more [...]