Olive Oil, Brown Sugar and Honey Scrub

    The winter and cold air is wreaking havoc on my skin.  I've noticed recently that I am getting some dry patches on my face and that my skin tone has been looking splotchy and red in some places.  Since I have sensitive skin, I'm always looking for natural and safe ways to not only exfoliate my skin but to moisturize it as well.     I'm not sure if aging has anything to do with it but I've never really had to worry about having dry skin.  Growing up, my face was always oily and I just purchased facial cleansers to prevent breakouts.  After having kids, my skin has changed dramatically and gone from being oily to being combination skin.  While I do still have oily areas on my face, I've noticed that my forehead and cheeks tend to be dry and flaky now.     After researching various natural products online for taking care of your skin, I decided to try making a scrub on my won with natural ingredients that I was sure would … [Read more...]

7 Health Benefits Of Honey

    Honey has always been seen as a super food for many cultures. Many know that it’s useful in treating ailments and improving health, but do you really understand exactly how honey can help you? Read on to find out seven health benefits of honey, so you can feel better, reduce ailments, and live a healthy life! 1. Natural cold remedy – Honey can help reduce many symptoms associated with the common cold. As your swallow a spoonful, it coats your throat to help relieve irritation and soreness. This will also help suppress coughs that may make things worse or keep you from sleeping at night. 2. Reduces the risk of cancer – With an abundance of flavonoids, honey can help protect you from some cancers and other serious conditions like heart disease. The flavonoids fight the free radicals, toxins that you ingest through food and are exposed to in your environment, in your body. The flavonoids help to protect your cells from being damaged. 3. Helps wounds heal – Honey can be used … [Read more...]