Monthly Archives: October 2011

Ingredients in Soap

Why get all lathered up about ingredients in soap?  Because, not all soap is created equal.  All soap is made with some form of fat.  Many soaps use tallow which is a rendered form of animal fat, mainly beef fat.  … Continue reading

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Scaly Skin

Scaly skin is a common condition.  It is usually more noticeable in the winter months when the humidity and temperatures are low.  Plus, we are inside with the heat on and that can further add to our skin drying out.  … Continue reading

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Green Tea For Skin

The key to fighting free radicals (pollution, sun, etc. that cause damage to cells and tissues) are antioxidants.  They bind to and deactivate free radicals before they cause harm. There may be some benefits of green tea for skin, reports  … Continue reading

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Homemade Lip Balm

  Cooler weather is setting in and with that comes chapped lips.  Homemade lip balm is fairly easy to make if you have the time.  There are many different combinations of oils to use when making lip balm.  Here are … Continue reading

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Mineral Salt Deodorant

If you are looking for a healthier deodorant, consider the advantages of a mineral salt deodorant. Naturally occurring alum is a large molecule and is not absorbed into the skin.  It prevents body odor by creating a thin barrier on … Continue reading

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Clear Skin Tips

Managing your skin can be a daunting task sometimes.  It seems to have a mind of it’s own.  With a few easy clear skin tips, your complexion can look healthier with less breakouts. Wash your face at least twice a … Continue reading

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