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A Guide to Safer and Affordable Sunscreen Options

A Guide to Safer and Affordable Sunscreen Options

Post updated June 2018 Have you ever slowly pulled out your sunscreen at a pool playdate, not sure if you chose the “right” sunscreen brand for your kids, compared to the other moms?  I feel like we have all secretly done this one time or another. There are endless sunscreen options available today and if you walk through stores this time of year, the most popular sunscreen brands are on display at the front of the aisles. However, many of…

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7 Health, Beauty, and Home Uses for Activated Charcoal

Activated Charcoal Health, Beauty, and Home Uses

Recently, there has been a major trend with the use of activated charcoal in beauty, health, and home products. Activated charcoal has been popping up in facial masks, health remedies, and even ice creams and lattes. The first time I bought activated charcoal and told my husband I was going to whiten my teeth with it, his response was, “Krysten, we use that in the Emergency Room, why are you putting it on your teeth?”  Well, once I enlightened him,…

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Must Have Pregnancy Products

Must Have Pregnancy Products

I haven’t been pregnant in 3 years, so I am feeling a little behind with the latest and greatest, must have pregnancy products out there! So, in true form, I’ve been googling and researching like crazy to see what I, “need.”  I also reached out to several girlfriends who are either pregnant, or were recently pregnant to find out what their must have items are.  Pregnancy is by no means comfortable, so I’m all about any product that may make…

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My Thrive Market Top Picks

Thrive Market Top Picks

If you are not familiar with Thrive Market, I go into great detail about it here.  But to summarize, it is an online marketplace that is on a mission to make healthy living easy and affordable for everyone. You can shop for thousands of the best-selling, non-GMO foods and natural products for 25-50% below traditional retail prices, all shipped straight to your door! I often get asked if I prefer Thrive Market over stores like Trader Joes and Aldi.  The answer…

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A Natural Oil That is Better Than Botox?

Rosehip Oil: A Natural Oil That Is Better Than Botox

Yes, you read this title right. If you haven’t yet heard about Rosehip Oil, it is quickly becoming the latest skincare craze, and for good reason.  Well-known names like Miranda Kerr, Gweneth Paltrow and Kate Middleton are praising the results of rosehip oil. Even well-known bloggers like Wellness Mama have said in blog posts that they find rosehip oil to be better than Botox and obviously much healthier for you. I ordered this bottle of rosehip oil about 5 months ago,…

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