Stop the poison ivy itch – redux

A while back, I wrote a post on how to deal with the itchy rash that comes from contact with poison ivy. This is an update following another encounter with the poison ivy in my front yard. It’s out of … Continue reading

That flaky skin on your scalp!

Some people see flaky skin on their scalp as a distraction, but if you have angry, red, itchy, flaky skin, it’s way more than just a distraction. It could be seborrheic dermatitis. What is this irritating skin disorder? The first important … Continue reading

Fade scars with essential oils

My daughter has really dry skin. And because she is biracial, when she scars, the scars are dark. The dry skin problem causes incessant itching which, in turn, causes scarring – and her arms look like someone stubbed out a … Continue reading

5 Essential Oils Your Skin Needs

Your skin is the largest organ of your body. It is also the most visible, which makes it extremely vulnerable to outside elements. What can you do to ensure that you give your skin a fighting chance? The first thing … Continue reading

6 oils everyone should have in their first aid kit

It can be overwhelming, when faced with so many essential oils to choose from, to know where to start. I’ve put together a list of the oils that I think everyone should have in their first aid arsenal. Of course, … Continue reading

Home made deodorant

Did you know that sweat doesn’t smell? So, why are sweaty pits the pits? When sweat is left on the skin for a few hours, bacteria do their decomposition thing and that’s what causes odor. Other factors contributing to body … Continue reading

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month!

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month – yes, we’re back to looking at skin again! Psoriasis is a chronic, autoimmune disease that appears on the skin. It occurs when the immune system sends out faulty signals that speed up the growth … Continue reading

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