You ever get a gut feeling something isn't right which then influences your brain to stop whatever it is you're doing? Interestingly enough this isn't some freak super power we just happen to experience. Humans actually contain a cranial nerve called the "Vagus Nerve" that extends from our brain stem all the way down to… Continue reading Gut health: The answer to many problems.
I'm sure by now you've witnessed the super popular Collagen trend circulating the inter web or at the very least heard the word before. But what is Collagen? How do we boost it? Is it possible on a plant-based diet? Let's start with the basics. What is Collagen? Collagen is the primary structural protein found… Continue reading Collagen: why it’s beneficial & how to boost it with plants.
I think we can all agree that cleaning our homes isn't exactly our favorite chore to do but it's obviously an important one. Even more important though is WHAT we're using to clean it. If you grew up like me then some of the common products under your sink included: Windex for glass, Pledge furniture… Continue reading Eco Nuts: certified organic household cleaners. How they work & why I use them [cruelty free]
Halloween is over but let's be honest, we both know you're still eating some of that left over candy! Don't worry I'm not here to judge - BUT I will recommend some of my favorite non-toxic oral care products to keep those teeth nice and healthy! 😉 Before I get into my go to products… Continue reading Favorite non-toxic oral care brands & why it’s important to use them: [organic & fluoride free]
Halloween is almost here and you know what that means! 🎃🍭🍬 The inevitable candy craze is upon us folks. Though the childhood staples like Skittles and Reese's still make their rounds, here's a few reasons why it's a good idea to keep your little ones away from those conventional candies! 1️⃣ Artificial flavoring/dyes: The chemicals… Continue reading 10 Non Toxic Halloween Candies!
Ever heard of Oil pulling? Wondering how it works and why people do it? Lets start with its origins. Oil pulling is commonly associated with Ayurvedic medicine with its beginnings traced back to South India. It was believed that by swishing around natural oils such as sesame, it would help to alleviate irritability in the… Continue reading BLVNCO’s teeth whitening box + the benefits of oil pulling.
I think its safe to say we'd all love to have a bright, white smile amiright? What most of us DON'T want though is all the chemicals that may come with achieving it conventionally. The most popular means of an at home whitening system are the infamous Crest White Strips. While they may work, the… Continue reading Purity Smiles: Natural Teeth Whitening
Don't know about you but I live a pretty on the go life so having a deodorant that works is crucial. Oh, and have I ever mentioned I live in Florida? Aka the land of year round crazy hot temperatures? Yeaaaaaaa, this momma needs something that WORKS. Luckily Stink Bug Naturals exists! They're a family… Continue reading Stink Bug Naturals: Non Toxic Deodorant Review
If you've been following my blog then you know I've talked about the importance of cotton/organic tampons in the past (if not you can read more about why in my Kali Boxes: organic tampon/pad subscription box |discount inside!|post by clicking the link). From pesticides to dyes, there are many reasons why choosing all natural brands is… Continue reading Veeda Naturals: 100% Cotton Tampons
Did you know nearly 50% of the plastic we use is used only once and then thrown away? Or that we throw away enough plastic annually to circle the earth roughly 4 times? There's got to be a better way. Thankfully more and more eco conscious companies are emerging with alternatives and among them is LunchSkins.… Continue reading LunchSkins: Eco Friendly Zip Bags + Giveaway!