This month’s ingredient spotlight takes a closer look at a fabulous little plant mother nature has given us. Meet Alchemilla vulgaris otherwise known as lady’s mantle. Now don’t let the demure name fool you.
This fierce little herb isn’t of the skittish variety as it is often found in altitudes as high as 3600 feet in the Scotch Highlands.
Lady’s Mantle is one of the many active ingredients found in the certified gluten- free Raw Honey and Vitamin C creme as well as the Purify Mask. It is rich in skin protecting antioxidant flavenoids and astringent tannins. What does that mean for our beautiful skin? Continue reading “A Little Skin Magic… (Special Guest Post)”
I noticed in my mid-twenties that my hair just wasn’t as thick as it used to be. When asking around, many other women told me it just part of aging. While I think this MAY be true to some degree, it most certainly doesn’t have to be the case. I thought hair loss was very normal and just continued cleaning up my diet, thinking it would help, but my hair actually continued to get thinner. So I did my homework, tried some experiment’s and ended up salvaging my beloved mane. Here’s how I saved my hair… Continue reading “How I Saved My Hair”
If you read my post, Do You Really Need Purple Lotion, you are now aware that your regular over the counter deodorant may actually be toxic! Yikes! So now what?? Are you to go au naturale and have the bon a fide guarantee to never date again?? No fear, I’ve got all of your answers right here. Continue reading “The Great Deodorant Debate…..”
Have you ever stopped to think about what’s in that pink lotion, purple spray, green eye shadow, and red lipstick?? These things are all legal, but you may be surprised at what you find when you become a detective and find out what’s REALLY in your beauty products and the side effects they may cause. (It’s flat out scary!) Continue reading “Think Your Beauty Products are REALLY Safe?”
We have all embarked on the health and wellness journey together by means of both visual and mechanical methods. Though some choose to only read wellness reports, others prefer practical approaches. It seems as though everywhere you turn there is a new method for treating skin issues. As a skin care educator, I have compiled some research on which treatments and therapies are both tried and true. With a tendency to look toward natural wellness, I hope the following will give you information to pursue your own skin excellence. Continue reading “A Natural Approach to Skin Wellness”
If you’ve been following Real Nutritious Living for a while, you’ll know I’ve been fortunate in that I am able to share healthy tips, recipes and other info on television and speak at other live events. That said, every time I have an upcoming event I am left with my closet doors wide open, scratching my head wondering what the heck am I going to wear!! We’ve all been there. Enter my lovely and ultra-stylish as well as super healthy friend, Sheree Trask. Sheree is the owner and stylist of Mon Sheree Fashion Consulting and she kindly offered her expertise in dressing me. I cannot tell you how thrilled I was!! I pulled some of my trendier pieces for approval and some things that have been hanging in my closet but I haven’t been quite sure what to do with or how to wear. Continue reading “Mon Sheree Fashion Review”
Coconut oil is linked to reducing Alzheimer’s effects, is very sustainable at high heat, and tastes delicious. Continue reading “What’s all the coconut oil hype???”
I was so excited when Birgit reach out to me to review “Simply Birgit.’ Simply birgit is a body care line with one mission: to craft beautiful, natural & fairly traded body care ~striving to make every woman feel gorgeous, fearless, inspired ~ because you blaze your own trail! Now I was initially attracted because ‘Simply Birgit’ is clean, natural, vegan, organic, fair trade, eco-friendly and a local small business. Continue reading “‘Simply Birgit’ All Natural Beauty Review”
I love chocolate. Who doesn’t? But do you ever find that little voice in your head filling you with guilt and trying to talk you out of that heavenly chocolate indulgence? Well fret no more friends, below are clear health reasons to indulge, as well as some guidelines to keep it in check!
Continue reading “Why You Should Be Eating Chocolate and Enjoying It”