• The 5 Best Natural Sunscreens

    Summer is coming and we need to keep our skin safe from harmful UVA/UVB rays. We also shouldn’t be lathering on harmful chemicals. Instead, it’s best to use a natural sunscreen. When I was 14 years old I applied sunscreen to my chest for a day outside. The rash that appeared left me miserable. I was protecting my skin from the sun and as a result, my skin was left covered in itchy pink bumps. I didn’t realize it was the sunscreen at first, so I continued to use sunscreen every time I went to the beach or pool. After a few more rashes occurred, each after applying sunscreen, I…

  • Dry Brushing: What, How, and Why

    I remember being 8 years old and receiving a dry brush for my birthday, along with some fabulous smelling all natural body scrubs, soaps, and lotions. At the time I had no clue what dry brushing was. The brush looked, to me, like a hairbrush with an extra long handle! I kept it in my bathroom along with all of the other bath goodies I had received. Fast forward quite a few years and I now have a thorough understanding of the human body’s anatomy and physiology. With that, I can appreciate that body brush that I received so many years ago and wish I had used as more than…

  • Your deodorant can be harming your body. Learn what 10 ingredients you need to avoid in deodorant and get some alternatives. | thislittleblogofmind.com #natural #deodorant #toxinfree #safecosmetics

    Deodorant: 10 Ingredients You Need To Avoid

    I know there are plenty of scare tactics out there regarding why you need to do this or that. The truth is, you need to be doing what works for you. However, one change I would urge you to consider is switching to natural deodorant. Over 90% of Americans are using deodorant daily. That’s a lot of us. But what you may not realize is that the deodorant you’re using may be hurting you. Aside from that, you may also be using an antiperspirant, which is harmful as well. The Difference Between Deodorant and Antiperspirant Most people buy a deodorant/antiperspirant combination product. The truth is the two of different products.…

  • Gut health is the key to a healthy body and mind. Healing your gut is more than taking probiotics. Find out how you can heal your gut today. | thislittleblogofmind.com #healthyliving #guthealth #probiotics #wellness

    Gut Health: What Health?

    There has been a lot of talk lately about “gut health”.  Maybe you saw it on tv, the internet, or even heard it from a friend. At this point, you’re probably wondering what gut health is? What Is Gut Health Gut health is a relatively newer term. However, the concept has been around for centuries, primarily in Eastern medicine. The term gut health refers to the health of your gastrointestinal (GI) system. But we’re not talking about just stomach aches and being regular. The health of your stomach goes far beyond not having an upset stomach. Our gastrointestinal systems have a great impact on our overall general well-being. The GI…