OTBC Vegan Body Scrubs

Selecting a cruelty-free vegan body scrub that both exfoliates excellently and moisturizes magnificently…but without harsh chemicals, preservatives, dyes, and fragrances and produced by a company that is making a conscious effort to respect the environment… can often seem impossible. The same can be said about most cosmetic and skincare product. But there are a fewContinue reading “OTBC Vegan Body Scrubs”

Raw Foods Diet for the Skin

 Even the best-reviewed and most popular body and skin care products often have significant amounts of harmful toxins, chemicals, artificial colors, fragrances, preservatives and stabilizers. These can easily be absorbed through the skin’s pores and cause a range of negative long-term health effects. Is using such mass-produced, chemical-laden products worth the risk of developing healthContinue reading “Raw Foods Diet for the Skin”

  Rub-a-Dub-Dub…Why Use a Sugar Scrub?!

      Sugar is an excellent ingredient in skincare that has many beauty benefits to offer. This is why so many brand-name body scrubs are on the market. So  incorporating sugar into your regular body care routine adds to the recipe of overall natural beauty. Several of the enefits from exfoliating the skin on yourContinue reading ”  Rub-a-Dub-Dub…Why Use a Sugar Scrub?!”

  Muffins and Magnolias Book Club

     Each year I make out a reading list based on the goals that I have set for the upcoming year. Through the years some of the topics that I have studied have included holiday traditions, cooking techniques, and underwater basket weaving. This upcoming year my main goal is to de-clutter, organize, and embraceContinue reading ”  Muffins and Magnolias Book Club”

Blessing the Bibliophiles

  For those of us book lovers who have a nightstand piled high with books, subscribe to the local bookstore’s newsletter, and always keep a paperback close at hand, we belong to a special breed of people called bibliophiles. And this year why not share your love of reading with other bibliophiles by making aContinue reading “Blessing the Bibliophiles”

Actually I Changed My Mind…You Stink!!!

Thankfully there are many alternatives to such traditional bar soaps available… alternatives that are actually safe and natural, vegan, and cruelty-free. These include…    1.  100% Pure Butter Soap  Ingredients…pure vegetable soap enhanced with shea butter and coconut oil…scented with steam distilled essential oils Kudos…all natural, 100% vegan, and gluten-free…  Price…$10 Scents…Eucalyptus, Apple, Peach, Lavender,Continue reading “Actually I Changed My Mind…You Stink!!!”