Category Archives: Beauty & Self Care

Naturally Me by Rachel: handmade soaps for your holistic lifestyle

Check out these amazing soaps from Naturally Me by Rachel, a line of mindfully created and beautifully packaged natural skin care products created by an awesome fellow military spouse |

Naturally Me by Rachel is a line of mindfully created and beautifully packaged natural skin care products. Rachel makes each soap, lotion, and body scrub by hand using the best quality butters, oils and essential oils. No fillers or artificial ingredients in these bad boys. Just truly all natural ingredients to nourish and heal your skin. As Rachel says, “each product is hand poured and hand mixed, cared for and nourished every step of the way, including doTerra essential oils, top-quality butters and oils from all over the world, and love.” What more could you want than that when choosing products to put on the largest organ in your body, your skin?!?! Continue reading

Upgraded Oil Cleansing Method: taking my skincare regimen to the next level

Upgraded Oil Cleansing: Taking my skincare regimen to the next level | www. #glutenfree #allnatural #skincare

So I think I’ve mentioned this before, but I don’t exactly have the best skin. Looking at me you’d think I was a hormonal teenager and not the (apparently) hormonal 24 year old that I am. I’m hoping this will pay off later in the form of nice youthful skin as a 40 year old, but knowing my luck that won’t be the case.

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All Natural Food for your Skin: A Review of Primally Pure

A review of Primally Pure, all natural food for your skin |

For most people (myself included), the first step when transitioning to a healthy lifestyle involves switching out the processed, crap “food” for real, whole, nutrient dense foods. I believe an important next step however, is to switch out the processed, crap “beauty” products for products made with real, whole, all natural ingredients.

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5 Simple Steps to Start a Meditation Practice

Life has been crazy busy for me lately. I had midterms, then I was in the process of changing jobs, and then my husband came home from the field and brought a nice upper respiratory infection with him. So I asked my good friend (and favorite yoga teacher) Emmalyn to share with you all a bit about meditation. Building my meditation practice is something I’ve been working on and I can’t wait to employ these awesome tips! 

5 Simple Steps to Start a Meditation Practice with Emmalyn Gaertner of |

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