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Getting through the Seasons: Invest in YOURSELF

The beautiful thing about life is the seasons; the seasons that change throughout our daily lives. We are all in a continuous movement forward and often times we can feel as if we are not caught up and need our world to slow down. What we feel, and experience every day, differs from one person to the next, whether mentally, spiritually, emotionally or physically. Each of us has a different story and needs but something I believe we can all learn to do in order to have more control of our seasons in life is investing in ourselves.  As a young woman through the years, I can admit I’ve spent a lot of time seeking approval, worrying about others and...

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How to Improve the Health of Your Skin with Lavender Oil

Lavender oil for acne Lavender oil works to kill bacteria, and this can prevent and heal acne breakouts. It unclogs pores and reduces inflammation when you put it on your skin. To use lavender oil for acne, dilute it in coconut oil or another carrier oil and apply it to your skin after washing your face. You can also use lavender oil as a facial toner by mixing two drops of lavender oil with one teaspoon of witch hazel. Soak a cotton ball in the blend and then gently rub it over your face. For a particularly stubborn pimple, argan oil can help reduce inflammation. Mix one drop of lavender oil with a drop of argan oil and put it...

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Baobab oil is obtained from the seeds of Adansonia tree. This tree is one of the most characteristic trees of Africa, and it is often called the upside down tree because it looks as though it is growing roots upwards. The oil is quite viscous, with a rich, silky feel and a mild aroma. Baobab oil is an excellent moisturizer and ideal for numerous cosmetic applications. It is one of the few oils which is added in its raw state in cosmetic products. Baobab oil is one of the most prominent oils from Africa. Baobab contains high amount of vitamin C and it is also packed with essential fatty acids along with vitamins A, D, E and F. The oil...

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