How To Make An Organic Apple Cider Vinegar Mask For Gorgeous Hair

Sometimes you just need a little pampering, and you don’t need to look further than your own pantry to find it. I’ve been loving a simple, easy to prepare hair mask that you can make in less than 5 minutes and leaves your hair shiny, soft, and full of body. Apple cider vinegar naturally rinses hair, and gets rid of excess grime, buildup, and excessive oils. The oil counteracts any drying effect apple cider vinegar could have, and nourishes the hair along with the honey. Geranium is a natural hair strengthener and helps your hair achieve the proper pH. Put…

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Your brain on sleep deprivation…

Are you tired? Me too! Let’s go take a nap, and here’s why you should! Keep on reading to find out 7 things that happen to your brain when you’re sleep deprived. 7 Things That Happen To Your Brain When You’re Exhausted & Need Sleep #1 You’re Not As Nice Sleep deprivation or prolonged restricted sleep results in increasing irritability and worsening mood. University of Pennsylvania researchers found that subjects who were limited to only 4.5 hours of sleep a night for one week reported feeling more stressed and mentally exhausted. A study done at Berkeley found that sleep deprivation can…

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Have you heard about using biotin for hair & nails?

So, like most women, I really love the idea of healthy, shiny, thick happy hair. But how do you get it when you barely even have time to take a shower each day? I dearly miss doing my hair and getting ready for 1.5 hours ever day. (How did I ever, EVER have that much time when I was single?!) Anyway, I’ve been doing some reading about vitamin B7, biotin. It’s essential for your metabolism, and also for healthy skin, nails and hair. Typically, we get all the biotin we need from food sources, but if you feel your skin…

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Homeopathic Relief for Headaches

I don’t know about you, but I HATE having a headache. In fact, to be honest, I have one as I’m writing this. My daughter woke up twice last night in the middle of the night, and ever since a car accident three years back, my right eye is super sensitive to lack of sleep. It protests with a headache! 🙂 When I have a headache, I reach for these homeopathic Hyland’s migraine dissolvable tablets. They help me a lot. I have never had to try them on a migraine, but, they work great for intense headaches. I do, however,…

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Sleep Tight: Organic Herbs For A Good Night’s Rest

In a little while I’m off to Whole Foods with my little people to pick up some of this organic Valerian Root for my husband and I thought I’d tell you about it, too. It works so well for encouraging deep and restful sleep at night. It’s also great for those super stressful moments in life when you need something to simply calm you down. I love this liquid herbal extract version by Gaia herbs and while I can’t say that it tastes great 😉 it WORKS. (It does also come in capsule form as well) My husband takes it…

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