Postpartum Hair Loss: one strand at a time

You look in the mirror, and until recently, you didn’t notice the baby hairs growing on the side of your hairline…

You panic and finally notice the thick head of hair from pregnancy is now thin, brittle and not as full… Relax, you’re not going bald! Post-partum hair loss is quite natural and happens to thousands of new moms.

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Organic Summer Hair Care

Summer is here and that often means long days at the beach, swimming, and hot afternoons in the sun. It might also mean parched and damaged hair from the elements. However, we have come across some great summer hair products to nourish, protect, and style your hair. They are the Alterna Bamboo line and Intelligent Nutrients hair care products.

What is great about them? Most importantly, that they work! But that is not enough for us health-conscious moms. They are also organic and free of harmful chemicals so you can feel safe using them on yourself and around your kids. Check out the lineup below.

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3 Simple Steps For Calming Angry Skin

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We’ve all been there. You’re feeling adventurous and try a new moisturizer, or primer, or foundation, and have a horrible allergic reaction on your skin. Or for some unknown reason, you wake up and your skin is puffy, red, blotchy, and itchy. Trying to cover it with makeup only further irritates it, and then you’re left with an even bigger mess.  Many drug store moisturizers, washes, and toners contain chemicals which will make your skin even angrier, so this is a great time to seek out natural remedies that will get your skin calmed quickly.

Try our favorite three skin-calming steps in succession, or try one or two separately, depending on the severity of your symptoms. You’ll be feeling fresh, de-puffed, de-itched, and redness-free in no time!

Try these creams or use our home made remedies below


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Chop Your Locks And Pay It Forward

What is one of the first things to get thrown by the wayside after you have a baby? That’s right. Your 45 minute hair routine. Who has time to wash, dry, and style for that long when you could be getting in some vital sleep?

Many moms make the decision to chop their flowing locks rather than keep them in a messy knot on the top of their head for the next few months. Often, this hair is falling out in massive amounts anyway, so you will be relieved to see a little less of it in the shower drain. So, you have decided to make the cut, but now what…

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4 Simple Ingredients to CLARIFY Skin

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In an average day, our skin is exposed to hundreds of irritants – free radicals, pollution, sweat, grime, and makeup, to name a few.  These irritants can do a number on skin, and make it appear dingy, spotty, and dull.

We are going to show you a natural face mask that contains 5 ingredients that are probably already in your kitchen, and will help clarify  your skin – meaning, clear out the junk! This is critical to preventing breakouts, and keeping a youthful appearance.  Proper skincare goes a long way in terms of anti-aging effects, which is something we all can get excited about!

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