Should You Use Petroleum Jelly on Your Skin?

It’s amazing how much conflicting information you read on the use of various skin care products. Today we’re going to discuss the facts and fiction out there on the use of petroleum jelly in skin care products. Petroleum jelly may be in the commercial bath and beauty products you buy or in homemade creams and salves. The question is should you use it? Read More …

Aloe Vera Works Best for Burns – Thank You Scientists of Iran

It’s summer, at least here in the US, and people are swarming to beaches and parks with bare skin exposed. Some of these folks are going to come home with sunburns. It’s no secret that aloe vera gel has been used for centuries to treat burns, but now, thanks to a group of scientists at the Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran, there is evidence that it works better than a commonly used burn medication. Read More …

Homemade Foot Scrubs

If you don’t love your feet, you should. Think about what the poor critters have to put up with every day. You put all your weight on them as you walk around doing your daily chores. You pound them hard against concrete walks as you jog. You squeeze them so tight in your shoes that if they were cats they would howl. They just keep holding you up and carrying you from place to place. The least you can do is provide them with a couple of good homemade foot scrubs to show your appreciation. Read More …

Smelly Feet Remedies

You walk in the door of a friend’s house and need to take off your shoes. It’s a courtesy to her since you know she never wears shoes in her home. So off come your shoes and on comes your very red face as the green cloud of stench erupts from your feet. You showered just before you left home. What you need are a few sound smelly feet remedies so you never have to be embarrassed about smelly feet again. Read More …

Have Dry Sensitive Skin? Here’s an Easy Fix.

When winter comes around, so does dry skin. This is particularly hard on those of us who not only have dry skin, but also sensitive skin. We have to be careful what we glop on our faces to keep them moisturized or we may well wish dry skin was our only problem. Fortunately there’s inexpensive and very effective solutions for the dry sensitive skin issue. Read More …

The Best Moisturizer for Dry Skin

When you climb out of the tub or shower, your skin feels so supple and fresh. However, if you have dry or mature skin that feeling soon disappears. In its place often comes flaky unhealthy looking skin that no goddess deserves. This recipe produces a luxurious and all natural cream that is the very best moisturizer for dry skin. Read More …

Jojoba Oil – What You Need To Know

Jojoba oil is one of my favorites. Actually, Jojoba “oil” pronounced (Ho-Ho-Ba), isn’t really oil at all, but a wax ester. However, it looks and feels like an oil so I’m going to go right on referring to it as an oil. Anyway, jojoba is more spendy than olive oil (another one of my favorites), but most closely matches the natural oil (sebum) in human skin. That’s one of the reasons you’ll see this oil in a lot of the recipes on this site. But wait!! There’s more, lots more reasons I love this oil. Read More …

Foot and Hand Bath

A foot or hand bath is both relaxing and energizing and helps alleviate rheumatic pains and aches in general. Pressure points on your hands and feet relate to every part of your body including your internal organs. By caring for your hands and feet you are also caring for your entire body. Read More …