Best Foods for Heathy Skin

Artichokes are food for healthy skin.

You are what you eat! You definitely are what you eat and your skin proably shows it more than your hips or your tummy. The skin is your body’s largest organ and it is sensitive to what foods you consume.

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National Chocolate Mint Day

Chocolate Mint Cookies

I LOVE Chocolate Mint! You do like Chcolate Mint, don’t you??? There are lots of ways to enjoy this fabulous taste and/or flavor. Some involving calories and some not!

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Rose Essential Oil Benefits

Damask Rose - the source for Rose Essential Oil

This oil is produced from the petals of rose flowers and it takes about 8,000 roses or 42 lbs. of rose petals to make 5 ml or approx. 1 tsp. of essential oil. Rose petals are harvested by hand after the morning dew has dried yet before the hot midday sun is up. The petals then have to be processed either by distillation or extraction to remove the essential oils from the petals.

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National Carrot Cake Day

National Carrot Cake Day

National Carrot Cake Day deserves to be celebrated. You are probably not going to have fabulous skin by eating a diet filled with junk food, fats and sugars. What you put in your mouth really does show up on your skin. So how do we celebrate National Carrot Cake Day without suffering incredible guilt pangs at not eating right? Read on!

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Peppermint Essential Oil Benefits

Essential-oil-bottle

Peppermint Essential Oil Benefits. I don’t know about you, but I see benefits listed for essential oils and I wonder a bit what makes that essential oil work for that ailment. To further both my understanding and hopefully provide assistance to you when reaching for a natural alternative for your health I am going to try and translate Julia’s information into a slightly more practical and beneficial form.

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Best Skin Care Routine

Skin Care Exfoliating Options

The best skin care routine is one that works for YOU! Your routine should fit your skin care needs. In other words, your routine should make your skin look and feel better!

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Benefits of Natural Soap! Are they worth the extra mula?

Eucalyptus & Tea Tree Shower Gel and Body Wash

I begin with my definition of natural soap because not everyone defines it the same way. My definition of natural soap is that it is free of any synthetic colorants, preservatives or fragrances. It should also be free of carcinogens such as coal tar, mineral oil and benzene. Most of the chemicals that you have been warned as being hazardous to your health fall into one of these categories.

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Do we really use “real” honey in our soap?

Honey in a Dish

Yes we really do use real honey in our soaps in addition to real chocolate, real oatmeal, orange peel and all kinds of other natural ingredients. Here at Susan’s Soaps we don’t believe in anything artificial or synthetic going into our products. No artificial colorants, fragrances or preservatives.

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I’m so excited!

Canine Creations Solid and Liquid

Texas Works was created by Chet Garner and Vincent Friedewald. They decided to create Texas Works because they believe in the work that Texans are creating and doing. They want to get the word out about these “remarkable Texans with extraordinary talents and enough courage and enough crazy to become product entrepreneurs.”

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