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There is a lot of confusion surrounding skin care products, especially when it comes to facial cleansers, creams and moisturizers. Which should you use?  How often?  What do they really do? The answers can vary a bit depending on your skin type, but here is our simple guide to get you started: 1. Cleanse, gently A lot of people are unsure of how often to wash their face. We recommend washing a maximum of two times per day. Minimize soaps and harsh chemicals as much as possible. If you wear makeup, use a gentle makeup remover at the end of...

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    Eucalyptus oil has been prized for centuries as a “miracle oil” – but what is it that really makes Eucalyptus so sought after? While I don’t exactly believe in “miracles”, I do know that eucalyptus has some serious healing properties and I would like to share with you some evidence based benefits of this wonderful, medicinal plant. Eucalyptus tree; By Alexander110 (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons First off, a couple of fun facts: Did you know that there are actually over 700 species of Eucalyptus, most of which are found in Australia?   These different species...

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Shea Butter is a wonderful, natural substance that is not only great for your skin, but also has many additional health benefits and healing properties. Shea butter is completely edible and commonly used as a cooking oil in some countries. It has been harvested for centuries in Africa, for a wide range of uses from cooking, to medicinal applications. It was especially known for it's gentle properties as a skin treatment for infants. Here are just some of the many known benefits of Shea butter: Penny Lane Organics Shea Butter - 100% Pure, natural, raw, traditional & hand-made!   1....

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<-- Check out PART 1: Diatomaceous Earth (D.E.) There is so much that can be said for essential oils... such a wide variety of oils, with a plethora of uses, it would be impossible to discuss them all. Many essential oils have medicinal properties and can be ingested, inhaled, or applied to the skin to aide with a number of ailments, from headaches and snoring, to soothing eczema and calming nerves. We use 30+ different essential oils in our product line. They feature in most of our bath and body products as well as our household cleaners, laundry detergents, air...

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Pest control doesn't have to mean dousing our gardens with synthetic chemicals that affect our health and well being. There are many safe and inexpensive alternatives that are widely available for all types of pests. In this blog series, we will be highlighting some of the most popular, and effective, natural pest control methods! We use many of these in our own home and gardens and will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Diatomaceous Earth or "D.E." is a very simple, natural product that has many uses. From filtration media to hydroponic applications, D.E. can be found...

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