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Beauty + Style

May Lindstrom Skin | The Youth Dew & The Jasmine Garden

October 4, 2016

Last month I wrote about being the lucky winner of an amazing (seriously, amazing) green beauty giveaway. As a mother, birth doula and lactation counselor, I often take care of others but don’t always practice self-care, so it really couldn’t have come at a better time. Receiving these treasures inspired me to take some space and time to nourish my mind, body and senses. Some people asked me to share my experiences with these products so as I use them over the next few months,…

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Wellness

Cough & Congestion Essential Oil Mix

April 8, 2016

This unique blend of essential oils was created to help reduce the signs and symptoms of a cough and cold. To prepare, gather and mix equal parts of the below essential oils: Eucalyptus – breaks up mucous, opens up the airways and fights viral and bacterial infections. Cypress – stimulates the immune system and prevents viruses from entering cells in the airways. It also breaks up mucous and opens up the airways. Lavender – reduces airway spasms and breaks up mucous. It also has…

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Wellness

Natural Remedy for Bug Bites

December 11, 2015

Judah got three very itchy bug bites and I remembered a natural remedy that works like a charm! I also use the same remedy as a weekly facial mask to eliminate toxins and it leaves my skin smooth and glowy. All you need are two things: a good Bentonite Clay and Raw, Unfiltered Apple Cider Vinegar. Here’s what to do: Mix equal amounts of bentonite clay and apple cider vinegar into a paste.* Draw a circle around the redness of the bite to measure…

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