On the Grill – Mini Pepper Poppers
You will need: (use organic when possible)
Astringents and Toners
Astringents work best for oily skin because they remove excess oil and will temporarily tighten the skin and enlarged pores.
Natural astringents include:
Toners tend to be gentler and usually include natural soothing ingredients, such as:
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The other day I posted the information that I had found regarding Wal-Mart “Organics” and one of my readers, thegreenmommy, posted this great comment:
“…when articles tackle the subject of deceptive use of “organic,” it makes consumers doubt the entire organic food industry’s validity.”
Wal-Mart is up to their old tricks and muddying the label of Organic.
Shown above – Natural Sugar is labeled as “organic” by this in-store signage at the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Tomah, WI. This mislabeling was identified on January 14, 2007. This photo was taken along with many others by The Cornucopia Institute, one of the nation’s largest organic watchdog groups. See more photos.
Garlic isn’t only good for you but good for your dog as well.
Garlic strengthens your dog’s immune system and helps them fight harmful bacteria, viruses, and parasites. Garlic also helps their cardiovascular system and some people find that it helps keep fleas at bay.
Garlic Dog Treats
Honey is a Natural Healer
Honey has been used for centuries in cultures all over the world as a natural skin healing agent. Honey contains an enzyme called glucose oxidase, that when combined with water, produces hydrogen peroxide, a mild antiseptic. In addition to the glucose oxidase enzyme, honey also contains antioxidants and *flavonoids that may function as antibacterial agents. Honey also has the ability to moisturize the skin with out making it oily.
With these properties, honey is a great natural skin cleanser and moisturizer.
Some Favorite Honey Facial Recipes
Along with spreading the knowledge of living naturally, I’m also a web designer at NextStudent, Inc. I’ve been working there a little over 2 months now along with a few other fellow newbies. Over the Christmas break all the old-schoolers were on vacation so we decided to have a little fun……