Make Your Eyes Look Their Best

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, and wouldn’t we all like to look our best for our special person or even just for ourselves? This post on Underground Health lists numerous natural items we can place over our eyes to help ease tired, puffy eyes. These include sliced cucumbers, tea bags, strawberries, and potatoes—generally cooling these in the fridge will help decrease swelling, too. Most of all, be sure to get sleep and drink lots of water! Read the full article here: Natural Home Remedies for Sparkling Bright Eyes [sc:mbta]

The Health Impacts of Valentine’s Day Gifts

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, and whether or not you have a romantic love in your life, it’s still a wonderful opportunity to celebrate love for your family, friends, and most of all, yourself. This article is a fascinating look at the health impacts of items associated with Valentine’s Day. For example, it’s one of the most popular days for roses, but did you know that many are grown with pesticides? I did not. And that’s not only bad to keep in the house, but those chemicals are also very harmful to the workers who grow and harvest the flowers. What’s …

How to Clean Your Home Naturally (Without Chemicals!)

There are so many natural cleaning options that can save you money and reduce the chemicals in your home. Baking soda is such a versatile and gentile abrasive that you can use it as part of an oven cleaner or general scouring agent. Things with an acidic quality like lemon juice and vinegar work well in spray cleaners and fresheners. What’s your favorite natural disinfectant? Read the full article here: Natural Cleaning Tips & Recipes for the Entire House [sc:mbta]