Skin & Hair Issues
Beta-Carotene vs. Retinol in Skincare: A Vitamin A Comparison
I've used retinol for years but didn't realize that it was either synthetically produced or derived from animal sources. While searching for alternatives I was surprised to learn about the similarities and differences between beta-carotene and retinol.
The Benefits and Risks of Witch Hazel in Skin Care
For most of us, witch hazel is a well-known skincare ingredient commonly used as a facial toner. Holistically, its benefits are far more diverse. However, it is not suitable for all skin types.
Home Remedies for Acne That Work
Acne, more commonly known as pimples or “zits”, is a skin condition common among teenagers. While teenagers are often the victims of acne due to hormone changes, many adults can suffer from this as well. The good news is that the same remedies can work for all age groups who suffer from acne.
Homemade Hemorrhoidal Suppositories, Travel Salve, Oil, and Witch Hazel Wipes
Learn how to make your own hemorrhoid remedies using essential oils.
Does Natural, Homemade, Vegan Deodorant Actually Work?
This article focuses on a truthful personal experience when testing out a homemade natural vegan deodorant, and why people should consider switching to one.
Home Remedies for Psoriasis
Psoriasis is a chronic condition that causes red and scaly patches to appear on your skin. With this condition, new skin cells are formed on top of older cells at a faster rate than your body can get rid of the dead cells. There are several home remedies that you can try to prevent flare-ups.
5 Amazing Self-Care Uses for Cooking Oil You May Not Have Thought of Before
The oil that you cook with can be utilized as an inexpensive method for your hair, scalp, and body.
Oregano and Frankincense for Warts: Results and Pictures
Trying to remove warts naturally? I have had success with removing warts with frankincense and oregano essential oils. I have included photos with dates for the progression of treatment.
The Amazing Truth About Aloe Vera, the Potted Physician
The aloe vera plant has enzymes that advance healing, bringing relief to all sorts of body problems, and here's how.
8 Effective Home Remedies for Jock Itch (Tinea Cruris)
How do you get rid of jock itch quickly? Fortunately, there are a number of home remedies for jock itch that can prove helpful in treating the annoying condition.
A Step-By-Step Guide to Naturally Getting Rid of Lice at Home
How our family defeated head lice when traditional prescription treatments proved ineffective. Plus, my step-by-step method for eliminating head lice and nits using coconut products and vinegar.
Scabies Symptoms, Treatment, Natural Remedies, and Prevention
What are the symptoms of scabies and how do you treat it? This article has everything you need to know about scabies. We will also discuss natural remedies and methods for prevention.
Home Remedies for White Patches and Skin Spots (Tinea Versicolor)
Trying to get rid of skin discoloration? Skin discoloration on the back, neck, shoulders, and stomach may be tinea versicolor. It is also known as sun spots and is caused by yeast on the skin. It can be easily treated with natural antifungals.
Natural Lice Treatment That Works in One Application
The only thing more horrifying than the revelation of tiny bugs in your family's hair is the prospect of putting chemical pesticides on their heads. This natural treatment works in one shot.
Chrysanthemums, Pyrethrin, and Getting Rid of Head Lice
Some chrysanthemums produce pyrethrin. The chemical is reasonably safe for us and is used to kill head lice. Lice are becoming resistant to pyrethrin, however.
Natural and Alternative Treatments for Scalp Psoriasis
Psoriasis of the scalp is an itchy scalp condition that leads to scalp sores, flaking, dry scalp, and even hair loss, but natural alternative treatments may help!
How to Get Rid of Eczema: Top Treatments and Natural Remedies
Getting rid of eczema fast can be easier with the right approach. Using apple cider vinegar, aloe vera, and Manuka honey could speed up healing and get rid of eczema.
How to Make Salves for Cuts, Scrapes, Burns, and Bruises
Homemade natural medicinal ointments and salves are easy to make in your kitchen! Here I provide detailed tips and three recipes for homemade herbal salves or oils.
Stop Head Lice From Coming Back: Repel, Avoid, & Prevent Head Lice and Nits
If your family is finally rid of head lice and you don't want them to come back, or if you're trying to avoid the latest outbreak at your kids' school, here are some ideas to keep lice away.
11 Natural Ways to Cure Chapped, Cracked, and Peeling Lips
Got cracked lips? It's important to take immediate action when you lips start to crack—otherwise, your lips run the risk of developing large, painful, swollen cracks. These homemade remedies can help.
A Comprehensive and Easy Guide to Prevent and Kill Head Lice
Take these easy steps and methods to help prevent you or your children from getting head lice. If you're trying to get rid of them off your scalp or your child's scalp, you'll find a comprehensive list of what to consider below.
Get Rid of Warts, Moles, and Skin Tags With Castor Oil and Baking Soda
Trying to get rid of warts, moles, or skin tags? Can't figure out how to do it yourself? You can avoid costly medical procedures and remove warts, moles, and skin tags painlessly at home using castor oil and baking soda.
How I Manage My Eczema Naturally (With Oregano Oil!)
This article covers the symptoms and possible causes of eczema. It also discusses oregano oil, a natural remedy I use to eliminate my eczema.
How to Get Rid of Head Lice Permanently
Got lice? Want to get rid of them for good? This article, written by an experienced school nurse, will give you step-by-step, easy-to-follow instructions to get rid of head lice—from your hair and your house—and keep them gone!
10 Ways to Cure Prickly Heat Rash With Natural Home Remedies
Hurting from the heat? Heat rash, also known as prickly heat, is a problem that can occur during the summer months. Here are ten home remedies that have worked well for me to treat this condition. You'll be feeling better in no time!
How to Remove Moles, Skin Tags, and Warts With Apple Cider Vinegar
Got moles? Skin tags? Warts? Want to get rid of them? There's an easy, at-home solution. Apple cider vinegar can be a miracle worker for unsightly skin problems.
Rosacea Meets Prosacea: A Review
As a rosacea sufferer, I have had to learn to deal with the redness, bumps and peeling like the other 14 million Americans out there. Always wondering when the next flare would come, trying to hide it with makeup, and hiding in my room . . .
Four Very Effective Home Remedies for Poison Ivy
Poison ivy is the dreaded allergic dermatitis caused by urushiol which causes eruptive allergic contact dermatitis. Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac all produce the same urushiol, and it is one of the most potent allergens in the entire world. Home remedies are very effective treatments for poison ivy rash.
Natural Home Remedies and Foods You Should Avoid With Eczema
Do you suffer from eczema? Changing your diet could help. Know what foods to avoid to prevent flare-ups and try these natural remedies to help clear up your eczema. Read on to learn how to manage your eczema with simple food choices!
How to Get Rid of Pimples and Acne Without Medication
The skin is a living organ, and its wellness goes beyond skin deep. Find out how the food you eat and many other factors affect your skin to improve your condition.
Witch Hazel Plants and Possible Help for Minor Skin Problems
Witch hazel is the name of a tree or shrub and of an extract obtained from the plant. The extract may shrink local skin swelling and reduce minor bleeding.
Prevent or Treat Skin Rashes and Fungal Infections in Under Arm, Armpit, Skin Folds, Under Breast, and Other Areas
Fungal skin rashes and infections are very common. These itchy and sometimes peeling and painful rashes occur under the breasts, in the arm pits, and in skin folds. They are especially problematic in the summer when people sweat. Learn some home remedies to treat and prevent fungal skin rashes and infections.
How to Remove Warts: Painless, Easy, and Cheap Home Remedies
Learn how to get rid of warts with a $2 bottle of topical iodine, plus many other painless home remedies. Learn what causes warts and how to prevent them.