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Real Trumps Fake, Especially for Sweeteners

In the nation’s quest to nourish its citizens with real, natural, unadulterated food, there is an increasing stream of thought around the return to “primal” roots. One nutritional shortcoming, debated often amid continuing massive consumption, is the i …

Dried lavender flowers can be used in a variety of ways. One of my favorites to-dos is a lavender body oil perfect for soothing sore muscles and irritated skin and provides a scent that will relax both mind and body. Lavender Tonic is not difficult to make you will need thirty minutes of time to complete this project from start to finish.

Soothing Lavender Tonic Recipe

This classic Lavender Tonic has a clean, fresh fragrance of lavender buds. Lavender is a favorite among gardeners and herbalists alike. It’s gentle astringent, antiseptic, calming and healing qualities bring relief to skin irritations and sunburn. …

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Easy DIY Honey Face Masks for a Spa Night

Honey Face Masks to Make at Home. Honey has been known as the perfect food, with vitamins, amino acids, good bacteria, micronutrients, and water. Did you know that it is almost the perfect skin food too?! All for the very same ingredients. As an added …

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Honey Under-Eye Mask

So, you’ve just woken up and are getting ready for your day. As you begin to wash your face you notice something unfamiliar glaring back at you. Under-eye circles. “What did I do!” you think, remembering the few drinks you had the night before and the …

Treat yourself to some homemade almond milk. It doesn't take long and lasts a few days in the fridge.

Homemade Almond Milk

Fresh, homemade almond milk is among the most popular plant-based milk and it’s very easy to make. Homemade almond milk contains no additives or preservatives like store-bought brands, so it’s much better for you. The biggest difference is the taste: h …

Raw ingredients for the bee well DIY face mask including clay oats and salts on pink table with palm leaf and paint brush

Bee Well DIY Face Mask

We developed this at-home facial in celebration of national oat month. Our Bee Well DIY Face Mask combines some of our favorite ingredients, including oats, oils, and pink clay. This treatment is perfect for the wintertime when dry air can throw your s …

National Cookie Day set in kitchen with wheat eggs, Waxing Kara raw honey, milk and a burlap sack in the kitchen counter

Healthy Desserts for the New Year

Even when you make your resolutions for the New Year, you’re sure to want something sweet. We cut back out the unhealthy elements of many desserts (artificial flavorings, empty calories, preservatives, and colorants) to give you treats that you won’t f …

National Hot Tea Month

January marks the start of the new year and food-centered events, including National Oat Month and National Hot Tea Month. What better way to kick the winter blues than with a cup of piping hot tea this month? Tea and honey are the perfect co …

Haute Cocoa Honey Body Scrub

Why Exfoliate?

If you are wondering why you should exfoliate, the answer is for healthy skin. Exfoliating dead skin cells speed up the renewal process and allow for healthy new cell growth. The process of exfoliation brings your complexion from dull to bright, vibran …