How to do a hot oil treatment

Hello Beauties!

On my hair page I previously talked about the benefits of hot oil treatments. This treatment is done prior to you washing your hair, so that your hair won’t be stripped of it’s natural oils. Hot oil treatments help strengthen the hair as well as it moisturizes and adds shine. If you suffer from dry scalp/dandruff doing this treatment will help with this issue. As well as it promotes hair growth by increasing blood circulation and preventing split ends.

Below is a step by step video on how to do a hot oil treatment:

 

 

 

Menstrual Cramps

Hello Queen!

Women get shamed for talking about their period in public, but why? Your menstrual cycle is what gives you your crown to womanhood, so wear that crown proudly! Being on your period can really suck if you suffer from cramps, I have endometriosis so cramps can definitely be something fierce! After trying home remedies I was able to tame my cramps and I would like to share some of those remedies with you! Keep in mind, some things don’t work for everyone.

1. Heat – When I’m on my period my go to is my heating pad, the heat lessens pain by moderating muscles that are contacting. After leaving the heating pad on my lower abdomen for just 10-15 minutes my cramps start to reduce!

2. Pressure & Essential oils – Another thing I like to do to soothe my cramps is to apply pressure and essential oils on my uterus area. Applying pressure and lavender oil helps to calm the pain, being as though lavender is known for it’s calming effect (be sure to use lavender topically).

3. Tea – Drinking peppermint tea can also calm menstrual cramps, like lavender it’s known for it’s calming effect!

4. Organic Pads – One major thing I did that has helped lessen my cramps was switching to organic tampons! Although putting anything up there isn’t advised because of toxic shock syndrome, it’s definitely way healthier than regular advertised tampons. Most tampons on the shelves have chlorine and other toxic chemicals which cause period cramps to worsen! So to be all the way on the safe side, I recommend using organic pads.

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5. Healthy Diet – As I’ve said throughout many of my other topics, a healthy diet is key! If you take care of your body, your body will most definitely take care of you. Cutting out fatty foods will cut down inflammation which is the cause of period cramps.

I hope I’ve been helpful, check back later for more health tips!

GMO vs Organic

Hello Beauties, welcome back!

Most of us don’t think into the foods we put into our bodies on the regular basis. We wonder why we have simple but yet bothersome problems such as constipation, loss of remembrance or insomnia. On that note, lets go over what GMO stands for. GMO stands for genetically modified organisms, which means they are created through technology. It’s not natural at all, so why do we eat it?

GMO’s are unhealthy they can cause long standing health problems. It can even cause harm to your organs and cause you to be over weight. Not to mention GMO’s need a substantial sum of pesticides and herbicides which are poison. Doesn’t sound okay for our health nor the atmosphere! Because GMO’s aren’t natural they don’t really give us the nutrients we need.

With more information getting out there on GMO’s people try to get organic foods, which is hard because GMO seeds travel and cross breed. Cross breeding develops new poison and irritants. Eating foods that could potentially cause autism should not even be on the market. Even though organic foods are harder to find, try to eat as organic as possible (organic meaning natural food found in nature). Natural foods are alkaline which helps the body care for and cure itself.

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Eating organic leads you to optimal health preventing many, many diseases, giving you a longer life! You’ll realize that you have more energy and a more steady sleep pattern while eating natural foods. It’ll definitely help you get more in tune with yourself. Eating healthier can help with small but yet bothersome problems like eczema, acne and even weight challenges! So what are you eating tonight? GMO or organic?

Did you know?

Hello Beauties,

Did you know that your body has it’s own clock? A lot of us don’t know this, which takes our whole system off track. When this happens you might experience bloating, constipation and stomach cramps. So today I want to talk about the patterns of eating. I’m going to explain what you should be eating at the proper times of the day.

Like with a car, you can’t put just any kind of gas or oil in it and expect it to function correctly. The same goes for our bodies, we have to watch what we put in it! Any time before noon you’re suppose to eat fruits and drink alkaline water such as shungite water or water with key lime and or tea. Doing this, your body is able to cleanse itself of waste, creating an alkaline environment. Following this diet you should experience a bowel movement every morning.

Starting at noon until around 3 pm you should eat vegetables. The vegetables will refresh your cells so that your body gets the minerals and nutrients it needs. This will help boost your energy for the day, no coffee needed! From around 3 pm to 8 pm you should eat more solid foods such as nuts, grains and seeds as the day dies down. You shouldn’t really eat after 8 pm because melatonin starts to kick in preparing your body for sleep mode.

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Being on this diet on this clock will help your body get on its original pattern, leading you to optimal health. Eating in this pattern is known as “The Laws of Eating in Rhythm” or “Eating Clean While in Rhythm”, there is a whole lot of info about it all over the internet. So it’s very important that we start to eat clean while being in rhythm, I hope I’ve been helpful. Please check back later for more health tips!

Detoxing

Hello Beauties!

Are you enjoying this beautiful Summer day?! Speaking of Summer, did you detox? As the seasons/weather changes it’s important that you cleanse yourself. Haven’t you noticed that when the season changes people get sick? Older people might call it “pneumonia weather.”

Lots of people don’t flush out all the toxins in their system which makes them sick. Detoxing when the seasons change develops immunity because you’re getting rid of all the build up. Detoxing your body is crucial for your well-being and curing of any health problems. As the world changes we need to change too being as though we are part of the universe. Doing this will help you get in tune with the seasons (nature).

Cleansing yourself renews the body and consciousness which rises your energy levels. It strengthens your system for brutal weather in the winter and fall, keeping you from catching the common cold or flu. My favorite way to cleanse myself is to go on a liquid fast for at least 7 days, drinking only water and tea. Once your fast is over it’s important to watch what you eat, the healthier your diet the less sicknesses you come across. I Hope I’ve been helpful, check back later for more health tips!

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Smile

Welcome back!

Today I wanna talk about those pearly whites! To be honest with you, my pearly whites haven’t been so bright lately. Seeing all the t.v. advertisements for teeth whitening are tempting but I rather do it the natural, safe way. Teeth whitening can be expensive, cause sensitivity and brittle teeth. I prefer NOT!

To fix my dull smile I started making my own toothpaste, main ingredients are charcoal and coconut oil. Charcoal is very known for whitening teeth, preventing decay and bad breath. Coconut oil is known for fighting bacteria, preventing teeth from rotting and cures cavities! For a refreshing smell I add eucalyptus oil which is known for handling plaque. So whenever your smile seems a little dull I recommend making your own toothpaste.

Oil pulling with coconut oil is very beneficial and can be substituted as a mouth wash. Swishing a tablespoon of coconut oil for 20 mins will help get rid of plaque, fight bacteria, prevent/cure cavities and whiten your teeth! Brushing your teeth with coconut oil and peppermint oil would be just as beneficial if you prefer not to swish for 20 mins. These methods are way safer, a lot of toothpastes and mouth washes on the market have fluoride in them which effects the pineal gland. So lets brighten that smile the healthy way, I hope I’ve been helpful. Check back later for more health tips!

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H2O

Hello Beauties!

As I’ve explained throughout all my topics, water is very crucial for the health of your body. “8 glasses of water a day!” you hear constantly. But is that really true? Do you really need to drink 8 glasses of water a day? Well yes, if you’re not drinking the right water. “The right water? What do you mean?” Most water on the market is filled with bacteria, pesticides, chlorine ect.

You can find out what kind of water you’re drinking by getting a water test kit. They come with small strips that will act by changing color from the pollutants in your water. Whether the water you buy says “purified” or “distilled”  it’s most likely no better than the tap water! “So if I can’t get away from polluted water, what can I do?” you may wonder. Well for this situation, shungite stones was the answer for me.

Shungite stones purify and detoxify water in as little as 10-15 mins. Shungite purifies the water so that you only need to drink about 3 cups of water a day. With bottled water they tell you to drink 8 glasses worth because the water is so contaminated that your body wouldn’t get the nutritional value it needs with just three cups. Not only are shungite stones good for purifying water, it’s also good for healing! It detoxifies the body and can relieve stress.

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Drinking shungite water boosts and protects my energy, it can definitely help you out on a spiritual path. If you wanna try something other than shungite stones, I recommend using a copper cup. Copper is very much known for killing bacteria. So whether you use shungite stones or a copper cup, the kind of water you use will not matter. I use bottled water and or tap water, rinse off a shungite stone and let it sit in my water bottle or cup for 10 mins before drinking. I hope I’ve been helpful, please check back later for more health tips.