Grow a Mustache for Movember and Support Men’s Health

Grow a Mustache for Movember and Support Men’s Health

In Australia in 2003 two men decided to try to get mustaches back in style. Thirty men agreed to take up the challenge to grow a mustache in November. Since then, Movember has become an opportunity to promote and support men’s health around the world. Millions of dollars have been raised and over 1,000 programs have been funded that focus on “prostate cancer, testicular cancer,…

Where to Buy Locally

Where to Buy Locally

  Many of my products are now available locally at: The ARTery 816 Wellman Ave • Huntsville, AL 35801 https://www.facebook.com/TheARTeryHSV The ARTery is simply an artists’ market, a place where artists set up their work and we do the rest. With space to display pieces from 30 to 40 artists, our goal is to offer a diverse selection of artwork in an inviting place for…

Q. Can Baby Balm be used with cloth diapers?

Q. Can Baby Balm be used with cloth diapers?

A. Yes, Essential Joy Natural Products Baby Balm is safe to use with cloth diapers.  Baby Balm is made with extra virgin olive oil, an oil recommended for skin conditions.  It moisturizes, soothes, heals and lubricates the skin.  — We use no cod liver or fish oils. Ingredients: Extra Virgin olive oil infused with Calendula, St. John’s Wort, Comfrey leaf, Chickweed, Plantain; beeswax, vitamin E,…

Daily Detox

Daily Detox

  Detox diets are popular for losing weight.  You may have read, ‘Eliminate harmful toxins and reset your body with this detox cleanse.’ Did you know that God designed our bodies to naturally detox? When we eat healthy foods, are physically active and drink sufficient water, our body naturally eliminates toxins. This is how our body detoxes itself, naturally through the organs.* The skin –…

Hair Transitioning Tips

Hair Transitioning Tips

Transitioning involves a change from one state or condition to another. With hair transitioning, the goal is to go from wearing permed or relaxed hair and return our hair to its’ natural condition. Natural hair wasn’t popular when I grew up.  To make our hair easier to comb or for special occasions like weddings, we always felt that a ‘nice hair style’ included straightening or…

Did You Eat Your Greens?

Did You Eat Your Greens?

Were you ever told – “Eat your greens!” If your meal consisted of canned greens, I can understand why you didn’t like them. However, have you ever tried eating  fresh cooked greens? Delicious! Did you eat your greens, today? There are many good reasons to eat them daily. Do you know how good they are for you? Here is a short video www.positivechoices.com — ‘Evelyn…

Substitue for Antiperspirant Deoderant

Have you wondered what natural product you can use in place of the commercial deodorants and/or antiperspirants? Many people are concerned about aluminum. If you want something you are familiar with; something with ingredients you can pronounce, etc. etc. here is an idea – Baking Soda! TIP: Put Baking Soda in an empty seasoning jar with a shaker top. Just shake a little soda in…

Lemon Juice Hair Rinse

Lemon Juice Hair Rinse

After posting the blog about Apple Cider Vinegar Rinse, I noticed that my gray hairs were looking dingy.  I decided to try using lemon juice instead. The reason – I have used lemon juice in place of vinegar in cooking recipes, with good results. So, I put about 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice in a cup of water. After washing my hair, I pour…