Hi guys, I’m WHITNEY,
Nice to meet you!
As you’ve probably guessed I am a nut when it comes to natural beauty products, green cleaning, and home remedies! Out with toxins, in with natural! Finding creative solutions using essential oils is my passion (along with family, friends, teaching, and beer). I use therapeutic grade essential oils on a daily basis and basically incorporate them into everything I use and do! If you don’t already, I hope you learn to love them as much as me!
FYI- The picture up top is taken with no makeup and no filter. My secret to clear, youthful skin? Oils baby! – check out my post for the facial serum recipe I use!
Frequently used phrases:
I’ve got an oil for that!”
Rub it on your feet.”
My Oil Story:
- I’m not a vegetarian (however I was for a little while in college)
- I LOVE bacon – I can’t give up all toxins in my life!
- I enjoy delicious alcoholic beverages (beer, wine, cocktails…I don’t discriminate)!
- I do vaccinate.
- I do give my two-year-old screen time (in moderation).
- I love coconut water and Kombucha.
- I order pizza regularly.
- Favorite Essential Oils: Lavender, Peppermint, and Frankincense
My Attempt to be “Healthy”
I’ve always been into health, wellness, and alternative medicines (to my husband’s chagrin). However, I am not a total freak about it (Disclaimer: I don’t consider myself a freak about it, but my husband might disagree).
For example, I attempt to buy foods that are non-GMO and organic, but I don’t obsess over it! Spoiler alert: not everything in my shopping cart is organic and natural – I have a secret love affair with pizza.
Additionally, I’ve never been into taking medicine. If I had a headache, I would just try to suffer through the pain without taking anything. If I got a cold or flu, I would do my best to avoid any medicine. I’m not a total nut about medicine…I will take it if it is necessary, but I just try to avoid it whenever possible. However, if it is necessary I do go to the doctor and take any needed medications.
My Love Affair with Oils
It is common to hear about pesticides in food, and toxic chemicals in cleaning supplies, and the dangers of synthetic drugs, however my breaking point was beauty products (and those chemical plug-in “air-fresheners”). Yuck!
I started reading about the toxic, synthetic ingredients in many beauty products and these popular synthetic air fresheners along with their links to cancer, birth defects, and fertility issues and I flipped.
Through lots of exploring, I discovered that therapeutic grade essential oils (yes, quality matters!) promote health, beauty, and wellness in a variety of ways. After lots of research, I learned that just a tiny bit of these natural oils can replace so many of the traditional “synthetic” products I was using. Heck yes!
With my oils and a few other items, I was able to begin creating my own natural homemade beauty, healthy home, green cleaning, and well-being products! For WAY cheaper than store bought! Cha-ching!
When I checked out the products I was currently using daily, I was horrified to discover that almost everything I was rubbing all over my skin (and my family’s skin) every morning and evening was full of toxic chemicals. YIKES!!
With my husband’s family history of cancer, why risk fueling the fire? Why the heck am I allowing my family to absorb these synthetic toxins into our bodies and breath them into our lungs??
Something needed to change for my family.
Use clean, toxic-free cleaning supplies, use holistic remedies whenever possible, and make my own natural beauty supplies to reduce my family’s exposure to toxins.
I really strive to be clean, free from toxins (or at least reduce exposure to toxins), and have a happy, healthy family.
Help educate everyday peeps like you about the alternatives to toxic beauty products, synthetic air fresheners, chemical cleaners, and the many wellness benefits of therapeutic grade essential oils.
And to help people understand that there is a difference in quality when it comes to essential oils!
Provide folks with easy and creative solutions to everyday problems with essential oils.
I’m telling you – It doesn’t take a lot of time, money, and effort to make a few tweaks and help your family live a little healthier. I hope to walk you through step-by-step about how little changes can chance your life!
Thanks for stopping by! I hope you pick up a creative solution or two.
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