Natural Beauty | openeyehealth - Part 3

Natural Beauty

Natural Hair Conditioner, Shave Gel, Lotion & More- All in One Bottle!

July 5, 2009

I picked up a fun product at the health store last week called “Tate’s the Natural Miracle Conditioner”. Although I was a bit skeptical of its miracle-working abilities, I decided to give the small 5 oz bottle a chance at the price of $6.49. After trying it out, I certainly don’t regret it- I’ve never […]

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Bars By Bellini – Handmade Skincare Products

June 24, 2009

I was lucky enough to run into a wonderful vendor, Dee Bellini, at the local Artisan’s market again this year. She is the founder of Bars by Bellini and has an offering of handmade natural skin care products that work extremely well. I’m writing this to tell you the best part-  you can now buy […]

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Preserve Your Natural Soap

June 9, 2009

Since homemade natural soap can be significantly more expensive than unhealthy mass-produced bars, I try to use mine down to the very last suds. My new “soap sock”  pictured here has definitely helped me out in doing this. I found the soap sock on for about $4 and it is knit of very soft […]

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Natural Hair Wax

June 4, 2009

If you’re looking to shine up your “do” or add that piecy, sexy look to your hair, you’re in for a “natural” treat. Finding a healthy and homemade hair wax was not an easy task (since so many of these mainstream products are filled with nasty ingredients), but my new little tub was well worth […]

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Natural At-Home Pedicure

May 3, 2009

If you are looking for an all-natural, relaxing at-home pedicure you have come to the right place. Grab your foot bath (even an extra-large mixing bowl can work in a pinch) and these few ingredients that may already be in your kitchen: 1-2 cups vinegar or lemon juice (I used lemon juice) Fresh lemon slices […]

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Clearing Up Some Skin Misconceptions

April 14, 2009

In the past ten years or so I have tried literally hundreds of products to show my skin some love – what I didn’t know then, but grew to suspect, is the fact that you love your skin more with less. These hundreds of products with thousands of chemicals were only adding fuel to the […]

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Hot Coconut Oil Hair Treatment

April 9, 2009

If you are thinking that a hot coconut oil hair treatment sounds like an indulgent, relaxing, and enjoyable treat, you are 100% right! I had been wanting to do one for a while, and finally spent about $10 at a local health store for a jar of Nutiva Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil. Let me […]

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Get “Minty Fresh” for Spring

March 22, 2009

Reading the March issue of Health magazine, I came across an article called “Fresh Ways to Use Mint” which offered four creative ways to use mint. You can find fresh mint in the produce section of your local grocery store or at a farmer’s market (you might even be able to buy a small one to plant […]

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Lemon Essential Oil- A “Must-Have”

March 15, 2009

Lemon essential oil has a number of household and personal uses that can allow you to replace additional unnecessary chemicals in your surroundings. It can be used to make cleaning products, air fresheners, as a disinfectant, and more. offers a number of uses for lemon essential oil, some of which are listed below: Antiseptic […]

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Natural Deodorant That WORKS

March 6, 2009

After much searching online to find a homemade “miracle” deodorant, I’ve come to the conclusion that the best-working and most natural deodorant is from Miessence in Australia. Before I came across great reviews and finally purchased Miessence deodorant, I tried all the following at-home remedies (from worst to best based on my experience): Turnip juice– […]

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