For a quick (and inexpensive) burst of color, nothing beats painting the walls. Here’s why it’s worthwhile to make the paint you use low-VOC.
Texas artist Sandra Stevens has always been crazy about cows. Today she creates cow paintings for Western art lovers.
Guest blogger Christine Wilson reviews Olympic's Premum Paint line.
Refresh the exterior of your house with a coat of YOLO Colorhouse paint inspired by the landscape around it.
Guest blogger Kim Wallace finds four shades of turquoise for her living room accent wall from Olympic Paint and Stain’s “Colors of Inspiration” paint color swatch booklet, which is filled with 1,200 zero-VOC interior paint colors.
Guest blogger Christine Wilson shares another snapshot of her new master bedroom's wall color, painted with VOC-free paint.
In this update on nursery renovations, Jessica shares her progress on re-wiring, installing windows, insulation and new drywall.
Unearthed Paints, a start-up paint company, aims to change the industry by offering biodegradable, vegan and 100 percent VOC-free paints with full disclosure of ingredients.
Conventional over-the-counter painkillers like ibuprofen, aspirin and acetaminophen carry risks such as internal bleeding, liver toxicity and increased risk of stroke and heart attack.
Natural Home editorial intern Kristin Standley takes a look at the Marrakesh House, the new sustainable home of filmmaker Chris Paine.
These powerhouse herbs are great for runners. They act as natural energy enhancers, improve stamina and endurance, heal aches and pains and improve circulatory health.
To give your bedroom a boost, consider new paint suited to your personality. AFM Safecoat's Ayurveda Essence line allows you to choose colors based on your dosha, or personality type, within Ayurveda, the ancient Indian medicinal system.
A recent study discovers a new use for basil.
A new Campaign for Safe Cosmetics report reveals traces of lead and other heavy metals in children’s face paints.
Express yourself by decorating a blank wall with eco-friendly wall treatments and low-VOC paints.
This spring become more self-reliant by planting herbs in pots, building raised garden beds, creating a worm composting bin and making your own fence paint. These gardening tips for spring will have you anticipating sunny days.
A new study from the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Oxford finds that 15 minutes of laughter increases pain tolerance.
Headaches are one of the most common ailments. Next time you’re suffering from one, try one of these natural home remedies for headaches and pass on conventional painkillers.
A new study has found that massage may do more to relieve lower back pain than traditional medial treatment.
Learn how to make a tea for pain or menstrual cramps using white willow bark.
A new study suggests aromatherapy may help patients feel less stress before a procedure.
Try these five herbs to ease winter aches.
Herbs such as arnica, capsaicin and ginger relieve KC's aching muscles after a painful car crash.
Black cherry juice is a delicious way to help sore muscles heal naturally.
Relieve sore muscles using ginger. Learn how to make a ginger compress in this video from Mother Earth Living Editor-in-Chief Jessica Kellner.
Cool your inflamed muscles the healthy way with turmeric.
The Council of Better Business Bureaus National Advertising Division recommends that Sherwin-Williams modify or discontinue advertising claims that its “Harmony” paint line is completely free of volatile organic compounds (VOCs).
Wabi-sabi is sinewy, flecked browns and yellowed greens, the myriad stone and moss shades, a slate-gray cloud’s washed violet underside. Like nature, wabi-sabi paints in multidimensional swatches that are never what they appear to be.
Make the holidays a little easier (and more natural) with these 10 gift and decorating ideas.
Create a healthier Halloween for your family by choosing secondhand costumes, nontoxic face paints, fair trade candy and smart snacks.
Relieve muscle aches and pains with this soothing rub for sore muscles. You can make it in your own kitchen.
Ginger root treats circulatory and digestive systems, coughs, colds, aches and pains. Use it in recipes like Ginger Pumpkin Pie and Indian Lemonade-Ginger Ale.
Arnica cream, ointment, tincture or salve can relieve muscle and joint pain.
Stinging nettles may sound intimidating, but once you get past their prickly exterior this classic spring weed offers many health benefits.
Fish oil supplements are a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids, which do an amazing array of wonders for the body. Just check out these health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids!
Capsaicin, the active ingredient in cayenne and other chili peppers, offers a number of health benefits, from relieving pain to protecting the heart.
An organic cotton and wool body pillow goes a long way to help relieve pregnancy back pain.
Tackle chronic inflammation with anti-inflammatory herbs such as turmeric, ginger, boswellia and more.