Charity Spotlight: Dress for Success

Learn how Dress for Success helps unemployed women learn job interview skills, build a professional support network, and acquire a professional wardrobe.

Natural Insect Repellent Recipe

Available in two versions, this simple recipe uses geranium essential oil for skin friendly protection against bugs.

Brigit True Organics Line Awarded Organic Certification

Organic Soaps And Balm LCC, the Charlottesville-based, woman-owned manufacturer of organic olive oil based skincare products, was recently awarded certification as a USDA National Organic Program (NOP) certified organic handler and producer.

What Your Spa or Salon Won’t Tell You About Skin Care Treatments

Skin care is a booming industry, but the number of appointments to correct botched cosmetic procedures has grown right along with it. Discover some of the most common treatments, often offered by spas and salons, which should only be performed by an experienced dermatologist.

5 Great Natural Body-Care Gifts

Check out these luxurious-yet-affordable, all-natural body-care products perfect as a gift for coworkers, kids' teachers and more.

5 Relaxing Beauty Routines

Add any of these practices into your daily beauty routines for an additional boost of stress-reducing, mind-clearing relaxation.

Green Your Skin-Care Routine with Raw Honey

Whether you keep your own bees or source locally-produced bee products, add raw honey to your winter skin-care routine to keep a healthy glow with fresh, moisturized skin.

Tips for Creating an Effective Skin-Care Routine for Oily Skin

Do you struggle to keep your makeup in place? Are you forever experiencing breakouts or enlarged pores? If so, chances are you have oily skin. Revamp your skin-care routine to suit your skin type to achieve beautiful, flawless results.

Have Your Pumpkin and Eat It Too

Add essential vitamins and minerals with these creative ideas for adding healthful pumpkin to your autumn routine.

Best Products for a Healthy Summer

Stay healthy during the dog days of summer with this roundup of useful ideas and products, including better sunscreen, smart eye protection, chemical-free insect repellent and more.

5 Natural Remedies for Healthy, Nourished Skin

There are several medicinal plants that are not only fun to grow, but also have beneficial properties that can boost skin health. Nourish and hydrate dry, dull skin, prevent breakouts and fight aging with the natural remedies provided by these five plants.

15 Uses for Aloe Vera

Not only is aloe a low-maintenance plant to grow at home near a windowsill, it has a multitude of handy uses, from treating burned skin and sanitizing hands to aiding digestion.

14 Uses for Turmeric

Treasure the golden spice turmeric for its health-boosting properties, as well as its myriad other uses.

Natural Remedies for Puffy Eyes

The skin around your eyes is the thinnest part of your skin, making it more susceptible to irritation. Beat looking tired with these natural remedies for puffy eyes.

3 Favorite Healthful Skin-Care Products

Some of my favorite, effective natural skin care products include a powerfully healing skin cream, a dark-circle-erasing eye cream and a luxurious facial oil.

Natural Product Review: ORGO 7 Serums

This seven-serum set from ORGO Beauty is great for aging skin. Read on to learn why you should add this product to your beauty arsenal.

5 Green Beauty Products from A Night of Green Beauty

This year marked the inaugural natural beauty pop-up event, A Night For Green Beauty. The event featured enthusiastic green beauty bloggers and fabulous green beauty brands. Here I've compiled a handful of green beauty products that caught my eye from companies La Bella Figura, One Love Organics, May Lindstrom, H. Gillerman Organics and Ilia.

The Importance of Organic Sunscreen

Don't forget to protect your skin this summer! Guest blogger Seleyn DeYarus discusses the importance of organic sunscreen for summertime enjoyment.

Natural Sunburn Remedies

Soothe sunburned skin with an easy-to-make cold compress, pure aloe vera or other natural sunburn remedies.

Organix-South Triple Neem Care Ointment

Organix-South has expanded its TheraNeem Skin Care Line with the introduction of Triple Neem Care Ointment, a great alternative to Neosporin.

Unwind with SheaMoisture’s Bath Soaks

Indulge in your own therapeutic treatment with SheaMoisture’s Bath Soaks that help relieve pain, congestion, muscle aches and dry skin ailments.

3 Great Pregnancy Skin Products

These three pregnancy skin care products will help prevent stretch marks and keep your baby belly soft and smooth.

The Herbal Artist: 3 Flowers for Skin Care

Pamper yourself with herbal skin care tips. These three flowers lend themselves to fragrant homemade skin-care products that work great, are easy to make and are cost effective.

6 Uses for Sugar

Sugar is a staple in many households. Try these six uses for sugar for a new way to use this conventional sweetener.

15 Uses for Olive Oil

From a homemade furniture polish to a skin and hair conditioner, olive oil has many uses around the home. Just check out these 15 uses for olive oil! 

DIY: Multipurpose Skin Care Tea

I love skin care products that have multiple uses. Not only do they stretch your savings, but they offer skin care customization. This multipurpose skin care tea treats nearly all skin types and tastes delicious, too. 

The Benefits of Eating Watercress

As recently discussed on The Dr. Oz Show, watercress is high in iodine and rich in many essential vitamins and nutrients. Eat several servings a week to boost skin health, promote healthy thyroid function and help prevent cancer.

5 Herbs For Safe Summer Skin: Organically Protect Your Skin

With temperatures heating up, the one thing most people forget to consider is their skin. Rather than buying expensive, name-brand products full of artificial and synthetic chemicals, treat your skin with these five healing herbs. 

5 Health and Beauty Benefits of Peppermint

A well-known member of the mint family, peppermint has been used since ancient times to treat a number of ailments, including upset stomachs, skin irritations and more.

FDA Declares New Regulations for Sunscreen

Starting in 2012, the FDA will require sunscreens to protect against both UVA and UVB rays, have a minimum SPF of 15, and remove all references to “waterproof” on their labels.

5 Dangers of Conventional Sunscreens

Conventional sunscreens aren't as effective—or as safe—as you might think. From false claims to partial protection, here are 5 scary reason why conventional sunscreens aren't the best choice.

Live Well: Food, Herbs and Your Health

Whether you're worried about the effects of aging or just looking to be healthier every day, the food you eat should be a top consideration.

A Green Home: Repurposed Clothing: Skirt into Shirt

Have a skirt with a tear or a stain? Don't compost it - re-make it! A few simple cuts and stitches and you can re-purpose your worn out wardrobe into a new closet full of new fashions. Start by turning a skirt into a halter top.

Naturally Glowing Skin 101, Part 2: Skin Care Basics

Naturally healthy skin need not be a daunting, complex task. It can be a delightful ritual using natural ingredients found in your own home. The important first step is to simplify your beauty routine. Learn about the five necessities.

Facial Oil: Kaylala No. 7 Afterglow Rejuvenating Serum

Natural Home beauty blogger Kim Wallace reviews Kaylala’s No. 7 Afterglow Rejuvenating Serum, which is made from moisturizing ingredients such as emu oil, organinc evening primrose oil, vitamin E and jojoba oil.

DIY: Make Your Own Herbal Bath Bag

Enjoy a warm bath with your own homemade herbal bath treasure bag to soothe dry skin, relieve stress or lift your spirits.

Natural Skin Care Tips for Dry Facial Skin

It’s getting colder, and even those of us with oily skin are starting to notice dry patches and flakes on our face. Fight dry facial skin with these natural skin care tips. 

Natural Remedies for Clearing Up Acne

Acne can be caused by a number of factors, from poor nutrition to hormonal imbalance. Learn how to combat acne naturally with these home remedies for acne treatment.

4 Health and Beauty Benefits of Honey

Naturally sweet and healing, honey has uses in the pantry, the medicine cabinet and the beauty drawer. Discover the health and beauty secrets of honey with these four uses for honey.

Natural Sunscreen: Elemental Herbs Sunscreen

Natural Home editorial assistant Susan Melgren reviews Elemental Herbs sunscreen, which uses zinc oxide to block the sun’s rays and herbal ingredients to moisturize and heal skin.

After-Sun Summer Skin Care: Badger Bali Balm

Moisturize and soothe your sunburned skin with Badger’s Bali Balm. This USDA-certified organic balm contains shea butter, cocoa butter and jojoba oil to moisturize your sun-parched skin and lavender and blue tansy to soothe and heal any sunburns.

How Do You Know You’re Buying Organic Beauty Products?

Since 2005, the USDA has been certifying organic beauty products, but it has no control over the production and labeling of cosmetics and personal-care products—which is the exact problem the Organic Consumers Association wants to remedy with its “Coming Clean” campaign.

Aromatherapy: Skin Care

Try using essential for skin care. Blends include remedies for acne, shingles and cold sores.  

Naturally Glowing Skin 101, Part I: Nourishing from Within

If it is one thing we can all agree on, it is that having clear, glowing skin is the most important factor to your appearance. Clear skin boosts one’s self-esteem, self-confidence, and certainly makes us all feel good! Learn more about how to obtain clear skin.

Journey Toward Healthy Skin: derma e

After trying derma e's new skincare product, Very Clear Cleansing Scrub, I soon discovered that tea tree oil may be the best natural disinfectant for my body.

Campaign for Safer Beauty Products

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the organization that is supposed to evaluate what’s good for you and not good for you, does not evaluate ingredients in beauty products. If the FDA isn’t going to monitor beauty products, who will? Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews two organizations that campaign for safer beauty products.

Journey Toward Healthy Skin: John Master Organics

The Herbalista begins her search for pictue perfect skincare. Herbs can keep your skin healthy and glowing and John Masters Organics combines rose and aloe to create a useful toning mist that the Herbalista uses to get a head start to each and every morning.

Natural Home Beauty Tips

Want to be sure about what you're putting on your skin and hair? Save a little money and have a little fun mixing up these DIY beauty treatments. These natural home beauty remedies are made from basic household and kitchen ingredients!

Stressed? Try Tea Tree Soap

The Soap Kitchen Tea Tree Wake Up is an olive oil-based soap with palm, coconut and tea tree oils that soothe irritated, inflamed skin

Face Wash: Beyond Organic

Beyond Organic Skincare Detoxifying Cleanser is best for dry skin because it is packed with uber-moisturizing ingredients.