Need a last minute gift for Mother’s Day? Several of my favorite natural retailers are running great deals this week. If you hurry, you can still get them in time for Mother’s Day this Sunday!Read More
Did you see EWG‘s (Environmental Working Group) latest sunscreen guide?
It just came out at the end of May, and I’m very pleased to see that our favorite brands made their 2013 list of safe sunscreens. [Check them out here: My Favorite Sunscreens (and my large, floppy beach hat).]
Read more about why we don’t use much sunscreen here at the Yankee Homestead: Sunscreen: Does it Work? Is it Safe?
Click the link below to see the full list of brands and products that meet EWG’s criteria.
Also check out this article from their website: 9 Surprising Facts About Sunscreen.
In related news, I recently received a make-your-own-sunscreen kit that I’m super-excited to try out.Read More
Are your hands dry and cracked? Do you struggle with itchy rashes? Could your feet use some serious softening? What about your elbows?
This hard lotion is amazing! I’ve been making it for several years now. We use it mostly on our hands and lips, but you can use it anywhere you’ve got skin.
I highly recommend these hard lotion bars for anyone struggling with dry or irritated skin. You can make it yourself or buy it online. Read on for more details…