Baby Beware – Are Essential Oils Safe to Use During Pregnancy?

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Words: Jana Holstein
Photo Credit: Alex Pasarelu

Essential oils are magical concoctions that have many therapeutic uses, but for pregnant women, it’s important to know the facts — especially if it could harm your baby.

Kiss Your Chapstick Goodbye

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The skin on your lips is unlike the rest of your skin.

It’s thinner and doesn’t contain oil which is why your lips can become chapped so easily and can be more sensitive to some products. There are certain steps you can take to make sure your lips get all the care they need. And keep reading for an all-natural Apple Cinnamon Lip Balm Recipe from Editor-in-Chief Christen Hammons.

It’s More Than Just a Bath

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Words: Jackie Joice
Photo Credit: Katarina Simovic

Making time for yourself… Easier said than done, right? Even thirty minutes away sounds almost impossible with all you have to do. However, spending just a few moments in a warm bath is beyond therapeutic and can be well worth the short time away from your duties.

DIY Summertime Citrus Bath Salts

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Summertime Citrus Bath Salts

And what do you have planned for this delightful spring day?

With the sun shining and the birds singing, we’re already getting in the mood for warmer days. Iced tea. Sand, even.

Today, we’re thrilled to be guest blogging over on Julianne Hough’s website. If you’re looking for a simple DIY project to make this weekend, hop on over to get the recipe for our Summertime Citrus Bath Salts.

Q&A with a Skin Care Expert

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Words: Isabella Duvall
Photo Credit: Isabella Duvall

There is nothing more frustrating than being completely disappointed in the $50+ anti-aging wrinkle cream you just spent hours or even days looking for. It is never a simple task finding a product that will meet all your skin’s needs. It was for this reason that Isabella was inspired to develop her company, Better Shea Butter, which focuses on the simple yet beneficial aspects of DIY skin care.

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Welcome to flourish, a haven for all things homemade bath and body.

By reading flourish, you’re not just taking care of your skin. You’re discovering the importance of loving your skin, and everything in-between. flourish is more than just a blog. It’s our way of encouraging everyone to thrive in a healthy and vigorous way – to empower wellness in all aspects of your day-to-day life.