15 Apr 2018
(Jasper is one of the youngest members of the Earth to Body family.  He is an avid reader and writer and has a particular fondness for plants and animals.  We asked Jasper to share with you and he chose to write on one of his fav's, aloe vera.) Succulent Aloe Vera Don’t let the rough and prickly outer surface of the magical aloe vera plant fool you. The rich, fruity insides have many alluring...
21 Mar 2018
natural remedy for lice neem
The following is a testimonial.  We sell neem for dry and itchy skin and have several products with this incredible oil.  However, we have many informed customers who do their own research and have discovered other benefits of this versatile plant. "I cringe. As a mother, I always dreaded the notices from the elementary schools warning me of lice in the classroom. My thought was 'not my children...
20 Mar 2018
Rooibus, Nori, Sea Salt, Almond, Shea, Rosehip are just a few of the nutritious ingredients we use to feed the skin. Did you know the Rooibus leaf, called red bush, is a nutritious tea popular in South Africa?  Besides its miraculous properties when sipped, it also has many benefits on the skin, especially when the skin is irritated or troubled. Rooibus contains alpha-hydroxy acids ( a rare find...
18 Mar 2018
all natural soap guinness
Toting a beer into the shower may not be on everyone’s agenda, but perhaps it should be.  Not to drink necessarily, but to cleanse and nourish the skin.  We love our Guinness soap, called Irish Stout Oatmeal Soap. Not only is it great as a body and face soap, but it also serves well as a shampoo for the hair.  Beer and especially Guinness, contains natural anti-oxidants*, making the hair softer...
15 Feb 2018
Below is a recent testimonial that I would like to share with you.  While Erica raves about emu oil for herself and her family, I have also included a couple of emu stories involving pet cats. As I have often mentioned, our Australian rendered, unrefined emu oil is unsurpassed.   “My sister first heard about your company at a trade show in Toronto. She has always suffered from terrible eczema,...
05 Feb 2018
harmful side effects of nail polish
Eyelids puffy, itchy, red“No clue!" to the doc I said.“I use good oils on my skinNatural soaps from head to chinI cannot figure out the cause,My skin routine ? There are no flaws.” Doc queried through a thoughtful pose“Nail Polish maybe?  Hands ? Toes?”My puzzlement gave way to shock“It’s my eyelids, not my nails, doc?”I flashed my claws, gold and pink"It’s my eyelids, Doc, that itch and blink...
04 Feb 2018
natural cure rosacea
The redness of rosacea.  What does one do? There is no cure, only treatments that a dermatologist can help to advise. The chemicals may be calming, but in the end, not always that helpful.However, while natural skin care makes absolutely no claims as to the treatment of rosacea, this does not mean that a good healthy regime cannot make a difference. Wikipedia defines Rosacea: A long-term skin...
29 Jan 2018
sunblock natural sun protection spf
February, you are not always a sunny month here in the north. We need the sun on our skin.  Let’s join the airport lineups to sunny destinations and be a chameleon.  Lose the mittens, scarves and winter boots.  Stuff them into the luggage side pockets …quickly, before your luggage is whisked to the bowels of the plane. Don the sunglasses, the sandals and the Hawaiian shirt. Inventory for the...
28 Jan 2018
dandruff control all natural cure apple cider vinegar heal itchy scalp
Dandruff and  dusty flakesMistake of wearing black todayStop scratching pleaseWhile others stare, I look away I try to brush away the crimeA useless gesture, nothing gainedShampoos guaranteeing successYet the flakes flow uncontained "Wash your hair with real soap”Grandma whispers in my ear“Rinse well and treat your scalp To good-ole Apple Cider Vinegar” I wash and clean and rinseWith the ESP...
19 Jan 2018
natural cure acne clay neem facial mask
Recently we received a wonderful testimonial from Jaclyn on instagram.  With permission of course, we are sharing it here. “My grinch dreams have come true :) This clay neem face mask from Earthtobody, plus a whole foods, plant based diet is how I got relatively clear skin. I still have a minor breakout when I’m on my period but other than that I seem to have no signs of those evil pimples. I...

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