The Lump and How I Found It. I had regular mammograms every six to twelve months and five biopsies over the last 7 years... But that is not how I found the tumor. I felt a lump on the top right part of my breast. It was like a small pea - small and hard and it kept growing. But where was it on my mammogram? It wasn't there. Why? because of my dense breasts... 40% of women in America have dense breasts. The biggest tumors will be missed on a mammogram if you have dense breasts, I should know mine was the size of golf...
Dark Circles got you down? Here are some steps to help lighten your underarms! Step 1: Get rid of that antiperspirant! Antiperspirants can have chemicals such as aluminum or parabens that can irritate and inflame leading to darkening of your skin. Know what’s in your deodorant and switch to an all natural alternative like Freedom! “I’ve always struggled with dark circles in my underarms. After recently switching to Freedom from my antiperspirant the first thing I noticed (after smelling amazing of course) was the difference in pigmentation in my underarms. My dark circles were practically gone! I had no...
Still looking for a Father's Day Gift? Look no more! Try this DIY Natural Shaving Cream.
2/3 cup Shea Butter
2/3 cup Coconut Oil
1/4 cup Almond Oil (or Olive oil)
Essential Oils (10-15 drops)
In a saucepan, melt the coconut oil & shea butter together.
Once combined, remove from heat and add Almond Oil and Essential Oil (for scent)
Cool for several hours
Stir the mixture to create a soft, smooth, texture.
It’s officially spring and we are all busy, busy, busy! Whether it is the end of your school year, a hectic time at work, or the end of your child’s sports season, there are so many things to fill up your schedule! Even though things can get hectic, be sure to find time for YOU! Here are some of our favorite ways to practice self care in spring time. 1. Get outside! Take a walk or just sit outside and enjoy the fresh air 2. Get away from the screens. Work and life can be stressful but be sure to...