You’ve probably come across Ono all-natural soaps if you’re fairly active on Facebook. This line of soaps has gotten hold of my attention for some time now, me being always on the lookout for natural and local food and health products that come in fair prices. I tried to contact via Facebook the owner (who… Read More Ono — all-natural, all-Filipino and affordable skin care products
Solar and other forms of renewable energy have been an interest of mine for some time now because I have worked for about a year as a lead copywriter (remote) for a UK-based solar energy company. I wrote up various pages for the company’s website and also created daily copies for the blog section. That… Read More Guest Interview: Menchie Santos of Solar House Systems Phils.
Tea tree oil is the first essential oil that I dared to buy. Newbies in essential oils should start with a versatile and relatively inexpensive oil like tea tree oil before moving on to other oils. I have used tea tree oil as an ingredient in my homemade toothpaste and homemade deodorant and I personally… Read More Tea tree oil — precautions, medical and practical uses
Elsewhere I’ve said that I keep a variety of beverage options on hand just to keep boredom at bay and of course to vary the nutrients and antioxidants I can partake. As of this very moment, I have corn coffee which I roasted myself, store-bought but locally-made green tea, non Dutch-processed cocoa powder, non-GMO soy… Read More More coffee like this please!
Sehat badan is one coffee brand that I seriously regret having tried, and not only because it tastes awful, but because it has been found to contain — not herbs as it claims — but a slew of synthetic drugs. I do not practice brand-bashing as a rule, but this product has gone too far… Read More The Danger of Sehat Badan
Remember my product review on Novuhair Anti-hair loss/hair fall shampoo and hair tonic? Well, the people behind that bestselling product have graciously sent me a gift pack containing their new beauty products — Porcelana Whitening Lotion and Porcelana Sunblock with SPF 30. Here are the descriptions of the products as printed on their labels: Porcelana… Read More Product Giveaways: Porcelana Whitening Lotion and Sunblock with SPF 30
Editor’s note: This is a guest post submitted by Katherine Flowers. “A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.” – Phyllis Diller Often, the first thing people notice about you is your smile. It defines you and makes a lasting impression. However, not everyone has a naturally straight smile. If you are one of… Read More Clarity Braces — Say goodbye to all your dental embarrassment
I am new to cast iron cooking but I have long known cast iron cooking to be one of the healthiest ways to cook dishes. Cast iron may not be popular in the Philippines yet but in America, the use of cast iron cookware is as old as the first settlers’ era. Those early pioneers… Read More 7 Reasons Why I Love Cast Iron
Cast iron cooking is one topic that almost always crops up in various health blogs that I follow. So much so that I began scouring stores to find some cast iron cookware that I could afford. Thrift shop-haunter that I am, I tried to visit US surplus centers in the hopes of stumbling on a… Read More My Cast Iron Skillet Set
Reviewing my own homemade toothpaste may not seem credible, but I intend to be an honest critique here. After all, there’s nothing at stake really. I’m not selling it, and I made it myself, so I can lambast it without hurting anybody.For those of you who missed the article on homemade toothpaste making, please head… Read More My Homemade Toothpaste Review