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This post was originally published on January 14, 2014 but we loved it so much, we just had to share it again!

Recently, I seem to be inexplicably intrigued by coffee. Read More

Joanna -Sep 29, 2015, 9:49AM
Love the addition of cinnamon - I'm guessing it smells even more sumptuous. We use all natural all organic ingredients, and only use coconut oil as our base oil. We never add fragrance, and so are great for people with sensitive skin. Thanks for sharing this great recipe!
Debi -Sep 15, 2015, 4:10PM
This is my go to scrub minus the sugar, I made different batches and the sugar made it too thick for my liking. I absolutely love this scrub. I had some uneven blotches from the sun and the scrub took it all away within 3 scrubs. My skin feels so moisturized and smells amazing. I used it on my body and face. I too wondered about the clogging and did research, it says to run hot water a few minutes longer after scrubbing. I also poured vinegar down the drain which naturally breaks up clogs.

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A strong digestive system is absolutely vital to one’s health.Read More

Chanté -Feb 01, 2015, 5:31PM
I also use a copper tongue scraper which helps kickstart digestion and get rid of the toxins we produce overnight!!
meg -Jan 07, 2015, 2:18PM
i'm loving these posts having to do with ayurveda...that is so interesting about the copper cup! i've been wanting to get some copper mugs for awhile and now i have an actual reason! @waterlilyshop

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Post image for Beauty Secret: How to Get Goddess-Like Skin & Hair

It seems that my whole life I’ve been searching for a beauty miracle; Read More

Malini -Mar 05, 2015, 5:47AM
Great ! Few tips i would like to mention here Add a teaspoon of camphor to 1/2 a litre of coconut oil. Store it. Massage this oil on your scalp before going to bed. This would help you get rid of dandruff.A mixture of castor, mustard and coconut oil massaged on your scalp can help you with dandruff problems.One part lemon juice with two parts coconut oil to be massaged to the roots of your hair to ward of dandruff problem.Hair loss problem can be solved by massaging coconut or almond oil for 10 to 15 minutes. Malini
Kiki -Mar 02, 2015, 8:06AM
I am also glad this post is concentrating on beauty from things we eat as beauty really comes from health! Thinking now that I should really remember to drink more water and take care of my omega 3 intake as well as healthier eating habits in general… Would love to read a post about omega 3 food recipes ;) - natural beauty & health :)

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Lack of sleep ranks in my top five most-reviled life experiences.Read More

Julia -Jan 05, 2015, 7:27PM
I have had some serious sleeping issues when I first saw this post. I figured it wouldn't hurt to try, and WOW! I sleep amazing! Now I don't open my laptop after supper and I read instead. If I feel the urge for music I skip spotify and use my record player instead. I think I will move my phone across the room (This will make me wake up when my alarm goes off too)
Kea -Dec 31, 2014, 12:48AM
Two other things: - Center for Environmental Therapeutics ( has quizzes that help you understand whether your sleep cycle is shifted and if so, how to rectify it using light lamps. Also have product reviews on the latter. - If taking melatonin, Dr. Naiman suggests sublingual melatonin liquid. Apparently more physiologic and quicker absorbed. Health food stores have it.

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She’s ethereal… inexplicably, effortlessly, perfectly adorned for every glittering occasion. Read More

Alexandra -Dec 24, 2014, 2:23PM
Pinning this! Gorgeous look, super ethereal and elegant :) Warm Regards, Alexandra
Trangscorner -Dec 24, 2014, 1:38PM
How inspirational this post is! Love from

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Post image for 5 Tips for a More Comfortable Flight

It wasn’t until a few years ago that I found a love for flying.

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Alyssa -Jul 30, 2015, 5:29PM
I recently flew from Bangkok to Missoula, and I was absolutely grateful for a window seat on the flight from Tokyo to Portland. Not only was it a great place to sleep, but looking out the window truly is the best part of flying. Also, because of the dry air in the plane, a boy from my group got a terrible sinus infection and had nosebleeds for at least three days afterwards. Definitely bring saline spray to help hydrate your sinuses and drink as much water as possible!
meg -Dec 29, 2014, 10:48AM
such great tips, i can't until my next flight to try some of these! @waterlilyshop

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Post image for Ayurveda Diary: Balancing Kapha

A few weeks ago I made a very important trip. Read More

Brandi -Jan 05, 2015, 6:06PM
Where do you suggest I buy holy basil capsules from? I prefer organic and want a trust worthy place to purchase it through! Any suggestions? sending happiness your way, Brandi
meg -Dec 29, 2014, 2:00PM
i'm bookmarking this page...i just got an ayurvedic cook book for christmas, and keep hearing about balancing your kapha this time of year, and i think it's time i really check it out! thanks for this post! @waterlilyshop

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Post image for Last Minute Gift Idea: Homemade Peppermint Lip Balm

I love making homemade gifts.Read More

Olivia -May 24, 2015, 3:42PM
Lovely tutorial! Just wondering, if this in in a hot car, purse, or pocket, will it melt? Thanks, Libby
Ena -Feb 23, 2015, 5:31PM
I love this!!!! Pinning to make later :) such an awesome post.

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Post image for 4 Products for a More Natural Manicure

I’ve began making a gradual, wonderful switch to natural beauty products over the past few years… but it seems that I’ve been ignoring a very important aspect – one that may just be the least natural of all: nails.Read More

D -Dec 31, 2014, 12:40AM
I know that Jin Soon, Priti, and Vapour make five-free nail polish as well! Haven't heard of RGB but I would love to try it out. I'm very excited about the natural nail polish remover - I didn't think those things existed! Where might I be able to get some? cheers xx
Trangscorner -Dec 24, 2014, 1:10PM
How inspirational this post is! Love from

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Morning routine. Daily ritual. We all have them, and for many of us, those routines involve makeup. Read More

Brian Johnson -Jan 12, 2015, 3:19AM
Actually,I have been involving with beauty project since 2010 and I am every interested about product and I have been follow this article very carefully and I am really impressing on the blog and I'd like to know more about the topic.I 'd like to share about the topic here about beauty project that is iq natural
Julia -Jan 09, 2015, 7:53PM
I love the idea of nature looking makeup! You guys should look into cruelty free (maybe even natural) makeup.

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Post image for Get NYE Ready With 3 Hair Tutorials From Lindsey Pengelly!

From head to toe, New Years Eve is the perfect excuse to dress up and feel a little extra pretty, on the inside and out.  Read More

Isabel -Sep 18, 2015, 5:22PM
Wow!!!! I've seen these beautiful photos all over pinterest, and had no idea they were the same person and there was a tutorial for them! These are stunning!
Savvy Sleepers -Aug 18, 2015, 5:28PM
Your hair is seriously gorgeous and we love the Dragon Braid! Do you wear extensions? We'd love for you to try our Savvy Sleepers pure satin pillow cases. They're ultra-smooth for hair preventing breakage and help prevent facial creases while you sleep. They also help maintain blow outs and protect it from crazy morning hair. :) xo Savvy Sleepers

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Post image for Lavender Sleep Balm to Ease Your Dreams

A few nights ago, I woke with a start.
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Sarah S -Jul 28, 2015, 6:40PM
I loved this idea and made it last night! Except mine ended up being kind of hard and I find it hard to rub on. It seems to be more like beezwax, should I add more oil? Does anyone have any suggestions?
Rebecca -Mar 09, 2015, 11:47PM
What a wonderful idea. I am going to make some so I can keep it next to my bed. It will be easy to use before bedtime to help with sleeping.

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