Why would anyone use tallow?

The Fat ControversyOur not-so-distant ancestors butchered their own livestock and utilized everything from nose to tail. Cow fat, for example was rendered, purified and made into candles, soaps and skin balms. Unfortunately, the 1950’s brought about a decline in animal fat use in favor of low fat, highly-refined, vegetable oils due in part to a study done by Ancel Keys titled, "Role of Dietar…

How to Live Life More Naturally

In a world bombarded by chemical pollutants, it's a wonder how our bodies are able to survive with the mass exposure to toxic elements in our food, water, air, personal products and household items. All-natural items are no longer an option, they are a necessity. And the time to act is now!How to Live Life More NaturallyChoosing to live life more naturally takes commitment, perseverance and streng…

History and Benefits of Grass Fed Beef Tallow

Tallow, in the last 50 years, has all but vanished from our vocabulary. It was vilified by vegetable oil producers as an artery clogging, unhealthy fat when in fact, it is one of the best oils to both cook with and rub on your skin. Thankfully, emerging scientific research is exposing the real truth that tallow from grass fed cattle is actually a healthy fat and a great choice.In this article, we…

3 Reasons Why Handmade Soap is Better than Store-Bought Soap

Handmade soap is full of skin-loving properties and should become part of your daily skincare routine. Here are three reasons why you should ditch that bar of store-bought soap for good and make the switch to homemade natural soap!1. Handmade Soap is Moisturizing A natural byproduct of the soap making process is glycerin. Glycerin is a skin moisturizer, emollient (skin softener) and a hume…

5 Reasons To Use Beef Tallow On Your Face

Tallow is a powerful moisturizer loaded with a wealth of nutrients, essential fatty acids and antioxidants. While some may cringe at the sound of rubbing cow fat on their face, the ones who've tried it can't do without it. Tallow is luxurious, creamy and nourishing.Without further adieu, here are just 5 of the reasons why you should use beef tallow on your face (and body)...#1 - Healthy Fats Lead…

How Can Skincare Be Holistic?

If holistic is "the idea that the whole is more than merely the sum of its parts" and skincare is defined as "the cleansing, massaging, moisturizing, etc. of the skin", one can quickly see the connection between holistic and skincare. As described, skincare isn't just the concept of a cream in a jar, but the way in which we physically care for our skin. If we view this self-care as…