Homemade Coconut Body Butter

  Today, our Contributing Writer Kerri Zaluski shares her summer recipe for your very own handmade natural lotion. Ingredients 1 cup organic coconut oil 1 cup organic solid cocoa butter (do not use lotion) 15 drops of your favourite essential oil (we love cedar, lavender) Directions Warm a medium-sized saucepan over medium heat, then add coconut…

Natural Ingredients to Reverse Skin Aging

This week our contributing writer Doctor Gifford-Jones talks about natural ingredients that counteract aging skin. G.P.R. James wrote in 1829, “Age is the most terrible misfortune that can happen to any man. Other evils will mend, but this is every day getting worse.” Why he left out women I have no idea! Today, one could…

The risks of Botox

This week our contributing writer Doctor Gifford-Jones discusses the dangers of using Botox. What a paradox! Botulism toxin, historically one of the world’s deadly killers, has now been approved by Health Canada and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use as “Botox”, a new cosmetic treatment. The result? Thousands of aging baby boomers, TV…