Years ago, my journey into more holistic, natural, local and sustainable ways of living spurred me to abandon the detergent-based soaps that are sold in
It’s hard to believe that as of this month, Beeyoutiful has existed for a whole decade. Wow! Thank you for supporting us for all that
Let’s mark this Leap Year Weekend with a giveaway! Extra day, extra freebies! Winner #1 will receive one bottle each of Ginger, Oregano, and Thyme essential oils.
Butternut squash can easily stand in for pumpkin in a sweet pie, but did you know that it can also be the star of its own savory version? Try this delicious herb-flavored custard as a new way to incorporate the bright orange squash into your nutrient-dense holiday menu.
We all have the best of intentions for a new year, but most resolutions fall flat within the very first month. But that all changes if you’re not alone!
The tools I’m sharing today are the ones I use when nothing else is working and I need the big guns!
This time of year calls for celebrations and parties to brighten up the long nights and gray days. Even your choice of makeup can add to the sparkle of the holiday season!
Here are my strategies for when we know we’ve been exposed to something nasty, we’re exhibiting signs of illness, or we’re already waving white flags of surrender because sickness has found us!
As a seasoned mom of five, I have come to expect that starting around October we may have some occasional challenges to our family’s health during the next 4-5 months.
The health benefits of green powders are great, but they can taste as though they were scooped straight from the sea. So I say, “Can’t we have a green supplement that’s actually palatable?”
There’s a special kind of frustration and pressure that mounts when I walk into a store in October only to see Christmas decorations up already. But what I do appreciate are all the great ideas for holiday gifts that are creeping into my Pinterest feed, and the fun craft ideas that float across Facebook.
The average American may have no idea how useful and beneficial (and healthful) Ghee can be! We know you’ll love it as much as we do, once you know why Ghee is so amazing.
Beeyoutiful’s Second Response to the Controversy: the Weston A. Price Foundation & Green Pasture Fermented Cod Liver Oil
As it stands now, we have stopped carrying Green Pasture Products at Beeyoutiful. Here’s why, along with our continued questions for WAPF and GPP.
With better sleep, I have fewer colds, I can lose weight and keep it off, and I have more energy and less depression. It’s amazing how simply encouraging healthy sleep patterns can help overall health!
Autumn: that time of year when everything begins to smell like cinnamon and great big pumpkins work their way into every possible recipe.
We are busy preparing for fall and winter on the farm. The Ewings recently moved onto the farm property and having many hands available has
There’s nothing richer and more royal than deep purple eyeshadow.
A sluggish liver that’s not operating optimally will affect the health of your whole body. Thankfully, there are several simple things you can do that can have a positive impact on your liver!
Rich brown makes me think of coffee, cocoa, chocolate, and the smell of the earth after the rain.
There’s some art to mixing a tea that is not only delicious but provides the nutritional support you need. Learning to select a careful balance of herbs that have both taste and active properties, and that pair well, is the key.
We’re introducing several new soaps handcrafted for us by Lisa Dzimianski. Here’s the story of how she learned her skill.
Maybe you think your lips are too thin… or uneven…or your teeth aren’t nice enough… or you’ll mess them up right away…or a bunch of other excuses I’ve heard women use for shying away from trying a bright lip color.
As summer begins to mellow into Autumn, my thoughts turn toward all things cozy and fall-ish, including more muted makeup colors. This look takes its cues from the waning greens of summer, the deepening browns of nature, and the rich golds of early Fall.
Beeyoutiful’s Response to the Controversy: The Weston A. Price Foundation & Green Pasture Fermented Cod Liver Oil
For years, we routinely recommended Fermented Cod Liver Oil for people who were trying to heal from major illnesses or conditions. That has changed, and here’s why.
Bold eye shadow colors can look intimidating in the jar, but a very effective way to incorporate your favorite bold color is to simply add a bright pop of color alongside the neutrals you are already comfortable wearing.
Heading back to school with healthy food can be a challenge for any parent. Here are some of our favorite ideas to make that daily task a little easier.
You’ve gotten to know your child so well that you can spot the meltdowns coming from a mile away, but prevention still feels elusive. Some small, seemingly insignificant thing takes place that becomes the proverbial straw on the camel’s back, and she melts because everything is just too much and it feels as if the world is ending.
It’s that time again to go behind the scenes and meet a member of the Beeyoutiful team. Today’s staff interview is with Toni Gatlin.
While the underlying causes of cradle cap not entirely understood, we do know that there is a connection between the hormone levels in the mother and a topical yeast or fungal infection that can affect the baby.
Silver can be a bit tricky to wear, because if you just slap on one bright shade and call it good, you can end up
I never was a fan of corn, until I met grilled corn. Top it off with a sauce that makes you want to kiss the cook, and you have a meal for the books!
Using herbs that are abundant in bone and muscle-supporting minerals such as silicon, magnesium, calcium and selenium is a smart and easy way to build health. Turn those herbs into teas and you can stay hydrated at the same time!
Without healthy bones and muscles, the body literally cannot function and move as it should. Keep your body strong with these ten strategies for supporting healthy bones and muscles!
Gold, silver, pewter, bronze… metallics are some of the best neutrals there are! They all go with pretty much every color and flatter most skin tones as well.
This recipe with its combination of brining and roasting produces savory moist chicken with crispy skin every time.
As motivated as I was to find something to help my own skin, that was nothing compared to when our sweet Elliot was born and struggled with skin and stomach issues from the very beginning.
Here’s a glimpse behind the scenes at Beeyoutiful where you’ll get to meet our bookkeeper April Byrd.
The active ingredient that works cats into a frenzy is also what makes Catnip exceptional at defending humans from the flying outdoor pests that are waiting to turn us into an all-you-can-bite buffet.
Neutral eye shadows are basically like your best pair of jeans: you can cuff them and wear them with flip-flops and a basic white tee for taking the kids to the park, or you can pair them with a swanky top and heels for a night out on the town.
SO much has been going on at the farm! The garden has been producing nicely, the chickens are coming along and the weather is HOT!
Grilling vegetables and fruits is fun, and it brings out different flavors than cooking them on a stovetop.
Neutrals go with everything, are easy to apply, and can be mixed and matched. This matte look is warm, soft, and creamy, reminding me of coffee!
As a second generation homeschooler, I came to the table with more than my fair share of things I was going to do differently in educating my children. I wasn’t going to be mean like my mother and have my children crochet daisies while eating bean soup and talking about Uzbekistan.
Considered appropriate to use with children, Cedarwood Essential Oil is a fantastic support for the respiratory system and skin health, and aids in calming and quieting a restless soul.
We’d like to show you a bit of our own lives, too, and help you see what goes on behind the scenes at Beeyoutiful. Today you’ll get to meet our own Jeff Goss.
One of the first things we’ll do once we finally purchase our homestead is put in a large herbal garden with loads of herbs. Peppermint Leaf is one of my favorite herbs to use throughout life and home.
Let’s put together a makeup look that mimics the color of the fruit of the season: soft, light, and fresh peaches.
This mug cake recipe is easy enough for a child to make, ready in mere minutes, and made of nourishing ingredients that don’t make me feel guilty or sick afterward.
With bronzer, without even leaving your house you can transform pale skin into warm, sun-kissed skin that looks like you spent the weekend at the beach!
Because I hail from from Memphis, Tennessee and barbecue is in my blood, I always find myself coming back to my favorite dry rub recipe.
Behind the scenes at Beeyoutiful: today we’re talking with one of our newest team members, makeup artist Rosanna Hulson!
Bergamot essential oil has some amazing benefits that go much further than just flavoring Earl Grey tea!
If you have questions that were not answered today, send them to firstname.lastname@example.org, or connect with us on Facebook or Instagram… we’ll always answer your question, and maybe even feature it in an upcoming post!
You may be as disturbed as I was to know that most skincare and cosmetic companies not only do not support full disclosure of product ingredients, but actually have policies that actively work against disclosure.
Some of these toxic ingredients have been banned in other countries, but are still in use in the US. Do you know what these ingredients are, and if you’re putting them on your skin?
The key to blue eyeshadow is to pair it with sophisticated neutrals, allowing the blue to be a “pop” of color set against a background of mellow grays or browns.
If you have checked the ingredient lists of most frozen treats these days, you’ll discover that you almost cannot avoid extra chemicals. Instead of purchasing additive-laden frozen treats, we started making our own.
Behind the scenes at Beeyoutiful: meet Tal Ewing.
Black Pepper Essential Oil is kid-friendly and great to use in oil blends! When using topically, always dilute this oil with a ratio of 4 drops of Black Pepper to 1 teaspoon of a carrier oil.
Wear this look with a fancy dress for a summer wedding, or dash it on quickly with your favorite cutoffs; you’ll look cool and pulled-together.
The subject of homeopathy can be a very touchy one for some people. Here’s our personal experience and why we’ve decided to add homeopathic remedies to the Beeyoutiful store.
Let’s explore using colors from nature to spice up our makeup routines, starting with one of my favorite flowers: sunny yellow forsythias.
Welcome! It’s time again to go behind the scenes at Beeyoutiful. Today we’re visiting with the irreplaceable Mary Ewing.
Eyebrows should be somewhere between Groucho Marx and Cleopatra: cared for, but not artificial-looking.
This version is not tooth-achingly sweet like the commercial version, and it’s delicious and refreshing.
This information was originally printed in a slightly different form in our Fall 2008 Catalog. A few years ago, I turned half a century old.
So much green has happened since last month! We’re excited to see our seeds turn into plants. We consider ourselves amateurs, so when the plant
Did you know Arrowroot Powder can be used in many more ways than just as a thickener?
We want you to have the information you need about essential oil diffusers to make a great decision! Here are the answers to many of the questions you’ve asked us over the years.
Come behind the scenes for a personal visit with our CEO, Steve Tallent.
Try this savory Java Rub the next time you fire up the grill!
Growing up, many of us were cautioned to avoid going out during the hottest parts of the day, to stay in the shade during the most intense times, and enjoy the sun in the morning and evening.
We are growing and need a new Customer Service Representative to make our customers feel welcome and solve their problems. We would love to have someone who already knows and loves our products join us in this role!
Spring and Summer would be absolutely amazing… if not for the bugs. The stings and bites, the buzzing and dive bombing can all combine to make leaving the house a miserable experience.
Our Spiced Maple-Vanilla Granola Recipe will make your friends ask for more!
It’s possible to eat a wide variety of the best foods, use only organically-grown fare, and still be deficient in adequate nutrition and nutrient absorption.
Today we’re going behind the scenes at Beeyoutiful to give you a glimpse into Stephanie Tallent’s life.
The easiest and most time-honored way to use herbs is as a beverage.
With most makeup, it’s as simple as “what you see is what you get,” but with BeeyoutifulSkin’s Mineral Eyeshadows, you get far more than the obvious.
You probably don’t think about body products while you’re picking up groceries for supper. It’s also not common to head for your pantry when you want to wash your face!
I have nearly 50 essential oil books, written by all sorts of experts in their respective areas. I can’t recommend this one book highly enough.
Exfoliation is simply the removal of the oldest skin cells from the skin’s outermost surface. But what’s the point?
Cough Calm 1 tablespoon Licorice root 8 oz boiling water Steep licorice root and water together for 5 to 10 minutes. Drink while warm.
This look is like a great pair of jeans: it always fits and flatters, goes with anything, and can be dressed up or down.
Things on the farm are shifting into high gear this spring. We have 75 meat chickens that are bulking up and adding real feathers. They
Strawberry season is in full swing, and that means it’s time for fruit-laden baked goods to grace our tables!
This 7-piece brush set is like a tiny, complete toolkit for your face; it has every basic brush you’ll ever need.
Try this simple recipe for a delicious and richly-scented dinner, reminiscent of your favorite Middle Eastern cuisine. Serve alongside fresh raw vegetables and cultured sour cream for a nutritional and probiotic boost!
Sometimes, no matter how hard we try to prevent, it seems that occasionally our little ones end up bothered by a painful ear.
Sometimes a girl just needs to glam up a bit without doing the whole wash-face-and-start-from-scratch routine.
Just in time for your weekend, here are two nutrient-dense sweet treats loaded with healthy fats to fuel your body and mind!
There are some (many!) days when I was up half the night, am on my third cup of coffee, and time’s ticking down to get my makeup done.
Personally selecting your ingredients (instead of trusting a mysterious chemical mixture!) guarantees that they’re the ones you are confident about using with your family.
What does a charcoal-black soap have in common with environmental disaster? Read our interview with New Orleans designer and social entrepreneur Tippy Tippens to discover the connection! Then enter our giveaway to win a BirdProject soap for yourself.
Often things we consider a nuisance in our manicured lawns are herbal gifts ready to nourish our bodies.
Contouring with makeup. That’s an advanced professional technique reserved for Hollywood, right? It sounds intimidating, but it’s not all that difficult once you understand two simple principles.
The Ewing and Goss families have teamed up again this year for some simple homesteading. Since we Ewings are currently renting here in Tennessee while
There are several ways to apply BeeyoutifulSkin’s mineral foundation; try them all out to find out which one works best for you!
Antihistamines, prescriptions, allergy shots… the more medicine I took, the worse my allergies seemed to get.
We’re sharing a list of the essential oils that we personally use in our homes, along with a few tips on how we use them with our children.