Avishi Organics Intensive Baby Balm, Reviewed

Posted by Jessica Timmons on 06/22/2015 to Baby, Healthy Skin
Avishi Organics Intensive Baby Balm, Reviewed

By: Jessica Timmons www.jessicatimmons.com   With four kids, I’ve been through some diaper cream. I got piles of it at my first baby shower eight years ago – lots of conventional stuff that was familiar even to me, a complete newbie, plus some pricier natural versions, but nothing that really stood out. And honestly, that’s [...]

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Baby Bath-Time Skincare

Posted by admin on 05/18/2015 to Baby, Healthy Skin
Baby Bath-Time Skincare

Between the warm water and those little bare bottoms, bath time for baby should be a delight. But for many parents, questions about the safety of baby shampoos, soaps and lotions can leave them worrying about which chemicals their precious babies are inadvertently being exposed. Here’s a quick guide to reduce that risk.   • [...]

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The Itchy Skin Fix

Posted by admin on 05/06/2015 to Healthy Skin
The Itchy Skin Fix

Spring has sprung, but April showers bring more than just May flowers. This is the season of the itch! Seasonal allergies, bug bites and prickly sunburns can all add up to seriously stressed skin. But before you slather up with conventional creams, consider these natural remedies to soothe even the itchiest skin.   What: Oatmeal [...]

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Spotlight Series – The (Many) Benefits of Coconut Oil

Posted by admin on 03/31/2015 to Ingredient Spotlight
Spotlight Series – The (Many) Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has enjoyed its time in the spotlight for the last few years as a health and beauty magic bullet. And it’s wholly deserved! There are literally over one hundred uses for this wonderful oil – everything from cooking and baking to massage and the best-ever intensive hair mask. But it’s the moisturizing and [...]

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Cloth Diapers & Diaper Cream – The Good, The Bad & The Very Bad

Posted by admin on 03/24/2015 to Baby
Cloth Diapers & Diaper Cream – The Good, The Bad & The Very Bad

So you’ve decided that cloth diapers are the way to go – good for you! You’ve narrowed it down to the right cloth diaper system and the right materials. You know which features matter, which you can skip altogether and how you’re going to clean and maintain those diapers. But wait! Have you thought about [...]

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Five Ingredients to Avoid in Baby Care Products

Posted by admin on 03/16/2015 to Baby, Healthy Skin
Five Ingredients to Avoid in Baby Care Products

Don’t let the cheerful bottle fool you – conventional baby lotions, ointments, diaper creams and even wipes can harbor a staggering amount of seriously unsafe and toxic ingredients. Exposing infants and small children to repeated applications of these products can have long-term repercussions, so educating yourself is an important first step in protecting your baby. [...]

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Baby on the Way? Here’s Your Must-Do List

Posted by admin on 03/10/2015 to Baby
Baby on the Way? Here’s Your Must-Do List

Baby on the Way? Here’s Your Must-Do List Pregnancy may seem like it will never (ever) end, but before you know it, your new baby will really be here. From packing the hospital bag to choosing a pediatrician to preparing for maternity leave, there are no fewer than a million things to do and buy [...]

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Baby Eczema 101

Posted by admin on 02/23/2015 to Baby
Baby Eczema 101

Poor baby! Eczema, or atopic dermatitis, is an itchy skin inflammation, and it’s doubly miserable on the tender skin of an infant or small child. Eczema may appear as tiny red bumps that can ooze and become infected if they’re scratched, or as dry, scaly patches. Either way, it’s an unpleasant experience and the jury [...]

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Behind the Products: A Closer Look at Avishi Organics

Posted by admin on 02/02/2015 to Baby, Healthy Skin, Pregnancy
Behind the Products: A Closer Look at Avishi Organics

Even the most cursory look at the product line of Avishi Organics quickly makes it clear – we are a company dedicated to natural and organic skin care products for mothers-to-be and babies. In fact, a pregnancy is how Avishi got its start. In 2010, I noted the surprising lack of specialist skin treatments that [...]

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Safe, Effective Skincare for Your Baby

Posted by admin on 01/28/2015 to Baby, Healthy Skin
Safe, Effective Skincare for Your Baby

The skin of a new baby is as delicate as it is soft. And that can mean it’s also easily irritated, leading to rashy, inflamed patches – and one unhappy little baby. While conventional creams and lotions may offer temporary relief, a close look at the ingredients list (and a bit of online research) can [...]

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The ancient miracle herb + the ultimate oil = Your best bet for fighting eczema flare-ups, stubborn diaper rash and persistent skin inflammation.

Posted by admin on 10/03/2014 to Baby, Healthy Skin, Ingredient Spotlight
The ancient miracle herb + the ultimate oil = Your best bet for fighting eczema flare-ups, stubborn diaper rash and persistent skin inflammation.

  A couple of days ago, I talked about how Neem is one of the most useful herbs for alleviating chronic, stubborn skin ailments such as eczema & recurring diaper rashes. It has been traditionally referred to as the “Village Pharmacy” or the “Panacea for all Diseases” in ancient ayurvedic texts and modern science has [...]

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Eczema, diaper rash, inflamed itchy skin? This ultimate miracle herb will cure the most stubborn skin condition

Posted by admin on 10/01/2014 to Baby, Healthy Skin, Ingredient Spotlight
Eczema, diaper rash, inflamed itchy skin? This ultimate miracle herb will cure the most stubborn skin condition

Amongst the thousands of herbs used in traditional medicine, one plant stands out in its ability to cure the most stubborn of skin ailments with its powerful antibacterial, antiseptic, antiviral, antifungal, anti-inflammatory and skin healing properties. This miracle plant is Neem, and the oil extracted from its seeds has the highest concentration of active compounds [...]

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