Diva’s Quick Tips: Why You Shouldn’t Focus on Just Natural vs Synthetic When it Comes to Your Personal Care Products

I think it is safe to say we all want our personal care products to not leave us with itchy rashes, breakouts, and discomfort. In light of this, many (more like millions) have moved towards natural products. The term natural is still loosely defined, but in the thos article, it means products that can be found in nature and not chemically altered and not 100% … Continue reading Diva’s Quick Tips: Why You Shouldn’t Focus on Just Natural vs Synthetic When it Comes to Your Personal Care Products

Travel Blogger, Gloria Atanmo Bravely Tells her Experience of Having and Removing an Ovarian Cyst

Image Credit: The Blog Abroad Gloria Atanmo, or “Glo” , as she is commonly called, is a travel blogger and has been documenting her experiences at the places she’s been for the past several years. She shares her sometimes unique experiences of traveling while black, a woman, and alone. All of which she details on her blog aptly named, The Blog Abroad. Her latest post … Continue reading Travel Blogger, Gloria Atanmo Bravely Tells her Experience of Having and Removing an Ovarian Cyst

Diva’s Quick Tips For: A Better Night’s Sleep

1. Dim the Lights We all at one point said or heard someone refer to our “internal clock.” Well, we mammals have internal clocks called circadian rhythms that regulate our 24-hour sleep/wake cycles. The hypothalamus in the brain controls these rhythms. When it is light, the brain receives a signal to stay awake and conversely, when it is dark, your brain gets a signal that … Continue reading Diva’s Quick Tips For: A Better Night’s Sleep

Still on the Quest for the Perfect Natural Deodorant

Last year, I wrote an article raving about Crystal Rock deodorant. Here is an excerpt from the article: “While using it, my lymph nodes did not swell and get irritated.  I can vouch for the claims that it is fragrance-free, non-sticky, and non-staining. It does last a long time, my rock has gotten smaller, but is holding strong. I would recommend this product (and have) … Continue reading Still on the Quest for the Perfect Natural Deodorant

Diva’s Quick Tips For: Detoxing After the Holidays

Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, there was been about a month of festive eating. Families get together and eat traditional cultural dishes that aren’t usually a part of their everyday diet. These foods tends to be heavier and richer than the normal day to cuisine. Then those foods get modified into leftovers and we still end up eating them. So you may be wondering how to … Continue reading Diva’s Quick Tips For: Detoxing After the Holidays

Diva Chronicles 2018 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the Wellness Guru in Your Life

Himalayan Salt Lamp Himalayan salt lamps are said to help you sleep better and purify the air. They give off a warm, dim pinkish orange glow. Candles Image Credit: Lit Bklyn There is nothing like winding down to the soft glow and inviting smell of candles. There are so many indie candle makers today that we encourage you to shop small and/or loval is you … Continue reading Diva Chronicles 2018 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the Wellness Guru in Your Life

The Many Uses of Witch Hazel

Witch Hazel is one of my skincare favorites.  I use it as a toner and pimple reducer, mostly.  It is known to be a staple across many cultures that spans generations. We have more than enough products to choose from for our beauty and skincare needs, but sometimes it is good to have a few products on hand that can treat a number of things. … Continue reading The Many Uses of Witch Hazel

Health Benefits of Drinking Water

Health Benefits According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), water regulates body temp, lubricates joints, protects your spinal cord, and helps get rid of bodily waste via urination, perspiration, and bowel movements. I mean, can I be real here? Being regular should be all you need to convince you to drink water. We’re adults here, and regularity is really a thing. The … Continue reading Health Benefits of Drinking Water