Remedies & Green Beauty

 · 11 min read

Ingrown Toenails: 6 Surprisingly Effective Home Remedies

If you’ve ever had an ingrown toenail, you know the pain that it can cause. Not only that, but it’s annoying because we use our toes in some way or another as part of our usual daily movement, and this use and constant knocking seems to aggravate the nail even more. It makes it more […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 7 min read

6 Ancient Skincare Secrets That Are Still Useful Today

When it comes to the health of your skin and and hair, it can be overwhelming to figure out which approach to take – should you visit a dermatologist for prescription medicine, or learn more towards natural or herbal remedies? Opt for the steroid cream or colloidal oatmeal? The accutane or more probiotics? In fact, […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 7 min read

Is Dawn Dish Soap Toxic? Here’s How To Spot Chemicals In Your Soap

If you ever tried reading the label on your dish soap you might feel like you’re reading a foreign language, since many ingredients are listed by their chemical name. Unfortunately, most people don’t think about the common ingredients in dish soap which are linked to cancer, asthma, neurological problems, skin irritation and other health problems. […]

Maria Sykes

Maria Sykes

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 5 min read

6 Essential Oils You Need to Repel Bugs All Summer Long

Essential oils go back centuries and they have dozens of uses. One of the most common uses in modern times is as a natural mosquito repellent. These flying pests can cause itchy bites and they can also transmit disease. When you are spending time outdoors, it is important to prevent bites as much as possible. […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 5 min read

5 Great DIY Recipes to Fight Stubborn Household Mold

The home war against mold is never-ending, and rightly so with all of its harmful effects. Mold, particularly black mold which is a term covering numerous types of fungi that look black or dark green, thrives in warm and moist environments. The perfect “garden” to grow mold can be in toilets, baths, showers, kitchens, and […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 5 min read

People Often Make This Mistake Which Leads to Yellow Teeth, Dentist Says

Having bright and white teeth is often associated with good oral hygiene and a healthy smile. However, despite our best efforts, many of us struggle with maintaining the natural whiteness of our teeth. According to dental experts, there is one common mistake that can lead to yellow teeth, and it’s a mistake that many people […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 3 min read

DIY Bug Spray Made From Coconut Oil Works Better Than Deet

This article was originally published June 4, 2019, and has since been updated. Summer nights, sunsets, and… bug spray. Many of you can relate to the seemingly unavoidable mouthful of insect repellent on a beautiful warm evening. Fortunately, there may be a natural alternative according to scientists. For those of you who would rather not […]

Jordan Nisbet

Jordan Nisbet

Writer at the Hearty Soul

 · 9 min read

25 Reasons To Go & Pick Dandelions Right Now

Who hasn’t seen those pesky yellow weeds pop up in the garden from time to time? Yet try as you might – from picking them to poisoning them – nothing keeps them at bay for too long. Perhaps it’s time you embraced the tenacious dandelion and all the benefits it can bring. Dandelion has been […]

Maria Sykes

Maria Sykes

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 10 min read

25 Ways Peppermint Oil Can Make Your Life Better

Peppermint oil is one of the most widely used essential oils, found in everything from candy canes to chewing gum, to toothpaste. Beyond its good smell and unique, refreshing taste, however, peppermint essential oil has a number of benefits for your health. While some of these uses you may already know, there are many uses […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 4 min read

Does Eating Carrots Make You Tan?

In the quest for a safe and effortless way to achieve a sun-kissed tan, people have tried various methods, from tanning beds to sunless tanners. However, a recent influencer claim caught the attention of many, suggesting that eating three carrots a day can give you a natural tan. This has of course left many people […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 6 min read

15 Unusual Ways To Use Rosemary That Goes Way Beyond Cooking

When you think about rosemary, you may imagine those dried, spikey bits that you find in the spice aisle at your local grocery store. While not everyone loves the dried stuff, however, fresh rosemary makes a very aromatic and flavourful addition to many dishes and has been a popular herb in the kitchen for many […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team