Posts Tagged ‘Health’

Q&A: Oral antibiotics and acne- does it really help?

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Hi Batty! I was told that only oral antibiotics can help with cystic acne. Can you tell me how this works for cystic acne? My twins get those on their faces a lot, and I really do not wish to put them on oral antibiotics because it can suppresses their immune system. Thank you for […]

Q&A: what could be causing my excess dryness?

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Hi Batty- I have been using your products for a little while now including the tea tree nut scrub, skin support serum, patchouli grapefruit soap and patchouli moisturizer. I have battled acne for years, and finally made the jump to “green” products. I was noticing some immediate improvements in my skin as soon as I started using […]

Q&A: Discouraged by a new type of breakout

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Batty! Please help- I’m feeling very discouraged! I’ve been on using your products for 2 months now; Detox Kit for the first month and acne prone kit for second month. To sum it up (more details below), I was seeing results after one month of the Detox Kit, and now, after another month on the Acne […]

Q&A: Should I order the rosacea kit for after the detox kit or wait and see?

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Batty, I discovered your web site and products over the weekend.  I’m excited to try your natural products to fight my redness, but wanted your opinion on my potential order.  I have had redness, mostly broken capillaries/thin skin, on my chin, between my eyes and mostly my nose for several years.  I have tried many […]

Q&A: Should I continue with your rosacea Kit? What do you recommend for “teenage” acne?

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Hi Batty, I have been using the rosacea kit since early December. (What I have is acne rosacea. So my nose, and cheeks are red plus in the last few years I have developed the acne. I do follow all the tips that you recommend for balancing hormones and have for quite some time.) I […]

Studio Update and Weekly Photo Recap

Me and this handsome man are off to see a special doggie surgeon about his leg today. Wish us luck! (April 4th)

Here’s the weekly recap of my instagram pix! Usually I try to post the recap on Tuesday’s but this week I was so busy with little man’s sale that I didn’t get to the recap until now! Actually, posting this is a little break from filling orders from little man’s sale. Thankfully I had back […]

A little schedule change + gratitude

The Batty Office - all the order packing happens here!

Usually I pick and pack orders on Friday & Sat around here. This week is going to be a little different. Usually if you’ve placed your order after Saturday morning, it doesn’t go out until the following Monday. This week, because of my flare up + calling in reinforcements (aka Lauryn my VA!), we’re (momma […]

Q&A: Does your charcoal soap dry out skin?

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“Hey Batty, I read through your common causes of acne, and I do feel like my skin is super tight/dry after using the charcoal face soap or the jojoba facial scrub. I think maybe I need to hydrate. I’ve used a lot of antibacterial stuff and even took some prescription medication and it did nothing at […]

My Life with Ankylosing Spondylitis (video)

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In this video I talk about what living with Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) is like for me. I also briefly mention what living with Fibromyalgia is like. And I talk about a few things that are helping me to manage energy levels. See what’s in my daily smoothies here. (UPDATE) My sister talks about a few […]

What do eyes, teeth and sleep have in common? (Video)


Answer: they are all mentioned in this personal update!

My Mantel & Tea

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It’s tea time here! Here’s a couple pictures of my daily cup of Skin Support Tea on my mantel. (pst, I haven’t decorated for Halloween yet – these items are my year around decor pieces ).

Only two more visits to the Horton Market! Oct 12 is our last weekend there this season.


HEADS UP HORTON MARKET GO-ERS! In an effort to reduce the severity and frequency of my flare ups, I’m going to listen to my body when it says it will give me massive amounts of grief if I spend hours outside in the cold…. what am I getting at?  Well….. We’ll only be attending two […]

Event Cancellations: Important update for Londoners


Important news bite for Londoners – I’ve canceled my visit to the Covent Garden Market this month and next. I’m hoping to book a day or two in November and December  (scratch that, they are already all booked up!).  However, you can find me every Saturday morning in St Thomas at the farmers market (more […]

Healing from the inside out


Skin Support Tea is a brand new product to the Batty’s Bath line-up and now available in the online shop! Keep reading to find out why it’s so awesome! Topical applications are great, but most times your body also needs a boost from the inside out to clear up skin problems! That’s where this tea […]

The Best and Worst US Cities for Your Skin


Now we just need the Canadian version

Writing Therapy, Life Shifts, and a Silver Lining


I’m continuing down my path of reflection. Actually, I think the reflection stage is now blurring with a stage where I’m actively looking for fulfillment outside of where I’m at now. Ya, sounds a bit vague but I’ll explain. First I need to let you know that this is another “batty ramble” post. (see this […]

Glow On Girl! Skin Saving Smoothie Recipe Plus Nutrition for Skin Health

Glow on Girl! Skin Saving Smoothie

We all have heard the saying you are what you eat. It’s true, and especially when it comes to healthy skin. Our skin is the largest organ we have.  When we eat healthy our skin is healthy.                           So what foods should you […]

Pondering Fibro Flares and Their Effect on Batty’s Bath


Since starting the new year, with my new years resolutions in mind, I’ve been working on ways to make “shifts” and changes to see those resolutions realized.  And honestly, they aren’t so much “new years” resolutions as they are long-term life style goals. New Years just happened to be a convenient time to summarize and […]

Body Mists for Your Chakras

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A new product just arrived at! Drum roll please…. It’s BODY MIST!!! I’m super excited about this release because I’ve offering two different scent lines with it! The first is picks for 2012, and the second is the Chakra Collection! So whether you just want to smell great or align your chakras, I’ve got […]

New Year, Same Goal, Refined Approach

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This year my overall “life” goal is the same as the past 8 years: Control my Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) and Fibromyalgia / Feel better inside and out / Improve my quality of life It sure sounds “simple” when summarizing it like that, but it’s definitely anything but simple.  It’s a goal that I don’t always […]

My Week So Far: It’s a Batty Life

My Week So Far: It's a Batty Life

Is it Thursday already?? Wow! It’s weeks like these that make me realize how whole month can go by so fast without feeling like you’ve got much done! This is how my week has panned out so far….on Monday a fatigue flare up had me sleeping.. for over 24 hours! Because I didn’t get up […]

That Time I Guest V-Blogged for Kind Over Matter

Above is a video I made for Kind Over Matter. If you’d like, check out the original post: Spin Your Story – overcoming challenges and building a business. When Amanda asked the Kind Over Matter community for a guest blogger who could take about overcoming challenges I though I might just be able to share […]

Natural Focus: Herbs That Help with Anxiety

Natural Focus: Herbs That Help with Anxiety

Passionflower – an ingredient that is often used in natural medicine, alleviates hyperactivity, anxiety, insomnia, nervous tension — and is even sometimes used to treat Parkinson’s Disease. Passion flower soothes and calms and can lower high blood pressure. Lemon balm – a general restorative for the nervous system, can reduce blood pressure and also calm […]

Does Cranberry Juice Help With Urinary Tract Infections?

Cranberry juice has long had an anecdotal association with fighting urinary tract infections (UTI). UTI are largely the result of E. coli bacteria, which affix themselves and colonise the bladder and urinary system. Recent research has however confirmed how effective cranberry juice fights bacteria and infection at the molecular level. The US-based Worcester Polytechnic Institute […]