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Why Use Natural Products?

Yokasta Schneider

Tags avoiding chemicals, cancer, natural personal care, natural vs chemicals

Why use natural products? The skin is the largest organ of our body and your skin ‘soaks it all in’. The products you use can directly integrate into the body’s blood stream and other major organs. Chemicals, artificial colors, and fillers in skin care products and makeup can cause redness, irritation, and breakouts. Many natural products work better than their conventional counterparts because they don't contain unnecessary fillers or irritants. Some conventional products may seem to work better with the first try. However, in the long-term, the harmful chemicals that made your skin feel cleaner or your hair feel smoother...


What is Oil Pulling?

Yokasta Schneider

Tags natural personal care, naturally whiter teeth, oral care

Oil pulling is an Ayurvedic remedy that has been around for thousands of years.  In order to oil pull, place a tablespoon of oil in your mouth, then swish it around for 15-20 minutes.  The main benefit of doing this is that it reduces the amount of harmful bacteria in the mouth.  There are actually thousands of different types of bacteria in the mouth. Some of these bacteria are friendly, while others are not.  The bacteria in the mouth create a “biofilm” on the teeth – also known as “plaque”.  The way oil pulling works is simple. When you swish...


Who IS TYD Essentials?

Yokasta Schneider

Tags clean eating, endurance events, natural personal care

TYD Essentials is a family-owned business.  We began as a desire of wanting to be healthier.  While training for endurance events (Ironman Triathlons and marathons), we switched to a completely clean diet.  We eliminated all preservatives and artificial ingredients from our diet.  This was not an easy task, as our son was a pre-teen at the time.  In fact, the overhaul took about a year.  The transition took longer than expected, but well worth it. Once we were content with our dietary choices (for the time being), we realized it was time overhaul our personal care products.  This began with oil pulling....