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What Is Activated Charcoal?

Tina Ersig

What Is Activated Charcoal?

What does activated charcoal do? I get asked this question more than any other!  Activated charcoal is a fine black, tasteless powder.  It is made by a special heating process of charcoal that causes the charcoal to develop millions of tiny pores.  The porous surface of activated charcoal actually has a negative electric charge that causes positive charged toxins and gas to bond with it.  Basically, it acts like a magnet to pull out impurities. Here’s a few ways activated charcoal is used that might surprise you! In water filters to purify the water for drinking In emergency rooms to absorb...


The Best Products for Summer Survival

Tina Ersig

The Best Products for Summer Survival

Summer is here!  We've waited all year for fun in the sun, bonfires, and swimming, but these things can wreak havoc on skin and hair.  Don't worry, we've got you covered with a few                      summer must have's!   Stay Cool Sol After Sun Mist cools sun drenched skin with peppermint oil and aloe and lavender work double duty to soothe and hydrate skin.  Tip: keep the bottle in the fridge, it feels even more amazing after a day in the sun. Beachy Hair Beachy waves are popular year round, but they...


DIY Spring Cleaning Recipes

Tina Ersig

DIY Spring Cleaning Recipes

For me, cleaning is something that I have a love/hate relationship with.  How about you?  When I was a kid, my house was always spick and span (except for my room of course), and I imagined that my house would be too when I was all grown up. Fast forward and I’m all grown up with a crazy dog, messy kids, and a wonderful husband who never cleans up after himself!  So let’s just say that my house isn’t always neat and tidy unless I’m expecting company.  I’m totally ok with that, because after all, we live here!  I do...


How Essential Oils Made My Life Better

Tina Ersig

How Essential Oils Made My Life Better

Hello, my name is Tina and I'm an essential oil addict.  There, I said it!  Also, let me apologize for this looong post ahead of time, I tend to go on and on about oils :)  I've recently fallen completely gaga, love at first drop, head over heels in love...with essential oils!  Yes, I know I'm a nerd, but I found these little oily bottles that have helped make me feel more energetic and get through busy days, have supported my family's immune system when germs were getting passed around like wildfire, and have made my house smell amazing!  I...


Meet Tina: How My World Change[d]

Tina Ersig

Meet Tina: How My World Change[d]

Hi and thanks so much for stopping by!  I’m Tina and I created Change, and I also make all of the products by hand in my adorable hometown of Oxford, Michigan.  My journey to where I am today has been a crazy one! My husband Mike and I met when I was in the police academy.  Yep, you read that right!  I had to do ride-alongs for my degree and he was the officer (aka: low man on the shift that night) that got stuck with me!  We ended up getting married and I became a police officer working midnight...