OIL CLEANSING METHOD with a twist

Have you heard of the Oil Cleansing Method (OCM)? It’s where you wash your face with oil. Wait…WHAT!? Won’t that make me break out? My face is already oily, why would I even think about slathering oil all over my face? These are questions that went through my mind when I first heard about this method. I decided to try it anyway based on the good reviews I had read about it.  Continue reading

DIY Vaseline & Lotion Recipes

It’s Earth Day! What better time than now to start making your own products? It’s been almost a year since I made the decision to start making my own lotions and potions from scratch with no chemicals. The first lotion product I ever tried to make (which turned out good and was so simple), was mixing 3 already made ingredients together. You’ve probably seen the Pinterest post of the baby lotion, Vaseline, and vitamin E cream all mixed together to make a luxurious feeling lotion. Well after all of the research I have done Continue reading

Homemade Lotion…My new favorite recipe!!!

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I figured out the secret to making homemade lotion feel like “real” lotion without a bunch of chemicals! It’s not really a secret, but it’s information that I never knew until recently. The secret is……………emulsifying wax! It helps bind water and oil together. Also, stearic acid. It gives your lotion the white/pearly look. It’s okay to skip the stearic acid if you didn’t have it or didn’t want it.

This lotion does not have that greasy feeling. It soaks into your skin really well Continue reading

DIY Dandruff Remedy

I live in a brutal winter climate where 20 degrees feels like a heatwave, and it has been taking a toll on my scalp. I have been trying to switch to natural versions of everything I use, but I quickly reached for the popular dandruff shampoo that is full of chemicals out of desperation. Guess what! – It didn’t work! Continue reading