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
This is my favorite way to cook veggies! It’s a quick and simple process, and the texture and taste are perfect! It’s also a healthy way to cook your vegetables in comparison to the microwave, especially in those steaming plastic bags that vegetables are coming in these days. Continue reading
This smoothie is so yummy and made with ingredients that are good for you. I’ve been making this smoothie for many years, and even though I don’t measure, it always comes out tasty! I will put approximate measurements as a guideline to follow. Continue reading
This is already my second batch of this whitening toothpaste that I’ve whipped up. I got the recipe from Sophie Uliano’s site sophieuliano.com and fell in love with the minty clean feeling I get from using this toothpaste. The ingredients are inexpensive and go a long way.
Here’s the recipe… Continue reading
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
I literally just fell in love with my new lotion recipe! After some research, I found that my favorite oil, Coconut, isn’t the only oil that’s great for our skin! Enter…Sunflower Oil. It contains vitamin E that is known to be very beneficial for our beautiful skin! Continue reading
This short post shows you how to use up your used coffee grounds from your morning coffee. With only three ingredients, you can create a great homemade facial scrub with ingredients good for your skin. (Plus it smells great!) Continue reading
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
Dry, chapped lips? This stuff is so nourishing and locks in moisture. It also creates a wind barrier and feels smooth and luxurious.
I’ll get right to it. Continue reading
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