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
Simple DIY Wet Wipes that are not only convenient, but eco-friendly? They can be made! No more paper towels. Save money. Save time.
Here’s what you need: 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
I don’t have much for cupboard space really, so I have tried to condense all of my baking ingredients into one cupboard.
I’ve found that the key to organizing is storing like items with like, and storing the items where you use them in an easily accessible location. Continue reading
Chemical free soap scum remover! I saw some posts on Pinterest for cleaning soap scum on bath fixtures. The post that had the recipe that I followed was from www.healthextremist.com. I tried one of the recommendations and it was so easy and worked so well! It’s been a good month since 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
HOMEMADE ALMOND BUTTER
By: Jen Of Most Trades
I’ve been wanting to try making my own nut butter for a while now and have been nervous that I couldn’t do it since I didn’t have an actual food processor. Well…I used my Ninja Pulse blender, which says it can do some food processing, and gave it a whirl. 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