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9 Natural Remedies for Cellulite

Cellulite is a problem that both younger and older women have to deal with. It’s a dimpling of the skin that results from a problem with the connective tissue and fat in the body.  Hormones, diet, lifestyle and genetics all play a role. Katie of Wellness Mama shares some natural remedies that she has tried, […]

How to Make a Chamomile, Lemon & Cinnamon Highlighting Hair Mist

This is a recipe for a natural hair lightener. It uses 3 natural ingredients to gently lighten hair.  Lemon has been used forever to sun bleach hair in the summer.  Chamomile has also been used for hair lightening.  Lastly, cinnamon reportedly releases low levels of peroxide which can gradually lighten hair over time. Marie of […]

7 Amazing Healing Properties of Nutmeg

Nutmeg has a wonderful scent.  It’s also very healthy.  It’s  loaded with vitamins, calcium, magnesium, potassium and more. Did you know nutmeg is an aphrodisiac?  I didn’t either.  In this post on LA Healthy Living-All Things Natural, the author shares the 7 amazing healing properties of nutmeg. You’ll learn in detail how nutmeg can help […]

All-Natural Skin Care Remedy for Summer

This is a recipe I found by Katie of  the Red Crow Green Crow site.  She related a story about how she had some complicated skin problems on the back of her neck.  I picked this post because she had a problem and used her knowledge of essential oils and other natural products to treat […]

Homemade Lavender Peppermint Body Scrub Recipe

  Lavender has a wonderful, relaxing scent.  Among its many applications, herbalists use it to treat skin conditions like acne and eczema.  Peppermint has a soothing and calming effect on irritated skin. Since it contains menthol, peppermint oil increases the blood flow to the skin. This results in a soothing and cooling effect. This is […]

How to Make Carrot Oil for Naturally Healthy Hair and Skin

In this post,  Andrea shares the benefits of carrot oil.  It turns out it is really helpful for both the hair and skin.  Carrots are a great source of a variety of vitamins, beta-carotene, and other antioxidants. They also have anti-aging properties,  and they strengthen and moisturize hair. Andrea shares a great tutorial on how […]

9 Natural Remedies For Cellulite

Cellulite is subcutaneous fat that causes dimpling of the skin, especially on a woman’s thighs and hips.  Katie shares some of the causes of cellulite.  She then details 9 different remedies for cellulite.  One of the remedies includes a helpful video. Katie also shares a lot of natural recipes and helpful links. Very thorough presentation, […]

How to Make Homemade Peppermint Lip Balm

This is a guest post by Colleen at the Untrained Housewife website.   She shares her simple recipe for Homemade Lip Balm that uses just 4 ingredients. It’s a very easy recipe. The ingredients are listed on Page 1. The procedure is listed on Page 2. Please be sure to read Colleen’s note about using peppermint […]

Homemade Lavender~Calendula Lip Balm

This is a recipe for a lavender-calendula lip balm.  Jerica of Sustain Create and Flow uses lavender-infused olive oil and calendula-infused olive oil in this recipe.  She provides a link to instructions on how to make infusions. Once the oil is infused the remaining recipe is very easy.  The ingredients that Jerica uses result in […]

How to Make an Anti-Aging Calendula-Rosehip Facial Serum

Rosehip Seed Oil is a carrier oil that has amazing skin-healing properties.  It’s often used in anti-aging remedies.  It works well on wrinkles, scars, and dry skin. Shannon uses Calendula which  is often used  in healing ointments for the skin.  This recipe by Shannon also uses another oil that targets dry, wrinkled, and mature skin.  So […]