Homemade Peppermint And Honey Facial Toner

This is a guest post on the MommyPotamus site  by Aubrey of Homegrown & Healthy.    She shares her recipe for a Peppermint and Honey facial toner.  Aubrey recommends using a particular type of honey.  She also explains why honey is the perfect ingredient in a facial toner. She uses Peppermint because it’s  is great for any […]

Ultra-Nourishing Herbal Foot Butter Recipe

Do you have dry, scaly or cracked feet?   Andrea has created a wonderful, homemade foot butter to make your feet soft and happy! Shea butter, natural oil, essential oils and other ingredients all combine to make a soothing foot butter.  Shea butter has been used for centuries in Africa for its moisturizing and healing properties. […]

Homemade Lavender & Labdanum Body Oil

This is a recipe by Marie of Humblebee & Me.  She uses two oils as the base. They absorb quickly into the skin and provide the moisturizing power. Then Marie adds lavender and labdanum essential oils for scent. It is one of the easiest recipes to make: Mix, shake and then apply. Click on the […]

How to Make Homemade Lavender Hand Cream

Jami of the Happy Housewife shares her recipe for homemade Lavender Hand Cream.  She’s a gardener and finds that gardening makes her hands and cuticles dry.  She decided to make her own hand cream in order to use natural ingredients and to get a consistent cream that would work on her hands and also on […]

How to Make Natural, Healthy, Homemade Shampoos

 Sara of My Merry Messy Life called this post “No-Poo Alternatives to Baking Soda .”  She originally stopped using commercial shampoos that contain sodium laureth sulfate (Poo) and converted to using baking soda as shampoo.  After a while she found that the baking soda dried her hair out. These are some new recipes she has  […]

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 […]