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How to Make Herb Infused Oils

This is a jam-packed article on the different methods to make herb infused oils. Very well-written.  It was written and posted by the Herbal Academy of New England. Herb infused oils can be used in cooking or in bath or skin products. For example, Rosemary has both culinary and medicinal uses.  Calendula, plantain, chickweed, chamomile, […]

Homemade Sea Spray For Your Skin

Katie of Wellness Mama developed this recipe for a sea spray that is nourishing for the skin.  Sea salt and salt water have been used in beauty recipes and treatments for a long time. Katie’s sea spray recipe  uses salt water and other ingredients to produce a spray that is refreshing. Using salt on the […]

Recipe for Argan Serum for Mature Skin

Marie of HumbleBee & Me developed an essential oils blend for mature skin.  It includes argan oil which is wonderful for the skin, South African chamomile essential oil, and another  essential oil that is considered one of the best oils to enhance the appearance of mature skin. The recipe is very simple.  Use just a […]

15 Surprising Uses For Eggshells

After you read this article, you’ll never look at eggshells in the same way again. Among the other facts about eggs that I learned in this post by Jillee of One Good Thing, is what causes the color of an egg shell to be white or brown.  I won’t give away the secret but it’s […]

Homemade Rosemary, Lavender & Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse

This is a recipe by Rebecca of Camp Wander for a Homemade Rosemary, Lavender & Apple Cider Vinegar  hair rinse.  It makes hair thicker and softer. Rosemary cleanses and nourishes hair and encourages growth Lavender enhances the properties of rosemary and promotes hair growth Apple Cider Vinegar balances the pH of scalp and hair and […]

How to Make an Organic Cellulite Spritz

Rebecca of Camp Wander shares her recipe for an Organic Cellulite Spritz or Spray.  This is a mixture of just 2 ingredients that fight cellulite.  The spray is full of skin smoothing and tightening ingredients. Among the many benefits of Grapefruit Essential Oil, it  reduces toxins in the body thereby reducing the chance of more […]

20 Ways To Use Orange Essential Oil

Orange oil has a wonderful, fresh, summery scent.  It’s a very versatile oil that can be used in food recipes, cleaning recipes, and medical recipes. Denise details 20 different ways to use Orange Essential Oil.  You can use it for the following applications: Beauty Health Bath Relaxation Skin care Anti-aging Food recipes Insect Repellent Sleep […]

How To Make Homemade Hair Rinses

This is a recipe for a homemade herbal hair rinse that makes hair shine, deepens its color and conditions the hair and scalp. SatuR of the Untrained Housewife shares 4 herbs that work well in homemade hair rinses. Two are good for dark hair, one is better for blonde hair and the final herb is […]

Homemade Hibiscus Conditioning Hair Rinse

This conditioning hair rinse by Jerica of Sustain, Create and Flow uses Apple Cider Vinegar.  Apple Cider Vinegar  removes buildup on the hair and makes it softer and shiny. She also recommends adding different herbs based on your hair color.  She used hibiscus because she’s hoping to get some red highlights in her brown hair. […]

Homemade Mineral Make-Up ~ Moisturizer & Light Foundation

This is a recipe for an all-natural tinted moisturizer/light mineral makeup.  Mineral-based  make-up  is made of compressed minerals.  These are usually pure minerals and do not contain any wax additives or oils.  It’s believed that the minerals can provide healthy ingredients for the skin.  In short,  mineral-based  make-up combines both health benefits and excellent cosmetic […]