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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 […]

Seven Natural Homemade Substitutes for Conventional Beauty Products

Commercial beauty products, even those marketed as “natural” often have undesirable chemicals in them.  As an example, Katie of WellnessMama looked up Apricot Scrub by St Ives (once one of my favorite body care products) in the Cosmetics Database and found that it ranked 9 out of 10 for containing hazardous chemicals. In this post […]

How to Make a Homemade Anti-Acne Mask

This is a natural, anti-acne face mask developed by Irene of A Beautiful Day that uses just 3 natural ingredients. The process is simple. She explains how to combine all 3 of the ingredients into a smooth paste.  Massage a little of the mask into your face, and keep it on for 15 to 20 […]

How to Make a Homemade Face Moisturizer

This is a recipe from Amy of New Nostalgia.  There are only 4 ingredients. Two of them are  aloe vera juice and sweet almond oil.  Amy provides some excellent information about each ingredient.  This moisturizer has more of a watery consistency.  You apply it with a cotton pad or clean fingertips.  It dries in a […]

45 Uses for Vinegar

This is an interesting list of different uses for vinegar from AllYou.  There’s a lot of variety.  You’ll find instructions on how to use vinegar for cleaning, gardening, dental care, pet care, food-related, home care And much more. Click on the 45 Uses for Vinegar link below to read the entire post. 45 Uses for Vinegar […]

How to Make Homemade Warm Vanilla and Honey Lip Balm

This is a lip balm by Andrea of Frugally Sustainable that looks great and tastes great.  It both heals and protects your lips from the elements. It’s a very easy recipe to make.  There are a total of 5 ingredients:  sweet almond oil, Shea butter, beeswax, raw, organic honey and vanilla oil.  If you don’t […]

4 DIY All-Natural Facial Cleanser Recipes

Stacy at A Delightful Home shares 4 different homemade, natural facial cleansers.  They are simple, easy and effective methods.  There are also several recipes.  Making your own skincare product will help you avoid the chemicals that are in all commercial skincare products. Stacy explains how to use the following natural ingredients as cleansers for your […]

The Lean, Green Avocado Hand Moisturizing Recipe

First, I Love Crunchy Betty.  She has some amazing recipes, and she writes in such an entertaining way! This recipe works on dry hands no matter what time of the year it is.  Finally, it’s a super easy recipe.  It uses an avocado, oil, sugar and a particular essential oil that is good for the […]