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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 […]

Super Gentle Homemade Eye Make-Up Remover

This is a recipe for a homemade eye make-up remover from Marie at HumbleBee & Me.  It works on everything but waterproof mascara.  (Does anything work on waterproof mascara? :)) The recipes uses just 4 ingredients and is extremely easy to make. It produces a thinner liquid that works like a charm in removing mascara. […]

How to Make Homemade Face Powder Foundation – All Natural

When it comes to make-up the choices are: 1. Don’t use any make-up 2. Use commercial products that contain chemicals, many of which are toxic 3. Use commercial, natural products from Coastal Classics, MAC  or Bare Minerals, but expect to pay a lot of money 4. Make your own (It’s easy!) Sara of My Merry […]

The Oil Cleansing Method – Natural Non-Toxic Face Cleansing

With the oil cleansing method you apply oil to your face as a cleanser.  The oil removes dirt, makeup and any facial oil.  The oil both cleans and moisturizes the skin. In this post Sara also explains how sulfates in commercial facial soaps and body washes strip away the  natural skin oils.  This dries our […]

3 Natural Detox Bath Recipes

A warm to hot detox bath will relax you and will help to remove toxins from your body.  It will also make you tired in a good way.  Katie of WellnessMama shares recipes for 3 different detox baths.  In addition to the recipes she includes some tips to get the most out of a detox […]

Home Beauty Uses for Coconut Oil

This is an interesting post by SatuR about the various coconut oil natural beauty treatments for hair and skin.  She discusses using coconut oil for things like face and body moisturizing, cleansing and more.  There are also some useful tips. Click on the Home Beauty Uses for Coconut Oil link below to read more. Home Beauty […]

Homemade Peppermint and Lemon Foot Soak Recipe

Sosae has developed a wonderful recipe for a peppermint and lemon foot soak recipe. It uses Epsom salt, peppermint tea leaves, lemon extract, and other ingredients.  She includes wonderful, step-by-step photographs. Epsom salts relax tired muscles (thank you magnesium!).  Peppermint is refreshing and Lemon smells wonderful. This would make a wonderful birthday gift or holiday […]

More Herbal Hair Color Recipes

Katie at Wellness Mama has developed and tested some terrific recipes for natural, herbal hair colorings.  The blonde/light recipes will permanently lighten the hair until you grow it out.  The red and dark hues will leave a temporary tint for a few weeks (depending on how often you wash it). The sun will help set […]

Homemade Invigorating Citrus Body Wash

This is a smooth, invigorating body wash by Adrienne of  Whole New Mom.  It includes Shea butter, unscented castile soap, essential oils and other ingredients. Adrienne used a mixture of orange, lemon and lime essentials oils in this recipe.  But you can use any essential oils that you like.  Lavender, Chamomile, Jasmine and Lemon Balm […]

3 Homemade Skin Care Recipes Featuring…HONEY!

Honey may seem like a strange ingredient for skincare product but it’s not.  It attracts and retains water which helps to keep the skin hydrated.  It also has antibacterial qualities that can help treat acne and other skin conditions. It looks like the honey in these recipes may be store-bought.  I plan to try the […]