All-Natural Homemade Sunscreen Recipe

Homemade sunscreen intimidated me for the longest time. I worried if it would be difficult to make or if it would actually work. I discovered the answer to both of those questions. It is NOT difficult to make. At all. It DOES work. I will admit, balancing the need to test the sunscreen to make sure it worked along with keeping my family from getting burned, was a little tricky. My husband decided to be the guinea pig for this experiment and we are happy to report that it worked out well. No sunburn! Now I will say that to...
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20% OFF Mountain Rose Favorites

As you likely know, I buy most of my herbal and DIY body care supplies and ingredients at Mountain Rose Herbs. They are having an end of summer sale (20% of select customer favorites) and I wanted to share a few highlights since a number of my frequently used items are included. Jojoba Oil I shared about the wonders of Jojoba in my latest post. It’s great for all skin types and has so many uses! But, it can be expensive. So, getting it at 20% off is the time to stock up! Get Jojoba Oil for 20% at Mountain Rose...
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Jojoba Oil: What it is and How to Use it

Jojoba Oil: What it is and How to Use it | ADelightfulHome.com
Jojoba Oil is expressed from the seed of the jojoba plant, it is a shrub found in southern California, Arizona, and northwest Mexico. The oil has a long shelf-life which makes it ideal for use in body care products. It’s actually not an oil, but a liquid wax. The great thing about jojoba is that it closely resembles the oil (sebum) produced naturally by our skin which makes it suitable for most skin types. It’s also considered non-comedogenic which means it does not clog pores. It’s also well-suited to sensitive skin. An excellent moisturizer, jojoba oil penetrates the skin easily...
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The Joy of Homemade Herbal Infusions

Infusing herbs is one of the foundations of herbal medicine and homemade natural body care. The process of infusion is so simple, beginners find it easy, yet it remains a staple for the advanced herbalist as well. Infusions are truly exciting to me. Yes, that probably sounds silly, but, they are! The best thing about infusions is that anyone can make them. The second best thing is that they can be used in so many ways. There are many forms of infusions, but generally, an infusion is made by steeping an herb is some form of liquid for a set amount...
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Healing Foot Lotion

Let’s face it, as we get older our skin gets drier and nowhere is that more evident than the bottoms of our feet. Dry, cracked, skin, over time becomes thick and hard. But with a good healing foot lotion you can reverse the dryness and heal the skin on what may be the most abused part of the body, the feet. This post contains 3rd party affiliate links where products purchased may result in paid compensation to this blogger. Ingredients for Healing Foot Lotion 1 tablespoon Shea butter 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 tablespoon cocoa butter 1 tablespoon, plus 1 teaspoon beeswax pastilles 4...
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Simple Summer Skincare

Do you change your beauty + skincare routine with the seasons? I do! During the summer, I find myself using fewer products and spending less time primping and prepping. In fact, if you were to drop by my house, you’d most likely find me running around barefaced. So for me, it’s all about fuss-free natural products that can multi-task. That’s why I’m in love with this Personal Care Set from Grove Collaborative. Grab your free set of Burt’s Bees cleansing towelettes + lip crayon + body lotion + Grove Collaborative hand cream with your first order of $20. Then take a...
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The Best Shelf-Stable Chicken Bone Broth {Kettle & Fire Review}

We all know that bone broth is amazingly good for us. It’s packed full of collagen to help our joints, skin, and digestion, and is an integral part of all gut-healing protocols. Bone broth is something we can make at home, but it’s not always convenient to do so, and the results can be subpar (This might just be me! My broth doesn’t turn out to be super delicious). I can’t recommend buying or using most broth at the grocery store. In fact, I’ve spent much time scanning ingredients lists of broth and found all kinds of undesirable additives and even sugar!...
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Benefits of Bone Broth

If you’ve ever wanted a super food that can help heal the gut, improve digestion, promote joint health, and enhance your skin, look no further than bone broth. These benefits are becoming my more widely known and accepted as bone broth also becomes more and more popular. There are good reasons for all this, bone broth is not just a fad or a trend. In fact, it’s been around for thousands of years! So, why should you consume Bone broth? Here’s a quick overview of the many benefits bone broth has to offer: Joint health Bone broth contains tons of collagen, the...
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Why I Love Mountain Rose Herbs for DIY Ingredients

If you’ve looked over many of my DIY posts and tutorials, you’ll notice that I often recommend purchasing supplies from Mountain Rose Herbs. Since I do that so often, I thought it might be time to share WHY I purchase from, and recommend them, so much. Way back when I purchased my first DIY Body care book (in 2007), I sat down and researched where to buy ingredients. I started it with very simple stuff I could get at the grocery store, like sugar, oil, and Epsom salt, but eventually, I needed other ingredients, like beeswax to make salves, ointments, creams, and lip...
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