How to Make Plantain Salve

Plantain Salve

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** Plantain is excellent for treating all manner of wounds and skin irritations. Bug bites, cuts and scrapes are some of the most common issues treated with plantain. While it would be beneficial to treat such conditions with […]

Strawberry-Chia Facial Scrub

diy strawberry-chia face scrub

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** This strawberry-chia face scrub may not be anything to look at, but it certainly does an excellent job of removing dead skin cells and brightening the skin. Make this face scrub in a couple of minutes and […]

DIY Lavender-Rose Bath Soak

DIY Lavender-Rose Bath Soak

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** This bath soak was created to provide relaxation for the body and mind. The combination of salts in this bath soak help to soothe tired muscles and may even draw out toxins. The  minerals contained in the […]

Rose Petal Body Scrub Recipe (And Winner of Natural Body Care Package Announced!)

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** Did I tell you that I was working on revisions for Simple Scrubs to Make and Give? I was. And it’s finally done! 10 new recipes were added, plus extra information about preserving scrubs. (If you have […]

10 Uses for Lavender Essential Oil

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** Lavender essential oil is well-known for it’s ability to reduce anxiety and enhance a feeling of  serenity. It’s also frequently used for promoting relaxation and sleep. Lavender also has anti-microbial properties. Diffuse Diffuse lavender essential oil to […]

Listen to me talk about DIY natural beauty products!

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** A few weeks ago I was interviewed by Jendi (of Mom Prepares) and we talked all about how to create natural beauty products at home. The podcast is now live! Listen to it here.  Besides learning about natural […]

Whipped Mango Body Butter Recipe and Tutorial

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**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** Preparing a simple body butter is quick and easy. However, some body butters can become a little too firm and difficult to apply or are excessively greasy. This whipped mango body butter aims to avoid both of […]

Lavender Salt Scrub and Soak Kit Giveaway (+ Bonus for DIY Lovers)!

lavender sea salt mini kit

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** In celebration of the Ultimate DIY bundle, I wanted to offer a fun giveaway for something I love. A luxurious, detoxifying DIY Dead Sea Salt, Olive Oil & Organic Lavender Scrub Mini kit from Homegrown Collective! Kit […]

Best Homemade Beauty Recipes of 2014

Best Homemade Beauty Recipes

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** This year I dove deeper and deeper into natural, homemade beauty. It is one of my greatest joys to share how simple and easy it is to create natural body care at home. Yesterday I finished the […]

DIY Rose-Vanilla Lip Balm

alkanet and oil to color lip balm

**Get FREE Mrs. Meyer’s Hand Soap, $10 Credit, and FREE Shipping at ePantry! EXTENDED Until 8/3! Details here.** This unique lip balm is very easy to make and turns a beautiful rose color with the addition of alkanet root powder. Nourishing for the lips, this rose lip balm softens as well as adds shine. The addition […]