How to Use Mango Butter

Many of the DIY natural body care recipes I share include some form of butter – often it’s cocoa butter or shea butter. But, there are many other butters that are just as delightful. Mango butter is one of them. Mango butter comes from the seed kernels of the Mango tree. It is rich and […]

DIY Brown Sugar-Vanilla Body Scrub

This is one of the simplest body scrub recipes you’ll ever make. The best part is, you likely have all the ingredients in your kitchen right now. Body scrubs are great for exfoliating the skin. They leave skin feeling soft and smooth. Removing the dead skin cells via exfoliation also boosts your skin with a […]

Why Oil is Good for Your Skin

If you run in natural living circles, you may have noticed the popularity of the oil cleansing method in recent years. You may have also noticed people using oil as a moisturizer for the body and face. Perhaps you’ve wondered why oil is effective or if it’s even possible to use on oily skin. Today I […]

10 DIY Body Butter Recipes

Body butter is great any time of year, but I always think of using it during the winter months. It’s thick, rich texture makes body butter most suitable to dry skin. The inclusion of butters such as cocoa butter and shea butter as well as oils like olive and coconut oil, make body butter extremely moisturizing […]

How to Make Cocoa Powder Eye Shadow {DIY Make-Up}

Most make up is full of chemicals. I buy the most natural make up I can find. But it can be expensive. I recently stumbled upon the fact that some foods can be used as make up! This is usually super frugal and relatively easy too. One of the simplest methods for creating an all-natural […]

20 DIY All-Natural Face Cleanser Recipes

Making your own facial cleanser is much easier than you might think. Often it doesn’t actually involve any making; just select the right ingredient to gently massage into your skin. A number of cleansers can be created with one ingredient! Any of the following can be used alone as a face cleanser: Honey Oil Yogurt […]

How to Make a Simple Lavender Body Oil

Body oil is excellent for dry skin. It feels extremely luxurious, but need not be kept for special occasions; body oil is a perfect moisturizer for every day use as it hydrates skin exceptionally well. To use body oil: apply to damp skin after a warm shower (even better if you’ve used a body scrub). […]

6 Natural Remedies for Dry Lips

Dry, chapped lips are uncomfortable. And they can cause us to be self-conscious about our appearance. Today I’d like to share six, simple ways to keep your lips soft and smooth. Stay Hydrated Make sure you are drinking enough water. Becoming dehydrated will affect your mind and body in many unpleasant ways. If you’re a coffee […]

How to Make an Avocado and Honey Facial Mask

Avocado and honey are both moisturizing to dry skin. They combine to make a nourishing face mask that easy to prepare an use. If you don’t currently have these two items on hand, a quick trip to the grocery store is all that you need. No fancy ingredients to order or hunt down. You’ll look […]

10 Homemade Natural Hair Treatments

Sometimes I think of my hair as an accessory. Styling it in different ways makes me feel more put-together. When my hair is healthy, I feel more confident about how I look. Scraggly hair makes me feel sort of frumpy. Does it do that to you? All that said, I don’t like to spend a […]