Category Archive for: ‘Natural Skincare’

Homemade Calendula Salve Recipe

Naturally Treat Cuts and Scrapes with this Homemade Calendula Salve

When you live on a farm or spend lots of time outdoors, someone is always scraping themselves or getting into something they shouldn’t. Instead of grabbing a petroleum-based antiseptic, why not make your own ointment? This all-natural calendula salve is perfect to apply to a wound or cut in a pinch. And the best part is – it’s perfectly safe to …

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Natural Homemade Bug Spray Recipe With Essential Oils

All-Natural Bug Spray Recipe

This all-natural bug spray recipe is not only bad for bugs, it’s good for you. Good, because it’s super simple. Good, because it actually smells nice. And good, because it’s not toxic on your skin. All that and it keeps mosquitoes from biting. If you’ve visited recently you would have probably happened by the Citronella CANdle project where you will have learned two things: I hate mosquitoes and …

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Easter Egg Bath Bombs Square

Easter Egg Bath Bombs

Making bath bombs can be a really fun project and save a few bucks but like many things it is an art that develops over time. I have made my fair share of them. I have soaked my troubles away and enjoyed giving them as gifts. As Easter was approaching I thought bath bombs would be the perfect candy substitute …

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DIY DOG Deodorant 5

Dog Deodorant: Stinky Dog Spray

Get rid of that stinky dog smell with this DIY dog deodorant that smells like refreshing lavender and lemon. I certainly don’t have a lot of dog but he can get pretty smelly at times. Wet from the rain or a swim in the ocean is par for the course when you have a pooch. I love getting outside with him …

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Chai Spice Lip Balm

How This Chai Spice Lip Balm Recipe Gives You Fuller Lips

The complex, earthy scent of Chai spice is sort of magical, isn’t it? The boldness of ginger and cloves co-mingle with the warmth of vanilla and cinnamon to produce a fragrance that is invigorating and comforting all at once. I love Chai spice no matter what form it comes in – whether it’s tea, lattes, or baked goods – so of course …

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Handmade Shower Aromatherapy Steamers

Breathe Easier With These DIY Eucalyptus Shower Steamers

Yeah, it’s cold and flu season again. Ever since my little guy started at daycare he brought home every, single virus in the world and rubs it all over me. I now fancy myself as a bit of a cold connoisseur. There are the sniffles and the whoppers, and everything in between. Some have sinus headaches, sore throats, a cough, and other …

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