Category Archive for: ‘Natural Skincare’

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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Honey Lip Scrub

Naturally Heal Dry or Chapped Lips with This Honey Lip Scrub

Keep lips kissable and soft with this healing honey sugar scrub. I make this recipe specifically for my lips when they get dry throughout the year. Summer sun, cold winter air, and everything in between can cause chapped, dry, or inflamed lips, but with this recipe you can say goodbye to dry, painful lips forever! Honey is a natural antibacterial that …

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Soothe And Heal Lip From Sunburn With This After Sun Lip Balm

Healing After Sun Lip Balm Recipe

Did you know that your lips can get sunburned? (Of course they can!) But you may not think about it when you slather on that SPF. In case you forgot about the skin on your lips, and didn’t pamper your pucker with this Sunscreen Lip Balm, here is a healing after sun recipe to cool and soothe sunburned lips.   …

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Soothing After Sun Balm For Sunburned Skin

Homemade After Sun Lotion Recipe

Even if you don’t have a sunburn, this after sun lotion recipe is a summer necessity to re-hydrate and soothe sun-kissed skin. Apply it after a good scrub in the shower to remove sunscreen residue. Slather on this balm and your skin will drink in the oils and butters, dealing with sun damaged skin while you sleep. Related: treat a …

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How to Infuse Oils for Soap Making and Natural Beauty Recipes

Three Ways to Make Herbal Oils for Natural Beauty Recipes

Infusing oil with herbs is a great way to add colour, scent, and healing properties to the raw ingredients you will be using in natural beauty recipes. Simply soaking herbs in oil isn’t enough to infuse the oil; it needs to be heated. Luckily, there are a few ways of doing this so you are sure to find one that …

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aloe vera sunburn remedy

How to Use Aloe Vera as a Sunburn Remedy

The healing power of plants cannot be denied, especially when something as simple as an aloe vera plant can provide great relief to something so painful: sunburned skin. This aloe vera sunburn remedy is one that I have been using for as many years as I can remember. When I was a kid (a freckly, redheaded kid at that), I fondly …

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