Category Archive for: ‘Natural Skincare’

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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The Best Coconut Oil Sugar Scrub Recipe

Heavenly Coconut Oil Sugar Scrub

This coconut oil sugar scrub is like a little slice of heaven for your skin. It smells like the Garden of Eden with a mix of essential oils such as lavender, rose, geranium, carrot seed, and ylang ylang. But the power is not only in the scent because each of these oils have a powerful healing effect on your skin. Lavender essential oil …

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How To Make A Lemongrass And Ginger Sugar Scrub That Will Wake Up Your Skin

Simple Sugar Scrub Recipe in Two Energizing Scents

As part of the Natural Skincare Series, here is an uber-moisturizing, exfoliating sugar scrub recipe that will wake up your skin and your mind with two energizing scent choices: lemongrass/ginger… …or rosemary/spearmint. Sugar scrubs are a gentle way to smooth out your skin while adding moisture. They are easy to make with ingredients you have around the house (white or …

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Four Steps To Beautiful Skin With These Herbal Facial Recipes

Skin-Renewing Herb Garden Facial in Four Steps

Using elements from the garden as part of my natural beauty routine is one of my favorite reasons to garden. I have shared many recipes in the Natural Skincare Series on everything from bath bombs to soap-making and I use all of these products each and everyday at home. I’m always thrilled to find another garden-lover who can turn fresh …

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