Category Archive for: ‘Natural Skincare’

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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Homemade Cooling Foot Lotion That Soothes And Moisurizes Dry Feet

Ultra Healing Foot Balm

Whether you spend your day in high heels, work boots, or flip flops, this foot balm is just the thing to perk up tired feet. As a gardener my feet take a beating. This peppermint foot balm is full of all-natural ingredients that heal, soften and soothe so I can spend my time digging rather than dealing with dry, cracked …

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Easy To Make Lavender And Cocoa Butter Bath Melts

Lavender and Cocoa Butter Bath Melts

Add a little luxury to the bath with these moisturizing cocoa butter bath melts. They are made with ingredients so natural that you could eat them, and you might just want to! The aroma of cocoa, coconut, and lavender makes my mouth water for what is essentially a gourmet truffle. These truffles, however, are best used in the bath, as …

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Homemade Hand Sanitizer With Thieves Oil

Homemade All-Natural Hand Sanitizer Recipe

I’m a big believer in hand-washing as the best way to ward off colds and the flu. If I don’t find myself in a place where I can wash my hands then I’m glad to have this all-natural hand sanitizer made with aloe vera, witch hazel and Thieves Oil. It packs a big punch at crushing viruses while softening my …

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Natural Peppermint Foot Scrub To Soothe Achy Dry Cracked Feet

Pampering Peppermint Foot Scrub

What do achy, dry, rough feet need? A little pampering straight from the garden! That’s right, even your feet benefit from a little garden therapy. This peppermint foot scrub is made specifically for feet. Exfoliating sugar and dried herbs will scrub away rough skin, coconut oil will soften cracks, and soothing peppermint essential oil has a cooling effect. Update: follow this foot scrub …

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