All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘natural skincare’

How to Grow and Use Calendula

More Than Just a Garden Beauty: How to Dry, Use, and Grow Calendula

There are a lot of great reasons to grow Calendula. In addition to their bright orange and yellow daisy-like blooms which bring cheer to the garden, Calendula attracts good insects like bees and butterflies while deterring unwanted pests. But most importantly, Calendula has a long-standing reputation as a natural anti-inflammatory skin care treatment. It’s easy to grow, harvest, and dry …

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Vanilla bean WINTER lotion bar for dry skin

Vanilla Bean Winter Lotion Bar

Homemade lotion bars are popular because they are convenient, full of healthy skin ingredients, and make wonderful gifts. If you have tried a lotion bar before and didn’t care for it, please give this winter lotion bar a chance. I have spent time testing different lotion bar recipes and this is the clear winner for moisturizing dry skin in the …

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Learn how to make organic-looking handmade sea sponge soap topped with natural sea sponges for a gorgeous soap that lathers up beautifully.

Bring the Ocean into Your Bathtub with Handmade Sea Sponge Soap Bars

Organic-looking handmade soap topped with natural sea sponges makes for a gorgeous soap that lathers up beautifully. Sea sponges are a natural, biodegradable alternative to synthetic sponges and they are gentler on skin. The last time I made soap, I set aside one of the batches to pour into silicone molds with sea sponges. About Sea Sponges There are over …

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Create A Home Apothecary Supplies And Resources

Herb Crafting Resources and Supplies

I love crafty projects that use herbs and other botanicals from the garden as you can see from the projects here on Garden Therapy and in all of my eBooks, which is why I’ve put together this handy list of resources and supplies for crafting from the garden.         First, check out my eBooks here: The Garden …

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Make your own all-natural healing herbal salve

All-Purpose Herbal Healing Salve

This moisturizing calendula salve helps soothe and heal cuts and bruises and is safe to use on adults, children, and pets. It is very gentle, even on sensitive skin, and it speeds up the healing process for all kinds of minor cuts, scrapes, and bruises. Best of all, it’s completely natural, so you can feel good about knowing exactly what …

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How To Make Tub Teas 5

A Healing Herbal Bath Tea {With No Messy Clean Up}

A herbal bath is supposed to be a thing of luxury. Soaking away in a warm tub filled to the brim with healing botanicals is as good as it gets, right? Well, as long as you aren’t the one who has to do the clean up. And you don’t feel like you are being attacked by flowers as you soak away. …

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