The One DIY I Want People With Easily Irritated Skin To Know About

An oatmeal bath is a great way to soothe dry or irritated skin, but this easy DIY offers the same skin benefits without any of the mess!

How To Make Your Own Coconut Shampoo (and Coconut Milk)

Way back in 2012(!), I posted a “recipe” for a Coconut Milk Shampoo that proved very popular! Homemade hair products are sulfate, silicone, and paraben free, and since they’re made from natural oils, you can be confident that they are made from natural ingredients. And you can even control the scent too! Apparently, I wasn’t … Read more

This Easy DIY Will Make You Ditch Messy Body Scrubs For Good

Ready to meet your new favorite DIY project? I’ll show you how to make sugar scrub bars that combine the best parts of a moisturizing soap and a sugar scrub in one convenient bar!

How To Make Homemade Shower Disks To Clear Congestion

I’m a firm believer in the healing power of showers. No matter what the ailment, the steam and warm water always help me feel a bit better. But steam alone can only do so much, especially for respiratory issues. Last year, I wrote a post about bringing fresh eucalyptus into the shower to help clear … Read more

How To Make Your Own Shower Jelly For Strong, Soft Skin

I’ve learned over the past few years that there isn’t just one kind of person who prefers natural or homemade health and beauty products. All kinds of people seek out natural products for all sorts of reasons. But there is one thing that unifies us – we all love LUSH. Okay, so maybe that’s an … Read more

Homemade Exfoliating Face Mask

Every once in awhile, your face needs a good exfoliating scrub! Exfoliation removes dead skin cells, leaving the new skin clean, exposed and glowing. Exfoliating keeps skin issues at bay while creating a smoother surface that leaves your skin more receptive to moisturizing, lotions, and makeup. While it is possible to over-exfoliate, a weekly treatment … Read more

The Best Carrier Oils For Your DIY Health & Beauty Products

I’ve used many different types of carrier oils in my health and beauty DIYs, but I haven’t ever explained, in any detail, the benefits to each type of oil. Today I’m rectifying that situation. Here is everything you need to know about using and choosing the perfect carrier oil! Carrier oils are basically neutral oils that “carry” an … Read more

How to Make Coconut Milk Yogurt

My daughter-in-law, Kaitlyn, is handling today’s post while I recover from my appearance on The Today Show yesterday! But I want to say a quick thank you to all of you that have left such nice comments on social media. It was truly a dream come true and it meant so much to have the … Read more

Make Your Own Chemical-Free Mosquito Repellent

Now that we are all getting outdoors more (hooray summertime!), most of us (some more than others!) are having to deal with pesky mosquitoes that love to try and ruin our outdoor fun.  🙂  I have to admit, here in this semi-arid desert state, we don’t have to deal with mosquitoes nearly as much as … Read more