Probiotics! In 8 Health Benefits of Kombucha I talk about how fermented tea can bring 8 wonderful health benefits. I want to expand on that and explain how adding many fermented foods to your diet can help improve your health. I’ve not only put together a short explanation of some of the health benefits of […]
Natural, Homemade, DIY recipes and tips for natural Beauty. This includes makeup recipes, lotion and lip balm recipes, and much more.
I just realized that the eye serum formula that has been in my shop for a year already was not published for you yet! A number of you have asked me, how can you give away your secrets to prospective buyers from your shop? Won’t people make it themselves instead of buying it from you? […]
Natural conditioner bars have been a battle for me. I have a wonderful set of herbal rinses that work great on my hair and I have a set routine that give me shiny, bouncy hair. BUT, I really want to conquer the conditioner bar dilemma. Having a bar that does everything listed below without weighing […]
I’m really encouraged to see so many options in the stores these days for a more natural deodorant choice, though finding a natural detoxing deodorant recipe without baking soda that really works can be a challenge. Even so, it seems that people are beginning to speak with their money and cause companies to step up […]
Coconut oil has become very popular the past 5 years or so. With good reason! There are so many great uses for coconut oil AND it’s a renewable resource that profits many areas that need our support. So what’s so great about coconut oil anyway? Coconut Benefits Let’s jump right in. First, coconut oil is […]
Baby powder is to help prevent or heal diaper rash, as a body powder to help keep dry, in art projects, as well as to help keep feet from sticking to gel pads in pointe shoes. It’s very versatile and is widely used. The problem arises, as always, with ingredient choices in most brands of […]
Rose water is a beautifully soothing toner and so much more. I really enjoy using it and realized that I haven’t shared why I use it (some great recipes) and how to make rose water. Rose water is used in aromatherapy for its benefits in helping depression and anxiety. It also, in reducing anxiety, can […]
I get a lot of questions asking which shampoo bar recipes are best for different hair types and which ingredients change the bar so that they effect different qualities of hair. I’m going to try and answer a lot of those questions all in one spot by describing ingredients that effect various hair types and […]
My daughter recently had a dance competition where the chemicals were flying! It wasn’t until we were already in the midst of the event that I realized that I didn’t have a homemade recipe for hair spray. I definitely wanted to take the time to make recipes that were out there and determine which ones […]
I drink tea pretty much all day every day. I love herbal teas, but a good black tea with milk and a tiny smidge of sugar is just comfort to me. I’ll mix in a bit of coffee in there occasionally as well (in my day, not in my tea). So, basically, I try and […]
Best of the Year articles are always fun to write. It gives me an opportunity to look at what’s been successful, what people have enjoyed the most, and what you may want more of. This year I’ve focused again on the Best Handmade Beauty Products, because it gets back to the Simple Life Mom goal […]
A Natural Handmade Conditioner Bar Recipe for naturally nourishing hair after using a shampoo bar. Natural hair care. Pure and healthy hair care.
My 7 Homemade Shampoo Recipes has been a huge hit over the years. It’s definitely time to give you more recipes …again, all in one place. These shampoo bar recipes are 100% natural, pure, healthy, and palm free. I’ve added a few vegan options for you as well. These Herbal shampoo bar recipes are made […]
Although a huge part of America has been stuck in colder weather than usual this Spring, we know the warmth is coming. Sandal weather is upon us! I don’t know about you, but my winter feet need a little TLC first with these foot scrub recipes. Now is the perfect time to pamper your feet […]
I was looking through my makeup recipes and realized that somehow I didn’t have my natural finishing powder recipe available for you yet. This is a clean filling, natural mineral makeup choice that’s easy to make and healthy for your skin. It’s especially important to choose healthy ingredients when you’re putting them on your skin […]