If you haven’s heard, deodorant is a big toxin that can easily be avoided by using and making natural deodorant or making your own herbal deodorant spray. I have a number of recipes for natural deodorant on Simple Life Mom. There’s a simple natural recipe with baking soda, a detoxing deodorant recipe without baking soda, […]
Natural, Homemade, DIY recipes and tips for natural Beauty. This includes makeup recipes, lotion and lip balm recipes, and much more.
I love this recipe for chamomile body butter. It’s very hydrating, and a little but goes a long way. It’s easy to make, so I’ll walk you through the ingredients and the how-to so you can enjoy an easy DIY with great ingredients. Ingredients The number one reason I make things myself is the control […]
There are so many products that we use on our hair on a daily or weekly basis. This chemical overload can quickly impact our health. Natural Hair DIYs can lift that chemical load from your brain, skin, liver and bloodstream and also help the environment by cutting down on plastics (not to mention supporting small […]
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 […]
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.