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 […]
Natural, Homemade, DIY recipes and tips for natural Beauty. This includes makeup recipes, lotion and lip balm recipes, and much more.
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 […]
Having baby can feel as if you’re world has been turned upside down, now there is a little person needing you for everything from needing you to feed them to singing them baby songs and keeping them entertained. However, as they grow older, you find that you want to try your best to protect them […]
Aromatherapy has been used for literally centuries with wonderful results. In fact, it has only been the past 100 years where people have begun turning to pharmaceuticals and have lost natural remedy knowledge. That has been changing lately as people have been fighting to bring back natural traditions combined with modern knowledge of medicine to […]
This has been a year to remember in so many ways for Simple Life Mom. I’ve out together a compilation of the best of the best of this year’s top 21 articles on natural bath and natural beauty product recipes. These are all 100% natural recipes with no compromises. There are no unnecessary preservatives because […]
A wonderful list of Last Minute Handmade Gift Ideas is super duper handy to keep on hand. We all have a number of people on our Christmas lists that we’d love to give something special to, but we’re not sure what that special gift might be. We also have people like teachers, co-workers, postal workers, […]