Category Archives: Natural DIY

DIY all-natural lavender & lemon sugar scrub

DIY all-natural lavender & lemon sugar scrub

My skin does not like the changing seasons. Uh uh, no way. It gets all irritable and cranky and begs for me to scratch it furiously. So I need to give it a little extra attention to calm it down. This DIY all-natural lavender and lemon sugar scrub is the perfect antidote. The sugar exfoliatesContinue Reading

DIY all-natural citrus zest all-purpose cleaner

DIY all-natural citrus zest all-purpose cleaner

Goodness gracious, are there a lot of home cleaning products on the market. We’ve got kitchen cleaner, bathroom cleaner, toilet bowl cleaner, floor cleaner, tile and grout cleaner… oof, I’m starting to feel like Bubba from Forrest Gump (mmm maybe I’ll make shrimp for dinner tonight). And of course, most of these products are chock-full-o’-nasties,Continue Reading

The many skin benefits of manuka honey

The many skin benefits of manuka honey

Miracles do happen, my friend. And every week or so, I apply a little miracle to my skin: manuka honey. Manuka honey is produced in New Zealand by bees that pollinate the native manuka bush. It is used in both traditional and modern medicine (yep!) for its natural antibacterial properties. In addition to containing hydrogenContinue Reading

DIY all-natural bug repellant (salve + spray)

DIY all-natural bug repellant (salve + spray)

Oh, summer. We have a love-hate relationship, you and I. Some things I love about you: BBQs, gorgeous greenery, the beach. Some things I hate about you: stifling humidity, bugs, bugs, bugs. Did I say bugs? Bugs. Unfortunately, an active ingredient used in most store-bought bug repellants may pose a serious threat to your health.Continue Reading

DIY all-natural Deep Clean Green face mask

DIY all-natural Deep Clean Green face mask

I know they say that good things come to those who wait… But isn’t there just something so wonderful about instant gratification? To get what you want exactly when you want it? Uh, yes please! Which is why I love this DIY all-natural Deep Clean Green face mask: you get results FAST. As in “put itContinue Reading

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