Category Archives: Natural DIY

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

DIY all-natural herbal mouthwash for healthy teeth & gums

DIY all-natural herbal mouthwash for healthy teeth & gums

Ah, there’s nothing that compares to that fresh and clean feeling of mouthwash! It doesn’t matter if you’ve been stuck on a bus with busted AC all day next to an old Italian man with garlic seeping out of every pore (been there), swish a little mouthwash you’ll feel like a whole new you inContinue Reading

DIY all-natural whitening + remineralizing toothpaste

DIY all-natural whitening + remineralizing toothpaste

I want to immediately address the elephant in the room before we go any further… YES, this toothpaste is brown. And NO, it is not the loveliest looking. But hey, we all know not to judge a book by its cover! And those perfectly white toothpastes that you are comparing it to may look pretty,Continue Reading

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