Natural DIY

DIY All-Natural Hair Serum For Frizzy Hair

This DIY All-Natural Hair Serum For Frizzy Hair nourishes and conditions hair while smoothing fly-aways to reduce frizz. It’s as effective as it is simple — made with just a few natural ingredients! Let’s take a closer look… Originally Published on March 12, 2017 | Updated on July 5, 2020 Got a case of the fly-aways? A mane that just can’t…

How to Make A Custom Face Oil Blend (Perfect for YOUR Skin)

Looking to make your own face oil blend or face serum? It’s really so easy! Let’s take a look at the difference between essential oils and carrier oils, which of each are best for your unique skin needs, how to properly dilute essential oils in carrier oils, and how to use your custom face oil blend. Originally Published on Apr…

The Top 10 Essential Oils for Skincare

Looking to add essential oils to your skincare routine? Wondering which ones and how!? Let’s take a closer look at which are best for your unique skin needs, how to safely use essential oils on skin, and some fun, simple ways to start adding them to your routine! Originally Published on February 16, 2014 | Updated on April 26, 2020…

My Super-Simple All-Natural Skincare And Beauty Routine

Looking to make the switch to an all-natural skincare and beauty routine? Wondering where to start and which products actually perform!? Take a peek inside my super simple routine, targeted to prevent blemishes and fight the signs of aging… naturally of course! UPDATED ON JANUARY 5, 2020 A lot of readers ask me for all the details on all the…

5 Face Oils for Naturally Clear, Flawless Skin

Can applying oil to your face actually help keep skin clear and reduce blemishes? Yes! Face oils are the best kept skincare secret to naturally clear, flawless skin. Let’s talk about how face oils help to keep skin clear and which oils are the best for reducing blemishes and scarring from acne. I have a teeny-tiny little obsession… With oil. That…

DIY All-Natural Holiday Classics Sugar Scrub Trio

This DIY All-Natural Holiday Classics Sugar Scrub Trio makes for the perfect homemade holiday gift! They smell delicious and leave skin silky smooth. Plus, they’re SO simple to make and always a crowd-pleaser! Oh my goodness. The holidays have really crept up on me on faster than an avocado goes bad. Now if you’re feeling me on this, chances are…

DIY All-Natural Intense Hydration Hair Mask for Soft, Healthy Locks

This DIY All-Natural Intense Hydration Hair Mask is your prescription for naturally soft, healthy, begging-to-be-touched hair! This post is sponsored by Cocavo though all thoughts and opinions are of course my own. Cocavo’s unqiue oil blend is a new staple in my pantry… OK and my beauty routine, too!…  and I’m so excited to partner with such an awesome company! Thank you…

Super Simple Homemade Produce Wash Recipe

This homemade produce wash recipe is a simple way to remove dirt, wax, and pesticide residue from fresh produce. Plus, it helps extends freshness and shelf-life of fruits and vegetables! In a perfect world, we’d all buy organic all the time… Or I suppose in a perfect world, we wouldn’t have to… would we? Anywho, the reality of the situation…

DIY All-Natural Face Oil for Acne-Prone & Oily Skin

This DIY All-Natural Face Oil for Acne-Prone and Oily Skin combines the best carrier oils and essential oils to keep skin clear by fighting blemishes and reducing oil production. Yes, applying oil to your skin can actually reduce the skin’s own oil production! Learn why it works + grab the recipe! Some things are just real head-scratchers… Like how putting…

DIY Non-Toxic Air Freshener: 3 Ways

Naturally scent your home and improve indoor air with these three non-toxic DIY air freshener recipes. They’re a great, simple, and healthy alternative to those store-bought, so-called “air fresheners” that actually pollute indoor air with unhealthy chemicals — ironic, right!? After dating for nearly four years, I thought I knew everything about my boyfriend when we moved in together. Goodness gracious,…

Insanely Simple DIY Activated Charcoal Teeth Whitening Paste

Looking to whiten your teeth naturally? This this DIY activated charcoal teeth whitening paste may not seem like the likeliest candidate for the job, but it helps gently lift stains without sensitivity. Brushing teeth with charcoal!? I know… it sounds a little nutty, right? “Here, rub this black stuff all over your teeth. It will make them white. Oh and don’t…

Oil Pulling: Everything You Need to Know

So you’ve heard about oil pulling but aren’t quite sure what the deal is… How exactly do you do it? Does it really whiten teeth, improve oral health, and benefit the whole body? Or is it all a bunch of hippie-dippy hype? Here’s everything you need to know about this natural health trend! What is oil pulling? Oil pulling involves swishing…

DIY All-Natural Antioxidant Turmeric Face Mask

Turmeric is renowned for its powerful antioxidant properties, and has been used in skincare for centuries. This DIY All-Natural Antioxidant Turmeric Face Mask protects skin from free radical damage with just a few simple ingredients. It also provides great moisture and a gentle exfoliation to boot! Let’s take a closer look… I’ve been mixing things up lately. It’s all because of the…

Super Simple DIY Natural Teeth Whitening Paste (just 3 ingredients!)

Looking to polish up those pearly whites naturally? This DIY all-natural teeth whitening paste is made with just 3 ingredients and works like a charm! I used to use those horrid teeth whitening strips. You know the ones I’m talking about. I don’t know about you but they left me in complete and total pain! If the wind blew, that…

The Many Skin Benefits of Manuka Honey

Have you heard about the skin benefits of manuka honey? Let’s take a look at what sets manuka honey apart from regular ol’ honey + how it helps keep skin naturally healthy, clear, youthful, and hydrated. Yes, all that! Miracles do happen, my friend. And every week or so, I apply a little miracle to my skin: manuka honey. Manuka honey…

Bentonite Clay: What It Is & How I Use It Every Day, Week, & Month

Bentonite clay belongs in every natural medicine cabinet AND natural beauty routine! But what is bentonite clay? And how exactly do you use it? In my bathroom I have about 7 small paper bags filled with an identical substance. Bentonite clay. They’re basically… everywhere. (Note to self: consolidate their contents into a single glass jar.) Needless to say, I’m kind…

All-Natural Moisturizing DIY Hair Mask for Dry or Damaged Hair

Looking for an all-natural homemade hair mask recipe to moisturize and nourish dry, damaged, or frizzy hair? This All-Natural Moisturizing DIY Hair Mask for Dry or Damaged Hair is a miracle worker AND just 3 simple ingredients! Try it and see for yourself… My friend, I have a little gift for you. The gift of naturally smooth, healthy locks that begged…

DIY All-Natural Toning & Clarifying Foaming Facewash

This DIY All-Natural Toning & Clarifying Foaming Facewash cleanses and keeps skin clear using just a few simple, natural ingredients! Some — like honey and tea tree oil — are tried-and-true natural remedies for acne and blemishes, making this homemade facewash recipe the perfect addition to your anti-acne and all-natural skincare routine. Let’s take a closer look… I made a lot of…

DIY Glass Spray Bottle (perfect for your DIY home cleaning products!)

Making your own glass spray bottle with up-cycled materials is so easy! And a great option to store your DIY cleaning recipes with essential oils. So if you’re here right now… I’m going to assume you’re a crunchy little modern hippie like myself. You wear natural beauty and skincare products, prefer glass over plastic, and make a lot of your…

DIY All-Natural Rich Mocha Mud Mask

What’s stranger? Rubbing mud or food on your face? Trick question! Because if you’ve been around these parts before (and if you truly belong in The Cool Kids Club) you know that neither is weird. Nope, not at all. Around here, we know that skincare doesn’t need to be overly complicated to give amazing results. And it especially doesn’t need…

DIY All-Natural Blackhead Busting Blackout Mask

This DIY All-Natural Blackhead Busting Blackout Mask is the perfect natural remedy for blackheads and blemishes! Don’t be fooled by the simple ingredients — activated charcoal and bentonite clay help to keep skin clear by drawing gunk and oil from pores. Let’s take a closer look and get rid of blackheads once and for all…! Can you see me? There…

DIY All-Natural Pumpkin & Spice Exfoliating Face Mask

I want to make it clear that this is a pumpkin & spice exfoliating face mask recipe. Why is she telling me this? It’s in the title, duh. Yes, I know. But the recipe could also easily be called “Homemade Pumpkin and Spice Pudding” or something along those lines since all of the ingredients are Edible Sure do make for…

DIY All-Natural Hydrating Face Toner

This DIY all-natural toner is the perfect remedy for dry skin! It helps balance the skin’s pH, reduce the appearance of pores, and leaves skin oh so soft. Dry winter air got your skin calling for HELP? DIY All-Natural Hydrating Face Toner to the rescue! The star of this toner is an ultra-hydrating ingredient and one of my wintertime skincare must-haves: vegetable…

DIY All-Natural Laundry Powder

The average 4-person American family does a whopping 80 pounds of laundry a week. Wowza, that’s a lot of laundry! It’s also a lot of laundry detergent. Unfortunately, most common, store-bought laundry detergents are filled with unhealthy chemicals. We and our families are exposed to the chemicals in laundry detergents both when they are made airborne during the laundry process,…