Soothing Homemade Body Butter

Homemade Whipped Body Butter

It is holiday season and I am happy to be making the majority of the gifts that I will be giving.  I will be giving different people different homemade products but they will all be gifted this amazing homemade whipped body butter.  This is one of the best things that I have ever made in my Read More

Homemade Natural Sunscreen

Homemade Natural Sunscreen: How to Make Homemade Sunscreen

It is very easy to make your own homemade organic sunscreen.  I have been making sunscreen for my family for years and we love it.  If you want to make your own homemade sunscreen go for it, it is very easy!  This homemade natural sunscreen sunblock recipe is easy to make and it works wonderfully! Read More

Homemade Whipped Coconut Lotion

Homemade Coconut Lotion

I no longer use store-bought lotions.  This is another product that I kicked to curb, replacing it with a creamy whipped homemade coconut lotion. This homemade lotion uses only 2 ingredients and works great at mositurizing even the driest of skin.  Not does this lotion work great it is super easy to make! Homemade Coconut Read More

Homemade Toothpaste

Homemade Toothpaste

I have been researching homemade toothpaste recipes for a few weeks.  Today I mixed up my first batch of homemade toothpaste.  I am so happy that another chemical filled store-bought product in our home has been replaced with a homemade natural product.  My husband cracks up at how excited I get over these things! When Read More

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Extending The Life Of Cloth Diapers

I use cloth diapers.  I feel that using cloth diapers is the best decision for my children and the environment.  The initial investment of cloth diapers can be high but it truly pays off in the long run.  I have used many different cloth diapers and have found that Bum Genius one size with snaps are my favorite. I Read More

Oil Cleansing Method

Natural Homemade Face Cleaner: The Oil Cleansing Method (OCM)

People are  often a bit confused to hear that I use oil not soap to cleanse my face.  I have been using the oil cleansing method (OCM) for more than a year and the only blemish that I have encountered is when I traveled without my OCM mixture and used traditional face cleaner.    Using Read More

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Falling In Love With Coconut Oil

My relationship with coconut oil started as a fling but has recently flourished into a full-blown love affair!  I first purchased coconut oil as an ingredient to make homemade deodorant.   I made the deodorant then put my jar of coconut oil away in a cabinet. I recently began using the no ‘poo shampoo method on my Read More

No Poo Shampoo & Conditioner

The No ‘Poo Method: Homemade Shampoo & Conditioner

I am trying to replace all of the household cleaners and body products in our home with natural, mostly homemade, alternatives.  As I come close to running out of a chemical filled product I search for a natural, and cost-effective (AKA cheap), alternative. A few weeks ago I was almost out of my shampoo and conditioner.  I began to research Read More

Homemade Deodorant

Homemade Natural Deodorant

This post contains affiliate links. I ditched non-natural store-bought deodorant over a year ago.  I now make homemade natural deodorant using only 3 ingredients.  I ditched the stick due to all of the toxins that deodorants contain.  Non-natural deodorants contain aluminum, parabans, propylene glycol, TEA, DEA, triclosan, talc, and FD & C colors.  These nasty ingredients Read More