Sometimes you look around and it seems like everyone is getting sick. Ugg, please skip me! The best thing you can do to feel healthy is to stop a cold or flu from taking over your body in the first place. Check out these tips to help you prevent them coming winter!
Finding healthier and eco-friendly alternatives to anything from personal care to cleaning my home has not been easy. I started noticing loads of pinnable recipes that were clearly unsafe or unfit for the task. Most are created with really good intentions but are based on the belief that natural is always safe. To make sure you’re making and using natural products safely, I’ve compiled a basic list of safety precautions to really think about when making and using your own natural products.
There is something about smelling great that makes you feel like you have the X-factor. Unfortunately, walking into a perfume store can leave you feeling overwhelmed, a hundred bucks lighter, or more often no perfume but a headache. Making your own perfume is a great way to save money, avoid potentially harmful chemicals, and impress yourself as well as those around you.
We all know that awful feeling when our pout becomes dry, chapped and painful. Lip balm works like magic by locking in moisture and protecting it from outside influence. It’s no wonder that it’s one of the most purchased beauty products in the world. However, many people nowadays are becoming aware of harmful ingredients used in even “natural” lip balms and are diving into the realm of DIYs! Luckily, lip balms are completely customizable, and super fun and easy to make!
Who doesn’t love the idea of beach in a bottle? For years, I would buy anything that I could convince myself I needed. Until I started simplifying and looking into product ingredients. When it comes to sea salt spray, I’ve found that it is just glorified salty water and super easy to make yourself with natural ingredients.
Nothing is better than a relaxing bath after a long day, especially when you can combine it with candles, your favorite tunes and a glass of wine (or kombucha). What can lift a good bath to an AMAZING bath is your own customized bath salts! When used safely they can help you when you’re stressed out, have trouble falling asleep, feeling under the weather and so much more.
Continuing to get breakouts everywhere can become really frustrating. While there’s no magic pill to prevent acne, there’s a lot you can do to keep your skin clear. I never realized that a lot of acne products were actually aggravating my skin and making it worse…
For the past few years, I’ve slowly been transitioning towards a more natural and eco-friendly lifestyle. I always read the labels on my food but never even glanced at my personal care products. Up until a few years ago, I bought my body washes based on promising claims and wonderful scents. However, after reading too many bizarre ingredients on the label and wanting to reduce my waste, I started looking for alternatives…
Conventional deodorants come with a long list of harmful ingredients for your body and the environment. If you’re anything like me, you may have tried one or many natural deodorants, only to find yourself stinking up a store and being utterly miserable in no time. So what to do when you want an alternative that is natural, inexpensive AND effective? Make your own natural deodorant!
When was the last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? I don’t know about you but I was not always the best at doing this. What I did not realize was that dirty makeup brushes aren’t just gross but really bad for your skin and your health… Luckily, you can clean your brushes easily with a natural method that works perfectly!