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DIY Deodorant for Funky, Offending Underarms" The greenest most zero-waste option when it comes to stink-free pits isn't an invisible solid—it's invisible, period.

DIY Deodorant for Funky, Offending Underarms"

No deodorant is the most eco-friendly deodorant because you're not creating any plastic waste from the stick's casing, and you're not taking any scary health risks. Most conventional antiperspirant sticks and sprays contain aluminum compounds—which help in reducing sweat and smelly odors—but have also been linked to Alzheimer's disease and breast cancer.

Aloe Mint Lotion Recipe. I’ve been experimenting with lotion recipes for ages and finally found one that I absolutely love!

Aloe Mint Lotion Recipe

I based it off of Rosemary Gladstar’s “Famous Face Cream” recipe found in her book, Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner’s Guide, and then tweaked it around a bit. (PS: that book is fabulous and not just for beginners. I love my copy!) Detoxification Part I : Healing Waters. A detox bath is one of the easiest healing therapies we can do to facilitate our body’s natural detoxification system.

Detoxification Part I : Healing Waters

In today’s post I am going to tell you why you want to take a detox bath as well as show you how. There is no doubt in this day and age, our bodies are subject to more toxins than ever. Toxins are in the air we breathe, the food we eat, the medications we take and in the water we drink. How To Make Homemade Lotion With 3 Simple Ingredients {Video Tutorial} « The Mommypotamus The Mommypotamus. Lesson #1 from my first job, Bath & Body Works . . .

How To Make Homemade Lotion With 3 Simple Ingredients {Video Tutorial} « The Mommypotamus The Mommypotamus

Do not climb the stockroom shelves like catwoman. Ever. Lesson #2 Those luscious looking photos are meant to distract you from cancer causing dioxane and formaldehyde in shower gels and lotions with unpronounceable ingredients. Body Butter Recipe. *Because of the popularity of this recipe on pinterest, I am getting many, many questions that are more suited for an expert.

Body Butter Recipe

This is a raw food site, this was my first attempt at body butter, it worked better than I could have hoped for and if you make this recipe as stated, it will work great for you too!! I am sorry but I can’t answer the technical questions. Cheers! * I made my first batch of body butter today. Whipped Body Butter - Homemade Lotion - Holistic Kid. Yes.

Whipped Body Butter - Homemade Lotion - Holistic Kid

This homemade lotion is really as sensual and decadent as it sounds. For years I was disgruntled with my store bought lotion choices. DIY Coffee Body Scrub. Who needs fancy shmancy body scrubs when you can create your own for under 10 bucks?

DIY Coffee Body Scrub

Coffee is the perfect addition to your basic sugar scrub, as it reduces cellulite and fine lines, prevents acne and gives your skin a lovely dose of energy. We became mini skin specialists this week and created the perfect coffee scrub that will have your skin reenergized and feeling fresh in no time. Here's how to make it yourself. Instead of harming your body with your average scrub, this DIY coffee scrub is sulfate and paraben-free, and will have your body feeling as smooth as a babys bottom! Anti-Cellulite Recipes. It's yet again that time of the year, ladies, when our cellulite anxiety starts to kick in;-) And while it's obvious that the main tools to use in anyone's anti-cellulite fight are healthy nutrition, plenty of water and exercising, I thought I'd share with you some extra "tricks" that help me A LOT - and that is homemade coffee anti-cellulite serum and sugar coffee scrubs...This is the anti-cellulite routine I'm currently following on a weekly basis (trying to make it daily - fingers crossed!

Anti-Cellulite Recipes

;-) 1. Yummy Coffee Sugar Scrubbing: I LOVE having scrubs in bars like that for two reasonsFirst of all, your sugar and coffee doesn't fall down the moment you apply them on your skin and you can easily scrub the bar all over your thighs. Secondly, when we make regular non-bar scrubs we have to put a lot of oil to hold ingredients together and that oil then ends up in the bath tub making the tub slippery and really hazardous! Homemade Hand Scrub. Winter is here and if the cold, dry air has turned your hands into sandpaper like it has mine, you`ll appreciate this hand scrub that leaves your hands soft, smooth and smelling delicious!

Homemade Hand Scrub

Turn your old jars into thoughtful, homemade gifts (& keep one for yourself!) I suggest using small jars, since all the ingredients are edible (and therefore spoilable) and should be used within a month. Ingredients: Small sized mason or other jars you want to use Sugar Olive oil (or any other oil you may have in your pantry) Lemon juice & zest Few drops of vanilla *The amount of ingredients that you need depends on the amount of scrub that you want to make. I used about 4 cups of sugar for 4 small jars. Hands and Feet Scrubs. Peppermint Foot Scrub Recipe Ingredients: 10 tsp. grapeseed oil 4 tbs dark brown sugar Directions:

Hands and Feet Scrubs

All Natural Homemade Sunscreen. This is a recipe for all natural homemade sunscreen, without zinc oxide or titanium dioxide. A few years ago, I created this Instructable that shows you how to make your own sunscreen using these ingredients. In response to many comments I'd been getting on it, I decided to offer a TD/ZO alternative, with all natural elements.

You can actually eat most of the ingredients! TLC Style "Make Your Own Shaving Cream" My favorite part about caring for the environment is that it encourages the D.I.Y. spirit. I've always been a little on the crafty side and am more than happy to make something myself if it means that I'll save money and help out the planet by reducing my own consumption of chemical-infused products that are also often times packaging nightmares. There are a lot of products that many of us use daily that we could be making ourselves and shaving cream is no exception. Sure, you can always just use your soap or shampoo for shaving (it works incredibly well in case you haven't tried it before), but there is still something to be said for the shaving with actual shaving cream. If you're interested in making your own shaving cream, try out this recipe, it works for me!

Here's what you'll need: DIY - MAKE YOUR OWN WAX FOR HAIR REMOVAL - Fashion + Beauty on Shine. I was chatting with someone on my flight back from my vacation. She lived in another country where salons are hard to come by or if they are around, they aren't very good. So, sometimes a girl has got to depend on herself. You can make one on your own so easily. 5 Fruits for a glowing skin. 5 Best Fruits for Healthy Skin. Here are five fruits for healthy skin that can make you skin glow: 1. Kiwi and Pomegranate: Consumption and application of Kiwi fruit helps ensure healthy, clear, beautiful skin.

Kiwis are rich in pectin and fiber, which strengthen digestion. They also may prevent wrinkles and blemishes.