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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. 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. Toxins cause irritation, harm and destruction in the body if left unchecked. Detoxification is the body’s way of removing and metabolizing these dangerous compounds. A detox bath encourages the body to efficiently flush out toxins. Our toxic burden is a result of the toxins we are exposed to and our body’s ability to naturally detox. When we take a detox bath, we not only boost our health and well-being, but also strengthen our immune system and prevent disease.

Our exposure to toxic substances is on the rise. When metabolic waste from toxins builds up in our body, we get sick. 1. 2. 3. 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. 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

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. The Environmental Working Group’s Skin Deep Database had confirmed that even the most “natural” of body products I had found were still pretty toxic. I had spent an accumulation of hours standing in the health food store trying to find a lotion with ingredients that I was willing to slather on my body – always coming up empty handed.

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. 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: Combine ingredients.

Hands and Feet Scrubs

Strawberry Foot Exfoliating Scrub Recipe. 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! Carrot seed oil's high carotol content gives it its skin-rejuvenative properties, and can directly reduce the damaging effects of UV rays. Avocado oil, sesame oil and shea butter contain a low SPF sunscreen. Ingredients: NOTE: avoid using citrus oils, such as bergamont, orange, lemon or lime. *Even though Borax is used as a food ingredient in some countries, it is banned for such use in the US, and can be harmful if ingested in large doses.

Tools:Directions: Combine the sesame, avocado, jojoba, and almonds oils, shea and cocoa butters, and beeswax in a microwave-safe container and heat until just melted. TLC Style "Make Your Own Shaving Cream" My favorite part about caring for the environment is that it encourages the D.I.Y. spirit. 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. 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. Pomegranates are also superb for overall skin health. 2.