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Clay As a Natural Home Remedy (Yes, Really) Hydrating Face Mask With Ylang Ylang, Rose, & Clary Sage. Isn’t it so wonderful to wake up to naturally smooth, hydrated skin in the morning? Come wintertime, it seems that mornings like these are few and far between. A few days ago, I woke up feeling in dire need of a hydrating face mask. So I whipped out a pen and paper and came up with my dream concoction. I bring you: The Ultimate Hummusbird Hydrating Face Mask. (Hehe, that’s me.) The base is made of plain organic yogurt, raw honey, sweet almond oil, aloe vera gel, and rose water; five ingredients that are known to hydrate, balance, and sooth the skin.

Hydrating Face Mask With Ylang Ylang, Rose, & Clary Sage Ingredients: ½ cup plain yogurt 1 tablespoon sweet almond oil 1 tablespoon aloe vera gel 1 teaspoon honey 1 teaspoon rose water (learn to make your own) 2-3 drops each of ylang ylang, rose, & clary sage essential oils To make, simply mix up your base ingredients in a bowl, then add your essential oils and give another little stir.

To use, apply a generous layer to clean, dry skin. Feet Treat. By Kyrstie Barcak on October 3, 2014 It is time to kick off your Winter shoes and socks and bring out your sandals and open-toed shoes. That means, you need to get your feet back into shape, soft and smooth – heel cracks be gone! This fabulously rich balm will soothe and smooth those cracked,dry heels in no time.

Put it on at the end of the day and let it get to work. This DIY foot balm is incredibly rich. This is a simple recipe to make and is one to keep in mind for Christmas gifts as it is equally useful for males or females. Feet Treat Author: Kyrstie Barcak - A Fresh Legacy Recipe type: Skincare 25 grams beeswax10 grams shea butter20 grams avocado oil10 ml apricot kernal oil20 grams cocoa butter15 grams almond oil3 drops rosemary essential oil5 drops orange essential oil3 drops lemongrass essential oil Ensure that all of the equipment you use is clean prior to using it. This softening balm may be used on other dry, problem areas of the body also like elbows. Share this post: Join me here: Dry Shampoo Recipe and Instructions. I know this is gonna sound crazy. There is absolutely no scientific data to back this up. But I am 100% certain that in the last 6 months, I have not added a new gray hair to my head! No, my stress level has not decreased. But, I have not had highlights done in 8-10 months and it is hardly noticeable Well, maybe it is, but if anyone is saying so behind my back, I can't hear them.

I attribute it to one thing: less hair washing. Crazy? So, yea. Dry Shampoo 1/3 cup Epson salts 1 T arrowroot or cornstarch 1/4 tsp-1 T of cocoa powder (less if lighter hair, more if dark) 6 drops lemon or rosemary essential oils or a combo of both. Put the Epson salts in a spice grinder and pulverize to a soft powder. To apply, use a cosmetic brush and add a light layer along roots of DRY hair. If you then find that static electricity gives you more height than Madonna in the 80's, reach for static's worst nemesis: Tin Foil!

I used to use fabric softener sheets to tame wild static hair. (affiliate link) Make Your Own "Sweet Dreams" Bath Soak - One Good Thing by Jillee. You may have noticed an ad in the sidebar of this website mentioning The Mom Summit which is coming up March 31st – April 7th. I hope you will take a minute to click on it and see all the great information that is available through this FREE online conference. The aim of The Mom Summit is to give moms information that will make their lives easier and more enjoyable! I will be joining more than 30 contributors who will be teaching classes on topics such as parenting, cooking, organization, health and fitness, relationships, balancing work and home life, and more! One of the other bloggers involved in The Mom Summit is one I’ve followed for quite awhile…Wellness Mama.

As a matter of fact when I saw that she was participating, it reminded me of a recent post I read on her blog about the benefits of magnesium salt baths which in turn inspired MY post today! I try to take at least one therapeutic salt bath a week in an attempt to control my headaches. I call it my…… Here’s what you’ll need: How to make dry shampoo - Blah Blah Magazine - a lifestyle. Are you dutiful about washing your hair?

I’d like to be better. You’d think I didn’t like washing my hair, but I do love to with this shampoo. It’s just the styling afterwards. Life gets in the way and I’d rather be off making things. I know that in the land of grown ups, clean and styled hair is important, even for mad makers like me. 1. 2. 3. What tricks do you use to push past those need-to-wash hair days? Cornmeal, dry shampoo and scalp conditioning My beloved, 1970s, The Handbook of Natural Beauty, mentions how cornmeal was originally used by Dr L. Cocoa and the fatty acids it contains are believed to nourish the scalp and in the long run minimise split ends. Rosemary essential oil has legendary status in the aromatherapy world for helping scalp issues and hair condition.

The green tea and zinc are optional, but I live in Australia and think it’s a good idea to sneak in potential sun care* at any opportunity. Colour matching your hair to dry shampoo How to use Brush through hair. 1. Apple cider vinegar shampoo, yes it is THAT simple. I noticed that homemade Apple Cider Vinegar shampoo has become very popular recently. Many people finally found the natural hair care power of apple cider vinegar to be irresistible and can’t go without it anymore ACV, as it is sometimes called, can easily be used as a shampoo because cleans your hair and scalp extremely well.

It also closes the hair cuticles, which makes your hair look and feel smooth, it adds shine, and helps with the pH balance of the scalp We have the recipe you bring the energy …and the ingredients plus some kitchen utensils please What is apple cider vinegar exactly? Apple cider vinegar is the product of fermentation of the liquid from crushed apples. What are the benefitsof apple cider vinegar for my hair? To answer this, I’m afraid I have to throw some chemistry at you.

Normal wet hair has a pH level between 4.5 and 5.5 (water is neutral pH 7) which means natural hair is more acidic than water. Using apple cider vinegar will help balancing the pH level of your hair. Scratch Mommy – Life, From Scratch Ultimate DIY Detoxing Salt Soak & Scrub | Scratch Mommy - Life, From Scratch. I love giving gifts.

It is so nice to have the opportunity to think about what a loved one would like to receive. You know, what will make them ‘light up’ with joy? For me, DIY gifts are always a go-to. Shocker, I know…hehe. I whipped up A LOT of DIY gifts this holiday season. It was a blast! Today I am sharing one of my holiday creations…a DIY salt soak and scrub that I whipped up for some friends and family members. Not only does this smell UhMaaZing, it is also a luxurious way to spend a little bit of time to yourself after a long, hard day at work (either in the home, away from the home, or both…we all know that really…it’s all work). Also, I know that I have had my fair share of SAD (Standard American Diet) food in the past couple of weeks, so the more detoxing that I can do the better off I’ll be.

That is another reason why this beautiful soaking scrub rocks. With only a few simple ingredients, which you likely already have on hand, it is incredibly easy to make. Ingredients Make It. Scratch Mommy – Life, From Scratch Hydrating Winter Body Scrub | Scratch Mommy - Life, From Scratch. With the start of the new year comes our plans to recalibrate ourselves and either refocus on, expand, or start our healthy living routines. In fact, the new year is the perfect time to make a decision to no longer use toxic products in our lives, especially on our body. My personal journey into living a DIY #LifeFromScratch started when I was a teenager and played around with making some homemade lip balm.

I had fun with it but it was more of a hobby than anything. It was about two years ago that I got focused and started in earnest. It all stemmed from my making a decision to become healthier — both mentally and physically — by joining a whole foods detoxification program. I felt better than I had in many years and fell in love with all things health. Once that started, I expanded my own gardens so I could be more self-sufficient. After that, I realized there were so many toxic ingredients in my household and body care items (yikes!) So, What’s In It? Hydrating Winter Body Scrub. Homemade Ginger Cayenne Muscle Rub. We’ve been talking quite a bit about movement lately. Working our bodies, pushing them to the limits of what they’re capable of in the form of running, dancing, doing yoga, getting in the water… whatever your workout of choice may be.

It’s incredible what these bodies of ours can be capable of – and exercising those muscles and bones also reminds us of how important it is to take good care of ourselves. You don’t necessarily need to be sore to enjoy this ginger cayenne muscle rub. Nothing feels better than coming home after a run, taking a hot shower, and rubbing this on aching muscles and joints. The combination of coconut oil and shea butter as a base makes it super silky and moisturizing, and the ginger and cayenne give it that warming, tingly quality that I love so much.

Cayenne contains capsaicin, which soothes pain, and ginger root powder has been shown to reduce inflammation. What you need: ½ cup shea butter ¼ cup coconut oil 1 tsp ginger root powder 1 tsp cayenne pepper Directions: Relaxing and Simple DIY Detox Bath. Home > Relaxing and Simple DIY Detox Bath Waking Times Meme – Why buy expensive bath products which may contain harmful chemicals when you can make an all-natural inexpensive detox bath from ingredients you can easily find at home and in stores? This detox bath mix will not only help your body relax; it may help relieve several health issues. ~~ Help Waking Times to raise the vibration by sharing this article with friends and family… Home > Relaxing and Simple DIY Detox Bath Waking Times Meme – Why buy expensive bath products which may contain harmful chemicals when you can make an all-natural inexpensive detox bath from ingredients you can easily find at home and in stores? ~~ Help Waking Times to raise the vibration by sharing this article with friends and family… Promoted Content From The Web:Promoted Content From The Web:Promoted Content From The Web:Promoted Content From The Web:Promoted Content From The Web: