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Green Cleaning Archives - TheHippyHomemaker. Homemade Powder and Liquid Foundation - Simple Life Mom. This post is for all of you who enjoy the smoothing effects of foundation, but want to be able to make your own to be frugal and/or for the peace of mind that comes with knowing exactly what you are putting on your body.

Homemade Powder and Liquid Foundation - Simple Life Mom

Making homemade powder and liquid foundation involves adding ingredients a little at a time until you find that perfect color. What’s great is that it’s not hard to do when you have all the ingredients at home. Green Tea with Jasmine Soap. This soap is a new one for me.

Green Tea with Jasmine Soap

I had never used a floral fragrance oil before and I wasn't sure how it was going to behave in this batch of soap. However it behaved itself very well. I started by measuring out my water/tea, adding a small amount of silk fibers, and measuring and adding the lye to the water. After measuring out the oils, I started by mixing the oils to break up any lumps. Orange Comet...For a Tropical Toilet. I love to soak my orange rinds in Vinegar for a powerful orange cleaner.

Orange Comet...For a Tropical Toilet

I also remember reading once about grinding dried out citrus peels to use for cleaning. I thought I would give it a try and I gotta tell you, it was worth the work. To me, nothing says a clean toilet like comet cleanser. Thieves Oil Recipe. 4614StumbleUpon With cold and flu season in full swing, everyone should have a bottle of Thieves oil in their natural first aid kit to help kill germs in your body and around your home.

Thieves Oil Recipe

Powerful and versatile, Thieves oil will stimulate the immune system, circulation and respiratory system, and help protect against the flu, colds, bronchitis, pneumonia, sore throats, cuts, and more. Here’s how to make it… Hen N Chicks Soap. This is an article I did when I first started selling soap.

Hen N Chicks Soap

It is lengthy but full of information! The main points are in bold for those of you who skim ;) _______________________________________________________________________I always have soaps that are available listed on this page over to the right. You can email me at that address and if you click on the picture it will take you to my soap facebook page. Naturally Whitening Tooth Powder Recipe. Welcome!

Naturally Whitening Tooth Powder Recipe

You can now purchase my natural products, such as salves and magnesium lotion, through my on-line store. Sign up for my store newsletter for the latest information on products and sales! DIY Series: Make Your Own Deodorant. Aluminum.

DIY Series: Make Your Own Deodorant

Ok, what’s so bad about that? Parabens. Say what? Making Lye Soap from Wood Ash and Lard. 10 habits you should pick up from your grandmother. Some of us romanticize the past, some of us brush it off altogether — but either way, there’s some good wisdom to be gleaned from generations that weren’t bombarded with consumerism, surrounded by chemicals and discombobulated by the crazy pace of the digital world.

10 habits you should pick up from your grandmother

Yes, we’re talking about the “grandma era.” Known for its wealth of practical solutions, clean living and common sense, the women who forged the road before us were smart cookies. Here are some are some of our favorite grandmotherly habits that are too valuable to be lost. 1. How to Heal a Sunburn in Less Than 24 Hours. If you want to know how to heal a sunburn in just under 24 hours, I’ve got a trick for you.

How to Heal a Sunburn in Less Than 24 Hours

All it takes is two simple, real foods. In fact, because of this trick, I rarely even admit to having a sunburn. DID YOU KNOW… You’ve probably heard all about the amazing uses of distilled vinegar, using olive oil to condition leather and even that nifty trick of using a potato to loosen a broken light bulb.


But today, we are going to talk about some of the not-so-known uses for everyday items like coffee filters, marshmallows and dryer sheets. COFFEE FILTERS – The little paper-like liners that make your morning cup of joe possible have many more uses than just getting your morning started. Because coffee filters are lint-free and absorb oil very well, there are many, many uses for these little guys. Did you know… You can use coffee filters to clean glass, CD’s/DVD’s, computer monitors and even your iPad. 7 Ways To Get Rid of Ants Naturally | MommypotamusMommypotamus | It’s a compliment, I’m sure . . . The way ants are descending on my kitchen. The sticky sweet smell of homemade strawberry jam is irresistible if I do say so myself. But after watching them take an afternoon dip in my coconut oil I’m not feeling very hospitable. I draw the line at coconut oil, y’all. The Miracle of Tea Tree Oil: 80 Amazing Uses for Survival.

Gaye Levy, GuestWaking Times Essential oils have been used for healing and medicinal purposes for centuries and most certainly long before we had pills, capsules and big pharma to take care of our medical woes. And while there is a place for manufactured pharmaceuticals in our survival medicine kit, there exists the possibility that none will be available or that they will be in such scarce supply that they should be reserved for only the most dire of circumstances. The Nerdy Farm Wife Page 2 of 17 DIY Herbal Crafts and Recipes, Honey Candy, Soap Making, Homeschool.

I frequently get asked about how I got started making and selling handmade products. Today, I’ll answer some of the specific questions on this topic that I’ve received over time. If I left out something that you want to know, feel free to ask in the comments below. I started making my own soap because of this little dirt-loving guy: My son had a lot of allergies when he was little and it was impossible … Continue reading Forsythia is one of those ornamental flowering bushes that you see blooming everywhere this time of year (at least around these parts.)

Top 10 DIY Posts of 2013. PRIMAL PIT PASTE. Homemade Toothpaste Recipe: Remineralizing. This homemade toothpaste recipe is 100% natural, perfectly edible, and full of the minerals your teeth need to re-build enamel and maintain healthy teeth and gums. It’s a long-held belief among conventional dentistry that you can’t regrow tooth enamel or heal cavities. But studies done by holistic dental care providers prove otherwise. When combined with a diet rich in the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, and K-2 and devoid of mineral-stealing anti-nutrients, a homemade toothpaste recipe like this one can transform your dental health. Why a homemade toothpaste recipe? The 'Dirty' on Cleaning and Personal Care Products. Erin Schumacher, Guest WriterWaking Times When you pick up a product to clean, you expect it to clean. You don’t, however, expect the product to irritate the skin, cause cancer or disrupt hormones.

The same goes with personal care products. You may think you are cleaning your body and hair, but in addition you are slathering on hundreds of toxic volatile organic compounds. Cleaning ingredients vary in the type of health hazard they pose. Confessions of a Stinky Girl: 3 Tips to Naturally Control Body Odor. A Wealth of DIY Eductional and Instructional material for Simple Living. Online converter. 45 Uses For Lemons That Will Blow Your Socks Off. How to Clean Every Room in Your Home with Items You Already Have. How to Make Glue | Homemade Glue Recipe. Hydrogen Peroxide Magic. Move over OxiClean®…there’s a MUCH CHEAPER stain remover in town. Make Your Own All-Natural Deodorant {Stick or Spray}

Search Results: neem oil: page: DID YOU KNOW… The Fun Cheap or Free Queen: "Spare-second cleaning jar": Keeping your house deep cleaned, one chore at a time. Includes printable list. The Fun Cheap or Free Queen: "You're Welcome" Wednesday: Tons of home remedy tips and tricks. Soapnut recipes: soapnut liquid, soapnut shampoo, soapnut powder foam. Jo Dunning, a tap-along on moving forward, astrology updates, and making toothpaste. What an interesting mix! « Evolution Made Easier. Homemade Natural Diaper Rash Cream Recipe | #ClothDiapers Safe Salve. Natural Cleaning Recipes.

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