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Homemade Probiotic Deodorant – That Really Works!

Homemade Probiotic Deodorant – That Really Works!
Probiotics. A buzzword within the natural health community. And rightfully so! Most health conscious individuals understand the positive effects on digestion that come from using probiotic foods and supplements. In fact, the benefits of ingesting probiotics have been well researched and the craze is taking over. If you haven’t already heard of fermented foods, kefir, and kombucha you will soon. Likewise, as the known benefits of probiotics are now expanding into mainstream culture, new research is showing remarkable promise for the use of this “good bacteria” in topical remedies. Emerging thoughts include the idea that probiotics can actually help improve the balance of bacteria on your skin, very similar to the way they are known to improve the balance of bacteria in your digestive system. Our skin is the largest organ in our body. This is part where we transition into what all of this means for our underarms (smile). Homemade Probiotic Deodorant Ingredients Method 1. 2. 3. Notes Related:  Cosmetichomemade

Whitening Tooth Powder - A Homemade and Natural Brushing Option Finding a good toothpaste can be difficult. Detergents, artificial colors, and chemical sweeteners have been added to most of the commercial toothpaste on store shelves. Allow me to make this simple for you – some of those chemicals and additives that reside in store-bought toothpaste can be toxic to your health. Powder on your teeth? We are currently learning more about the subject of our oral health, and have found Ramiel Nagel’s book, Cure Tooth Decay, to be an invaluable resource. In his book, Nagel recommends a simple tooth powder to use for brushing, consisting of only baking soda, sea salt, and a bit of essential oil. As I researched other herbs that may be beneficial for teeth, I found that sage has been used for years by other cultures as a natural tooth whitener. Our tooth powder contains only a few ingredients that can all contribute to a healthy smile and promote fresh breath. Peppermint Sage Tooth Powder (Makes ½ cup of tooth powder) Ingredients: Directions: Last words

Easy Way To Decorate A Pie – Tips and Tricks I found a cute Pie Press Cutters Set and use each different press mold to create different shapes. I just pressed the pie cutter on rolled out dough creating a bunch of individual pieces. I listed a few sets at the end of this post for you. You can use your favorite pie crust recipe or buy pre made pie crust if your in a rush. You can use your favorite canned pie filling as well. This is what the rolled out dough looked like after pressing out all the individual shapes. I added multiple strips across the pie. This is the golden brown crust when baked. . Cake Decoration,cake Press Mold,cookie Press Mold,cake Print Mold,cake Tools,toast Print Mold.cookie Cutter Sl-031 Norpro 3257 Pie Topper Cutters Cookie Stamp, Set of 4 Paula Deen Signature Kitchen Tools 4-Piece Pie Press Cutters Set, Pumpkin, Maple, Holly and Apple Ateco Easter Plunger Cutters, Set of 4

2013 Fresh Jamila Body ART Quality Henna Mehndi Powder 100G Finely Sifted All ways start with Fresh henna. To mix: Take some henna in a glass, or clear plastic container, if available. { 20 gram henna powder will make about 2 ( 25g - 30g ) cones, enough for 2 bridal hands ( front and back of both hands ) } Add some lemon juice, for about 20g henna, you will need around 1/4 - 1/3 cup. Do not add all the lemon juice at once, mix in in a little at a time, till you get a thick mash potato like consistency. Then cover it with a plastic wrap, removing all the bubbles. Let this mixture stand for around 12 hours, at warm ( 75° to 85° Fahrenheit ). Second Stage: Now add about 1 - 2 tsp. sugar ( if you live in dry weather, add 1.5 tsp. sugar, and if you live in hot and humid weather add 0.5 - 1 tsp. sugar ) Also add 1 - 1.5 tsp. of Essential oils. ( Some of the best oils are Tea Tree Oil, Cajeput. Mix well until smooth and stringy. Cover the mixture again, and let it sit for another 12 hours, or until the dye releases. Now your henna is ready to use. THANKSRabia

Mango Chutney Recipe at Epicurious yield Makes 5 cups (1.25 L) Mango Chutney is the one we think of as the "original" and most traditional of all chutneys. It goes well with curries, chicken, pork, lamb, and game. Preparation 1. 2. SERVING SUGGESTION: Chutney Butter Serve with grilled or barbecued chicken parts. Combine 3 tbsp (45 mL) Mango Chutney and 1 tbsp (15 mL) softened butter or margarine. Makes 1/4 cup (50 mL). Kitchen Tip: "I like to mix this chutney into a vinaigrette made with vegetable oil, rice vinegar, soy sauce, honey, lime juice, lime zest, and crystallized ginger," says Topp.

10 Simple Home Remedies For Cracked Heels | StyleCraze - Nightly Image: Shutterstock It is Summer, and as you’re getting ready to show off your flip-flops and sandals, one thing to keep in mind before you step out in your ‘opens’ is to make sure your feet are in absolute great shape. If your heels aren’t in perfect shape, sadly, there’s not much a lovely pair of summery flip-flops would be able to do. Home Remedies for how to cure cracked heels: Here is our list of 10 simple home remedies that will help soothe and makeover your cracked heels, and let you step out in style. One of the first steps towards having a pair of beautiful feet is to heal them, and that is why this foot mask is absolutely perfect home remedy for cracked heels. Take a basin of warm water in which you’ll be dipping your feet and add raw salt, lemon juice, glycerine and rose water. 2. Dry skin on the heels is one of the foremost reasons behind the cracking. 3. Take the pulp of a ripe banana and apply over cracked parts of the heel and feet.Keep on for about 10 minutes and wash off.

The Dog's Breakfast - asian-style noodle soup Our new favourite thing: a one-bowl meal that’s crazy-good, dead easy, and guaranteed to get you glowing, no matter how cold it is outside. While probably not authentically anything in terms of style, it’s genuinely restorative, with a strong, distinct yang character that warms the heart of winter’s deep yin. chicken-tamari-ginger-garlic broth - umami, or ooh mommy? This soup is one of several brilliant permutations suggested by the Japanese Noodle Soup recipe from Cook’s Illustrated. We’ve done this with seared beef tenderloin, sliced into silky pink ribbons, and five-spice duck breast, which lends dark fragrance and depth to the broth. But we like this best as chicken noodle soup. To begin with, if you don’t already, please make your own chicken stock. You get the picture. Asian-style noodle soup (slightly adapted from Cook’s Illustrated) Bring the stock to a boil, then reduce the heat to a low simmer. Meanwhile, cook the noodles and rinse them well under cold water. Slice the onions.

Homemade Natural Mascara Super excited to share this recipe with you today! I was doing research on creating my own mascara and a lot of the recipes were not very thick. They made your lashes look darker, but didn’t really make the lashes look any thicker. Homemade Natural Mascara Ingredients: 1 tsp coconut oil1 tsp shea butter1 1/2 tsp bees wax4 tsp of aloe vera gel1-2 capsules of activated charcoal (I found this at my local Vitamin World) Directions: In a small saucepan or mini sauce crockpot place first 4 ingredients and heat until completely melted.Mix in activated charcoal and remove from the heat.Place mixture in a plastic bag, allow to cool a bit, and move contents to one corner of the bag.Cut a small hole at the corner, insert into empty sterilized mascara tube like this one, and gently squeeze mascara into tube. Note: because this mascara is all natural and contains no preservatives, it lasts 3-4 months. How does it wear? I love this mascara. How does it look on? Just in case you missed it… I party here…

Homemade Ketchup and Mustard Recipes - Real Food Featuring everything you need to know to put up the seasons’ bounty, The Art of Preserving (Weldon Owen, 2010) by Rick Field and Rebecca Courchesne illuminates how to savor your favorite fresh produce year-round. From beginners looking to learn, to those familiar with the technique, everyone will appreciate this contemporary and comprehensive approach to preserving the wealth of fruits and vegetables from backyard gardens and farmers’ markets. In this excerpt from the chapter “Condiments & Sauces,” learn how to make homemade ketchup and mustard that will put the store-bought varieties to shame. Classic Ketchup Recipe Make this ketchup when tomatoes are at their summer best. Ingredients: Instructions: Have ready hot, sterilized jars and their lids. Blanch, peel, and core the tomatoes, then cut into quarters. Meanwhile, place the garlic and the spices on a square of cheesecloth (muslin), bring the corners together, and tie with kitchen string. Chipotle Ketchup Recipe Dijon Mustard Recipe

Homemade mascara: All natural and eye friendly Why homemade mascara? For some time now my entire makeup routine has been a dab of lip balm and a quick brush of mascara. But I still wondered if these two little “makeup essentials” were really good for me. What is in mascara anyway? Mascara dates back to ancient Eygpt. Cosmetics are very loosely regulated by the FDA. I’ve been using an organic “all natural” mascara for the past couple of years. But even this (more expensive) organic brand was full of ingredients that I didn’t quite feel safe about. Why I love my homemade mascara My first attempt at homemade mascara wasn’t very impressive. This homemade mascara does a great job darkening, separating, and conditioning the lashes. The recipe is really easy. DIY all natural homemade mascara What you’ll need: * Update: Due to temperature differences you may want to add more beeswax to give more “hold” to your mascara. **Activated charcoal can be found in most health food stores or online. Directions: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. What do you think?

Sriracha-style hot sauce Sriracha-style hot sauce Total time: 25 minutes Servings: Makes about 1½ cups sauce Note: This sauce should be prepared in a well-ventilated area and is best prepared at least 1 to 2 days before using. 1 pound mixed fresh red chiles (such as red Fresnos or jalapeños), stemmed and chopped 2 to 4 cloves garlic 1/4 cup cane or rice vinegar 1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt, more if desired 2 tablespoons palm or light brown sugar, more if desired 1. 2. 3. 4. Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times Simple Homemade Salt & Lemon Body Scrub You could spend hundreds of dollars on fancy exfoliating body scrubs, but you can easily make one on your own that works just as well. This basic recipe for a body scrub/exfoliator calls on the use of only a few pure, simple, ingredients that can be as effective, if not more, than those in stores that have all sorts of foreign additives. The beauty of this recipe also lies in that it can be customized however you want depending on what you need or feel like. You can use it plain, or add various herbs for their benefits, such as lavender for relaxation, rosemary to energize and invigorate you, or thyme, for its antibacterial properties. Ingredients: Epsom salt (or coarse salt crystals), olive oil, lemon or lime juice, lavender or other herbs (optional) Why Epsom salt: Epsom salt is an incredible skin-care product. Why olive oil: Olive oil is silky smooth and helps keep skin moist but not oily. Why an herb: you can use herbs if you’d like to add more benefits to your scrub. You will need…