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Homemade Sunscreen Lotion Bars

Homemade Sunscreen Lotion Bars
Tired of Takeout? YOU can cook real food simply and easily with meal plans! Meal planning has now been revolutionized! 71.2K 130Google +465 110K 328 Make your own non-toxic homemade sunscreen lotion bars with this easy homemade sunscreen lotion bar recipe. Why a Non-toxic Homemade Bar? If you didn’t already know, commercial lotions can be toxic due to potential endocrine disruptors and other nasty chemicals. However, I live in Texas and the sun can get pretty brutal during the summer. I was inspired by Robin Konie of Thank Your Body to make non-toxic homemade lotion bars after reading her eBook, Toxic Free. What I love about this bar is that it is goes on easily and soaks right in without being overly greasy. Non-Toxic Homemade Lotion Bars Homemade Ingredients Homemade Lotion Bar Directions Combine the shea butter, coconut oil and beeswax in a glass bowl placed over a hot pot of water or use a double boiler. Homemade Notes These homemade sunscreen lotion bars will melt in the hot sun. Related:  alt.personal care

Bug Repellent Lotion Bars Want all of your favorite DIY Beauty Recipes in one place? My NEW eBook, Homemade Mommy Beauty Essentials, will give you the tips you need to avoid commercial toxins and make your own therapeutic personal care products! Get your copy here! 48Google + I know DEET is the active ingredient in bug repellent that has been proven to work the best, however, DEET is not my favorite thing to put on my body or my daughter’s body on a regular basis. So unless I am camping, I choose to make my own non-toxic bug repellent. I really like essential oil blends for this bug repellent bar because it makes my life easier. There is an additional benefit to having Purification oil on hand: you can dab a drop onto any bite or sting and it will take the itch out. Bug Repellent Lotion Bars Ingredients Directions Using a glass bowl set over a simmering pot of water, gently melt beeswax, coconut oil, and cocoa or shea butter. Love these? Further Reading from Around the Web More Essential Oil recipes here!

Homemade Coconut Milk Shampoo I have been wanting to make my own homemade shampoo for SUCH a long time! I have searched far and wide! At first I considered the “No ‘Poo” method which MANY people swear by…but it just didn’t seem like it was for me. So my search continued. Eventually I found two very similar recipes I liked from Crunchy Better and Wellness Mama. Both contain what I consider to be the “magic ingredient”….coconut milk! While I didn’t MAKE my own coconut milk (I think I will try it next time I make this shampoo), Crunchy Betty has a good tutorial on how to do so. So here is my version of….. 1/4 cup coconut milk (Like I said, you can either make your own, or use store-bought) 1/3 cup liquid castile soap (like Dr. 1 tsp vitamin E, olive or almond oil 10 to 20 drops your choice of essential oils (I used lavender. Combine all ingredients in a shampoo bottle or jar and shake well to mix. Use about a teaspoon every time you shampoo. I loved pretty much everything about this shampoo. Never miss a good thing!

Homemade Bug Repellent Bug Repellent...another thing with way too many scary chemicals in it! And I don't know about you, but I think the reason the bugs stay away isn't because of what's in the repellent, it's because of how smelly it is! Here are some essential oil buy spray recipes to try that won't leave your nose burning! Lemon Repellent Peppermint Repellent Citronella Repellent I found the little spray bottle pictured above at Target for less than $1 in the travel section. Since these recipes contain citrus oils this spray is best used on your clothing or around the area you are in instead of on your skin. Do you make homemade bug spray? Get even more great articles! Get a free ebook, Fast Breakfasts! Keep in touch by signing up for our weekly newsletters and get my free mini ebook, Fast Breakfasts with recipes and inspiration for quick, from-scratch breakfasts! Tagged as: Green Living, Make Your Own Disclaimer: This post may contain a link to an affiliate.

Homemade Shaving Cream – Silky & Natural 8K+ This recipe/post has been a long time coming. Feels like forever since I wrote down the note on my idea board "Homemade Shave Cream". I think for some reason I was thinking it would be difficult to make or require something I didn't have on hand. Turns out that neither of those things were true and I'm glad I finally took the plunge! Easy Homemade Shaving Cream What You Need: 1/3 c. The ingredients! Just like with coconut oil, with Shea Butter you want to pick a good unrefined, unprocessed kind. Start by melting the shea butter and the coconut oil on a low heat on the stove top. Once it's melted, pour into a container and add in the olive oil and stir. Once it's solid again you can take it out of the fridge and put it in a bowl you can whip it in. Whip it! Isn't it beautiful? Use this homemade shaving cream the same as you would any store bought shave cream! Want more DIY projects and natural health and beauty make-your-own ideas? Enter your email below to get our weekly newsletter!

Honey Face Wash: DIY Honey is one of Mother Nature’s most versatile foods. It not only serves as a delicious, natural sweetener, but it’s a helpful tool in supporting a healthy body and glowing appearance. Most people use honey to sweeten foods and beverages, but few realize that it’s a powerful food, beauty aid and a topical antibiotic. According to Dr. Lindsey Duncan on Dr. Oz, honey naturally contains 18 amino acids, plus small amounts of a many vitamins and minerals. Better athletic performance: Many athletes rely on carbohydrates for an energy boost during intense training. The benefits of honey for your skin are innumerable. It may sound bizarre, but you can literally wash your face with honey if you’re very sensitive and looking for a really gentle cleanse. Honey Face Wash Directions:

How To Make Your Own Natural Non-Toxic Deodorant | High Existence Deodorant is an essential ingredient to combat body odour. We all love to smell nice, and perhaps more importantly, we know the social consequences if we don’t. The problem is that most deodorants don’t really do a good job of helping us out. I found out the hard way. About a year ago I moved further away from the city center of Amsterdam. Even during the harsh dutch winter, biking is by far the best way of transportation. Steamy sweat was inevitable. It happened time and again that after my first ride I started smelling. After my second ride back home, the deodorant I put my faith in had obviously let me down. I had been using deodorant for years. They lied. I am tempted to mention the possible hormonal and cancer risks of parabens, PEGs, synthetic fragrances and antibacterials, petrochemicals, or aluminum compounds. I also found that with a few simple ingredients you can easily prevent these micro organisms from thriving. Trust me, I now smell amazing. The Three Essential ingredients 1. 2.

Top 10 Natural Homemade Shampoos New Here? LIKE Natural Health Beauty on Facebook to get daily updates about health & beauty recipes using the most natural ingredients. Follow our board on Pinterest (beautynhb) too. It’s fun and exciting! Homemade shampoo has become more popular these days due to the rise in cost of shampoos and the much different confusion over which shampoo to use. You can get what you need out of your shampoo without the hassle of trying many different ones just to find out they were not right for you. Shampoos are meant to strip your hair of all the unwanted grease and daily grind and replace it with mineralizing concoctions that will make it look healthy and radiant again. 1. 2. This all natural ingredient shampoo contains rosemary, sage leaf, lavender, and Nettle leaf to get your hair shiny and clean. Read the full ingredients and step-by-step how to make it: Homemade Herbal Shampoo (Countrymommacooks.com). 3. 4. 5. 7. 8. 9. 10. What homemade shampoo you’re using right now?

Homemade Stretch Mark Cream with Coconut Oil Being pregnant is an amazing thing. You’re making a human life. You’ve got that beautiful glow. Unfortunately, it isn’t all sunshine. Complete strangers touch your stomach… without asking. Now, thanks to this homemade stretch mark cream, you can fend off those unsightly stretch marks. This homemade stretch mark cream contains ingredients that are fabulous for your skin including coconut oil, cocoa butter, and vitamin E oil. You can put together this homemade stretch mark cream in just a few minutes with very little fuss. Want more recipes like this homemade stretch mark cream? ¼ cup coconut oil2 Tbsp. cocoa butter2 tsp. vitamin E oil10 drops frankincense essential oil10 drops lavender essential oil.5 oz. beeswax 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. This homemade stretch mark cream will be thick but not firm, if you prefer it to be more solid keep it in the refrigerator.

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