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Naturally Whitening Tooth Powder Recipe

Naturally Whitening Tooth Powder Recipe
Welcome! 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! Also, I would like to thank in advance those of you who choose to purchase through affiliate links on my site. You will be getting a product or service that I believe in and at the same time I will be blessed by your support. I receive a small amount of money from the company, but it doesn't cost you a penny extra! Although we really enjoyed my homemade toothpaste recipe, we love this tooth powder! Why not just use toothpaste from the store? So, we avoid smearing glycerin on our teeth. What You’ll Need 3 tablespoons bentonite clay: Bentonite clay is such a fantastic base for tooth powder because it is a very gentle cleaner. What To Do In a glass jar, pour all ingredients and mix with a wooden or plastic utensil. Linked-up at: Frugal Days, Sustainable Ways Related:  skills and craftsHousehold

Creating a Basic Soap Recipe - Soap Making Recipe Basics - How to Make Homemade Natural Soap So you want to make some homemade soap? Just like consulting a cookbook, starting out by using a recipe from a book or website is great. It's good to learn the craft of soap making by using a tested recipe at first. But think of those recipes as just a starting point - because there's nothing quite like creating your own recipe from scratch. Though you can make soap using only one oil, the best soap recipes have a balance of oils. Each oil will contribute a different quality to the final bar of soap. Hard, stable, long lasting - (palm oil, beef tallow, lard)Lathering - (coconut, castor, palm kernel)Moisturizing/Conditioning - (olive oil, canola, sunflower, soybean)Luxury/Super Moisturizing - (cocoa butter, shea butter, almond oil, hemp oil, jojoba)(Many oils will have multiple characteristics - e.g. shea butter is super moisturizing and makes a very hard bar of soap as well. 30% tallow25% coconut oil45% olive oilThat would be a great, balanced basic bar of soap.

Handcrafted Soaps: How to Use Your Microwave To Create Your Own Making soap can be a hot, involved and even dangerous craft. Try working with lye and bubbling cauldrons of the white stuff and you’ll be running to the nearest Target for some bars of Ivory. However, handcrafted soap is a different story utterly and completely. You can craft soaps into various shapes with multiple “add-ons” to suit what is in season and your personal taste. Much better than working with lye! First things first, you need the actual soap base. Goat’s Milk Soap BaseShea Butter Soap BaseMolds (purchase or use kitchen molds)Fragrance OilsNatural Elements and FragrancesMicrowaveWooden Spoon and Microwave-safe Dish The real twist in this process are the “add-ons.” My mixes? Fresh Basil with Green Tea and Peony Oil with Shea Butter Base Fresh Lemon Balm with Lemon Extract, Green Tea and Peony Oil and Shea Butter Base Grapefruit Extract and Pomegranate Plum Oil with Goat’s Milk Base Dried Lavender Flowers and Relaxation Oil with Goat’s Milk Base 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Now we have soap!

Make Your Own All-Natural Deodorant {Stick or Spray}One Good Thing by Jillee Several months ago I posted a recipe for making your own deodorant. It was mainly in response to discovering that those hard to remove armpit stains (see how to get rid of them here!) are caused by the aluminum in commercial antiperspirants! I’d worked hard to figure out how to get rid of those stains! I didn’t want them coming back! While I have been perfectly happy with this deodorant…some people would prefer not to have to put their fingers into it to apply it and have requested a SPRAY or SOLID alternative. The SOLID version was actually inspired by my sister Rebecca. Her original recipe makes a BIG BATCH of deodorant, so I decided to cut it in half and it turned out to be the perfect amount to fill two empty deodorant tubes. Homemade Solid Deodorant Ingredients: 1/2 cup coconut oil 1 1/2 Tablespoons beeswax pellets 1/2 cup baking soda 1/2 cup cornstarch 10 drops each of Lavender, Lemon and Frankincense Essential Oils If you don’t have essential oils on hand, don’t fret. Directions:

All Natural First Aid Kit - Natural Family Today With children, it’s always a good idea to have a first aid kit on hand at all times. The same goes for camping, hiking, fishing, and other outdoor activities where injuries can be common. But what do you do when you’re concerned about the ingredients used in conventional first aid kits and first aid products? The answer is simple: Make your own natural first aid kit! It’s really not as difficult as it may seem. And a basic first aid kit requires much less than you might think. Here are some of our favorite natural first aid remedies that we’ve included in our natural first aid kit. Cuts/Bleeding Hydrogen Peroxide – Soap and water is the best way to clean a minor wound. Tea Tree Oil – Tea trea oil is a natural antimicrobial which also helps to fight infections. Clove Oil – Clove oil is a natural numbing agent. Burns Aloe Vera – The aloe vera plant comes from Africa. Honey – It’s known for it’s ability to soothe burns, especially in the West. Headaches/Pain/Stress Stomach Upset Bites/Stings

How To Make Glow In The Dark Paint How to make an amazing decor for kids rooms ? It’s easy, because Rust-Oleum Specialty Glow In The Dark glows for up to 2 hours. Apply to wood, metal, plaster, masonry or unglazed ceramic. Washes with soap and water. three-ways-to-kill-mold-naturally A proliferation of mold and mildew can be the hallmark of hot and humid summers. I have a friend who has green mold growing on the shoes in her closet! A humidifier might be the best help for her, but there are also three natural materials that can be used as a spray to kill mold and mildew. They are all an excellent substitute for less environmentally safe bleach. Learn these three tricks for killing mold and mildew. Over the years I have found three natural ingredients that kill mold: Tea tree oil (an essential oil found in most health food stores), grapefruit seed extract and vinegar. Mold can be dangerous to your health, even if you aren’t allergic. 4 Reasons Why Your Damp House is Wrecking Your Health Tea Tree Treasure Nothing natural works for mold and mildew as well as this spray. 2 teaspoons tea tree oil 2 cups water Combine in a spray bottle, shake to blend, and spray on problem areas. 20 Great Uses for Tea Tree Oil Grapefruit Seed Extract Vinegar Spray

Wine Bottle Design | Recycled Wine Bottle Torch | Package Design Firm | Sustainable Packaging 08.09.09 | by Erik Anderson Whether it’s product branding, package design or projects for ourselves, we’re pleased when we find a solution that’s very effective and creative, while keeping resources to a minimum. This idea is very inexpensive idea and it’s a great way to recycle a wine bottle. It’s been a record year for mosquitoes here in Indianapolis, Indiana and I’d been wanting to add some Tiki-esque torches to the patio to combat the little buggers, and add a little ambiance. Here’s what you’ll need. Empty Wine Bottle (Use any bottle as long as it’s glass and the neck is 1” in diameter. Helpful Tools: Channellocks, adjustable wrench, hacksaw, power screwdriver, and a funnel. Safety Note: This is for outdoor use only. Building Instructions The Hanger Decide where you want to mount your Recycled Bottle Torch. If you’d prefer your hardware to keep its shiny, unweathered look you can always give it several coats of clear polyurethane before you mount it. The Bottle Good Luck! -Erik

Pantry Basics and Staples - Standard Kitchen Supplies By Peggy Trowbridge Filippone Updated October 02, 2016. If you are just setting up a house, you will need to keep some standard food staples on hand to be prepared for any recipe. Most of the items on this list are shelf-stable. This list is a general guide. Pantry Basics : Staples (standard kitchen supplies) Other Pantry Basics Lists: • Condiment Basics• Herb and Spice Basics• Refrigerator and Freezer Basics Animated Knots by Grog | How to Tie Knots | Fishing, Boating, Climbing, Scouting, Search and Rescue, Household, Decorative, Rope Care, 16 Common Product Combinations You Should Never Mix

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