DIY & Tutorials

A healthy, green lifestyle does not mean you have to spend a fortune. These affordable DIYs and tutorials show you how to do it on a budget.

  • A simple, all natural shampoo recipe to replace the toxic stuff.

All Natural DIY Shampoo

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Natural shampoo never even crossed my mind for more than two decades. Over the past couple years, as my family has tried to eat healthier [...]

  • This homemade bronzer recipe is super easy. You probably have all the ingredients in your home right now. No toxic chemicals for a bright, beautiful face.

Homemade Bronzer: All natural and so easy.

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Ready for a super simple and awesome homemade bronzer? This one of the easiest recipes that you will find in my book, All Natural Living, [...]

  • This homemade sweet vanilla sugar scrub is so simple to make and so luxurious. You're skin will feel awesome.

Sweet Vanilla Sugar Scrub

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I love vanilla. And Sugar. On my face. That's why I love this homemade sweet vanilla sugar scrub recipe. Before I made some serious changes [...]

  • This all natural body spray recipe is perfect to pamper yourself or give as a gift. Here are three recipes to get your creative juices going.

All natural body spray recipe: Aromatherapy at its best.

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Ready for an all natural body spray recipe? I thought so. I love how simple this diy stuff is, especially as we start to head [...]

  • Most natural shampoo recipes are not pH balanced which can lead to scalp issues. Try this simple & frugal natural homemade pH balanced shampoo recipe.

pH Balanced Shampoo Recipe for a Healthy Scalp

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Why do you need a pH balanced shampoo? Glad you asked. My original all natural shampoo recipe is one of my more popular posts. But I'm [...]

  • Are your DIY and homemade beauty products safe? Here are 6 tips to ensure they are.

Are homemade beauty products safe? Six secrets to making sure they are.

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I really never thought I'd be writing so many posts about homemade beauty products. I mean, I had a hard enough time learning how to [...]

  • This all natural hair care guide will help troubleshoot any problems you might be having with your natural hair care routines. Lots of good info!

Natural Hair Care: The Ultimate Guide

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Once upon a time, I created a recipe for an all natural shampoo. It was a much better alternative to the harsh shampoos that I [...]

  • How fun is this? All natural homemade eye shadow! Never thought it would be so easy to make. Click here for four color recipes.

All Natural Homemade Eyeshadow Recipe

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Homemade eyeshadow. You know, the all natural kind. This diy recipe has been long on my "to do" list. After giving you foundation, mascara, blush, and [...]

  • This homemade lotion body butter is amazing! Gotta try it.

Homemade Lotion: Peppermint Whipped Body Butter

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Whipped Body Butter: It's on! I'm not sure if you can tell, but I'm really excited by this whipped body butter recipe. In fact, it's [...]

  • Homemade skin cream for sensitive skin. A great alternative to other eczema creams.

Homemade Skin Cream (safe enough for babies)

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Homemade skin cream is super simple to make... and so much safer than steroid creams or other non-so-friendly toxin-laden over-the-counter treatments and eczema creams  so [...]

  • Getting started with essential oils: For anyone who's wanted to use essential oils but got lost in all the info!

Getting Started With Essential Oils

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When I first started using essential oils I had NO idea what I was doing. This was the beginning of my "throw out ALL the [...]

  • Homemade body wash with oatmeal and lavender. I'm so making this!

DIY Homemade Body Wash: Oatmeal infused for a soothing touch.

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Homemade body wash is so simple to make, and gives you a chance to take control of what's going on your skin and into your [...]

  • All natural homemade hairspray. I never knew it was so easy!

All Natural Homemade Hairspray

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This homemade hairspray recipe probably wouldn't have cut it during my drill team days. I remember the overwhelming smell of hairspray in the locker room [...]

  • Super easy and all natural facial toner. Only two ingredients!

Easy Peasy DIY Natural Facial Toner

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My life used to be a lot more complicated. Take a look at my bathroom fifteen years ago and you would have seen an array [...]

  • 31 Uses for Coconut Oil - this stuff is amazing!

31 of My Favorite Uses for Coconut Oil

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The uses for coconut oil are many. Like, there are A TON of uses for coconut oil... but today I'm trying to distill that lengthy [...]

  • Shave with honey for smooth legs!

Shaving with honey for smooth legs

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My mission? To find the holy grail natural replacement for commercial shaving gel, and get silky smooth legs in the process. The journey would span [...]

  • Orange honey lotion bars! Have to make these!

Orange Honey Lotion Bars

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There I was, for the fourth time in one month, standing in the lotion aisle of a store picking up lotion after lotion, studying the [...]

  • Wondering what toxins are lurking in your bathroom? Overwhelmed by it all? Here are three super simple steps toward a non-toxic bathroom.

3 Simple Steps to a Toxic Free Bathroom

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I'll admit, I never thought about creating a non-toxic bathroom growing up. I mean, I always used to think of the bathroom as a place [...]

  • There are so many uses for apple cider vinegar! Who knew?

The many uses for Apple Cider Vinegar

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There are approximately 8 bajillion uses for apple cider vinegar. Although, to be perfectly honest I really hated the stuff for a long time. My [...]

  • Benefits of Dry Skin Brushing: A simple and easy way to a more beautiful, healthy body.

Benefits of Dry Skin Brushing

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Dry skin brushing is one of the most simple and effective ways to pamper your skin and improve your health. Don't believe me? Let's talk [...]