all natural

  • Have you tried the oil cleansing method? Learn why you should!

Oil Cleansing Method: What it is and why you should do it.

Oil cleansing method? What does that mean? Is it a cleaning procedure for dealing with oil? Nope. The oil cleansing method (OCM) is a method of cleaning with oil. Stay with me. Some of you who have never heard of the oil cleansing method may be confused. After all, haven't we all been told that oil [...]

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  • This all natural deep conditioner uses the fatty goodness of coconut to help damage hair. You will love this heavenly experience!

All Natural Deep Conditioner with Coconut Cream

This luxurious deep conditioner with coconut cream is exactly what your hair wants. Why? Because your hair wants to be as soft and shiny as possible. And this coconut cream conditioner will give you that spa-like bounce, naturally. People are really interested in all natural care products. I've had a lot of great questions about [...]

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  • 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.

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 into the holiday season. Can you say homemade gifts? Oh yeah. I remember telling my older brother years ago that shopping for girls was easy. No matter what clothes they [...]

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  • All natural homemade foundation: So easy to make so make your face happy.

All Natural Homemade Foundation Powder: For a happy face.

Homemade foundation: Let's do this! I've had quite a few requests for a homemade foundation powder. After giving you homemade mascara, homemade blush, bronzer, and lip balm I really wanted to give you a good homemade foundation powder.  Of course foundation is tricky. For one, it covers the whole face. It needs to go on [...]

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  • After finding that my toothpaste was doing more harm than good, I made an all natural tooth powder that wouldn't harm my sensitive teeth.

DIY All Natural Tooth Powder

All of my family had a favorite toothpaste. Colgate, Crest, Aim, etc. Mine was Arm & Hammer. I didn't feel as clean with any of the others. I felt the baking soda scraping and I thought that meant clean and healthy. Scrubbing = Healthy, right? Not when it gets to be too much. My teeth were [...]

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

All Natural Homemade Hairspray

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 as twenty girls plastered neat little buns against their heads. We were serious about making sure our hair didn't budge, but we didn't seem too worry about the toxic fumes [...]

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  • Yummy Italian Cream Soda, all natural and kid-friendly!

Recipe: All Natural Italian Cream Soda

One of my girls' favorite treats is Italian Cream Soda.  Who could say no to sparkling water flavored with fruit syrup and a shot of rich cream...and of course, it must be topped with a generous pile of thick whipped cream!  The word "soda" carries with it visions of chemical additives, artificial flavors and colors, [...]

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  • This all natural homemade pomade is so simple to make and so much better for your hair than commercial pomades (and cheaper!). Learn how to make it here.

Homemade Pomade: All natural for beautiful hair.

DIY all natural homemade pomade. Why? Well, the time has come to finally start growing out my pixie cut. Don't get me wrong. I've loved this hair cut for a number of reasons. It's SO easy to do. I don't feel like I'm hiding behind my hair. My husband loves it. And did I mention [...]

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  • Healthy Roasted Chickpea Snacks in BBQ, Salt and Vinegar, and Chili-lime flavors.

Recipe: Roasted Chickpea Snacks

Roasted Chickpea Snacks are fun, tasty, and good for you.  Chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans) are high in protein, iron, and fiber. Seasoned with olive oil, spices and sea salt, this snack packs valuable nutrients as well as a flavorful kick! One 16 ounce bag of dried beans and a few simple ingredients will give [...]

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

Easy Peasy DIY Natural Facial Toner

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 of products to help me feel more beautiful. *sigh* Too bad most of that stuff just aggravated my skin and cost me lots of money. No more. Now I enjoy [...]

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  • All natural homemade blush is really easy to make and adapt to your skin tones. Learn the secrets to making your own blush and living a non-toxic life.

All Natural Homemade Blush

It seemed only natural to make my own homemade blush after trying my hand at mascara, lip balm, and bronzer. But I really didn't think about doing it until someone left a comment requesting it. (See how useful your comments are!) But I really loved how this all natural homemade blush turned out. It's perfect [...]

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  • Homemade Glass Cleaner: Simple. Effective. Nontoxic.

Homemade Glass Cleaner: Simple and Effective.

Homemade glass cleaner. So simple. So effective. Not sure why it took me so long to make the switch from the toxic blue stuff to my own natural version. In fact, my glass cleaner was one of the very last chemical products to leave my house. For quite some time I'd use my safe baking [...]

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  • This all natural homemade mascara is amazing! Got to try it.

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. Being the hippie-lovin'-green-livin' type gal that I am, I was pretty sure the answer was "no." [...]

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  • Ever look a the ingredient list in conventional lip balm? Gross! It's so easy to make lip balm yourself that is natural and beautiful.

Make lip balm! (All natural, of course.)

Ready to make lip balm? This all natural, tinted lip balm is so lovely. I'm wondering why I wasted years using anything else. When I finally took the leap and ditched most of my makeup (something I never thought I would do with my acne-prone skin), the only two things I didn't want to give up were my [...]

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