Category: Natural Health & Beauty

Kid Friendly Vapor Rub

Years ago, I shared my original vapor rub recipe with everyone and I didn’t mention that it was only for ages 10 and over… because I didn’t know that some essential oils are not safe for kids under 10 years! I now realize that essential oils need to be used safely, and that post has now been updated and it I now only recommend that recipe for 10 and over. However, that left me in need of a kid friendly vapor rub. One that parents could use on their little ones without any potentially harmful ingredients. Yes, harmful ingredients...

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Gingerbread Bath Bombs

Are you looking for an easy, fun, holiday themed diy to do today? How about some gingerbread bath bombs… that even look like little gingerbread men?! If you are in love with all things gingerbread then this diy is right up your alley! It really should come as no surprise that gingerbread is one of my favorite holiday scents. I’ve made gingerbread sugar scrubs, gingerbread smoothies, gingerbread playdough, even gingerbread pudding! It was only a matter of time before I turned to bath bombs! Bath bombs are quite popular these days. They are a fun way of adding some great...

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How to Get Rid of Sudden Breakouts

Sudden acne breakouts are a girl’s worst nightmare. Remember the last time when your party plans were ruined because of a stupid acne that appeared on your face. Acne and pimples usually make their way on a teenagers face. They are associated with hormonal and internal body changes e.g. acne can be triggered by stress and irritation. When acne appears in a specific, concentrated area it is called as “breakout”. You should keep in mind that breakout would not disappear overnight, you need to be patient and treat the affected area gently. Follow these steps to get rid of...

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Caffeine Gel Eye Pads

If you are like me, you’ve likely seen those rubbery face masks and gel eye pads all over your beauty feeds. They look a bit crazy but they are the latest crazy in the beauty world. As I mentioned, I’ve been seeing them pop up for the last year or so and I finally decided to give in and try out some caffeine gel eye pads. Notice I didn’t say buy caffeine gel eye pads! Oh no, I wasn’t going to drop a pretty penny on something I could make! It took a bit of thinking but I’ve finally...

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Green Goddess Spirulina Face Mask

I admit I don’t get to do them quite as often as I’d like (hello, busy mama here) but I love a good face mask. I’ve already shared a few of my favorite face masks on the blog like my activated charcoal face mask and my detoxifying face mask. Today, I’m adding one more fun and beneficial face mask to the records: my Green Goddess Spirulina Face Mask! This mask is a oh so lovely shade of green but the lovely hue is not the only reason to love this face mask! Many of you have likely heard of...

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Calming Lavender Vinegar Hair Rinse

Lavender is likely one of the most popular herbs you will encounter. Even people who are not into herbal remedies and herbal products know what lavender is. Lavender needs no introduction. So when you read the title of this post, it probably came as no surprise that this lavender vinegar hair rinse is calming. Lavender is a favorite scent for helping us calm down and relax. However, it’s not just calming in the sense that you will have a more peaceful time in the shower if you use this hair rinse! Lavender is also great at calming your hair....

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Menstrual Cramp Relief Salve

That time of the month… ladies we all know what I’m talking about. Nobody likes it but it’s something we all have to deal with. At the best, it’s an inconvenience. Aunt Flo never arrives when we’d like. At worse, you can end up with menstrual cramps so bad that you are not leaving the house… make that your bed! The all too common approach to dealing with menstrual cramps is popping painkillers all day long. Other women even get on birth control just for easier periods. However, I like to keep things natural. Painkillers might not seem like...

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