Category: Natural Health & Beauty

DIY Herbal Bath Confetti

Are you ready for possibly the neatest DIY’s out there? DIY Herbal Bath Confetti! Oh yeah!! I used to use bath confetti as a kid/teen and then I totally forgot that it was even a thing. Possibly because bath bombs became all the rage but more likely because I started cutting out skincare products that have questionable ingredients… not that there’s much in bath confetti. It’s pretty much paper and soap but of course it’s also often dyes and scented. As I was recently remembered bath confetti and I now have girls of my own who would just love...

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Pumpkin Spice Face Mask

I know, I know… pumpkin spice is everywhere, do we really need another pumpkin spice anything? Yes, yes we do! However, this time we’ll move away from the edible versions of pumpkin spice and instead we are going to play around with how it benefits the skin in this pumpkin spice face mask! Maybe you have leftover pumpkins after Halloween, maybe you have left over pumpkin puree after making a pumpkin spice smoothie, or perhaps you just whipped up a nice big patch of homemade pumpkin puree and you are thinking…. what else can I use all this pumpkin...

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52 DIY Face Mask Recipes

There is nothing like taking a few minutes out of the day and relaxing with a nice face mask. Face masks are an easy way to give our skin some love. Face masks come in a wide variety. You could spend thousands of dollars in store bought face masks but why buy when you can DIY? DIY face masks are incredibly easy to make and you likely already have the ingredients to make them! Most skincare ingredients are hiding in your pantry! This makes diy face masks incredibly affordable! I love easy and affordable, don’t you?! But why make one face mask when you could...

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Soothing Lavender Chamomile Face Mask

Does your face ever tell you that it’s in dire need of calming down? The weather, the beauty products, the dirt and grim of our daily lives can really take a toll on your face. A great way to calm down your face is with a face mask! Face masks in and of themselves are relaxing. They make us take a break for our busy lives and for just a few minutes take some time for pampering…. even if you multitask and continue doing chores while wearing a face mask you will still feel a bit calmer and your...

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Flu Fighting Popsicles

It’s rare that my family comes down with the flu. I attribute that greatly thanks to us taking elderberry syrup during flu season. However, we were not so lucky recently. First my youngest got it and we were thinking it might just be a fluke thing. She seemed pretty normal… then a few days later her brother got it and I soon followed. Bleh. The flu is not a fun thing to suffer through and it’s even worse it the whole family gets it at once. In my attempts, to help my son and I recover from having the...

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How to Naturally Fix Your Hair Issues

The following is a guest post by Helen Cartwright Hair is a part of your image. Some styles and lengths can portray certain types of personalities. It doesn’t matter what hairstyle you have, you want your hair to be healthy and strong. Know how stress plays a role, how certain foods aide in hair growth, what to avoid that causes damage, and how to naturally fix your hair issues. Hair Growth (and Loss) Your hair is made up of a strong protein called keratin. Keratin produces cells which are considered your hair follicles. When new cells are produced, it pushes the old cells out...

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Menstrual Cramp Relief Tea

Ladies, we all know how annoying that time of the month can be! At best, “Aunt Flo” is an annoyance but for many it means cramps that will make you stay in bed the entire time. Nobody wants that. We, women are busy people! We’ve got things to do, little ones to take care of, places to go! Now the usual approach to dealing with menstrual cramps is taking painkillers like they are candy (well  hopefully not that often but you get the idea!) Some women even get on birth control just for less painful periods. Personally, I like to...

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