BODY CARE

How to Select Carrier Oils

How to Select Carrier Oils

Jojoba oil, almond oil, avocado oil, coconut oil, olive oil...the list goes on and on. There are a lot of carrier oils available nowadays. Which one should you choose and when should you use them? This post will help answer these two questions so that you can use...

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Natural Aloe Vera Hand Sanitizer

Natural Aloe Vera Hand Sanitizer

Our family pretty much never uses conventional antibacterial soaps or hand sanitizers. They contain harmful ingredients like triclosan and fragrances or skin irritants like alcohol. Instead, we use natural soap and water to wash our hands whenever we can. It is just...

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Homemade Bath Bombs

Homemade Bath BombsMake your own bath bombs that are free of artificial fragrances and colourants in just minutes.Inroduction About this Recipe Bath bombs are super easy to make, and it can be fun activity to do with your kids. You can customize them with different...

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Natural Sun Protection Recipe

Natural Sun Protection Recipe

Before I started researching sunscreens a few years ago, I had believed what most people still do today - that we should always use sunscreen and even a moderate amount of sun exposure is dangerous for us. But here are a few facts about sun exposure and typical...

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The Healthy Resolutions Project: Healthy Skin

The Healthy Resolutions Project: Healthy Skin

In our last Healthy Resolutions Project post on New Year’s Resolutions we shared examples of goals related to healthy eating that are more easily achievable. Instead of broad visionary statements, we shared examples of SMART goals that are: While they might take more...

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After-Sun Spray

After-Sun Spray

In an earlier article, I'd shared what are the best ways to protect yourself from getting burned by the sun and why it is important to get regular and safe exposure to the sun. But if you aren't able to cover up or forget to wear a natural sunscreen, then this...

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Homemade Dry Shampoo

Homemade Dry Shampoo

If you're a busy mom like me or you just don't have time to wash your hair as frequently as you'd like, here's a dry shampoo that you can easily make and use to freshen your scalp and hair in just a few minutes. By avoiding overwashing your hair with regular shampoo,...

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How to Buy Good Quality Essential Oils

There is a lot of interest in using essential oils these days. And for good reason. They offer many therapeutic benefits and be used to treat a huge host of physical, emotional, and mental health conditions. But how do you know if the essential oil you're buying is...

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Healing Calendula Body Salve

Healing Calendula Body Salve

Many body moisturizers on the market are filled with fragrances, parabens, and other harmful chemicals, as well as fillers that don't really do much for our skin. The good news is that it can be really easy to make an effective body moisturizer. This recipe here is...

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