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Homemade Shaving Cream and Razor Bump Relief

It’s summertime and that means shorts, skirts and swimsuits. That also means we ladies need to shave more often, which is a total pain!! Shaving requires a lot of tools – a razor, shaving cream, after shaving lotion – and then, if you are like me, I always end up with razor bumps in those… Continue reading Homemade Shaving Cream and Razor Bump Relief

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Moisturizing Lotion Bars

Now that the weather is warming up, it's time to wear short sleeves, tank tops, dresses, shorts and skirts.  And that means keeping our skin looking soft and smooth! Here is a super easy recipe for moisturizing lotion bars.  The best thing is, you can keep your lotion bar in a tin and put it in your purse, desk… Continue reading Moisturizing Lotion Bars

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Homemade Deep Hair Conditioner

As I have gotten older my hair has changed. Deep conditioners and spa treatments can be full of toxins and super expensive!! I keep this on hand to keep my hair in check, toxic load low, and wallet happy! This homemade deep hair conditioner is easy to make and will leave your hair soft, smooth,… Continue reading Homemade Deep Hair Conditioner

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DIY: Foot Mask with Bergamot Essential Oil

Spring isn't too far around the corner and that means sandals and flip-flops!! If you are anything like me, I don't do too much to my feet during the winter, other than slather cream on them at night and stuff them in socks! But, with the warmer weather on the way, it is time to start… Continue reading DIY: Foot Mask with Bergamot Essential Oil

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Simple Sugar Scrubs for Kissable Lips

It’s easy for lips to get rough at any time of year – but it seems to happen especially in the dry air of winter, and during the hot summer months.  It makes sense – your lips are always out there, exposed to the elements.  And if you exfoliate the rest of your body (if… Continue reading Simple Sugar Scrubs for Kissable Lips

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Essential Oils for Foot Baths & Soaks

We ask our feet to do a lot. They carry us around day in a day out. They bear the brunt of us pounding them on concrete while running (or in my case walking) for exercise. They take a beating in our high heels so we look good.  They carry us around running errands for… Continue reading Essential Oils for Foot Baths & Soaks

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Whipped Body Butter Base Recipe

Whipped Body Butter Base Recipe  Making homemade body butter is really very easy and this wonderfully rich and soothing coconut oil based body butter. It is such a soothing and healing lotion. Here is what you need: 1/2 cup Raw Organic Cocoa Butter 1/2 cup Raw Unrefined Shea Butter 1/2 cup Organic Extra Virgin Coconut… Continue reading Whipped Body Butter Base Recipe

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Peppermint Whipped Body Butter

I'm sure the winters here in North Carolina aren't as brutal as say - Canada or Wisconsin (my home state!), but still the colder months have turned my skin into sandpaper!! This peppermint body butte recipe is heavenly and does wonders for my skin in these dry months. Ingredients: 1/2 cup coconut oil 1/2 cup cocoa… Continue reading Peppermint Whipped Body Butter

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Home Cures for Rough Hands

The skin on our hands take brunt of every chore—from taking care of the kids to washing dishes to weeding the garden. To make things worse, these tasks mean that you have to wash your hands frequently. All of this daily wear inevitably leads to your hands looking as though they belong to someone older… Continue reading Home Cures for Rough Hands