Easy DIY Sunscreen Stick

I’ve had fun lately creating several different varieties of lotion bars. I started with the basic recipe and realized the options were truly endless for variations. Sometimes I’ll use a…

Easy DIY Face Wipes

Sometimes I’ll whip up a batch of disinfecting reusable wipes for cleaning with. I decided to experiment with making something similar for my facial routine. These DIY face wipes may…

DIY Calming Sleep Lotion

Over the years I’ve adopted a few basic habits that have really helped transform my health. Prioritizing quality sleep is one of those habits. This calming sleep lotion uses the…

3 Natural Coconut Oil Lotion Recipes

I’ve gone through quite a few jars of coconut oil over the years. Our family has used it in everything from coffee to toothpaste to sunscreen. One of the most…

Magnesium and Salt Water for Skin

I’m a big fan of natural sea salt and magnesium. Not only is salt important in food but salt water is an increasingly popular ingredient in skincare products for healthier…

Should You Use Tallow for Skincare?

What do old McDonald’s french fries and my skincare routine have in common? They both use tallow! While I don’t eat or recommend fast food fries, tallow is a nourishing…

DIY Coconut Milk Bath Recipe

Not so long ago bathtime for me meant scrubbing my kid’s little fingers and toes. Now that my kids are a little older I get to enjoy a long(ish) soak…

Homemade Herbal Lip Balm

To continue the theme of DIY natural lip care recipes, I’m sharing this recipe for homemade herbal lip balm. I love my homemade lipstick and tinted lip balm, but sometimes…

How to Make Homemade Shampoo

I’ve made natural alternatives for body wash, dry shampoo, and other hair care products, but homemade shampoo was by far the toughest. After lots of (failed) experiments, I finally came…

Rose Body Scrub Recipe

Many years ago I realized how easy (and inexpensive!) sugar scrubs were to make. Since then I’ve played around with many different versions of exfoliating body scrub. This rose body…

How To Make Relaxing Shower Steamers

Sometimes after a tiring day, I like taking a nice long shower. Shower steamers are a great way to make it even more relaxing! They’re similar to bath bombs, but…

Top 10 Foods That Makes You Look Younger

Although it’s impossible for any single food to magically turn back the clock on aging, integrating specific foods into your daily meals can certainly bolster your overall well-being and help…

Amazing Ice Facial Benefits

My friend Lauryn Bosstick, host of The Skinny Confidential, is guest posting today! She’s an expert on skincare routines and a big fan of ice facials (the topic of her…

DIY Sandalwood Tanning Oil

I’ve used a variation of this homemade tanning oil for years. When a friend recently asked about a natural homemade tanning oil, I figured it was time to share the…

Master the Oil Cleansing Method For Beautiful Skin

I’ve written about many natural beauty ideas before, but oil cleansing may be one of the simplest. It’s one of the most effective natural beauty tips I’ve found for healthy,…

How to Make Tallow Balm

Years ago I discovered the skin health benefits of tallow. While these DIY tallow lotion bars were a favorite at our house, I wanted something with a softer consistency. The…

How to Make Natural Homemade Sunscreen

In the book Zero to One, Peter Thiel asks readers to consider what views/truths they believe that very few people agree with them on. For me, it’s that most sunscreen…