Natural Beauty & DIY Tutorials

Conventional beauty products contain harmful chemicals and additives. These natural beauty recipes are alternatives to popular products and contain beneficial ingredients for your skin.

Natural Shimmer Lipstick Recipe

How to Make Your Own Natural Lipstick with custom color and scent

Tis the season for making homemade gifts, at least at our house!A few days ago, I had a mom's night out at my house and we made all kinds of homemade gifts like lotion bars, vapor rub lotion bars … [Read more...]

Herbal Face Oil Recipe

Herbal Face Oil Recipe

I was blessed with the naturally oily skin that many of my relatives have. It was a tremendous pain in the teenage years, but I say "blessed" because everyone in the family with that skin type has … [Read more...]

Winter Bliss Lotion Bars

Winter Bliss Lotion Bars Recipe

I'm still learning to love winter. As a southern girl originally from Texas, I've had to adjust to cold weather, but I'm finally starting to love it. This new recipe is one of the reasons why.To … [Read more...]

DIY Detox Foot Soak

At home detox foot soak recipe

I'm a big fan of healing clays. I put them in my own bath and in my children's bath water. I use them on my face as a face mask and my armpits to help detox and avoid odor.Another way I love to … [Read more...]

Imitation Burt’s Bees Lip Balm

Homemade Burts Bees Imitation Peppermint Lip Balm Recipe

Burt's Bess Original Beeswax Peppermint Lip Balm was my gateway product into the world of natural living...really.I was a devoted conventional makeup girl and had a drawer full of the latest … [Read more...]

Bronzing Moroccan Oils Lotion Bars

Moroccan Oils Bronzing Lotion Bars

Ever since I made my first basic lotion bars, I've been experimenting with fun variations and natural scents. Lotion bars are wonderful because they are used on dry skin and are a concentrated lotion … [Read more...]

Natural Mascara Recipe

Homemade Natural Mascara Recipe

I posted a picture of my lashes on Instagram last week and mentioned I had finally gotten my homemade mascara just how I wanted it. A lot of you asked for the recipe, so I'm sharing it now.Natural … [Read more...]

Coconut Oil Lotion Bar Sticks

Coconut Oil Lotion Bar Sticks Recipe - simple and skin nourishing

I'm a huge fan of coconut oil and its many uses. At our house, we use it in everything from cooking to toothpaste.These coconut oil lotion bar sticks are my most recent DIY project with coconut … [Read more...]

Natural Shimmer Lip Balm Recipe

Natural Shimmer Colored Lip Balm Recipe

I love making my own cosmetics. I've made foundation, natural bronzer, homemade lipstick and even mascara (recipe coming soon!).In the comments of my homemade lipstick post, I had multiple people … [Read more...]

Lavender Mint Bath Salts Recipe

Lavender Mint Bath Salts Recipe

I used to love taking relaxing salt baths when I first got married. Now, most days, bath time just involves me washing many tiny fingers, toes and heads of hair. No complaints, but definitely not as … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Spice Face Mask Recipe

Pumpkin Spice Exfoliating Face Mask Recipe

I recently saw an ad from a local spa about their "pumpkin spice spa experience for Fall" that included a pumpkin spice face mask treatment "with ingredients like pumpkin, honey, cinnamon and healing … [Read more...]