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.

How to Care for Curly Hair Naturally

Note from Katie: I've shared many of my favorite hair care products, from mud shampoo to detangling spray and even ways to help hair grow naturally. On all of these posts, there were eventually reader … [Read more...]

Natural Concealer & Highlighter Recipe

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I once asked my high school drama teacher if I could buy some of the ultra-thick stage makeup from her... she looked at me a little strange, since I wasn't even on the cast of the current musical and … [Read more...]

Luscious Lashes Eyelash Growth Serum

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Long eyelashes are a classic feminine trait and many women have gone to great lengths (pun intended) for longer eyelashes. Unfortunately, many treatments like eyelash extensions and growth serums can … [Read more...]

4 Natural Teeth Whitening Options That Work

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Teeth whitening is a multi-billion dollar industry, but unfortunately many teeth whitening treatments contain harsh chemicals that can leave teeth feeling sensitive for a long time. I had sensitive … [Read more...]

Castor Oil for Hair Growth

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I've been experimenting a lot with Castor Oil lately as a natural beauty remedy. I already use it in my oil cleansing blend each day, and I'm enjoying the results from using castor oil packs on my … [Read more...]

Natural Tinted Face Lotion Recipe

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If you've been reading for very long, you know that I'm not a fan of using chemicals that I can't pronounce to clean my house or rubbing them on my face where they can be absorbed in … [Read more...]

Natural Liquid Foundation Recipe

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I've shared my homemade powdered makeup recipes before but I've been playing with a liquid foundation or creme recipe for months (ok, years).Until now, it has just frustrated me and all of the … [Read more...]

What is Dry Brushing for Skin?

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You probably brush your hair, and your teeth (hopefully with natural toothpaste), but do you brush your skin? And why would you?Dry Brushing for Skin I've mentioned dry brushing before and it … [Read more...]

Homemade Solid Shampoo Bar Recipe

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Note from Katie: I'm excited to welcome my friend Elizabeth (also a mom of five) to share her recipe for solid shampoo (shampoo bar soap). If my homemade natural shampoo didn't work for your hair … [Read more...]

Three Kings Lotion

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In our family, we have a tradition of holding one gift to open on January 6th, which marks the feast of the Epiphany and the end of the Christmas season for us. I wanted to find a fun way to teach our … [Read more...]