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.

Spray Deodorant Recipe

Homemade natural spray deodorant recipe

My homemade natural deodorant recipe is several years old and is one of the most popular on my site with almost 800 comments. I still use it and it is really effective, but some people don't react … [Read more...]

DIY Hair Growth Serum Recipe

DIY Hair Growth Serum Recipe

Hormones affect every aspect of health, and lately I've seen the affect of hormones on hair and scalp health. After eight years of pregnancy and nursing, my body was tired and after that many years … [Read more...]

Sweet Salt Texturizing Spray for Hair

Sweet Salt Texturizing Spray for Hair - Simple Recipe

I've shared my natural hair spray recipe and my Beach Waves Sea Salt Spray before. I like both of them but wondered if I could combine them to make one everyday hair product. Sugar and Spice and … [Read more...]

Best Non-Toxic Nail Polish Options

Best Natural Nail Polish Options

I've written about how to make natural hairspray, deodorant, toothpaste and lotion bars but one thing I've never been able to find a DIY for is nail polish. Conventional nail polish can be one of … [Read more...]

Eczema Relief Lotion Bars

Eczema Relief Lotion Bars Recipe

I get a lot of emails about eczema, and I know many people who struggle with it personally. I've talked before about how there is often a connection to a dietary problem for those struggling with … [Read more...]

How to Make Lotion Bar Sticks

How to Make Lotion Bar Stics - amazing moisturizer for skin and easy to use

What Are Lotion Bars? Lotion bars are a very moisturizing body lotion in solid form. They look like a bar of soap but are used on dry skin. My original lotion bars recipe is one of my more popular … [Read more...]

Homemade Honey Face Wash

Honey Face Wash - Simple and natural recipe that nourishes skin and helps fight acne

I've shared before how I wash my face with oil and how that has been the best skin care routine I've ever used. Some readers commented that they still hadn't found the right combination of oils for … [Read more...]

Vanilla Latte Sugar Scrub Recipe

Vanilla Latte Sugar Scrub Easy Homemade Recipe- Natural and Organic plus helps get rid of cellulite

I love the smell of coffee and I love drinking coffee (but only this way!) Turns out, coffee can have benefits when used externally! I talked about this in my cellulite post: "Coffee scrubs can be … [Read more...]

DIY Hair Detangling Spray

DIY Natural Hair Detangling Spray- Natural Inexpensive and Easy to Make

Five years ago, my daughter was born with two inches of curly dark hair. It has lightened up over the past few years but it has also gotten thicker and become more wavy than curly. It is almost down … [Read more...]

DIY Salve for Cracked Heels

DIY Salve for Cracked Heels

I had a reader email to ask about natural remedies for cracked heels. Cracked heels can cause problems that range from minor discomfort to pain and bleeding. My husband and I met walking across the … [Read more...]

6 Lotion Bar Recipes

Six Ways to Make Homemade Lotion Bars

At our house, we love lotion bars. In fact, I rarely use regular lotion anymore since lotion bars are so much easier to make and so much more nourishing. They are also mess-free so the kids can use … [Read more...]

Are You Brushing Your Skin?

Dry Brushing for Skin

This is a topic I touched on when I wrote about reducing cellulite naturally, but I've gotten several emails about it lately so I figured it deserved its own post. If you've never heard of dry … [Read more...]