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.

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...]

Homemade Natural Body Wash

Homemade Natural Body Wash Recipe

When I played soccer in high school, I spent a lot of money on fancy body wash products (and fancy personal care products in general). I definitely bought into all the claims of how they would make … [Read more...]

Shea Butter Lotion Bar Stick

Shea Butter Lotion Bar Sticks

I'm a natural skin care product addict.In college, my bathroom was filled with dozens of hair products, skin products and make-up that were likely filled with hundreds of chemicals. Natural … [Read more...]

Deep Cleansing Mud Mask Recipe

Deep cleansing mud mask facial recipe with herbs and essential oils

Writing a book is stressful! It caused my first autoimmune flare in months and the first time I've had a skin breakout in years. I'm back on the autoimmune reset diet and my symptoms are all fading … [Read more...]

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...]