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 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...]

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...]

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...]