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.

Castor Oil for Hair Growth

How to use castor oil for thicker and longer hair naturally

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

Natural Tinted Face Lotion with Bronzers recipe and tutorial

If you've been reading WellnessMama.com 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

How to make natural liquid foundation

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?

What is dry brushing- benefits and how to

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

Solid Shampoo Bar Recipe

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

Three Kings Lotion with Gold Frankincense and Myrrh

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...]

DIY Herbal Perfume Recipe

Herbal Perfume Recipe with Essential Oils

I've been fascinated by perfume since I was young. Scent is intimately tied to memory and I realized that my earliest memories were tied to particular scent: my great aunt's hand lotion that I would … [Read more...]

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...]