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.

Why I Don’t Use Petroleum Jelly (and What I Use Instead)

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Petroleum Jelly, the main ingredient in Vaseline®, is often used in beauty products and even on its own to moisturize skin. It's cheap. It is unscented. It seems to work well for softening skin... … [Read more...]

Benefits of Collagen for Skin and Hair

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Collagen is one of the most abundant proteins in the body and it makes up a large part of our skin, hair and nails. Technically a polypeptide, collagen contains a mixture of amino acids like proline … [Read more...]

Matcha Green Tea Face Mask Recipe

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There are so many great reasons to smear your food on your face... Foods like yogurt can help boost natural beneficial bacteria on the skin, while many fruits and vegetables offer vitamins, minerals … [Read more...]

How to Use Rhassoul Clay For Beauty and Detox

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I love and use various healing clays, and one that I am especially enjoying right now is Rhassoul Clay. This natural clay from Morocco is incredible for skin and hair and is inexpensive. What is … [Read more...]

Vitamin C & Witch Hazel Facial Toner Recipe

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Finding a natural skin care routine can be tough. It often leads to strange things like washing your face with olive oil or honey or making a face mask out of yogurt. It can be hard to find natural … [Read more...]

Honey and Vitamin C Face Mask Recipe

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As a little girl, I had a dream of going to that magical place called the spa. I wasn't entirely sure what a person did there, but I knew that grown-ups went there and that it was supposed to be … [Read more...]

DIY Sandalwood Tanning Oil

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I prefer to eat my sunscreen rather than slather it on my skin... I do occasionally use my homemade sunscreen if I'm going to be out in the sun for a long time without shade or layer, but in … [Read more...]

How to Care for Curly Hair Naturally

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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...]