Category Archive: DIY Skin Care

Achieve Glowing Skin with Homemade Honey Recipes

Cucumber-Honey Toner

Between chlorine from pools and the sun’s UV rays, summer can be a damaging time for your skin. But you can easily restore your natural glow with a popular secret ingredient among do-it-yourselfers for soft, supple skin and shiny, healthy hair — honey. Honey needs no preservatives, additives, or refining, making it one of the …

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How to Make a Mint Sea Salt Scrub

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One of my favorite winter getaways is a nice bath with a fragrant sea salt scrub.  This sea salt scrub is infused with coconut oil, making it so moisturizing and soft for your skin!  And the mint makes it wonderfully invigorating. I love the simplicity of DIY salt scrubs – this one only has 4 …

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How to Make 3 Wonderfully Easy Winter Skin Toners

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Cold weather is on its way and the winter season is just around the corner. What does this mean to your skin? Cold weather can be damaging to your skin. If your face is not properly protected, it can dry out, crack, and wrinkle! It is imperative to have a good moisturizer. But do we need a toner …

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How to Make an Invigorating Lemon Verbena Sugar Scrub

Lemon Verbena Sugar Scrub

It’s been in the single digits and snowy here this weekend, so I’ve been transforming the snow day into a spa day with this invigorating, easy-to-make sugar scrub!  I chose this scent for today because in the aromatherapy world, lemon verbena is a naturally uplifting scent combination, which is great for a cold day like …

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How to Handle Acne Naturally

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Despite what movies and television shows may lead us to believe, acne isn’t just a problem teenagers face during puberty. In reality, acne can be a lifelong problem for many adults and it’s nothing to be ashamed of. Fortunately, there are great natural remedies available that can help minimize or even prevent annoying zits. The …

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A Coconut Cure For Chapped Lips

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Chapped lips are a condition where the tissue of your lips becomes inflamed due to a lack of moisture. Lip tissues are one of the thinnest and most sensitive tissue of the body. The discomfort experienced when they chap is due to a state of dehydration within your body. Therefore, your lips are a barometer …

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Coconut Oil for Skin: The Beauty Benefits

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil can provide a fun and nutrient packed way to help you take care of your skin. Before applying it to your skin, please note that absorption may vary depending on a number of factors, including skin texture and thickness. When you apply it, be sure not to apply too much in any single …

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Goat Soap Making For Healthier Skin

Homemade Soap with Goat Milk

Goats milk is not only good to drink but because it is a great source of proteins, amino acids and Vitamin A it is wonderful for your skin and this is one of the main reasons why goat soap making is so popular amongst soap makers. Milk also contains lactic acid which helps to exfoliate, …

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All Natural Homemade Acne Soap

Natural handmade Soap with herbs

My youngest son, Christopher, suffers from cystic acne. I too had the problem when younger. When he was a teenager I was constantly taking him to the dermatologist trying to find that miracle medicine that would “Cure” his acne. The different medications worked for a short time, but over the long period they quit being …

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Natural Health and Beauty – Using Essential Oils for Healing Your Skin

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Trends in health and beauty are placing more trust in the efficacy of natural and organic ingredients. Skin care is no exception, with more women coming to realize the purity of what they put on their skin is as important as that of what they eat. The skin is the largest organ, and is generally …

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