Ingredients You Can Pronounce Fri, 22 Feb 2019 03:50:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Learn About Oregon Grape Root Wed, 28 Nov 2018 14:47:38 +0000 Herbs have a special place both in my heart and my pantry shelf. Recently a new member joined our little family – Oregon Grape Root. Since Oregon is my home I am bit embarrassed to admit that it took me ten years of living here to find out that oregon grape is the state flower. I decided to make amends ...

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5 Ways To Use Bentonite Clay (complete with DIY recipes!) Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:19:35 +0000 I wash my face with dirt every morning. Technically it’s called bentonite clay, but it is literally dried and powdered dirt. Which is funny, because it has worked better as a facial on my sensitive skin than any store-bought soap or cream, and its completely natural. Bentonite clay is mined from ancient sea beds, or from weathered volcanic ash. It is typically ...

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DIY Kokum Butter Body Wash Fri, 09 Nov 2018 18:24:17 +0000 When the weather turns cooler, that's when I have to start reaching for all the moisturizing things! More lip balm applied in one week than all the summer months combined, my face is constantly being slathered in moisturizer, and body butters are my new bff. In addition to all those great moisturizing products, I've also started using a moisturizing body ...

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DIY Floral Bath Salts (for detox and calm) Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:57:28 +0000 If you’re anything like most women, I bet you rarely go through the week or often a day without feeling stressed. Meeting work deadlines, keeping your kids clothed, fed, and out of trouble, not to mention if you have a significant other... And everything that comes with managing a household: laundry, vacuuming, dishes, and errands. It’s suffice to say, you ...

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DIY Kokum Butter Sugar Scrub Tue, 07 Aug 2018 17:36:52 +0000 Do you ever just find yourself with incredibly dry skin. Skin so dry that you find yourself scratching at it like a mad woman? Yeah... that was me just a few weeks ago. It started out of the blue but I found myself with very dry skin. I was scratching at it like crazy and while it wasn't bad enough ...

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Chicory Face Mask (collagen boosting!) Wed, 06 Jun 2018 20:22:50 +0000 Do you ever wish you could get a high quality face mask that hydrates your skin and gives you a youthful look... without costing an arm and a leg? Well you can! DIY face masks are where it's at! Don't go thinking that DIY face masks are subpar! They might be affordable, but they still can do wonders for your ...

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DIY Conditioner Mon, 19 Mar 2018 19:26:54 +0000 I have the most wonderful family that consists of me, hubby, 2 teenagers and an 11 year old. And some of us have long hair -- down to the shoulder or past it. My daughter's hair is down to the middle of her back and wonderfully thick. She could easily go through a bottle of cream rinse style conditioner every 2 ...

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DIY Beard Oil For Him (and for you!) Thu, 15 Mar 2018 09:00:24 +0000 I am not gonna lie: my dear husband has no sense of smell. I think he compensates for it with other senses – like he’s (somehow) still repulsed by a dirty diaper or by vomit that didn’t make it to the toilet. Just because he sees it. Maybe he’s got Spidey vision or Superman’s x-ray vision to make up for ...

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Homemade DIY Witch Hazel Fri, 02 Mar 2018 15:58:25 +0000 You’ve likely heard of witch hazel before; it’s a common astringent and used in many face washes and toners. In fact, it’s used in our DIY facial toner as well as our facial toner in the shop!

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How To Use Lavender Herb (for home, body, and food) Tue, 27 Feb 2018 12:12:43 +0000 Lavender, the beautiful flower loved by gardeners, herbalists, and bees is a powerhouse botanical. This flowering beauty is another one of those multi-purpose herbs. Lavender herb is prized for it’s perfume and should be as that perfume and the rest of the plant can serve us, our homes, and our kitchens incredibly well. This lovely and aromatic herb is prized for being anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory1. ...

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