SUPER Moisturizing DIY Antibacterial Hand Soap (leaves your hands silky smooth & ready for handshakes)

First, I am NOT a germ freak… at all (see my blog posts on Earthing and hand sanitizer). That said… yes, I wash my hands and certainly encourage my toddler washing his hands in our home, too. We simply aren’t obsessive about it. When we do wash our hands, we want to make sure that a few things are occurring… We are …

UPDATE: Does Homemade DIY Foundation REALLY Work!?

As much as I LOVE them…DIYs are hard. There are many others out there like you and me…those who want to rid their homes and bodies of nasty, horrific, completely unnecessary chemicals. So, that is why I create all of these DIYs and share them with you. That said, for every five people who love my DIY recipes, there seems …

Why Should You Use Cocoa Butter? It’s UhMaaaZing!

Hello friend! Let’s begin our discovery of what makes a great body lotion (or body butter, which is a thicker, but not heavier, version of a lotion). Why should you use cocoa butter? Ah, keep reading, friend. There are three parts to a healthy body lotion: In this post I’d like to introduce you to a favorite base of mine. …

Jojoba, Almond, & Coconut Oils – Gifts! (favorite carrier oils in a skincare series)

I also wrote about my favorite base butter for body lotions and butters – Cocoa Butter. It is simply the perfect natural ingredient for your skin to soak up! I am continuing my series about skincare by writing about the second important part of a great, healthy lotion – a superb carrier oil. Learn about my favorite carrier oils! Remember, …

Understanding Body Butters and How to Use Them in Skincare

Ah, butter. Sweet butter. Creamy, delicious, and nutritious, it is perfect for spreading on… your body! Glorious raw pasture butter is not our topic of conversation today, but although I DO love that kind of butter, that will need to be a completely different post for some other time. Using body butters are one of the best way to nourish …

DIY Skincare Toolbox- Ingredients needed to start making your own skincare products

Let’s Get You Started Creating DIY Natural Skincare Products! Do you want to start creating our own skincare, but are unsure of where to start? I don’t blame you! It can be overwhelming. Pronounce is here to help. Skincare is a big deal. Your skin absorbs approximately 60% of what is put on it, so using skin and body care products that are full of chemicals you …

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Naturally Healing DIY Aftershave Spray

I like sexy, hairy men. In fact, I like them so much that I married one (the best one, of course). The more facial hair, the better, I say. That said, my sexy and hairy man does have a job in corporate America where it is (unfortunately) frowned upon to have a beard, even a nicely trimmed beard. Boo Corporate America!!! In …

DIY Organic Facial Powder Recipe

Hey friend! It’s Jess, here to share another DIY recipe that has had loads of reader requests – DIY Organic Facial Powder. This DIY facial powder recipe has been a long time coming. If only there were more hours in the day (are you saying that with me)!? After publishing the DIY recipe and selling my Organic Foundation (sunscreen, moisturizer, & foundation …

DeFunkifying DIY Deodorant – For sweaty armpits: Non-toxic & STILL no baking soda!

Hey friend! It’s Jess. Today I’m bringing you a new DIY skincare post… one that *many* of you have been requesting for quite some time… DeFunkifying DIY Deodorant for Sweaty Armpits! The response to my previously published non-toxic DIY deodorant recipe has been overwhelmingly positive. I have had hundreds of people whip up a batch, as well has hundreds more purchase …

Smooth Finish DIY Organic Foundation Makeup…With Sunscreen

I know that you are probably on a journey to rid your home of toxic products. You are probably looking to do the same with your personal care products, too. Awesome. That makes me extremely happy …and we have A LOT in common! I have played around with this product for quite some time now. I have tried a few …