Replace your antiperspirant with this DEodorant DIY

We're back with more Diatomaceous Earth uses! This time, we are replacing our antiperspirant with a simple DIY that is much better for you, For this easy recipe, you'll use 3TB Coconut oil 2TB Avocado Oil 1/4 cup Diatomaceous Earth 5 drops Grapefruit Essential Oil ( learn more about oils ) 4 drops Cedarwood Essential OIl (You can add a 2-3 tablespoons arrowroot powder if you want to thicken it up a bit more) Combine and store in an airtight jar. I bought my Diato...

Lovely Leave-In Conditioning DIY Spray

Our family has been working to get replace of all the harsh products in our home with more natural options. When I began to study about natural living, I had no idea how many places harsh chemicals were hiding. Yes, in your shampoo and conditioner too . I started using the doTERRA shampoo and conditioner quite awhile ago and have had great results with both, but sometimes my hair needs some extra leave in love. Thankfully it's much healthier now then it was when I was on all t...

My adventures with grilling and hair

Okay, so there is never a freakin’ dull moment in my life. Ever. Went to start up the grill -- which I’ve done probably a million times. I grill way more than Dave does. Well. This time I got a little bit of a surprise. The dern thing went WOOOOOSHHHHH and a burst of flame shot up and singed the heck out of my hair. It was a lovely (& smelly) new look. My first thought was “Lord I hope I still have eyebrows.” I mean have you seen how ridiculous people look when they make attempts to draw them on…. Thankfully the worst of it was the hair. Crinkly, brit...

Safer cosmetics are CRUCIAL to our health

Choosing safer cosmetics are crucial to our overall health and wellness What we put on our skin effects our overall health much more than many people realize. There are thousands of ingredients banned in the EU that are not restricted in any way here in the states. Chemicals that disrupt our endocrine system and can cause a whole host of issues and produce advers...

DIY Makeup Removal Pads

These Makeup Removal Pads are super simple, easy on the wallet, and so good for your skin This project was so stinkin' fast, I have no idea why I hadn't tried it before. With harsh ingredients and artificial fragrances that can irritate skin, DIY projects ...

DIY Bubble Bars

Summer projects are fun -- like these DIY Bubble Bars Hanapoo and I had a not-so-great time a few weeks ago trying to make bubble bars. let's just say we ended up frustrated and sweaty and had a mess in the kitchen. But I don't like to be defeated, so we tweaked the recipe, tried doing a few things different, and ended up with some amazing DIY Bubble bars scented with amazing doTERRA Balance and Citrus Bliss Bubble bars are f...

Luxurious Lotion Bars

Soothe and pamper your skin with these simple lotion bars These lotion bars are so luxurious - and way simpler to make than I anticipated. I played around with the ingredients to find a good balance. It needed to be soft enough to act like a lotion, but firm enough to not just m...

Soak away your stress

Reduce stress and pamper yourself at the same time At the end of a long, busy day that's full of stress, there's few things more relaxing than a nice long soak in the tub. Add some Lavender essential oil and you've got yourself the most relaxing bath EVER. W...

How to make the Best DIY Lip Balm ever

This DIY Lip Balm has been deemed the "BEST ever" My theme of life right now is " Healthy can be simple. " I want to use the best things, but also not over-complicate matters. This DIY lip balm recipe is 1) EASY 2) amazing for your lips and 3) inexpensive to make. I give these little tins away at my oil classes (you should come to one!) or just...

Sugar Hand Scrub ~ TLC for crafter's hands!

Love yard work? Then you'll adore this DIY Sugar Hand Scrub I love to craft, work in the yard, and do all kinds of DIY projects. And, yes, my hands can pay the price for it. I love to use different oils that are soothing and nourishing to my skin - I have sev...