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Cocoa Butter Soap – A Revised Soap Recipe

Cocoa butter soap is my favorite when shea butter is added. Recently, I decided to update a soap recipe that included both shea and cocoa butters. I always loved that...

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Calendula Salve for Insect Bites | Summer Necesities

Calendula Salve for Insect Bites Every summer I make calendula salve for insect bites. Calendula or marigold flowers are nature’s golden treasure to us. These beautiful flowers are packed with...

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Acure Organics Facial Cleansing Results

Acure Organics skincare products have been getting these wonderful reviews online so I decided to try some of them. While I tend to be a minimalist about my overall skincare,...

Homemade Shea Butter Soap

Most of us have heard of the superb qualities of shea butter. I concur that it makes my skin happy! My skin thrives on shea utter‘s endless benefits. Inevitably, my soap...

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Almond Body Scrub | The Perfect Recipe!

This almond body scrub is one my favorites. I enjoy making it and it works really well on my sensitive skin. In a previous post, I mentioned that salt scrubs...

Calendula Soap – A Bar of Sunshine

Calendula soap is something I enjoy making on a sunny Saturday afternoon. Yellow is one of my favorite colors and it is no wonder that calendula or marigold is my...

Cupuacu Olive Butter – Exotic Butter Recipe

Cupuacu olive butter is a DIY hair and skin butter that your family will love! I usually say, if it works for you then continue using it. This applies to...

Natural Skin Care – Salt & Sugar Scrubs

Natural skin care is a major part of my health care regime at home. My cabinet is full of oils and butters and my refrigerator has aloe vera gel, aloe...

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How I Began Making Artisan Soap

How I began making artisan soap? Maybe this should have been written this way, ‘Why I Began making Artisan Soap’.  I sort of digress… I actually began making artisan soap...

Organic Jojoba Oil Spray Bottles

If you follow the blog you might remember a post about jojoba oil and its benefits. You can read that article here. This oil is always a go-to for my...

Bentonite Clay Facial Mask

Here you’ll find my favorite bentonite clay facial mask. When it comes to facial masks, I usually keep it short and simple. Clay, neem powder, aloe vera juice or water....

Calendula – Nature’s all-in-one

What is calendula? Calendula officnalis, also known as Pot Marigold, is this beautiful yellow-orange flower known for its skin healing properties. Calendula is used to treat burns, cuts, acne, and...

ACES Facial Oil – No More Dry Skin Blues (Updated Recipe)

A friend of mine once asked me about an all natural moisturizer for her face which was constantly dry and irritated. I suggested she used unrefined organic coconut oil to...

Organic Jojoba Oil Benefits

Organic jojoba oil benefits are endless. Jojoba oil is a natural vegetable oil that provides nourishment and protection for hair and skin. If you haven’t heard about this golden oil,...