Sun protection is important, and although sunblock is marketed as safe and effective, I'd rather not slather chemicals on my skin every day. Although sunblock has its place in my skin-protection arsenal, here are seven easy ways I'm able to protect my skin from the sun's harmful rays without resorting to sunblock.
Eager to make some yummy, detoxifying scrubs for my arms and legs, I mixed some simple ingredients to my trusty epsom salts to achieve clarity, exfoliation, and moisture using coffee grounds, lemon zest, and coconut oil. Brilliant? Yes! Simple? You bet. Here are DIY instructions on how to make a homemade coffee-lemon body scrub!
Feed your skin real food with homemade skin-care recipes by Rosemary Gladstar.
Follow along to learn how to make a homemade lavender salt scrub.
One of the more effective ways to relieve dry skin and prevent chapping is to use moisturizing creams with an important ingredient: urea.
Making your own hand and body cream is not difficult. Just be sure you can work for 30 minutes or so with no interruptions. Be very sure that the essential oils you choose are actually pure essential oils such as lavender, tea tree, lemongrass, etc. Quantities needed for a both a single 4-ounce jar and a large batch of nine 4-ounce jars are given.
Aloe may be best known for its use as a natural treatment for sunburns, but the benefits of aloe extend far beyond helping your skin heal. Learn how aloe can help keep your heart, teeth, digestive tract, and more healthy.
Skin care and keeping it simple.
Coconut oil uses range from cooking to skin care, so read on to take advantage of what this oil has to offer.
July is UV Safety Month. Don’t forget to protect your skin and eyes from the sun while enjoying long summer days.
Worker B is returning to their beekeeping roots and adding raw honey to their collection of products.
Using up CSA produce is often difficult, but I found a fun and easy way to do it.
Store-bought deoderants contain aluminum and other harmful substances that find their way into your bloodstream. Try this recipe for natural homemade deodorant that uses baking soda with coconut oil and essential oil to create a effective and safe alternative.
Kick toxic chemicals to the curb and make your own natural lotion using just a few ingredients. Making homemade lotion is an easy, fun and creative process.
I made body cream for Mother’s Day presents for my family.
What’s with glycerin? It’s a soap-making byproduct with antibacterial properties, but it’s often made with animal fat derivatives, which isn’t really our thing. So, we figured out how to make our own veggie version with coconut oil, opening up a whole world of kitchen pantry beauty concoctions.
Experiments in making an all natural body scrub.
Jessica Kellner, editor of Natural Home and Garden Magazine, shares three pregnancy skin care products that will help prevent stretch marks and keep your baby belly soft and smooth.
emerginC, a leading professional skincare collection, has just launched a natural yet serious results-oriented collection aptly named Scientific Organics.
Make you own inexpensive, pampering - and edible - homemade face mask with this simple recipe. Enjoy!
Treat your skin with one of these easy, inexpensive skincare recipes.