Holy moly I can’t believe I am writing this! Over three years without shampoo. Not a drop of shampoo has touched my hair in 38 months – that’s over 1,000 days. But why? And how? And why??
When I first started using the Young Living skin care products, I was doing it wrong. I was seeing results, but not AMAZING results like I expected. I was wasting product, which meant I was wasting money. After doing some research, this is the routine I’m doing and seeing great results.
It’s officially fall! You don’t get more quintessentially fall than pumpkin pie. Well, pumpkin pie and dry, itchy winter skin. So I whipped up this sugar scrub to get rid of my dry skin and quench my craving for yummy, spicy smells! I used my Young Living Essential Oils: Cinnamon Bark, Nutmeg & Ginger for a seasonal combination of scents! This sugar scrub recipe is natural and 100 % chemical free. It naturally removes dead skin and leaves skin glowing and healthy. This sugar scrub also makes an amazing inexpensive gift for the holidays for friends or family!
Ahhhh the many joys of pregnancy! Stretch marks is just one of them. While there are genetic factors, there are ways to help prevent stretch marks. The secret is skin elasticity. The more elastic your skin is, the less likely it is that you will have stretch marks. I am currently pregnant (see how I got pregnant in 1 cycle at the age of 34 here) and here is what I’m doing to increase my skin elasticity.
I started this blog in June, 2013. I had absolutely no idea what would happen after that. I am so grateful to all of you, my readers. I wake up bright and early at 5:30 am each morning to get some work time in before my 2 year old wakes up. And every morning I am blown away that this is my job! Thank you so much for being a part of this community with me. And here is what you read in 2014. These are the most viewed posts.
Make your own homemade soap
You can make your own bar soap, liquid soap, face wash , body wash and even hand sanitizer! Knowing that you can control the ingredients that go into your soap will give you peace of mind that your family is not exposed to toxic chemicals. Making your own soap also can save you money in the long hall.
Making your own homemade soap is super easy. Not only is it nontoxic, but you can customize the scent to just about any smell your heart desires. Here are 20 recipes.
Looking for nontoxic, DIY lotion recipes? Here they are! 50 of them. Lotions, creams, body butters, serums…..it’s all here. [Read more…]