Homemade Aloe Vera After-Sun Lotion

Homemade Aloe Vera After-Sun Lotion

While I absolutely love the warmth and sunshine of the summer, with it comes some not so pleasant things, such as sunburn, bug bites, and dry, flaky skin. And now with a squirmy toddler who loves to play in the dirt and pull off her hat when I’m not looking, the...
Switching to Safer Beauty: 6 Easy Makeup Swaps

Switching to Safer Beauty: 6 Easy Makeup Swaps

While I love using natural oils to clean my face and moisturize my skin, there are some things coconut oil can’t do—like be mascara. Up until I had my daughter, my makeup bag (which really is more like a massive makeup case) was packed full of conventional...
Homemade Whipped Peppermint Body Butter

Homemade Whipped Peppermint Body Butter

While this whipped peppermint body butter looks delicious enough to eat, it is not to be used for frosting cupcakes. It is to be used as a luxurious way to moisturize the body, and keep skin feeling silky smooth and soft. This homemade whipped peppermint body butter...
DIY Coconut Oil and Honey Face Mask

DIY Coconut Oil and Honey Face Mask

While I’ve talked at length about my love of coconut oil for skin care, I’m excited to finally dive into the benefits of honey and using a coconut oil and honey face mask. If you’re skeptical about slathering honey and coconut oil all over your...
Homemade Face Mask for Acne

Homemade Face Mask for Acne

This homemade face mask for acne is my secret weapon when stress strikes. It uses just two simple ingredients—bentonite clay and apple cider vinegar—and can be whipped up in a flash. When applied to skin, it helps resolve breakouts and blackheads, and acts as an...
Whipped Magnesium Body Butter for Muscle Pain

Whipped Magnesium Body Butter for Muscle Pain

Magnesium body butter is a sore muscle’s best friend. Not only is it great for hydrating the skin, it’s also an incredible way to help soothe aches and pains. I love applying this whipped magnesium body butter at night because it’s a very calming,...