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DIY Natural Sunscreen Recipes

I was first introduced to homemade sunscreen shortly after having my first baby. Since I had a May baby, this all natural sunscreen was gifted to me by a friend. I tried is out and it worked wonderfully! DIY Natural sunscreen is all that I have used on my kids and myself since. Read on to learn why you should consider making and using a natural DIY sunscreen. Non-toxic Most sunscreens contain toxic chemicals that can cause hormone disruptions, skin...

DIY Raw Honey-Orange Lip Balm Recipe

I recently experimented with some new lip balm recipes and this honey-orange lip balm has been getting rave reviews from my friends who have tried it. I combined a few unexpected ingredients to achieve results that are glossy and great tasting! Read on to learn about the key ingredients that make this lip balm mother and toddler approved.  Local Beeswax As with most lip balm recipes, this one contains beeswax. I like to use local beeswax whenever possible, as I...

Detoxing Bath Salts Recipe

A relaxing bath is a real treat as a mother. Make your bath work double duty by detoxing and promoting a calming mood at the same time. The Epsom salts, baking soda, and sea salts in this recipe work to naturally draw the toxins out of your skin. The magnesium sulfate of the Epsom salts is also easily absorbed by your skin, which reduces magnesium deficiency, thus increasing mood, reducing fatigue, and minimizing muscle cramps. Detoxing bath salts are a...