Making essential oil room sprays is so easy, and much more effective than conventional air fresheners, which are filled with toxic & synthetic ingredients. These chemicals can actually be very damaging to your respiratory system, and wreak havoc on the endocrine system as well. Continue reading “5 DIY Essential Oil Room Sprays + How to Make them”
Hibiscus is a natural source of alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs), which help to exfoliate the skin and reduce clogged pores. While chemical forms of AHAs are very damaging to the skin, the natural form of AHAs found in hibiscus flowers provide health benefits, without the harsh side effects. AHAs also help to moisturize and firm the appearance of your skin. Continue reading “Himalayan Salt + Hibiscus Flower Exfoliating Scrub”
Let’s talk carrier oils! What are they, and why do we need them?!
A carrier oil is derived from the fatty portion of a plant – such as the seed, kernel or nut. Carrier oils are typically cold-pressed for the highest quality of oil.
While essential oils are volatile (and therefore will evaporate quickly if they are applied undiluted to the skin), carrier oils will not evaporate, and do not have a strong aroma. Continue reading “A guide to carrier oils”
It is so hard to find a makeup remover at the store that isn’t full of toxic junk. Removing eye makeup is so easy with this natural + chemical-free recipe!
You know those beautiful summer days… where you have just a little bit too much fun in the sun? A long day in the sun at the beach will do that! But hey, we need all the vitamin D we can get here in Canada, so we’ll take it!
Most conventional cleaning products are loaded with toxic chemicals, carcinogens, and synthetic fragrance. Pull out your phone, and download the app “Think Dirty”. Continue reading “Thieves All Purpose Cleaner + Free Printable!”