A guide to carrier oils

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”

DIY makeup remover pads

DIY Makeup Remover Rounds

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!

I usually use my Glow: Radiant Facial Elixir to clean my face and remove makeup , but I wanted to make something that was easier to travel with. Continue reading “DIY Makeup Remover Rounds”

Lavender and Aloe After Sun

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!

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thieves household cleaner

Thieves All Purpose Cleaner + Free Printable!

Most conventional cleaning products are loaded with toxic chemicals, carcinogens, and synthetic fragrance. Don’t believe me? Pull out your phone, and download the app β€œThink Dirty”. Continue reading “Thieves All Purpose Cleaner + Free Printable!”

Natural Bug Spray with essential oils

Natural Bug Spray

Cottage season has officially begun! Campfires + starry nights… = time to pull out the bug spray. Try this mixing up this easy DIY blend before your next trip to the cottage! Works well for repelling bugs, or soothing bites.

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DIY Natural Deodorant... That really works!

DIY Natural Deodorant… That Really Works!

If you’re reading this, I’m sure you’ve tried your fair share of natural deodorants that don’t really work that well. After years of searching (unsuccessfully) for the perfect non-toxic deodorant, I finally decided to try making it myself! Continue reading “DIY Natural Deodorant… That Really Works!”