3 Christmas Scented Room Spray Recipes

With the holiday season upon us, it’s time to get in the spirit. Nothing brings a sense of coziness like the smells of Christmas: cinnamon, pine, peppermint, orange, and wintergreen, to name a few. A fun way to bring the smell of the holidays into your home is with these easy DIY room sprays. Resist the temptation to buy pretty commercial made air fresheners. They often contain… [read more]

How To Make A Natural Teeth Whitening Powder

Everyone likes a bright, healthy smile. However, using over-the-counter teeth brightening creams or even getting a whitening treatment from your dentist is expensive and, honestly, scary. These bleaching treatments contain a hodgepodge of high-strength chemicals that can make teeth more sensitive and can permanently damage the tooth enamel and gum tissue if overused. There is good news. There are natural ways to whiten teeth, keep them healthy, and remineralized… [read more]

3 Fall Simmer Pot Blends To Make Your Home Smell Like Autumn

Fill your home with the scent of fall with these easy, natural blends. Scents have an amazing ability to change moods, well-being and comfort. Most of us have hectic lives, so why not surround yourself with pleasant smells and enhance your well-being? No need for an essential oil diffuser or scented candle. You can make these blends with ingredients found in your kitchen pantry. Related Reading:… [read more]

How To Make An All Natural Bleach Alternative

Bleach is a highly effective cleaner. It will kill almost all types of germs and viruses. However, it’s extremely toxic as well. Bleach fumes cause respiratory problems, can burn the skin and even cause major nervous system damage. When it is combined with other harsh chemical cleaners, these new and dangerous chemicals are even more dangerous; there’s no telling what those fumes are doing to… [read more]

How To Make Natural Laundry Detergent In Two Minutes

Making your own laundry detergent is a great way to save money and is a natural way to get your clothes clean without adding questionable chemicals to your water system. This recipe will work in HE washers and will dissolve even in hard water or cold water. The recipe uses just three simple ingredients and can be doubled or even tripled to suit your laundry needs. All of these… [read more]

5 Minute DIY Pore Strips To Remove Blackheads

Getting those pesky blackheads out of your pores is no easy task. A great way to extract them safely is to use a pore strip. Making your own strips at home it easy and way more economical than buying the pre-made ones. Making your own pore strips takes less than five minutes and the results are amazing. Ingredients 1 packet of gelatin (one 1 tablespoon) 1 tablespoon… [read more]

How To Make A Moisturizing & Growth Stimulating Beard Oil

Beard oil helps moisturize facial hair and the skin beneath. It’s a must for those trying to grow and maintain healthy facial hair. A good beard oil will transform a dull beard into an amazing work of art! Beard oil will cleanse and moisturize and at the same time help balance your body’s natural oils. This will lead to soft, healthy skin and hair. As an added bonus, the… [read more]

How To Make Mosquito Repelling Citronella Candles

Citronella has a long reputation for repelling mosquitoes and other pests. It works by masking our bodies with a distinctive aroma that bugs hate. The top use for Citronella is as an insect repellent due to its natural non-toxic repellent properties. There are loads of commercially produced citronella products available for home use, but most of the time the candles and oils are mixed with cheap and harmful… [read more]

How To Make Your Own Beautifully Scented Wax Melts

Wax melts are scented pieces of wax, without a wick, that are melted in a warmer to release a fragrance. They are a great way to try out different aromas without having to invest in several types of candles. Wax melts last longer than a standard candle and are highly customizable. Unlike candles, the wax does not evaporate; only the scent dissipates. Once you can no… [read more]

How To Make Air Cleansing Rosemary & Sage Smudge Sticks

Smudging is the practice of the burning of sacred herbs for spiritual cleansing and purification. It’s a ceremony that has been practiced by Native Americans for centuries. A selection of herbs, usually white sage or cedar, is bundled with a cotton or hemp string. The bundle is then dried. Once the herbs have thoroughly dried, it’s lit and allowed to smoulder. The smoke is then fanned around an area… [read more]