D.I.Y. Aloe Vera Hair Detangler

Aloe Vera

Gently detangle hair with this detangling hair recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz. distilled water
  • 1 tsp. aloe vera gel
  • 2 drops glycerin
  • 2 drops lavender essential oil
  • 12 drops grapefruit seed extract

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mix well
  • Transfer mixture into a spray bottle or jar for storage
  • Apply to wet/damp hair

*Shake well before each use

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D.I.Y. Deep Clean Mouth Wash

Mouthwash

Create your own deep cleansing mouthwash!

Ingredients:

  • 5 oz. vodka
  • 4 oz. water
  • 1/2 oz. vegetable glycerin
  • 1/2 oz. powdered myrrh gum
  • 5 drops cinnamon essential oil
  • 5 drops clove essential oil

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients: mix well

*Shake well before each use

*Due to the alcohol in this mouthwash, it is better to use on a non-regular basis and more when you are looking for a deep clean

D.I.Y. Minty Toothpaste

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Create your own mint flavored toothpaste with this d.i.y. recipe!

 

Ingredients:

  • 6 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/3 tsp. salt
  • 4 tsp. glycerin
  • 16 drops peppermint or wintergreen extract (you can always add less to start and add more later if not minty enough)

 

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mix well till it forms a paste consistency that resembles toothpaste
  • Transfer mixture to a container for storage

Homemade Facial Toner for Summer

Summer Toner

This homemade toner is perfect for summer combo skin cleansing it of sweat and impurities while leaving your skin moisturized and glowing!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup witch hazel
  • 1/4 cup water (or green/chamomile tea)
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 5 drops natural vegetable glycerin
  • 5 drops lavender essential oil
  • 2-3 drops peppermint essential oil

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients in a small bottle; shake well
  • Apply to a cotton ball or soft tissue and wipe face

*This toner is great for freshening up between showers/face washings.  However, be careful not to use it on a daily basis or after you wash your face because it can cause you to become oily.