Relaxing Foot Soak for Achy Feet

Achy Foot Soak
Soothe and relax achy and tired feet with this foot soak!
Ingredients:
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. of Aloe Vera
  • 1 tsp. wheat germ oil
  • 20 drops peppermint essential oil
  • 20 drops eucalyptus essential oil
Directions:
  • Combine all ingredients in a large bowl of warm water; mix well
  • Let feet soak for 15-20 minutes
  • Follow up with your favorite moisturizer
*You can also combine all ingredients and use the mixture as a foot rub as well rather than a soak

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

D.I.Y. Deep Clean Mouth Wash

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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

Tropical Lip Gloss

Tropical Lip Gloss

Coat your lips in this tropical island inspired lip gloss!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp. grated cocoa butter
  • 1 tsp. coconut oil
  • 1 tsp. macadamia nut oil
  • 1 tsp. light sesame oil
  • 1/8 tsp. vitamin E oil

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients in a microwave safe bowl/container; warm mixture in the microwave until cocoa butter and coconut oil are melted
  • Stir well
  • Transfer mixture into lip gloss containers for storage
  • Let cool completely before using

D.I.Y. Coconut Hand Cream

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Moisturize dry hands and leave them feeling soft and smelling delicious with this coconut hand cream!

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup glycerin
  • 1/4 cup beeswax
  • 3 tbsp. baby oil
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil

Directions:

  • In a double boiler, melt the beeswax and coconut oil
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the melted ingredients in the double boiler; melt and mix until smooth
  • Transfer mixture into a container for storage (hardens/thickens as it sets)
  • Let cool before using

Honey Facial Cleanser

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Gently cleanse your face with this 3 ingredient honey facial cleanser!

Ingredients:

  • 3 tbsp. honey
  • 1/2 cup vegetable glycerine
  • 2 tbsp. liquid castile soap

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mix well
  • Apply to skin and gently massage into skin for 30 seconds to 1 minute
  • Rinse with warm water

Moisturizing Watermelon Face Mask Recipe

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Moisturize your face with this summery fruity facial mask!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup watermelon (no seeds or de-seeded)
  • 1/4 cup papaya
  • 1/2 cup banana
  • 2 tsp. milk

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mash with a fork until a paste forms
  • Apply to a clean face (avoid the eye area)
  • Let sit for 15-20 minutes
  • Rinse with cool water

Cucumber and Egg Refreshing Face Mask

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Refresh and tighten shiny skin with this refreshing mask designed for normal to oily skin!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cucumber
  • 5 mint leaves
  • 1 egg white

Directions:

  • Peel and de-seed the cucumber and cut into cubes
  • Add the cubed cucumber pieces and the mint to a blender; blend
  • Whisk the egg white until it starts to become a firmer consistency
  • Add the egg white to the blender with the other ingredients
  • Blend all ingredients until a smooth paste forms
  • Apply to a clean face (avoid the eye area)
  • Let sit for 20 minutes
  • Rinse with cold water

Exfoliating and Clarifying Facial Mask Recipe

Pumpkin

An exfoliating and clarifying face mask that removes sweat, dirt, makeup and other impurities from pores!

Ingredients:

  • 4 tbsp. canned pumpkin
  • 3 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. rose water

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mix well
  • Apply to a clean face (avoid the eye area)
  • Let sit for 15-20 minutes
  • Rinse with warm water

Lemon Yogurt Face Mask for Acne Marks

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Banish pesky acne marks by making this lemon yogurt mask!  The lemon will exfoliate and lighten acne marks helping them to fade over time.  The remaining ingredients all have beneficial properties too, helping to hydrate and sooth skin as well as by boosting your skins ability to protect itself!

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 4 tsp. lemon juice
  • 3 tsp. plain yogurt (Greek yogurt is best)
  • 1 egg white

 

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mix well to form a thick consistency
  • Apply mixture to a clean face (avoid the eye area)
  • Let sit for 15 minutes
  • Rinse with warm water

 

*If stored in an airtight container in the fridge this mixture can last up to a week