Baking Soda Dry Shampoo

Did you know that you can use Green Goddess Premium Baking Soda mixed with corn flour as a dry shampoo? This is a life saviour when starting to use a natural shampoo bar and going through the detox process that can cause your hair to be lifeless and lanky as it adjusts. It’s also very handy to have if you’re …

 

 

DIY Natural Baby Bath Wash

A lot of commercial baby bath washes contain an array of toxins, be very careful when buying and make sure you go over labels with a fine-toothed comb. One of the most popular commercial washes is Head to Toe Wash by Nivea; here are a few of the ingredients that I wouldn’t like to bath in myself let alone put on baby: Cocamidopropyl …

 

witch hazel wipes

 

DIY Make Up Remover Wipes

These gentle DIY wipes are a delightful way to remove your make up. There are no harsh chemicals or alcohol-based astringents to dry out your skin, and with only four ingredients they are very easy to make. The natural solution smells wonderful, and the lovely soft wipes from Thinkwise are chemical-free and contain no parabens, petrochemicals, bleach, or phthalates. I’ve used Manuka …

 

pea puree

 

Recipe: Pea, Pear and Green Bean Puree

This kid friendly recipe is from Kylie at Kai Carriers. It’s perfect for putting straight into your Kai Carrier pouch so your little one can easily eat a nutritious homemade meal where ever you may be, and you won’t be creating any waste as Kai Carriers are all reusable and dishwasher safe. You can also change it up a bit for the …

 

baby sunscreen

 

DIY Natural Sunscreen

One of the most chemically loaded substances we put on our bodies is sunscreen. A simple natural alternative is zinc oxide cream, which you can get at your chemist, and I advise using that on children under six months old. This recipe works well for me and I usually wear about a factor 20 sunscreen. I re-apply after a couple …