8 Beauty Uses for Baking Soda

We all know that baking soda is great for cleaning up around the house but what about using it for our face and body?  Here are eight recipes for using baking soda in your beauty routine: Give your feet a good soak. Mix 3 tablespoons of Green Goddess Premium Baking Soda in a wide bucket of warm water for a …

 

 

Homemade Lavender Bath Salts

Now that the colder weather has arrived there’s nothing like relaxing in a soothing hot bath, especially with the addition of these fragrant bath salts that you can make yourself. Lavender Bath Salts are ultra-soothing, relaxing, and cleansing, and are easily made with Wendyl’s Premium Epsom Salts, Wendyl’s Premium Baking Soda, salt, and a blend of essential oils. All you have to …

 

 

Hydrating Facial Mist

Keep your skin healthy and vibrant with this hydrating all natural facial mist.  This blend is soothing, refreshing and delivers benefits to your skin while giving you a dewy glow. It is made with green tea with its antimicrobial, antioxidant, and mild astringent properties; rose water for its ability to soothe and hydrate the skin; and anti-inflammatory witch hazel. Add in essential oils ylang …

 

after shave splash

 

DIY After Shave Splash

As with other lotions and potions for the face, aftershaves can contain a whole bunch of nasties that are not ideal for your man to be splashing all over his face after a shave. The pores are even more open than usual at this time and will absorb everything you put directly on the skin. I recommend staying away from any …

 

shaver, brush and cream

 

DIY Coconut Hemp Shaving Cream

Have you looked at the back of a shaving foam label lately? TEA-Stearate, Isobutane, Laureth-23, Tocopheryl Acetate, Capric Triglyceride, and Butane, Propane are just some of the nasty ingredients contained in the aerosol can of Sensitive Nivea Men Shaving Foam that I picked up. If you’d rather your man didn’t put this foamy chemical concoction on his face, there are plenty of …

 

lady spraying legs

 

DIY Shimmer Spray

Summer’s here, and so are shorts and skirts and swimsuits. This always catches me somewhat unprepared; I have to rummage around my wardrobe to find what I was wearing last summer (that I seem to have completely forgotten about) and see if everything still fits and looks okay. This year a quite a few items had to go, but I …

 

dropper, red nails

 

DIY Hemp Seed Oil Face Serum

I’ve shared quite a few of my skin care recipes over the past couple of years, but this one is one of my favourites using hemp seed oil, it’s very simple to make and to apply; gently pat the oil onto any problem areas you may have on your face, such as dry skin, crow’s feet, wrinkles and tired looking …

 

lavender soap

 

How To Make Your Own Soap

I love this humorous, inspirational story from A Home Companion about the first time Wendyl made soap, am definitely going to give this recipe a try. If you or anyone you know suffers from skin allergies making your own soap is one way you can be sure that the soap you are rubbing on your skin is free from added fragrance and …

 

epsom salt scrub

 

DIY Relaxing Epsom Salt Scrub

    Body scrubs can be expensive to buy, so why not make your own? You can whip up this recipe for a couple of dollars, and you’ll know exactly what’s in it: no synthetic fragrances, additives or preservatives here. I make this scrub with Epsom Salts that I grind to make a powder – this prevents any rough edges …