Homemade Natural Shampoo Paste

Do you have an itchy, dry, flakey scalp?  You could be having a reaction to the chemicals in the shampoo that you use. In the next few weeks we will be launching a totally natural, plastic free shampoo bar that will help sort out any allergy issues you may be having. Until then we’ve got a natural shampoo recipe for you to try. This recipe is one that Wendyl came up with a few years …

 

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How To Make Non-Toxic Mascara

Have you checked the ingredients in your mascara lately? If it’s a conventional mascara brand, it most likely contains harsh chemical ingredients, including parabens, PEG-40 stearate, BHT and triethanolamine (TEA). It can be helpful to think of wearing mascara as though you’re “eating” the ingredients because you may absorb them through your skin. Instead of giving up on mascara altogether try  making this four ingredient recipe that can help to darken, lengthen and thicken your lashes. The …

 

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Chemicals to Avoid in Make Up

There has been some very disturbing new information released that details what is actually in our cosmetics and personal care items. We’ve all heard about phthalates, parabens, formaldehyde, and nanoparticles, but there is a much larger range of potentially toxic chemicals to be aware of. After reading quite a few different blogs, and getting emails regarding what to look out for, I was sent this article which is the most informative I’ve read to date. I like …

 

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6 Beauty Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is a fantastic natural product which is not only great to have in our food but also has benefits for our beauty regime. Hair rinse. Infuse some apple cider vinegar with rosemary by pouring warm (not hot) vinegar over several sprigs of rosemary in a clean glass jar or bottle. Seal and leave in a dark place for two weeks. The longer you leave it, the better it will be. Use as a …