Easy Aloe Vera Skin Care Recipes

Aloe Vera is commonly used in skin care products because it offers so many benefits. It can soften, soothe, and hydrate and has the ability to penetrate deep into the layers of the skin to promote cell regeneration. Additionally it has both antiseptic and antibiotic properties which makes it highly effective in treating skin irritations such as cuts, burns, eczema, and sunburns and will also relieve the itch from poison oak, poison ivy and poison sumac. The active ingredients in Aloe Vera are quite remarkable....more
Thank you for sharing these recipes! I might have to try out the oily skin mask :)more

12 Skin Care Practices to Kick-off Your Year Right

 The following skin care tips are designed to help you achieve excellent skin health, and improve your skin's appearance in 2012.   ...more

How To Have Fresh Clear Skin

Fresh Clear Skin No Matter What Color You AreWITCH HAZEL = Clean, Clear, Fresh SkinHere’s a simple basic beauty tip I want to share for fresh clean looking skin no matter what color or complexion you are? If you want that fresh crisp look no matter what age you are, keeping your skin clean is a must! I believe in looking your best no matter what age you are?...more

Healthy, Glowing Skin and Your Confidence

Something for which we all strive yet so few achieve and even fewer keep: a good skin care regimen. Oh yes, there are times we look in the mirror and think "Wow! Not a blemish!" or "Eek, not now!" The second, of course, always happens before a big event or special intimate dinner, whereas the first may come on any given day, giving us a reason to smile and a more confident bounce in our step....more

DIY Natural Peppermint Foot Cream Recipe

© Rebecca's Soap Delicatessen I sold an all natural foot cream down on the Roanoke City Market for years. It was highly popular year round, but I could only sell it during late fall to early spring because it would melt during the summer while I was vending outside....more

I love this recipe. Thanks for sharing it with us. (Now I just have to find someone to make it ...more

Quick Beauty Tips for a Beautiful, But Busy, You!

Making your own bath and body products can be a blast. It's more cost effective than buying everything you need from the store, not to mention a lot of fun. Sometimes though, there's just not enough time to craft our favorite beauty products. So here are a few quick beauty tips and diy recipes that you can create in a minimal amount of time with little to no effort. Stay gorgeous and keep crafting!...more

This post is really great... It's my favorite of the day! My 20 month old has been having some ...more

Craft a Spa Scrubbie for Your Bath Time Wind Down

Baths are a popular way to wind down and relax after a long, tiring day. They seem to rejuvenate both body and soul. Make your bath extra special with a bath tea or bath oil for skin nourishing and aromatherapy benefits.  ...more

How to make custom lip balm - Easy DIY lip balm recipes to get you started.

Have you ever wanted to make your own lip balms? Making lip balms is easy, although it can be a bit messy as well. The reward is well worth the clean up though!  ...more

Salt Scrub Recipe for Smooth Summer Skin

Salt is a great for exfoliating skin. Plus is has the added benefit of removing toxins from your skin. A salt scrub made from a combo of sea salt, your favorite oils and scents is perfect for getting your skin in shape for tanning season this summer or to just show off those legs! Use your handmade salt scrub all over your body for soft smooth skin paying special attention to feet and hands! ...more
This seems easy and I love scrubs.  I will have to give this a try. ...more

How to Create and Customize Your Own Herbal Salve Recipe

Herbal Salves are great products to keep in your medicine chest. Whether you buy them or make them yourself, they work because of the medicinal properties of the herbs and botanicals used to create the product. Salves can be used routinely year round to treat minor skin damage, burns, bruises, rashes, and even sprains. If you're planning on making your own salves and ointments, I recommend purchasing organic ingredients from Mountain Rose Herbs. ...more