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

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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
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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

Simple Tricks To Control Facial and Scalp Dandruff

Dandruff is really common and it doesn’t just affect your scalp.  Do you know that the ‘dry’ skin in your eyebrows or around your nose could actually be facial dandruff, not really dry skin?I see a lot of patients with dandruff.  Doctors and scientists don’t know what causes dandruff and we don’t know how to cure it, but we have figured out some pretty effective ways to control it. ...more

Scents for Spring - Blue Ridge Rose Shea Butter Soap

New for Spring, a rose and violet scented handmade soap rich with shea and cocoa butters. This handmade cold process soap is aptly named Blue Ridge Rose after the lovely wild roses and violets that grown in this region. The scent is very floral and feminine - a soothing medley of wild rose and sweet violet blossoms with touches of coconut, orange, and musk....more

Egg Yolk Facial Anyone?

Okay so let me start off with this warning: This facial is a little messy, and my egg yolk covered face is more than a little comical.  Enjoy looking at my enlarged pores, and blemish filled face, knowing full well that your skin is probably way better than mine.PRE FACIAL FACE: ...more

Fresh Beauty Products to Take on a Test Drive!

Looking beautiful and feeling fabulous seems to go easier if we women have a few beauty aids to help with the process of maximizing our gorgeousness! So here are some fresh and fun new beauty products from handmade companies that are tried and true and may become your next favorites!...more

Handmade Exfoliating Foot Soaps Make Sandal Season Show Off Season!

The weather outside is ultra fabulous today! It’s finally in the 70’s, sunny and beautiful! A sure sign that spring is on the way....more