Beauty & Bath


Colloidal oatmeal is one of the easiest home remedies for eczema to make, and also super affordable. You can give yourself a DIY skin treatment with colloidal oatmeal for under $2! First, let’s cover the basics. What is Colloidal Oatmeal? Oats are a very old grain, cited in ancient Egyptian records as being used in skin treatments and anti-itch remedies. The Latin name is Avena sativa. The part of the oat commonly used for eating — whether feeding to livestock or baking in a cookie — is actually the kernel of the long, tall oat plant. Oats Benefit more than just your skin… As part of your regular diet, oats can lower ‘bad’ cholesterol levels Oatmeal is a healthy, low-fat meal that can help you lose weight An oatmeal mask can nourish your hair, restoring its shiny protective outer coating Colloidal oatmeal is a blend of finely milled oats with water. The…

You won‘t ever want a different lotion again. Ever. Your skin will drink in this natural body butter like a cool, refreshing lemonade on a hot summer day. I‘ve spent countless years perfecting this recipe during long, cold Minnesotan winters. Trust me – this this is actually the BEST natural body butter ever. When you use natural products, it‘s like re-training your body to heal itself. Commercial lotions always left my skin drier than before. Some even made my eczema worse   All Natural Body Butter is Easy to Make Yes, easier than cake. Really. Here are the tools and basic ingredients you‘ll need to DIY natural body butter at home: Heating device: stovetop or old-fashioned Easy Bake Oven (the kind with the lightbulb inside) are preferrable to the microwave Measuring device: a kitchen scale is okay, but a more accurate scale is desireable (like the kind used to weigh…

Hiding behind complicated words and snazzy marketing are harmful, toxic ingredients in body lotions and skincare products that you’re probably using right now. This article includes only the most popular brand name lotions and the harmful ingredients they include – it isn’t a complete list. If you know of more, please let us know by leaving a comment below! Warning: this only includes harmful ingredients, not all harmful substances, in body lotion Did you know that some popular, trusted and well-known body lotions and beauty products include known carcinogens and allergens? Those substances are not on the label, because they’re legally: Not an ingredient (instead classified as a ‘contaminant’) Not yet banned in the American market Hidden in long, scientific-sounding words Mislabeled as ‘colorants’ or ‘dyes’ A by-product made from mixing two other chemicals that are listed Mercury in mascara. Lead in lipstick. (This is real – check our sources.) Toxic…

In today’s hectic lifestyle, taking time to care for your skin can be expensive if you have to buy lots of name brand products from stores — plus, they often have harmful ingredients that dry out your skin. Do It Yourself (DIY) body scrubs are the solution! The homemade body scrub ideas are absolutely easy to make and don’t take up much time of your schedule. Make a DIY body scrub in less than 10 minutes Well, obviously if you have to drive (your car or your bike or public transport) to buy the ingredients, then in total it’ll end up being more than ten minutes! But if you can pick up the ingredients while your’re shopping or better yet, pick the ingredients fresh from your backyard or nearby patch of forest, then these recipies will be a piece of cake to throw together. Here are 9 DIY homemade body…


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