coconut oil remedies

DIY Natural Deodorant

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As time goes on, I am realizing that I want less “chemicals” in my home and more natural ingredients within the home. I’m not sure if this has something to do with having children or not, but it certainly helps with my decision. I often find that if you are reading the labels of your favorite health products at the grocery store, there are many ingredients that you cannot pronounce, or include aluminum or parabens. Parabens have been identified in breast cancer tumor biopsies and aluminum isn’t good for the body as there has been scientific evidence  shown that aluminum exposure […]

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Homemade Honey and Spices Mask

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I am about half way through my second pregnancy and I’m noticing that my skin has really been acting up lately. I didn’t have too many issues with my skin during my first pregnancy so it sometimes is a bit challenging to find a good remedy to work with my ever changing skin. I typically cleanse my skin with coconut oil, but I wanted to find a mask to use to really clear out my pores. I tried this spice mask that the girls in the office suggested and I really enjoyed it. Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon Honey 1 Teaspoon Kelapo […]

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DIY Lip Balm

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One of the most common things that I suffer with during the cooler months is dry, chapped lips. I have a bad habit of licking my lips which makes them even worse because your saliva strips the natural oils from your lips. You can try buying one of the many lip balms that are on the market but, from personal experience, I have never found one that really works. It is always a temporary relief for my lips and than I just feel like I’m reaching for the lip balm again in a couple of hours to reapply. So, what […]

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