DIY lip balm

Top Summertime Skin Care Tips

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Whether it’s winter or summer, my skin is always dry and in need of extra moisture. The dryness of the winter months and the added sun exposure during summer both don’t help my complexion. I have been a fan of coconut oil for cooking for years now, but now swear by using this versatile oil for my skincare as well. Coconut oil contains anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, which may be beneficial for acne as well. The moisturizing aspects of coconut oil are amazing and I love that your skin doesn’t feel greasy or weighed down after each application. I wanted […]

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Homemade Holiday Gifts

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Christmas is only 5 days away! Are you done shopping yet? If not, I have some great homemade gifts that are perfect for stocking stuffers or just small gifts for neighbors or friends. Plus, you probably already have a lot of the ingredients in your kitchen. What is you favorite homemade gift? Easy, Homemade Candle – Who doesn’t love lighting a candle during the holidays? It’s really the only time of year I burn candles. Not only does it help warm up the house, but it also gets you in the Christmas spirit and makes your house smell amazing! This […]

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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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