skin care

DIY Sugar Beet Scrub

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I’ve been on a natural kick for some time now. And while I have not fully converted over my entire beauty routine (it’s a gradual process to part ways with my favorite eye shadow), I am working on it. The best place to start is what goes on my lips. Not only do I constantly lick my lips out of habit and/or stress (one of which may have led to the other) but there was a recent study looking at just how toxic some of lipsticks can be. Can we say scary!?! “We looked at nine heavy metals and found […]

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DIY Razor Burn Relief

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Let’s just start by saying, I hate shaving. My skin is so sensitive and I almost always get razor burn. The problem was made worse when I, by VERY last resort, had to use a single blade razor. (I blame Dave for buying them because they were on sale) I immediately regretted that decision. Thankfully, my jar of coconut oil was right next to my vanity and I started lathering it on my legs. The lauric acid in coconut oil is anti-bacterial, which means it can prevent any of those annoying bumps from becoming infected. Unfortunately, even the best razors […]

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DIY Dry, Cracked Foot Relief

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Dry, cracked feet are a continuous problem of many people. Did you know that the skin on your feet is naturally dry, unlike the skin on the rest of your body? The skin on our feet has no oil glands, so it relies on hundreds of thousands of sweat glands to keep our feet moisturized. This can be problematic for people who do not properly moisturize their feet on a regular basis or use my favorite option, coconut oil. Coconut oil tends to keep your feet, and skin, filled with moisture keeping your skin soft. You may ask if I have a […]

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