Simplify your beauty routine

You don't have TIME for a complicated beauty routine. 
Store-bought products are expensive and they may contain harsh chemicals that can have unintended side effects.
  
You can quickly and easily make many of the products you use every day.  By DIY-ing your beauty routine, you can save time, money and you can be confident that you are using SAFE products

Build Your Beauty Kit

Just a few ingredients can get you started.  Soon, you'll be making dozens of personal care products right in your kitchen.  AND, they will be cheaper and safer than most store-bought products. 

Homemade Natural Soap

Cocoa butter

Shea Butter

Beeswax

Arrowroot Powder

Baking Soda

Aloe Vera Juice

Carrier oil (such as olive oil or fractionated coconut oil)

Containers and Labels

Essential Oils* 

*quality matters when it comes to selecting your essential oils.  Learn More

What You Need:

Start with a few basic recipes

Waterless Hand Cleaner

1/2 Cup aloe vera juice

8-10 drops OnGuard Essential Oil Blend

Place ingredients in a glass container with a spritz top

Shake before each use

Tip: Replace aloe vera juice with water to make a toy cleaning spray, or to clean countertops

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Deodorant

2 TBS Coconut Oil

2 TBS Arrowroot Powder or Cornstarch

1-2 TBS Baking Soda

15 drops Cypress EO

10 Drops Lemon EO

5 Drops Lavender EO

Melt Coconut Oil

Mix in Baking Soda and Arrowroot powder until smooth

Cool Slightly

Add your essential oils, stir, add to a container and set in a cool place to solidify.

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Lavender Body Butter

3 TBS Cocoa Butter

4 TBS Coconut Oil

1 tsp Vitamin E

4 Drops Lavender Essential oil

Melt Cocoa Butter and Coconut Oil at low heat.  Stir in Vitamin E and Lavender.  Cool slightly, stir again, then

add to a glass container and set in a cool place to solidify.

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Use Essential Oils Safely

Essential oils are safe for the skin, however, as with any kind of essential oil use, it is always important to follow safety guidelines in order to avoid irritation or unsafe use.  

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Don't want to do it yourself? 

Know what ingredients to avoid...

Many personal ingredients can cause allergic reactions and may disrupt hormones.   Naturally healthy beauty supplies will not contain the following:

  • BHA (Butylated Hydroxyanisole) AND BHT (Butylated Hydroxytoluene)

  • Coal tar dyes: Other names for coal tar dyes include P-phenylenediamine, FD&C, D&C, or “CI” followed by a number

  • Diethanolamine (DEA)

  • Dibutyl phthalate (DBP)

  • Parabens

  • Perfume or fragrances

  • Polyethylene glycol (PEG) compounds

  • Petrolatum

  • Siloxanes: Chemicals ending in “-siloxane” or “-methicone”

  • Sodium laureth sulfate

  • Triclosan (antibacterial)

  • Formaldehyde-releasing preservatives

 

*Source: https://www.dremilyparke.com/2018/10/01/top-12-toxic-ingredients-in-your-personal-care-products/