Amazing Cloves and Clove Oil

It’s the weekend (or, like me, you are on vacation in the middle of the ocean) and your tooth starts to hurt. The pain has become so bad you can not eat, can not concentrate and whoa! you can not even enjoy yourself and have fun. What’s a gal or guy to do?

Let me let you in on a secret: you can temporarily mitigate the pain and suffering with oil of clove, an inexpensive and readily available essential oil. Here is what you do: Read more…

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How To: Make Your Own Oatmeal Glycerin Soap

Glycerin soap is loved by people with sensitive skin, skin conditions such as acne and eczema, and mothers (for her baby’s ultra-sensitive skin). Glycerin soap has a lower pH than other soaps which is more in balance with the skin’s natural pH levels, helping the skin maintain its natural moisture. It is also hypoallergenic as well as hygroscopic (honey is also hygroscopic). Hygroscopy is the ability of a substance to attract and hold water molecules from the surrounding environment. So, you see how this would be beneficial for dry skin.

It can more than handle full body application in the shower, and is also gentle enough for a face wash. Make your own all-natural soap– trust me, you’ll be glad you did!


Read on for recipe…

Tooth Whitening using Baking Soda

How To: Make Your Own Strawberry, Oatmeal and Honey Facial Mask

Combine these natural foods to make a great, natural, gently-exfoliating, antibacterial facial mask.

  • Strawberries contain alphahydroxy acids witch are used for exfoliating. Also, the seeds act as tiny smooth exfoliators.
  • Honey has antibacterial properties and also helps the skin retain natural moisture.
  • Extra virgin olive oil is used on the skin for moisturizing and removing free radicals.
  • Coconut oil can also be used in the place of the olive oil, and it has antibacterial, anti-fungal properties and moisturizes the skin just as well.
  • Oatmeal has gentle exfoliating and moisturizing properties, and in this recipe, acts as a gelling agent.
  • Read on for instructions…

Witch Hazel Skin Care

Witch hazel is known for its massive skin healing, anti-inflammatory and anti-itch properties.

It is a natural astringent made from the witch hazel shrub, and was traditionally used in Native American medicine.

Because of its properties, it’s a good remedy for acne, bug bites, sunburn, and can even be used as a deodorant!
Read on for uses…

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