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Heat Protectant Spray

I use a heat protectant on my hair year round to help prevent my hair getting dried out with split ends. This heat protectant is not only easy and inexpensive to make, but it also really works. Give it a try! 1 tsp Almond Oil 1 tsp melted Coconut oil 1 tsp lavender oil 1 […]

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Manicure Prep Scrub

This manicure scrub is the perfect prep to do to your nails and cuticles before you get a manicure. It gently exfoliates dry skin and nourishes the skin leaving your skin in prime condition for a beautiful manicure. 1 tbsp salt 1 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp of lemon juice Mix all ingredients together until it […]

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Shaving Cream

I wanted to try to make a homemade shaving cream with things that I had on hand. I like my shaving cream to be more like a liquid, just coating my skin to prevent cuts. I really like how this cream came out, it protects my legs and the oil keeps them soft afterwards. I […]

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Super Clay Mask

One of my girlfriends is an esthetician and she makes a lot of her masks for her clients. She shared this recipe with me as it is one of her most requested masks and I fell in love with it. I asked if I could share it with you and she agreed. I hope you […]

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Facial Highlighter

Contouring and highlighting is a huge beauty trend right now. These beauty products can be pretty pricey. So I came up with an inexpensive way to make your own highlighter. Feel free to customize your highlighter based on your skin tone. You can even choose a darker brown to make a summer bronzer. 1 tbsp […]

Aloe Vera Ice Cubes

This is a quick and easy way to help soothe sunburns or any other burn.  The Aloe gel pops right out of the tray and you can apply the frozen aloe cube to the burn.  It will provide instant cool relief.  My sister was the one who showed me how to do this, and now […]

DIY Makeup Remover Wipes

My skin can get pretty sensitive after a long winter, so I like to make my own gentle DIY Makeup Remover Wipes frequently. These wipes are gentle, moisturizing, and most of all, gets my face squeaky clean, even with lots of makeup. Try this out yourself! Ingredients 2 tbsp Jojoba oil 1 tbsp witch hazel […]

Orange Mint Shampoo

We’ve been on a DIY kick lately when it comes to beauty products. Molly had a friend who made a DIY shampoo and said she would be interested in making one together, so we decided to make an Orange Mint Shampoo. It smells AMAZING and Molly loves using it. Give it a try! Ingredients 1/2 […]

Easy Zit Zapper

Winter can sometimes wreak havoc on my skin—from dry skin to my body overcompensating by creating more oil at random times, it’s hard to maintain nice, clear skin in the winter.  Thankfully, I’ve been clued in to this great moisturizing, anti-fungal and antibacterial zit zapper recipe. Both coconut oil and tea tree oil are anti-fungal, […]

Winter Citrus Sugar Scrub

We’ve been buying a bunch of winter citrus recently and I thought it would be great to make some sugar scrub out of our blood oranges. During the winter, my skin gets super dry and there’s no better way to moisturize properly than to exfoliate first. Try this Winter Citrus Sugar Scrub out—it’s so rich […]