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Easy Holiday Sugar Scrub Recipe

Safe makeup and skin care
Easy Holiday Sugar Scrub Recipe

I am excited to introduce my guest poster today, Ren. Ren Ziel is an herbalist, serial tea drinker, earth mama, yoga enthusiast, keeper of the green, and self-proclaimed hedge witch. She’s been in the business of herbs since she was a wee one with plans to continue well into old age. You can usually find her playing in nature with her 10 month old, gardening, or making herbal remedies. Without further ado, here is her easy holiday sugar scrub recipe. …

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Baking Soda for Green Cleaning

Green Cleaning
budget friendly cleaning

Baking soda is yet another of my favorite, budget friendly cleaners featured in my article, ​Dollar Store Deals for Green Clea​ning. Like vinegar, the uses for it seem endless. You may be familiar with it for its ability to make your baked goods rise; however, it has tons of practical cleaning uses as well. It is nontoxic to humans and very versatile. Baking soda, also known as sodium bicarbonate, is derived from a mineral and in simplest terms is a…

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DIY Shea Butter Solid Lotion Sticks

Parenting, Safe makeup and skin care
Shea Butter Solid Lotion

Have you taken a close look at the ingredients list in your body products? How many can you actually identify? As I begin my journey to a healthier and less toxic consumer, I decided to do just that. And, quite frankly, what I found bothered me. Our so-called healing ointments and lotions have ingredients in them that can cause irritation?? What?? That doesn’t sound right! Not to mention artificial fragrances that can cause asthma and allergies. No thank you! I knew I…

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