Tangerine Dream Sugar Scrub

Winter is finally letting us out of it's clutches and it's time for smooth skin - enter the sugar scrubs! If you use a sugar scrub 2x per week combined with body butter for the extra dry places, within 2 weeks the dry patches will smooth out! In the most stubborn cases of rough patches, try adding 1 Pineapple Skin ... Read More

Pineapple Skin Smoothing Body Treatment

This is the fastest skin smoothing treatment I’ve ever used! It works quickly because of the high concentration of enzymes that exfoliate your skin into extreme softness! It came about as a continuation from my DIY Homemade Pineapple Facial. I loved the awesome results I was getting from pineapple on my face, and my Sugar Scrub isn’t always enough to … Read More

Egg White Firming Facelift

“This mask can dramatically tone your skin and visibly shrink your pores!” This was said by the author of this recipe, Stephanie Tourles, and I’ll admit I thought it might be a bit dramatic. You see… I can be a bit of a skeptic about these kinds of claims. However, the results are dramatic – it really works wonders on … Read More

My Favorite Beauty Products

Today, we’re talking about my favorite tried and true beauty products. I should start by telling you that no one asked me to review any one of these products, they are just my favorites that have withstood the test of time. It’s hard to find good products that don’t irritate sensitive skin, but here are a few that I’ve found.

Oatmeal Cleansing Facial Scrub

I’ve been using this simple Oatmeal Cleansing Scrub for years, and I love the results! This very simple recipe comes from Organic Body Care Recipes by Stephanie Tourles. It’s a very gentle scrub that leaves your skin smooth and soft. It’s also very easy to make and you can store it for months, which makes a great natural treatment to take … Read More

Healthy Benefits of Coconut Oil

Is anything better than butter? Well… maybe. I never thought I’d say this but, my love for coconut oil is up there with butter, (and avocado)! What can I say, I love rich foods. What I love even more is finding sources for these foods that are actually healthy for me.

DIY Citrus Honey Lip Gloss

I like a lip gloss that’s not too sticky. This lip gloss has all the glossiness without the inherent stickiness that usually accompanies it. It’s more moisturizing because coconut oil is the base, with just enough beeswax added to keep it from melting too easily. I added a bit of honey for a couple of reasons. First, honey is great … Read More

Soothing Calendula and Greek Yogurt Mask

I use this mask to soothe and soften my skin, especially after a day hiking in the sun. It’s particularly effective to even out my skin tone. Calendula is known to help heal your skin, so it makes for the perfect beauty treatment! Our skin protects us from outside forces. It faces the challenges of humidity, sun, dirt, and so … Read More

Avocado Face Mask and Hair Treatment

Recently, I had the good luck to receive 21 avocados from a friend in San Diego and I’ve been having so much fun eating them and making beauty treatments. Avocados and Avocado oil are very beneficial to the skin. They contain many vitamins and minerals: vitamin A, some of the vitamin B’s, vitamin D, vitamin E, beta-carotene, lethicin, and potassium. Vitamin … Read More