Archives for July 2006

Take Five Vanilla Lotion

Take five ’cause that’s all you need to prepare the fabulous vanilla scented body lotion. Here’s what you need: 8 ounce bottle of unscented or slightly scented body lotion 1/2 tablespoon of pure vanilla extract (don’t use imitation) Here’s what you do: Pour extract directly into body cream bottle and mix. Apply all over.

Ginger Oil-Buster Mask

Here’s a great one for oily skin! In this recipe, buckwheat will cleanse and purify your skin. The ginger warms your skin, and might create a tingly and stimulated feeling. We love this mask, but please take caution as we do not recommend it for sensitive skin. Here’s what you need: 1 1/2 tablespoons buckwheat […]

Date Night Polish

Here’s one to bring out that natural glow hidden under rough, dry skin. This recipe uses the vitamin C in Cranberries to buff the skin, vitamin B6 and protein in dates to nourish the skin and vitamin A in apricot juice to refine and texturize your skin. Here’s what you need: 8 dates 1/3 cup […]

Cold-Buster Bath

This bath and mom’s chicken soup are all you need to cure for those muscular aches and pains, this bath will ease your cold symptoms from the warmth and comfort of your own bath. Here’s what you need: 1/2 cup distilled water 5 to 7 drops eucalyptus essential oil 3 to 5 drops tangerine essential […]

Heavenly Bodies Lotion

Your body will feel just like it’s fresh out of heaven after you treat yourself to this recipe! Here’s what you need: 1 container of coconut oil and your favorite essential oil Here’s what you do: Microwave coconut oil uncovered for 30 seconds. For stovetop: place the tub inside large pan with water and heat […]

You're da' (Bath) Bomb

Why pay up to $30 for expensive bath bombs when you can do it yourself for a fraction of the cost. You’ll feel like “da’ bomb” just for saving the money! Here’s what you need: 1 cup baking soda 1/2 cup cornstarch 1/2 cup citric acid 2 teaspoons mango shea or deodorized cocoa butter (melted) […]

Savvy Hair Saver

This nourishing conditioner blends honey for shine, olive oil for moisture and essential oil of rosemary for hair growth. Here’s what you need: 1/2 cup honey 1/4 cup warmed olive oil (2 tablespoons for normal to oily hair) 4 drops essential oil of rosemary 1 teaspoon of xanthan gum (available at health food stores) Here’s […]