Simply Sweet Vanilla and Brown Sugar Scrub

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A healthy sugar scrub to relieve dry, flaky skin. At just 19-years-old, Lauren Hamilton churned her passion for natural products into a successful beauty business. What started as a terrible teen acne (we’re sure you remember those days as fondly as we do!) has flourished into Simply Sweet Body Scrubs, an all-natural, healthy and affordable line of scrubs. […]

Ladies Who Lunch Nail Whitener

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A cuticle softening, nail whitening home spa remedy for healthy nails. One thing we know for sure:  The battery of nail polishes, glues, gels and polish remover can lead to discolored, brittle nails (read this if you don’t believe us). Giving your nails some downtime from polish can be done! Better than a pair of […]

Hands Down Sugar and Honey Hand Treatment

Hand Scrub

Chapped hands are a thing of the past with this easy-to-make hand scrub and mask. Your pantry holds the secrets to endless relaxation. In this simple at-home beauty recipe, kitchen staples like olive oil and honey come together for one sweet scrub down. Here’s what you need: 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 […]

The KISS (Keep it Simple Spa Girl!) Home Spa Manicure

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Go on, treat yourself to a relaxing, no stress, no mess manicure at home! Gather your supplies, pour yourself a tall glass of cucumber-spiked water and follow these simple steps to keep nails pretty between salon visits. Step 1. Cleanse and Shape Remove old nail polish with non-acetone remover and cut, file and shape nails. […]

Hand in Hand Sugar Rub

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A moisturizing sugar scrub for soft, pretty hands. From cleaning and cooking, to plucking away on our computer keyboards or prying out gum stuck to the bottom our shoes, our hands take a beating. Give them some TLC with this easy recipe. The sugar cleanses and stimulates circulation, apricot oil moisturizes and lemon whitens and […]

Sunny Side Hand Conditioner

This citrus-spiked hand oil replenishes moisture in parched, overly dry hands. Keep it next to the kitchen sink and rub onto knuckles frequently! Here’s what you need: 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil (organic preferably) 5 to 7 drops orange essential oil Here’s what you do: Shake the oils together thoroughly in small glass jar […]

Got Buttermilk Hand Soak

My secret to tasty, juicy grilled chicken is buttermilk. Pour it over raw chicken breasts and let them soak for a few hours before you throw them on the grill. Mmm, mmm! Problem is, what you do with the leftover buttermilk? Drink it? Ick! Here’s a better option: Soak in it. The lactic acid in […]

Finger Food Mask

The vitamins and rich emollients found in bananas and butter make for a perfect mask to sooth those dry hands. And it’s almost good enough to eat (but we wouldn’t recommend it)! Here’s what you need: One ripe banana 1 teaspoon room-temperature butter Here’s what you do: Mash the banana and mix in the butter. […]