Mean Green Moisture Mask

cucumber face mask

A cool, refreshing and hydrating moisture mask. Baby it's hot outside. So hot it gives you the chills. No matter where in the country you are, the arid heat can zap your skin of moisture and for those of us in arid climates, the results can be disastrous. For a surge of moisture with a cooling summer […]

Olive Oil and Honey Hair Treatment

DIY Honey Hair Mask

A reviving DIY honey hair mask. You can't get any easier than this home spa treatment for dry, dull hair. This honey hair mask revives lackluster tresses with just two ingredients – deeply hydrating olive oil and shine boosting honey. This easy-to-make hair conditioning treatment is courtesy of the National Honey Board. Here's what you […]

Honey Hair Shine

Honey

Bring on the shine with this honey hair rinse. Revive tired tresses and give them a shine boost with this easy-to-make, leave-in honey hair treatment. Recipe compliments of the National Honey Board. Here’s what you need: 1 teaspoon honey 4 cups warm water Lemon (optional for blonds) Here’s what you do: Stir honey into warm […]

Rosemary Honey Hair Mask

Honey1

A deep conditioning hair mask. According to the National Honey Board, bees travel as far as 55,000 miles and visit more than two million flowers to gather enough nectar to make just a pound of honey. Guess that’s were the expression “busy as a bee” came from. What does all that toil amount to? A […]

Savvy Hair Saver

Rosemary

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 […]

Body Trip Whip

Revive your chapped and blistered skin with the natural ingredients of avocado and egg. Proteins and oils nourish, rice bran exfoliates, and evening primrose offers gamma linolenic acids, essential for healthy hair, skin and nails. Here’s what you need: 1/4 to 1/2 mashed fresh avocado 1 egg yolk 1 teaspoon honey 1 teaspoon rice bran […]