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DIY: Yoga Mat Spray Recipe

When I lived in Culver City, California, I had a free membership to a small yoga studio, which was a lovely perk of working in the neighborhood. This precious little studio had just a few teachers who knew each student personally, and my practice there was guided through many special moments.

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Posted by Alieta

DIY Liquid Roll-On Deodorant

I like to feel fresh and confident during the hot summer months, but hate worrying about synthetic ingredients. With consumer awareness growing to avoid nasty chemicals on our sensitive underarms, natural deodorants have become one of the most desired personal care products. While there have been lots of "natural" options on the market over the years, many popular brands are now manufactured by larger umbrella companies that might not have your ethics at heart. 

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Posted by Alieta

How To Make Natural Wax Candles

 Candles are wonderful tools and delightful additions to any space, especially as fall and winter bring chilly darkness to our days. This flickering source of light adds natural ambience to a cozy room, or a comforting feeling of warmth while you read a good book. They can be used to heat essential oils in a diffuser, or be lit to set the mood during a special dinner with your sweetie.

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Posted by Alieta

DIY: Hand Sanitizer Gel Recipe


 Not too many weeks ago, I had the pleasure of driving down the I-5 and back, taking detours to explore lakes and forests along the way. This road trip was planned well in advance, so I had time to prepare a few herbal luxury items including an herbal infused witch hazel for freshening up our faces and this lovely hand sanitizer recipe based on our version of the Four Thieves® Oil Blend recipe.  

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Posted by Alieta

DIY Herbal Hair Care: Detangler & Anti-Frizz Spray Recipe

 

Tangled hair and tired of it? Have you tried all of the fancy spritzes and sprays out there?  Ready to make your own and customize the scent? Well, we have the perfect herbal recipe for you!

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Posted by Alieta

Natural Cleaning: DIY Toilet Bombs



While many of us may be trying to cut out toxic chemicals from our cleaning regime, there are a few areas where it can be tough to feel confident in cleanliness with homemade cleaning options. The bathroom is a prime example of a room where we’ve been conditioned to think in terms of strong bacteria-killing, disinfecting chemicals. These toilet bombs may look cute and adorable, but they are also packed full of strong cleaning power.

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DIY Herbal Deodorant Recipe

  

 

We've all witnessed the deodorant revolution happen over the past few years. From over-the-top chemical infused sticks to ruin-your-blouse white stuff, finding a healthy and practical alternative can be a challenge. I've tried them all and even gone without for many years. 

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Posted by Alieta

DIY: Natural Repellent Recipes

Summer is here and with it the irresistible urge to bask in outdoor glory. We want to feel the warm earth on our feet and sunshine on our shoulders. We go on camping trips, forest hikes, long bike rides, and enjoy berry picking, barbecues, picnics, and live music.

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How to Make Natural Cleaning Solutions

 Snow is melting away, green leaves are peeking out on limbs, and early blossoms are coloring the city pink and yellow. The long awaited warmth of spring is a little more noticeable as the days pass and I’m excited about the promise of a new garden space. While it’s still a bit early for dreams of tomatoes ripening on the vine, a deep spring cleaning is surely calling my name.

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Posted by Friends