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Monoi de Tahiti Shea Salve

What I really need right now is a vacation. Can you relate?  Can you also relate to the utter disappointment you face when you snap back into reality from your daydream to realize that it just Ain’t. Gonna. Happen. I know.  It’s rough.  We’re in this together. That longing of …

A Recipe for DIY Ruby-Colored Lip Tint

Charming Alkanet Root.  The star of this lovely lip tint. If you’re like me, you can’t be bothered with make-up, but sometimes, a little lip tint goes a long way, and can be just what you need to enhance your natural radiance.  Gotta love those kitchen cosmetics!  Alkanet is a …

What You Need to Know About Rosehip Seed Oil

Rosa rubiginosa ~ Sweet Briar Rose From this earthly gift of a plant, we obtain rosehip seed oil.  Ever heard of it?  Sometimes referred to as Rosa mosqueta, rosehip seed oil is kind of like a well-guarded secret…  Used by Chileans for centuries, the amazing healing benefits of rosehip seed …

How To Make Your Own Deodorant

I have been using a number of things in my armpits these days… My Husband’s deodorant, which is not an evil antiperspirant, but still bad news… My whipped body butter, which works pretty well in a pinch but isn’t scented enough and is more oily than I’d like. And as …

Conditioning Hair Rinse

Something amazing happened this week! I ran out of hair conditioner! 🙂 I have been waiting for this for a while, since my last conditioner was a huge bottle.  I have been on a quest to make all of my own body care products, because I firmly believe that if …

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