Rosewater What is it? Rosewater sounds lovely, and it is. It’s essentially rose petal tea, that is rose petals steeped in hot water creating a fragrant liquid. This has been done since ancient Egyptian times. Benefits Rosewater has been used cosmetically throughout history. Applied to the skin, it acts as a moisturizer with anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, … More Nourishing Rosewater Toner
Hair spray is something I use on a very regular basis. While I don’t use a lot, and I buy organic brands with short ingredient lists, this is another product I’ve wanted to try making at home. I had almost everything I needed on hand, so I gave it a shot. I’ve used the concoction … More DIY Citrus Hair Spray
I love love love any kind of DIY project or beauty product, especially when it involves things I already have around the house. In need of more eye liner, I decided to see if I could make any before going out and buying. Apparently it’s really quite simple, only requiring two ingredients! As I was … More Simple DIY eye liner & coffee face scrub
These past few weeks I’ve started biking to school. With the Louisiana heat I find myself needing a stronger deodorant. A fellow biker, and graduate student, gave me this recipe for an all natural deodorant she swears by. I’ve been interested in making my own health and beauty products for quite sometime. Not only is … More DIY: All natural deodorant
In attempt to avoid all the not-so-good for you chemicals in commercial lotion, I have decided to create my own. For this first batch, I used coconut oil, olive oil, and shea butter as bases. I placed equal amounts of the oils in a mason jar. I then added the jar to a pan of … More Homemade Lotion!