0How To Beat Stress During the Holidays –Naturally!

December 3, 2016 DIY Naturally

1. Just Breathe! It may not be what yo    u want to hear in times of high anxiety, but simple breathing exercises can really help. Try slowly inhaling through your nose to the count of 5 and then exhaling out your mouth. By calming the nervous system you will focus better and feel more relaxed. 2. Get Your Essentials This is something we often forget in times of stress. Make sure you’re taking your multivitamin daily, and getting enough sleep. Vitamin…

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0Autumn Cheese Plate Ideas

September 13, 2016 Organic Eating, DIY Naturally

Fall is just around the corner, and for many, that means fun social gatherings in the crisp Autumn air. From tailgates to  Halloween parties, everyone is ready to get together with friends and have some fun. When we think of entertaining guests, we think of the classic staple of every party: the cheese plate. Here we give you some ways to make the perfect Autumn Cheese Plate, utilizing seasonal fruit and considering diet restrictions! Ingredients We Love: Organic Pomegranates, Organic Gala Apples,…

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0Homemade Body Care with Aura Cacia Essential Oils

August 22, 2015 Aromatherapy, DIY Naturally

Everybody loves a good pamper, but why waste money going to a spa when you can do it yourself right at home, and using only the best, all natural ingredients? Remember: The oil blends used in these recipes are only recommendations. Aura Cacia has a vast line of amazing oils, so go with whatever scent you love the most! Find even more recipes like this on auracacia.com   Exfoliating Foot Scrub Ingredients 2 tablespoons sweet almond oil 2 tablespoons vegetable…

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050 things you should stop buying and start making

October 7, 2014 DIY Naturally

You might be realizing that most of the products out there that aren’t made organically or naturally contain a lot of toxic chemicals. Not only that, many of these products can be harmful to our environment in a number of ways. Making things yourself not only saves you money and helps the environment, but it lets you know where your products are coming from and exactly what’s in it. You can make anything from food items to personal care and…

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010 AWESOME Uses for Baking Soda

September 5, 2014 DIY Naturally
Baking Soda Uses

10 Very Cool Uses for Baking Soda! Ulcer Pain:  Baking soda  immediately neutralizes stomach acid. Dosing is typically 1-2 teaspoons in a full glass of water. Splinter removal: Add a tablespoon of baking soda to a small glass of water, then soak the affected area twice a day. Many splinters will come out on their own after a couple of days using this treatment. Sunburn remedy: Add ½ cup of baking soda to lukewarm bathwater, then soak in the tub for natural…

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0DIY Vinegar Cleaner

September 2, 2014 DIY Naturally
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Did you know it is easy to make your own house hold cleaning products? Here’s an easy, step-by-step to making your own citrus vinegar cleaner. You will need: 1 jar with a lid. White distilled vinegar Organic citrus fruit (I like to use oranges but you can use any kind) Some kind of straining device (I use an automotive funnel with a screen in it) Step 1. Eat your citrus fruit. It’s super good for you. If you can’t eat an…

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0Dry Skin Brushing: Benefits and How To

July 24, 2014 In The News, DIY Naturally
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 What is Dry Skin Brushing? Dry brushing is the act of brushing your skin with a natural bristle brush. Benefits of Dry Skin Brushing? Given that dry skin brushing increases circulation, exfoliates your skin, helps clean out your lymph glands, it can be a stress reliever, helps improve digestion, helps improve kidney function and, some say, even decreases cellulite, dry skin brushing is a healthy ritual you should definitely try adding to your daily routine! Plus it is easy! 1….

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0Whiten Your Teeth Naturally

June 24, 2014 DIY Naturally

Teeth naturally yellow as we age. A number of things we eat and drink can contribute to the loss of a pearly white smile. Drinking a lot of coffee, red wine, and smoking can cause yellowing. Soda, tea and berries contain chromogenic agents which stain teeth. Even some types of medication taken as an adult can cause yellowing. Everyone wants a great smile, but the cost and harmful toxins associated with whitening treatments can make you think twice. For a…

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0DIY Sunscreen

June 23, 2014 DIY Naturally
DIY-Sunscreen

Commercially available sunscreens are some of the most toxic products we could apply to our skin. Try this simple DIY sunscreen method and make a natural alternative. Many carrier oils used in holistic and natural skincare have an intrinsic natural SPF, or sun protection factor, and coconut oil is one of many carrier oils which can be used to make a sun protection cream. The SPF of a product measures the level of protection against the UVB rays from the…

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