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Updated by Yorinda Wanner on Oct 11, 2015
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Made with Coconut Oil

Homemade Natural Lip Balm

I frequently experience dry and chapped lips and often use chapstick as a means of solving the dryness and providing me with moisture and comfort to my lips. Today, I want to share with you a simple tutorial on how to make your own chapstick with 3 completely natural ingredients.

Homemade Toothpaste: Want to Ditch the Fluoride?

You might've heard the big controversy swirling around fluoride these days. It's not new. But it's heating up lately. A lot. In fact, Natural News just ran a very impassioned op-ed piece about the dangers of fluoridation in water.

Make Your Own Moisturizing Body Butter

We are experiencing one of the mildest winters I think we've ever had since I moved to Utah from California almost 18 years ago! So WHY, I ask you, am I experiencing the WORST dry skin I've ever had in my life this winter?? Answer me that riddler!

Ginger and Coconut Oil Sugar Body Scrub | Food for My Family

How to take a few things from around the kitchen and turn them into a ginger-infused coconut oil sugar scrub for body and face. Pin It Today's post is not about food that you eat. It is, however, about things you normally find in your kitchen like oils and ginger and sugar and kosher salt.

Homemade Herbal Vapor Rub to Relieve Coughs and Congestion

Written by Courtney, Contributing Writer Seeing our children suffer from a cough is no fun at all. However, coughs have their place in healing and should usually not be suppressed. If we prevent a cough from doing its part in recovery, we can set our child up for a much more serious illness.

26 Unconventional Things You Could Do With Coconut Oil - Healthy Food House

Some of you may be acquainted with the information that in order to avoid clogging of our arteries, we should avoid saturated fats. However, recent studies actually prove the opposite: in fact, coconut is beneficial to our health. And this was often indicated by common sense, since we all know that those societies that eat …

Homemade Coconut Milk Shampoo and Body Wash

by Jessica Espinoza For anyone who wants to live a healthier life and reduce their exposure to toxins, the first place to look is at our health and beauty products. Commercial products like shampoos, body washes, and soaps are often loaded with toxic chemicals that, with long-term exposure, can create a variety of health problems. Finding replacements for these products can sometimes be frustrating. Making your own versions of them at home is the best way to control the ingredients and the quality of the end product. Plus, it is often more cost effective to make your own health and beauty products. This recipe started out as just a shampoo recipe, but after using it on our hair, we quickly realized that it made a wonderful body wash as well. Long gone are those bottles of shampoo and body wash with 20, 30, or more ingredients. This homemade product works just as well, if not better, and only had 3 base ingredients, plus whatever essential oils you might want to add. You end up with a

How to Make Your Own Herbal Coconut Oil Salve

No home-based herbal medicine cabinet is complete without an herbal salve. These salves can be used for a range of maladies including scratches, cuts, scrapes, burns, insect bites, and more. Having a jar or container of this at the ready is a quick way to transfer the healing properties of dried herbs to your loved ones.