How to Make an MSM Pain Cream

How to Make an MSM Pain Cream

Learn how to make an effective pain cream featuring MSM powder – a popular natural supplement containing sulfur. MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) is a dietary supplement powder that’s often taken internally as a natural remedy to provide significant improvement for joint pain, arthritis, inflammation, seasonal allergies, and healthier skin, hair, and nails. It’s also used externally in…

Lavender Shea Body Butter Recipe

Lavender Shea Body Butter Recipe

This creamy DIY lavender body butter recipe is made with all natural ingredients! Use it as a hand cream or smooth it all over; it’s especially helpful for dry elbows, knees, and feet. It features: shea butter, to moisturize, repair, and condition dry or damaged skin lavender flowers, for their soothing, anti-inflammatory properties skin nourishing…

Homemade Rose Body Butter

Homemade Rose Body Butter

This luscious whipped body butter is so rich, so moisturizing – it has quickly become a favorite of mine! It’s loaded with wrinkle fighting rosehip seed oil, skin nourishing oils and butter, and naturally tinted pale pink with a smidge of rose clay. Avocado butter is easy to whip at room temperature, so no melting…

DIY All Natural Wax Melts

DIY All Natural Wax Melts

These homemade natural wax melts are made with coconut oil and beeswax, naturally scented with essential oils, and colored with plant based powders! Commercial wax melts are loaded with synthetic fragrance oils that can often be problematic for those of us with allergies, asthma, or chemical sensitivities. Instead, try these do-it-yourself melts made with just…

Reishi & Rosehip Face Cream Recipe

Reishi & Rosehip Face Cream Recipe

This soothing reishi face cream recipe features anti-aging mushrooms and regenerative rosehip seed oil. It’s suitable for most skin types, but is especially nice for dry, weathered, and/or aged skin. Reishi mushrooms, also called “the mushrooms of immortality” have been used medicinally for centuries for their ability to modulate the immune system, help us adapt…

Shiitake Mushroom Soap Recipe

Shiitake Mushroom Soap Recipe

This natural mushroom soap recipe features an infusion of shiitake mushrooms, which are high in antioxidants and anti-irritant compounds that may help soothe reddened or sensitive skin. Mushroom extracts are popular in skincare for their many benefits, and today we’re going to use the same idea in soap! People always ask me if the benefits…

Black Walnut Salve Recipe

Black Walnut Salve Recipe

Black walnut salve is useful for things like athletes foot, fungal rashes, toenail infections, ringworm, psoriasis, and various skin woes. If you have a longstanding mystery rash on your arm or leg and no one is quite sure what it is – try some black walnut salve and you may find relief! To make this…

Spicy Arnica Lotion Bars

Spicy Arnica Lotion Bars

These warming arnica lotion bars are perfect to rub over sore arthritic hands, feet, and joints that tend to be cold, and that feel better with warmth applied. You can also find this recipe in our new ebook, Things to Make for Aches & Pains, a joint collaboration between my daughter (who started our family…