Lavender Cleansing Grains

Lavender Cleansing Grains

These simple but effective facial cleansing grains feature rolled oats, dried lavender flowers, and a small amount of gentle clay. Cleansing grains are ultra simple blends of ground herbs, flowers, grains, and other goodies that are beneficial for your skin. This recipe highlights the soothing nature of oats along with the calming properties of lavender,…

6+ Uses for Lavender Leaves

6+ Uses for Lavender Leaves

Lavender flowers are only around for a short time, but there are plenty of uses for lavender leaves! Learn how to harvest, dry & use them in DIY projects. First though, you may wonder – what are the health benefits of lavender leaves? While the leaves haven’t been studied as specifically or extensively as the…

Lavender Plantain Lotion

Lavender Plantain Lotion

Plantain is a beneficial green weed that commonly grows in yards and driveways. You can use the leaves to make a fantastic infused oil, that can be incorporated into salves, lotions, creams and soaps. It’s excellent at soothing any type of itchy or inflamed skin condition. Lavender essential oil adds a light fragrance and some of…

Homemade Lavender Soap

Homemade Lavender Soap

Today, I’m sharing a recipe from my Handmade Natural Soaps Ebook Collection. It’s a lovely, old-fashioned bar that’s simply scented with lavender essential oil and naturally colored with purple Brazilian clay. (You can buy purple clay HERE at Bramble Berry.) If you’d like a whiter soap, instead of the pale purple tint shown, just leave…