Making our own body care products


Making our own body care products

Which types of products are you interested in finding natural alternatives for?

  •  shampoo
  •  foot care
  •  nail treatments
  •  shaving cream
  •  spa treatments
  •  lotions
  •  scrubs
  •  toners
  •  balms
  •  masks
  •  conditioners
  •  foot soaks
  •  tooth powder
  •  massage oil
  •  lip balm
  •  bath salts
  •  deodorant
  •  hair care
  •  baby care
  •  make up
  •  perfume


Join the discussion!  What are your favorite ingredients & ingredient sources and recipes? 


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Dry Brushing 8 Replies

Happy New Year and welcome new members!  I know I haven't posted in a while but I found something so cool last night that many of you may have already tried.  I dry brushed my body before showering. Now I have had this brush for maybe three years…Continue

Started by Shekinah Lawrence. Last reply by Christine Anderson Dec 30, 2013.

Shampoo Bars 9 Replies

Favorite ones to buy or Favorite Recipe?I need something the is not too smelly,  even with natural stuff I am sensitive to strong smells.  Thanks for Sharing!!I am currently using ACV as a rinse with alternating between a bar of soap I made (but am…Continue

Started by Karen Shattuck. Last reply by Gitte Psrk Dec 11, 2013.

Lets smell good! 7 Replies

Hello everyone and welcome to the group! So I've been filling out my collection of essential oils and and I want to use these wonderful smelling things on everything!Here's a couple of ideas for the new year:Take a relaxing bath with Epsom salt and…Continue

Started by Shekinah Lawrence. Last reply by Laura Jan 14, 2013.

Non-toxic cosmetics 5 Replies

Hi all,Anyone know of fairly safe cosmetics.  I've read about Ava Anderson and some others.  Has anyone had any experience with these or like any that you use.  I'm so tired of slowly poisioning myslef with the cosmetics on the market and spending…Continue

Tags: Cosmetics, Toxins

Started by MM. Last reply by Anna May 31, 2012.

Favorite Deodorant Recipe 17 Replies

Below is my favorite deodorant recipe.  It is AMAZING!!!  My husband can ride his bike 70 miles in the blazing summer and still no BO!     I also love that it's a great alternative for my girls who are just reaching the age of needing deodorant. …Continue

Tags: care, body, deodorant

Started by Anna. Last reply by Gabraela Feb 22, 2012.

Resources 1 Reply

Please share links to blogs, sites, videos and resources about making our own body care products!Continue

Started by Pat Robinson. Last reply by Anna Nov 24, 2011.

Winter lotions 4 Replies

I was thinking of doing s coconut oil and olive oil lotion with a touch of vanilla oil for scent. It will be a bit oily but it will smell great. Really easy to make and good for right out of the shower. If using for an infant leave out the vanilla…Continue

Started by Shekinah Lawrence. Last reply by Susan Roragen Mar 8, 2011.

Natural Facial

So a friend of mine went to an whole foods (not the store) products African festival in Atlanta. She met a a lady who gave a really cool recipe for a facial.Ingredients:Dry milkLemon juiceThe leaves from a green tea bagSo you mix all these items…Continue

Started by Shekinah Lawrence Jan 16, 2011.


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