Deodorant can contain a lot of harmful chemicals 😏. Save time and money by making this natural homemade deodorant with coconut oil, baking soda & oils 🤗
Prep Time 20 minutes
Author Katie Wells
2 TBSP shea butter
3 TBSP coconut oil
3 TBSP baking soda
2 TBSP arrowroot powder (or organic cornstarch, optional)
essential oils (optional)
🔸️ Place the shea butter and coconut oil in a quart size mason jar 🍯
🔸️ Place the mason jar in a small saucepan of water and heat over low heat until the shea butter and coconut oil have just melted.
🔸️Remove from heat and add the baking soda and arrowroot if using.
🔸️Add the essential oils if using, and pour into a glass container for storage. It does not need to be stored in the fridge.
If you prefer, you can let it cool and pour it into an old deodorant stick for easier use, though it may melt in the summer 😉
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Benefits of Homemade Cinnamon Mouthwash – Yes, this amazing homemade mouthwash is exclusively used for getting rid of bad breath 😉. But how does it remove that stinky smell from your mouth? The secret lies in its ingredients and their individual benefits 😁
Cinnamon – This is one of the best natural ingredients for treating bad breath. It can destroy all those bacteria which are responsible for causing foul smell in our mouth, thereby helping us get rid of bad odor successfully 😁
Lemon 🍋 – The stinking smell caused in our mouth can efficiently be masked by the refreshing aroma of lemon. The strong citrus scent plays a key role in increasing the power if cinnamon in this homemade mouthwash 🤗
Honey 🍯– Honey has high level of antimicrobial content (methylglyoxa), which speeds up the procedure of killing oral bacteria.
Baking Soda 🍚– It also comes with bacteria-killing properties and you can also get whiter teeth by using it in your mouthwash.
Things you need:
🔸️Cinnamon powder – (1/2) tablespoon
🔸️Lemon – 1 small 🍋
🔸️Baking soda – 1 teaspoon
🔸️Warm water – 1 cup 💦
🔸️Pour the cinnamon powder into the bottle.
🔸️Squeeze out the juice of the lemon and pour into it.
🔸️Add in baking soda.
🔸️Finally, pour warm water into the bottle and keep stirring the mixture with the help of a spoon until well combined. (You can also shake the bottle well by fitting the cap tightly.)
Once all the ingredients blend well together, set the cap on the bottle tightly and store it 🤗
This homemade mouthwash gives the best results when used every day in the morning 😉. You can brush your teeth followed by washing your mouth with this solution 👅. All you need to do is to shake the bottle well, take 1 to 2 tablespoons of the liquid (depending upon your tolerance) in your mouth and swish for a minute or so. Empty your mouth in a basin and swish plain water around it. Voila! 😁
Damaged hair. We’ve all been there 🤷🏼♀️. Blow dryers, products, and weather take a toll on our locks, so here’s a mask, which is perfect for repairing and moisturizing damaged hair 🤩
What you’ll need:
1 tbsp. Organic Coconut Oil 🥥
1 tbsp. Organic Raw Honey 🍯
Shower Cap (optional)
Step 1: Mix Ingredients Together
Mix the ingredients together and as an extra step to help your hair follicles open up, slightly heat the mixture up on a stovetop in a small sauce pan. Long or extra damaged hair? Just add a bit more of these ingredients.
Step 2: Apply to Hair
The mask can be applied to dry or wet hair, although we’ve found that it’s easier applied to wet hair. Have a towel around your neck to protect your clothes and section your hair off. Apply generously from top to bottom, focusing on the ends where most damage occurs.
Step 3: Relax for 30-40 Minutes While Mask Soaks In
Wrap your hair in a bun and let the mask soak in for 30-40 minutes. While you wait for the mask to do its magic, flip through a magazine, read a book, or paint your nails to pamper yourself some more.
Step 4: Rinse and Voila! 🤗
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This sage and blackberry sugar scrub recipe is a perfect way to achieve smooth, sexy legs 😍
3 cups white sugar 🍚
1/3 cup coconut oil 🥥
8 to 12 large sage leaves 🌿
1/2 cup blackberries 🍇
Combine all ingredients in a food processor and process on high until smooth
Put in glass jar with snug fitting lid
Store at room temperature for up to 1 week
To use, wet skin, gently scrub with sugar scrub, and rinse with warm water. Pat dry.
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Homemade Face Scrubs for Every Skin Type 🤩
– sugar or salt of your choice 🍚
– oil of your choice 🍶
– fruit or vegetable of your choice 🍒🍓🍅🥑
– air-tight containers
1. Choose your container, and measure your exfoliant so that the container is 3/4 full.
2. Measure out your oil. You’ll want a 2-to-1 ratio. So, twice as much salt or sugar as oil.
3. Combine oil and salt or sugar in a bowl, and stir until just combined.
4. Add in the fruit or vegetable chopped as finely as you can get it, and muddle the mixture together until just combined. You don’t want to mix it too much or the granules will start to dissolve.
5. Decant into your storage container and store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
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DIY Cinnamon Sugar Scrub
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup coconut oil, melted 🥥
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
Combine all the ingredients in a medium bowl. Transfer in a pretty jar and decorate with ribbons 🤗
When in the shower, rub your skin gently with the scrub and rince with warm water 🧖♀️
“Kiss Me” Sugar Lip Scrub 👄
This recipe is a classic! A little honey combined with sugar and almond oil is all you need to moisturize and slough off dead skin. All you need is:
2 teaspoons sugar 🍚
1 teaspoon honey 🍯
1 teaspoon almond oil / coconut oil 🥥/ olive oil
Mix everything together in a small bowl until you have a paste. Apply to lips with fingertips and massage into your lips to gently slough off dry, dead skin cells 😍. You’ll be tempted to eat the mixture – it tastes pretty darn good 😅! Rinse with warm water and follow with lip balm. Keep any extra in a small container 😊
Source: https://helloglow.co – check it out for more DIY Natural cosmetics
Let’s make a natural homemade cosmetic with it!
How about a conditioner for your hair? 😍
Just mix 1 teaspoon of honey with 4 tablespoons of maple syrup, microwave for 15 seconds, and comb the mixture into your hair 🧖♀️. After leaving it in your hair for 20 minutes covered in saran wrap, rinse an shampoo your hair and you’ll come out with silky new locks to show off 🤩
SELF LOVE 🙏❤
Time to take care of our hair!
Let’s do home-made natural hair mask! You’l need only 3 ingredients!
It is good for all types of hair. It will deeply moisten them, fix their elasticity and will smooth its structure. It will also soothe irritated skin on your head. You can apply it 1-2 times a week.
1/2 of banana
1/2 of avocado
2 teaspoons of natural yoghurt
1. Mix all ingredients into a smooth paste (you can use blender for it or simply a fork)
2. Apply the mask on your hair’s whole lenght, up from skin till its ends. Do a gentle head massage.
3. Keep it on for 20-40min then rinse it, wash your hair and if you feel like it apply a conditioner as usual.
Source: @redlipstickmonster 📸 pic taken last year
Stop seeing negativity! Instead make yourself a natural home-made face mask and relax!
NUTRITIONAL MASK 🧖♀️
Nutritional mask regenerates your skin, rebuilds it and delivers many microelements that are needed for its propper functioning. It also has anti-inflammatory and soothing effect. It is perfect for people who not only want to refresh but also deeply nourish facial skin. It is great for people with dry skin, hypoxic and grey but oily or mixed skin owners will also feel benefits of it.
🔸️1/2 ripe avocado 🥑
🔸️1 yolk 🥚
🔸️1 teaspoon of honey 🍯
1. Mix all ingredients (or blend) until it is smooth paste
2. Put it on your face, leave it on for 10-15min, wash it off with warm water.