Not so long ago, I discovered that you can make your own natural makeup at home. As it turns out, it’s not even that hard: it’s a DIY project that turns into a fun girls’ day for us. We are using mica powder, zinc oxide, and activated charcoal to make our own natural mascara, lip tints, and powders. Basically they are ground minerals that are naturally occurring in the earth. The bonus is that minerals can be beneficial to your skin.... Read More
Note from Ann: Is it just me, or is spring in the air...keeping me busy and stressed? Here are some helps for that... Plan To Eat As a mom one of the hardest jobs you have, ok well maybe not hard,... Read More
It’s easy to make your own natural skin care products and it’s also better for you. This will get you started with the basics and a few recipes.... Read More
Note from Ann: It's hard to believe that Easter is right around the corner...I hope this finds you preparing your home and yourself for this great feast! Cultures for Health Mica Powders - Color Sampler Looking for an Easter gift for... Read More
A stylin' self-portrait of me in my bathroom seemed right for a post that takes you through a day-in-the-life of my frugal beauty routine. Beauty and skin care doesn't have to be complicated or expensive (or toxic, for that matter).... Read More
At Simple Organic: Identifying and Avoiding Toxins in Beauty and Personal Care Productsby Stephanie Langford
Ever wondered what the big deal is about using more natural shampoo or soap or even makeup? Maybe it makes sense why we'd want to be careful with the things that actually go in our mouths (ie. food or toothpaste),... Read More
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