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Natural Facial Cleanser DIY Recipe

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Here is a gentle cleanser that we put together for you that can be used daily.  We’ve added hydrators and lubrication, so it can even remove eye makeup. To adjust it for oily skin, use the jojoba oil, otherwise, slightly warm the coconut oil in a glass dish over hot water. We always get asked for links, so we’ve added a couple below to some of the affiliates that we really love the most.

The real meaning

of true beauty

comes from the

ability to love

unconditionally.

After you’ve finished making your yummy natural facial cleanser, just keep your awesomeness in a glass jar with a lid and use about 1/2 teaspoon for entire face. Remove with a slightly damp, warm washcloth.

Add your choice of essential oils if the castile soap doesn’t contain any–they will also aid in fighting off bacteria. (Our faves are listed below)

Natural Facial Cleanser DIY RecipeTry out our Natural Facial Cleanser and let us know how you like it!! Comment below please!!

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Laurie & Tiffany

Cut Bangs like a Pro

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Have you ever wanted to know how to cut bangs like a pro? I hope, because you’re about to, lol! Either way, we hope you enjoy…

How to Cut Bangs Like a Pro…

It’s a little scary how many terrible bangs are floating around out there, lol. As a stylist, I believe it’s best to go to a stylist who has learned growth patterns, how to handle cowlicks, and who has been trained on the art of cutting, and not only knows how to cut bangs, but how to get the perfect cut every time.

BUT, that said, there will always be people who insist on cutting their own bangs SOOOO this video is for you, no matter which side of the fence you may sit. If you use good technique, you can have much better results.

This video actually isn’t just about how to cut bangs, but it is a method of how to cut bangs (fringe) that is less of a commitment as you’re cutting less hair. It will lay better with a slight layered effect too. So get rid of those heavy bangs that drive you nuts by easily working them into this cut.

I should add one little tip, and that is that you need good scissors (shears) to get good cuts too. I’ve given cuts with other people’s scissors that were so hard to cut with, in fact I think I could cut better with my teeth, lol. So if you are serious about cutting and want some great shears cut bangs, and all types of cuts like a pro, here are some Pro Quality Scissors that I would recommend. The ones I use are $200 and up, but these ones would do a great job without breaking the bank.

If you’re more serious about your cutting, and want a better quality set, here is a Better Quality Set of Shears I think you’d love.

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And here are a few other posts we think you’ll like:

Dry Hair & Scalp Natural Remedies

DIY Probiotic Shampoo Recipe

DIY Probiotic Moisture Treatment for Hair

Why doesn’t my Shampoo work anymore?

Which Essential Oils will improve the Skin

Our Favorite Natural Hairsprays

Enjoy this quick video and please let us know other videos you’d like to see. We’re here for you, sharing the things to help you become a beauty, naturally…top to bottom, inside & out!! Please comment below, pretty please?!! lol! We love your comments, always!

xo

Laurie & Tiffany

Egg Muffins

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Egg Muffins, whether you’re on the Paleo, Gaps, Southbeach Diets, this makes a super easy and fun breakfast idea any day.

I found this idea on pinterest , and am so sorry that I can’t find the original source for it. But I loved the idea and whipped it up today with what was in my fridge.

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Makes 6 Egg Muffins

Life begins the second

you decide you are

ready to LIVE it,

and no longer

wish to merely exist.

Paleo Egg Muffins Directions:

Preheat the oven to 375F and start chopping up fresh veggies. You could us just about anything, but this is what I had in my fridge today:

  • 1/4 red onion
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1 bunch organic cilantro
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 red or green pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder (if you like a kick)
  1. In a mini blender or a cup, whisk together 4 eggs and 1/4 cup almond or coconut milk and the spices. Set aside.
  2. Grease the muffin tin cups with avocado oil.
  3. Chop the vegetables, then drop a mix of them in each tin.
  4. Pour the egg mixture over the vegetables, almost to the rim of each cup
  5. Almond or rice milk cheese (optional)
  6. Bake for 20 minutes

Serve warm with organic ketchup or serancho hot sauce. When I’m just making 6 muffins, I’ll often mix up a batch of grain free muffins to bake in the other 6 tins. Try our recipe for Caramel Sticky Buns with these, or just on their own for a real treat!

AND to make it simple, we’ve found a market with the best deal ever on quality organic ingredients. Just check them out, their prices are better than amazon, or anyone else we’ve ever found. Because they provide a way for our viewers to try incredible healthy ingredients and foods for huge discounts, we’re big fans, and have set up to be affiliates to their program, so you can get the best bang for your organic buck!…AND btw, we can make a small commission on some of the ingredients below, however we will never recommend anything to you that we don’t completely believe in, or that we wouldn’t use ourselves. Alright, let’s go…

These also make a great breakfast or protein snack on the go item, that you could make ahead and warm before serving. Let us know how you like them, we LOVE your comments!

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“Raw Beauty, Smoothies, Shakes & Creamies”

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Please COMMENT, let us know what else you’d like us to revamp for you–we love hearing from you! You are AWESOME!!

xox

Laurie & Tfffany

 

DIY Dishwasher Rinse Booster

DIY Dishwasher Rinse Booster

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DIY Dishwasher Rinse Booster

We don’t like to rag on any products ever…we choose to just glory in the amazing and wonderful products we come across or make ourselves–that’s a lot more fun.

But a DIY Dishwasher Rinse Booster?  What??  Ok, if you’ve tried commercial products for a clean final rinse, have you looked at the ingredients? You may want to after reading this.  Better yet, look up the ingredients and decide if it’s something you’d like to be eating second hand?  But even better and way beyond, look at the price tag.  Now we’ve got you (we hope! 🙂  Would you like a recipe that you can feel good about filling our waterways with and at the same time, be padding your wallet as well?

Okay, whatever works, we are happy you found this post.  Here’s a super simple recipe that will make you wonder what took you so long to look this up.  lol.

Ready to get started??

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Sparkly dishes: (Jet Dry replacement)

  • White vinegar
  • lemon essential oil

 

DIY Dishwasher Rinse Booster

  • Prep Time: under 2 minutes

Ingredients:

White vinegar – 1/4 cup
lemon essential oil – 1/2 teaspoon

Instructions:

  1. Mix together and pour into dishwasher in rinse cycle.
  2. Run rinse and dry cycles.
  3. Admire your beautiful glistening clean dishes

Enjoy and let us know how you love it–we LOVE hearing from you!!!

xo

Laurie & Tiffany

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DIY Automatic Shower Cleaner Spray

DIY Automatic Shower Cleaner Spray

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DIY Automatic Shower Cleaner Spray

I remember when those automatic shower cleaners came out–they were brilliant!  But after looking over the ingredients, I had hoped to find some kind of natural alternative for the liquid cleaner in them, but I never did.

Sooo, the next resort is to, yes, you know what I’m about to say, to do it yourself.  This DIY Automatic Shower Cleaner Spray recipe works super well as a wonderful natural replacement and will keep your shower nice and clean.  We think you’re going to LOVE it!  Unless you’ll miss the mold and germs and scrubbing your tub or shower clean by hand.  🙂

What if you don’t have one of those automatic shower cleaners to place this in?  If you have an empty spray bottle, use it.  Set it in the shower, away from where it will get immersed in water, and spritz the shower yourself as you are dripping dry.

Let us know how you love our DIY Automatic Shower Cleaner Spray!

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DIY Automatic Shower Cleaner Spray

Ingredients:

distilled water – 3 cups
white vinegar – 1/2 cup
liquid castor soap – 1 TBSP
Borax – 1 TBSP
peppermint essential oil – 1/2 teaspoon
lavendar essential oil – 1/2 teaspoon

tea tree essential oil – 10 drops

Instructions:

Combine ingredients and spray or use in automatic shower cleaner.

To your health!! love you guys 🙂

xox

Laurie & Tiffany

 

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DIY Laundry Soap Recipe (without Borax)

DIY Laundry Soap Recipe

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DIY Natural Laundry Soap Recipe (without Borax)

This DIY Natural Laundry Soap Recipe is amazing, AND a rare find to keep you away from Borax, which is controversial. And for those of you who follow us regularly, you know that our hunch is that if in doubt, find something better.

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This DIY Laundry Soap Recipe may seem costly initially, but it averages out to cost much less than the detergents that you may have been buying before.

The thing that’s even better than that is the way our DIY Laundry Soap Recipe will save your family’s skin.  Anyone suffering from exzema or other skin disorders will likely see a great deal of relief from switching over to natural laundry soap.  Plus, it’s much better for the environment too.

Again, it not only saves the wallet, but saves the skin and leaves you feeling very empowered, knowing you can make it yourself.

Enjoy this DIY Laundry Soap Recipe and let us know how you love it!

 

DIY Laundry Soap Recipe

Ingredients

washing soda – 5 cups
castile soap – 2 bars
favorite Essential oil – 1 1/2 Tablespoons – some of ours are: lavendar, orange, lemon, grapefruit, mmm

Instructions

We grate the castile soap with a regular kitchen grater, then stir in other ingredients.

TO USE: A normal cycle should take 1 cup of this detergent, but if your water is hard could take a little more, and if soft, could take as little as 1/3 cup. You’ll need to experiment a little to find the amount that is best with your water.

We hope you try this out and love it! Let us know how you do or what else you’d like to learn to make. We’re happy to help!

xox

Laurie & Tiffany

 

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MINNIE MOUSE Makeup Tutorial, using SAFE cosmetics!

Tiffany’s Minnie Mouse Halloween tutorial using SAFE cosmetics!!

See how easy it is to do this cute makeup design, using Natural, organic & safe products we LOVE!!

Check below for links to the natural makeup products we used:

Bare Minerals Flawless Definition Mascara

Jane Iredale Highlighter Stick
Pure Gel Liner - Black
Physician's Formula Organic Wear Lip gloss - Super Ginger
 Korres Eyeliners-lots of fun colors!

Have FUN and be SAFE!

xo

Laurie & Tiffany

DIY Chocolate Facial + Andalou Naturals Skin Food Mask Review

DIY Chocolate Facial

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DIY CHOCOLATE FACIAL – what’s more to love?! And yes, you can say YUMMM! 🙂

Plus, it’s review time–see what we think of Andalou Naturals Skin Food Mask

It’s review time!

This mask was sent to us by Andalou Naturals and before I begin….I’d like to say thankyou Andalou.  Thankyou for letting us know about this new product, allowing us to try it and for making it with quality in mind.  It’s pretty much just like a spa treatment, without the spa.

That said, must I say more?  Ok, I will.  Not only is this mask loaded with nutrients, but it’s also safe (or I wouldn’t be reviewing it 🙂  AND it performs like a dream.

“A dream is

a wish

your heart

makes”

Walt Disney

Every time I used it I noticed that my skin was even better.  It looked brighter, felt tighter and really seemed to smooth out.  I was genuinely impressed.

The price was great too, especially for the results it produced.  I’m wondering if Andalou accidentally set the price too…but oh well…shhhhhhhh.

I liked it, I really did.  So on our 3 star rating system, I’m going to give it 3 stars, for being safe, performing well and for being nutrient rich.  I highly recommend it.

 

DIY Cacao Mask

But not everything is for everyone.  So if  you’re more into DIY and saving money, here’s another nice mask you can make at home with ingredients you might already have… if you need anything, we highly recommend you head over to an affiliate market that we love and highly recommend, where you can get high quality organic and natural ingredients for great deals!

INGREDIENTS:

  1. 1 Tablespoon Raw Cacao powder
  2. 1 teaspoon almond flour
  3. 1/2 Tablespoon raw honey
  4. 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  5. 1/2 tablespoon acidophilus
  6. 1/2 tablespoon coconut milk

DIRECTIONS:

Pour all ingredients into a mini blender, and mix well. Slather all over face and neck and allow to sit 10 minutes. Shower off or remove with a moist washcloth.

Immediately apply 1-2 drops of THE BEST OIL FOR YOUR SKIN.

That’s it!

And if you’d like to add more insight (or not 🙂 just comment below–we love your comments!

xox

Laurie & Tiffany

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