Recipes and Blends

How To Make Foam Soap with Essential Oils

by Andrea Butje on October 12, 2015

Make foam soap for your bathroom, kitchen, or travel bag. Foam soap feels so light, airy, and silky on my hands. I just had to create a recipe for it with essential oils (to make it feel even more luxurious)! My favorite way to make foam soap calls for castile soap, which is already in […]

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A Recipe to Make Your Own Homemade Toothpaste!

by Andrea Butje on September 14, 2015

A homemade toothpaste recipe with essential oils How often do you brush your teeth? I hope you said, “At least twice a day!” We clean our teeth so often, and it’s important to me to use a natural, healthy toothpaste. The ingredients in toothpaste are absorbed in our mouths, so it’s worth it to pay […]

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Sleep Sweet! A Bedtime Aromatherapy Recipe for Kids

by Andrea Butje on August 24, 2015

Aromatherapy to help kids sleep safe and sound I love making aromatherapy recipes that kids can use! But I do want to be careful about the amount of essential oils (and the kinds of oils) that I use for kids. I choose essential oils that are super-safe, and aromas that are familiar. So this is […]

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Homemade Shower Gel for Your Gym Bag

by Andrea Butje on August 10, 2015

Make a homemade shower gel to take to the gym! There is nothing like that glow you feel after a good session at the gym or yoga class—when your muscles are tired but your mind has such a sense of open clarity. Do you still feel like you’re making healthy choices while freshening up in […]

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Make a Soothing Spray for Natural Sunburn Relief

by Andrea Butje on August 3, 2015

Natural sunburn relief you can make at home (and keep in the fridge!) Nobody ever wants to get sunburned. We try to have a moderate amount of sun exposure, keep covered up, or to use skin-friendly sunscreens with natural ingredients. But sometimes we get carried away working in the garden, live in or vacation at […]

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How To Make Baby Powder with All Natural Ingredients

by Andrea Butje on July 27, 2015

Make baby powder at home and make baby smile! Babies have some of the most sensitive skin. It can respond to the slightest irritation! That’s why it surprised me to learn that most baby powders in stores—even in health food stores—contain ingredients that can be irritating. Nothing but the purest ingredients should go on that […]

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