body butter

Avo-Kombo Feel Better Butter

by Andrea Butje on April 4, 2016

One of my favorite natural carrier butters to use in body butter recipes for healing massage is kombo butter. Kombo butter has a deep reddish-brown color, and a distinctive nutty, earthy aroma. Its consistency is thick and oily, with granule-like bits throughout that melt when it’s warmed. (You can see the texture in this picture of kombo butter […]


Hand Salve for Dry, Cracked Knuckles

by Andrea Butje on December 21, 2015

When you have dry, cracked knuckles, it can feel like you’re constantly applying moisturizer but not experiencing much benefit from it. I have a hand salve that can really help! You can apply this hand salve as often as you need throughout the day. Some people even layer it on thick before bed at night […]


Sharing Green Cleaning and Natural Body-care Recipes

by Andrea Butje on December 7, 2012

I really enjoy sharing natural living recipes. And I love learning new natural living recipes–new green cleaning ideas, natural body care recipes and natural perfumes–I love them all! So please feel free to share your own favorite natural living recipes, tips and tricks in the comment section. In that sharing spirit, I hope the links […]