Homemade facial cleanser is easy to make, inexpensive, and non toxic. I have seen a few homemade facial cleanser formulas online. I tend to have more oily skin that is slightly sensitive. I have to be really careful about what facial cleanser I use. There is a balance. I don't want a facial cleanser to dry out my skin too much, and I also don't [...]
It’s time for some deep cleaning in the Green Boot home. Why? I wish the answer was that I am a clean freak, but I am not. I appreciate cleanliness, but I am more of a cooking girl than a cleaning girl. Either way, I have had my fair share of light chemical burns from regular cleaning supplies.
I have been looking for a homemade deodorant formula for awhile. Homemade natural deodorants are non toxic, inexpensive, and easy to make. I have had a lot of hesitation when thinking about making my own. Why? For one, I use a natural deodorant from the health food store that smells and works great. Another reason, I live in Florida and it is very hot [...]
Homemade sunscreen is non toxic and very safe for babies and small children. I have 2 small children and we use homemade sunscreen or non toxic sunscreen when we go out in the sun. Homemade sunscreen is really important to my family because we live and Florida and we love going to the beach. We'll be going to Honeymoon Island once a week when summer [...]
Looking for a homemade anti wrinkle cream? This homemade anti wrinkle cream is easy to make and inexpensive. Now that I am in my 30's I am thinking about wrinkles. I don't have that many, but they emerge from time to time, especially around my eyes. I know I need to nourish my skin more. What to buy? Lately I have no clue, even organic [...]
How to make homemade laundry detergent. Come watch this great video and see how easy and economical it is. Here is the recipe: Home-Made Laundry Detergent Ingredients: 1 Fels Naptha soap bar, grated <---I used a Zote soap bar this time 1 cup washing soda 1/2 cup borax Instructions: Grate the soap bar into a large saucepan. Cover with hot water. Cook over medium [...]
Organic Makeup is one of the first things I switched to after learning about the cosmetics industry's heavy use of preservatives and toxic fragrances. Cosmetics are some of the least regulated consumer products. “Under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic (FD&C) Act, cosmetics and their ingredients are not required to undergo approval before they are sold to the public. … This means that manufacturers [...]