All Natural Bathroom Cleaner

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.

Homemade Natural Deodorant

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

Homemade sunscreen is non toxic and very safe for babies and small children.  I have 2 small children and they 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 […]

By |April 26th, 2012|Beauty Products, Green Living, NonToxic Skincare|36 Comments

Homemade Anti Wrinkle Cream

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 […]

By |April 20th, 2012|Beauty Products, Green Living, NonToxic Skincare|190 Comments

How to Make Laundry Detergent

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 heat until the soap completely dissolves.
Put washing […]

Organic Makeup

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 […]

By |March 17th, 2012|Beauty Products, Green Living, NonToxic Skincare|0 Comments