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10 Lavender Oil Benefits for Major Diseases and Minor Ailments

Lavender essential oil is the most used essential oil in the world today, but the benefits of lavender were actually discovered over 2,500 years ago. Because of its powerful antioxidant, antimicrobial, sedative, calming and antidepressive properties, lavender oil perks abound, and it's been used both cosmetically and therapeutically for centuries. The Egyptians used lavender for…

Homemade Bubble Bath with Lavender & Chamomile

Taking a bath can offer so many benefits and a recent study even suggests that the submersion of the body in heat could be as equally beneficial as some exercise by helping regulate blood sugar! (1) It is really no surprise that bubble baths are incredibly relaxing and not just for kids. A bubble bath takes…

DIY Eyebrow Gel with Rosemary & Lavender

Have you ever heard of eyebrow gel or eyebrow pomade? Yes, there is gel for the eyebrows! It’s purpose is to keep the hairs of the eyebrows in place. You can even get tinted eyebrow gel to further define the eyebrows all in one step. Avoiding that disheveled eyebrow look is a good thing. Additionally,…

Olive Oil Hair Treatment with Rosemary and Lavender

Your hair goes through the ringer every time you color it, blow-dry it, use the curling iron or flat iron, hang out at the beach, or swim in a chlorine-filled pool. Diet, stress, medical conditions and medicines you may be taking, hormonal changes and vitamin and mineral deficiencies can all affect your hair, too. Using special…

How to Make Lipstick: Homemade Lipstick With Lavender

In this article, I'll tell you a little about the history of lipstick and give you a recipe to show you how to make lipstick at home. As you probably know, lipstick is a common cosmetic applied to the lips to enhance lip color. It contains various pigments, oils and waxes that not only create the various…

DIY Cuticle Cream with Lavender & Myrrh

Getting a manicure is a great way to keep your fingernails in shape, but have you thought about your cuticles and why they are important? Cuticles keep dirt and bacteria out of the body. If the cuticle does not exist or has been cut away, it leaves the body vulnerable to infection and nail fungus because dirt and…

DIY Rosehip Retinol Cream with Lavender

Although the skin is subject to acne, other skin conditions and aging, as the body's largest organ, it also has the potential to soak up a lot of healthy vitamins. One of the main vitamins our skin soaks up is vitamin D, which it absorbs from sunlight. The skin can also absorb vitamins from face creams and…

Homemade Dish Soap with Lemon and Lavender Oil

I know it is so easy to just grab that bottle of dishwashing soap off the shelf at the grocery store like you’ve always done, but have you given thought to what might be in that bottle of soap? Yes, there are some great options among eco-cleaners that offer clean ingredients, but they can get…

Age-Defying DIY Blush with Beets & Lavender Oil

Blush, sometimes called rouge, is one of the the most popular makeup products out there. It's used to redden the cheeks and cheekbone area with the intention of providing a more youthful appearance. Blush goes way back in history. Initially, anyone who wore blush was thought to have less than desirable ethical behavior. This is…