How to Make a Natural Homemade Deodorant Stick

How to Make a Natural Homemade Deodorant Stick

Many test batches yielded this homemade deodorant stick that smells great, stores well, and keeps odor away! Plus it is inexpensive to make. This year has been my year of experimenting with deodorants. From oils and butters to waxes and powders, I have tried so many different DIY deodorants. While I still love my nourishing homemade […]

Non-Greasy & Absorbable Shea Body Butter Recipe

Non-Greasy & Absorbable Shea Body Butter Recipe

This is a wonderful non-greasy shea body butter recipe that works very well. It absorbs quickly, is not greasy, and is great for your skin! I love body butter, but I have to admit that it can be really greasy and slow to absorb into my skin. While my hands, heels, and elbows feel great […]

Learn How To Sell Your Natural Herbal Products Now

Learn How To Sell Your Natural Herbal Products Now

Learn to sell homemade products using tips from someone who has been making, using, and selling natural beauty & cleaning products for years! Note from Matt & Betsy: All the information here on DIY Natural is free, and we encourage readers to make and sell these simple products if they wish! We get many questions […]

How to Make A Brazilian Clay Eyeshadow Palette

How to Make A Brazilian Clay Eyeshadow Palette

I learned how to make eyeshadow because big name brands are so unnatural, and the natural brands were too expensive. This DIY eyeshadow turned out amazing! There is nothing more fun than making your own makeup. Experimenting with colors, ingredients, and styles is a great way to develop your own custom makeup. I have been […]

Photoxicity in Citrus Oils and Other Essential Oils

Photoxicity in Citrus Oils and Other Essential Oils

Phototoxic essential oils accelerate and intensify burning when exposed to sunlight. Let’s examine phototoxicity in citrus oils and other essential oils. When I began my herbalism journey, one of my first lessons was that all citrus oils are phototoxic. This means that applying the oils to the skin just before going out into the sun […]

Refreshing Aloe Vera Face Mask with Peppermint

Refreshing Aloe Vera Face Mask with Peppermint

This simple peppermint and aloe vera face mask soothes and invigorates facial skin, leaving it moisturized and supple. Use it once a week for great skin. Peppermint and Aloe Vera Face Mask Peppermint Last year, I started a patch of peppermint in my garden that has absolutely exploded this year! I’m glad that I planted […]

Relaxing Pillow Mist for a Calm Mind & Better Sleep

Relaxing Pillow Mist for a Calm Mind & Better Sleep

This easy to make pillow mist is the perfect way to unwind after a long day. Spray it on pillows and sheets and let the natural ingredients do their job. I’ve always been a good sleeper. It takes me just a few minutes to fall asleep and stay that way until morning. Until lately. With […]

Homemade Udder Balm: Not Just For Goats & Cows

Homemade Udder Balm: Not Just For Goats & Cows

This DIY udder balm is based on a closely guarded recipe from my Uncle Roy in Minnesota. It works well on cow and goat udders but also works great on hands! I was raised on a dairy farm in East-Central Minnesota. And although I was very young, I remember Uncle Roy washing the cows’ udders […]

A Comprehensive List of Mosquito Repellent Plants

A Comprehensive List of Mosquito Repellent Plants

We have no screens around our porch so we use mosquito repellent plants to keep those pesky insects away. Here is a list of 25 plants that repel mosquitoes! If you ask any of my friends, they’ll tell you that I practically live outside on my deck. From coffee to meals to just sitting in […]

A DIY Honey Lime Hair Mask for Soft and Silky Hair

A DIY Honey Lime Hair Mask for Soft and Silky Hair

This honey hair mask with lime is a simple way to condition your hair. The ingredients moisturize hair for a soft and silky salon-like treatment at home. Taking Care of Neglected Hair It’s been quite a while since my last hair cut when I made this homemade hair pomade. Actually, it has been nearly four […]