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I think I can speak for everyone when I say this past Winter we had has been awful and long — it seemed like everyone and their mother got some sort of nasty sickness that never seemed to go away. But, thank goodness Spring is here which means warmer weather and sunshine for most everyone!
Whether you like to celebrate Spring by opening all your doors and windows and making a thorough clean sweep, getting out in the garden, or heading to the beach or park, we’ve got you covered with 16 must have DIYs to celebrate Spring.
1. DIY Sunscreen
A best seller in the Pronounce Skincare shop, this DIY sunscreen is easy to make (learn to make it here) and is completely free of any kind of toxins. It’s perfect for your first trip to the beach or the first all-day garden day.
2. Homemade DIY Deodorant
No trip to the beach, park, family outing, or escapade in the garden should go without your homemade DIY deodorant. Another best seller in the Pronounce Skincare shop, this deodorant keeps you smelling good.
3. Defunkifying DIY Deodorant
Alright, so there are just some of us who are a little sweatier and stinkier than others — it’s okay! Whip up a batch of this defunkifying DIY deodorant and you’ll have no worries of stinking it up at your brother’s kid’s birthday party. Don’t have the time to make it? It’s available for sale in the Pronounce Skincare shop!
4. DIY Stinky Feet Powder
Speaking of stinky, all those outdoor outings may be making your feet stinky. Try this DIY stinky feet powder to help eliminate the odors.
5. DIY Cracked Foot and Heel Salve
If you’re feet are looking a little scary from that long and hard winter, treat yourself to this amazing DIY cracked foot and heel salve. You’re feet will be sandal-friendly in no time.
6. 3 Ingredient DIY Rosemary Cedarwood Facial Toner
7. Facial Cleansing Cloths
While we’re talking about cleansing the face, you Scratch Mommies may want to make your own reusable facial cleansing cloths so you don’t have to worry about being wasteful! Contributor Jamie over at How to Just About Anything shares how simple it is!
8. DIY Caffeine Eye Serum
Dark circles, puffy eyes, and plain grogginess is no fun. Wake those eyes with this DIY caffeine eye serum from Community Manager Kylie over at Everblossom. Who said coffee could only be your best friend if you drank it?
9. Vitamin C: An Easy and Effective Anti-Aging Treatment
Has winter had an effect on your skin, too? This anti-aging treatment by contributor Jena over at Cleans the New Black will make your skin feeling rejuvenated and ready to take on the world. This would be especially good if you forgot the sunscreen and ended with a sunburn.
10. 3 Ingredient DIY Chapped Lip Remedy
Speaking of sunburns, your lips probably haven’t seen sunshine in a while so the first time you’re out and about, you may experience chapped lips. No worries, this 3 ingredient chapped lip remedy by Editor-in-Chief Loriel of Naturally Loriel is so easy and so effective, your lips won’t stay chapped for long.
11. DIY Dandelion Lip Balm
Spring means flowers — especially dandelions! If you’re like contributor Carly over at Modern Hippie Housewife, you’re excited at the site of dandelions because that means you can start making things like dandelion lip balm!
12. DIY Healing Ointment
One of the best things about Spring is being able to let the kiddos run wild outside after being cooped up in the house for Winter. You might want to keep a batch of this DIY healing ointment by EIC Loriel of Naturally Loriel — just in case you end up with a boo-boo or two.
13. The Only 3 Household Cleaners You Need
Contributor Carly over at Modern Hippie Housewife shares how to make your own DIY cleaners using a few simple ingredients you likely have on hand already. Bonus: One of the recipes call for citrus rinds which helps eliminate waste from all those margaritas you’re making now that the weather is nicer!
14. DIY Non-toxic Ant Spray
Are the bugs creeping and crawling into your house? Are you looking for a safe alternative? Contributor writer Jena over at Cleans the New Black shares an awesome non-toxic ant spray that actually kills on contact. Plus, she shares a few tips on how to eradicate them from your home in a natural way.
15. DIY Bug Spray
16. Muscle Relaxing Soak
All of these fun Spring-time activities can take a toll on your body — especially if you’ve been hibernating all Winter. Treat yourself to this muscle relaxing soak from contributor Heather over at The Homesteading Hippy. You’ll be happy you did.