Carrier oils are a necessity for making your own natural body and skincare products, but do you know how to use them? Check out this in-depth post on how to choose carrier oils.

How To Choose Carrier Oils

Let’s talk carrier oils and why they are a necessity in a #LifeFromScratch skin and body care routine, as well as in homemade skin and body care items. Before I began my journey in earnest, I used pretty much any thing on my face, skin, and body. It was all just about that awesomely scented lotion, scrub, or other product …

DIY Hair Taming Oil - Only Two Ingredients.

Non-Toxic DIY Hair Oil (an effective hair taming recipe)!

I am a little past due to see my hairdresser. (When I say “a little,” I am totally exaggerating…it’s A LOT). I adore her, so that’s not the reason I haven’t been. I love getting out of the house for pampering, so that’s not the reason, either. Maybe it’s because I have a 21 month old toddler and a husband …

Calendula-Infused-Naturally-Tinted-DIY-Lip-Balm-Scratch-Mommy

Calendula Infused & Naturally Tinted Lip Balm DIY

 I remember obsessively using and collecting lip gloss as a mature middle school student. My friends and I would swap colors, constantly pick out new selections, and we wouldn’t be caught without at least one lip gloss on our persons. Time hasn’t changed me too much. I still love carrying one of those little tubes around. What has changed though …

DIY Kitty Balm - Great For Sore Muscles

DIY ‘Kitty Balm’ Recipe (like Tiger Balm®) for sore muscles AND My New Kitchen Scale!

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial. I have a super fun and handy DIY for you today, friends. If you suffer from sore muscles, joint pains, back pains, arthritis, etc…then this easy and effective DIY recipe is for you. My Homemade Kitty Balm! No, it’s NOT for your kitty cat. Do you get my plan on …

DIY Moisturizing Facial Scrub Recipe - Such a fabulous a treat for your face! - Scratch Mommy

DIY Moisturizing Facial Scrub

Day and night, every day of the year, our skin takes a beating. We pull, tug, stretch. It deals with the cold, the heat, the rain, and the sweat. We pile on the cosmetics and lotions and creams (hopefully the all-natural ones), wash it all off, sleep, and start over again. And then there are those days. The days where …