Our soothing and healing Herbal Dry Skin Salve (with chamomile, calendula, & roses) might be just what you need to soften your itchy, dry skin!- Scratch Mommy

Herbal Dry Skin Salve (with chamomile, calendula, & roses)

When skin is dry is can be itchy and uncomfortable. Lotions can be helpful, but sometimes something a little stronger is needed. A beautiful salve is a perfect fit for dry skin. Emollient in nature, salve’s are intensely moisturizing and soothing to itchy, rough, bothersome dry skin.  Salves are typically made from oil and beeswax and have a softer consistency than balms (although the …

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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 …

Calendula-Hula-Who!??? And why YOU should know.

Calendula-Hula-Who!?? (and why YOU should know)

Well, it looks as though old Punxsutawney Phil got it wrong this year. Where I’m located, I think that we are in for a late start to spring. Bummer. On a positive note, this gives me more time to get my garden seeds started inside, seeing as how I waited until today to place my order. Oops. I’ve been putting a …

Soothing DIY Foot Bath Recipe (isn't it beautiful)- Scratch Mommy

Soothing DIY Foot Bath Recipe

A foot soak is the perfect way to soothe tired, achy feet. The right combination of herbs and essential oils will help relax the muscles, leaving feet feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. The therapeutic benefit of foot soaks often extends beyond the feet; relieving excess tension over the entire body. They also have the ability to calm an anxious mind. To prepare …

DIY Anti-Aging Night Cream Recipe (super yummy for your face)!- Scratch Mommy

Anti-Aging Night Cream Recipe

I’m not that old, but I’d still like to get a head start on fighting aging, especially when it comes to my face. What you eat plays a big role in skin health, but you can also use healthy skincare products to help (like Scratch Mommy Founder Jess’s Pronounce Skincare line products). Fight wrinkles and promote youthful, smooth skin at …

Learn why you should grow calendula in your skin healing herbal garden!- Scratch Mommy

Grow A Skin Healing Flower Garden

Spring is here and many of us are turning our thoughts to gardens full of beautiful flowers, delicious fruits, and tasty vegetables. In all that planning, designing, and planting don’t forget to include flowers that are not only beautiful, but also healing and useful to the skin. Take time to create and grow a skin healing flower garden so that later …