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Calendula Infused & Naturally Tinted Lip Balm DIY

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission.  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 …

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

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

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. 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, …

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

Soothing DIY Foot Bath Recipe

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. 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 …

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

Anti-Aging Night Cream Recipe

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. 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 …

Herbal glycerites are a wonderful and beneficial way to infuse herbs and add them into your next DIY projects. Come learn how over at Scratch Mommy!

Herbal Glycerites For Skincare (How and why to make non-alcoholic herbal tinctures)

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. Every now and then an herbal skin care product will call for the use of vegetable glycerin. This clear, sweet liquid helps smooth, soften, and protect skin. It’s perfectly wonderful all on its own, but we can increase the healing properties of that glycerin …

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

Grow A Skin Healing Flower Garden

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. 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 …

Come learn what a liniment is and how you can use them. Grab our DIY soothing muscle liniment recipe, too!- Scratch Mommy

What Are Herbal Liniments (and a soothing muscle liniment recipe)

This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price, but will share some commission. What are Herbal Liniments? Unlike a tea made with water or an extract that’s a concentrated, alcohol-based preparation designed for internal use, a liniment is a topical preparation of herbs that soothe and comfort the skin or muscles. Many herbal liniments use witch hazel extract …