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Homemade Scented Hand Sanitizer

Making homemade hand sanitizer is easy, cheap, fun, and can be a great way to create a great scent that makes you excited to keep your hands clean! Learn how to make homemade scented hand sanitizer (leave out scent if you just want your hand sanitizer plain) for healthy hands and germ-free environment! You can make this hand sanitizer either as a spritz or as a pump bottle- just simply choose the kind of empty bottle you want to use (around a 12 ounce bottle will do- […]

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Alternative Medicine First Aid Kit

Creating an alternative medicine first aid kit for home and travel is an easy and affordable way to obtain adequate treatment for minor injuries, scrapes, bruises, burns and bumps. Many over-the-counter remedies are not intended for use on children under the age of twelve. Several interact with prescription medications or can cause problems with the intestinal tract and liver. The following natural remedies are must-have products for your alternative medicine first aid kit. In addition to these items, first aid kits should also include an assortment of […]

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Make Your Own Cooling Aloe Lotion

Sooths Sun-Soaked Skin Skin is easily damaged by the sun, and oftentimes we forget to protect our faces when we are working in the yard rather than playing or relaxing. I tend to get the most sun-affected skin in the early spring, fall and winter when I spend the most time outdoors doing some serious labor. Gardening, raking leaves, mowing the lawn and shoveling snow are all activities that bring us out into the sun, but during which sun protection is not high on our priorities. These […]

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Rinsing and Gargling with a Homemade Mouthwash

Canker sores are one of the most painful oral problems you can experience. Canker sores develop if you are stressed, not eating properly, don’t use proper dental hygiene, or, in some instances, if you have a compromised immune system. I ended up with a canker sore recently because I brushed my teeth a bit too vigorously. Canker sores will usually take at least two weeks to heal by themselves, but you can help them along by using a mouthwash. You can buy an over-the-counter mouthwash (one that […]

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Natural Homemade Lip Balm Recipes

Want soft, luscious lips? Be irresistibly kissable with your own homemade lip balm. Below is a list of lip balm recipes with various ingredients, all of which are totally natural. Know exactly what your putting on your lips and know they’re getting the best care and moisture possible. From basic recipes to more complex ones there’s something suited to everyone. You may have to buy the ingredients but in the long run you’ll save on the cost of your lip care. You can add colouring and/or flavouring […]

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