Homemade Lavender Hand & Body Scrub

Lavender Sugar Scrub from Mindful Momma

Mother's Day is coming up on Sunday. Will you be relaxing and indulging or taking care of others? A bit of both, I would imagine. Us moms are pre-programmed for care giving - so even when we have a chance to take the day off, we have a hard time doing it. The laundry, the dishes - they don't just magically go away on Mother's Day. I do my … [Continue reading]

Tutorial: Homemade Whipped Body Butter

Whipped Body Butter from Mindful Momma

Whether you are an avid DIY'er or a novice thinking about taking the plunge into homemade skin care, I'm telling you, this homemade whipped body butter recipe is the bomb! Here's why: Contains only 3 natural ingredients (plus essential oils if you want it to be scented) Made with rich, nourishing oils that truly moisturize the skin … [Continue reading]

Nourish Your Skin with Homemade Shea Butter Body Cream

Raise your hand if your skin gets extra dry over the winter. I'm seeing a lot of hands, right? I've often thought I should invest in a body care company for all the creams and lotions my family slathers on our bodies. Instead, I started making my own body cream. This shea butter body cream recipe from my book is super easy to make and … [Continue reading]

Make It Green: Chocolate Facial Mask

homemade chocolate facial mask

How about a little something sweet for the weekend?  Here's a recipe straight from my book, for a chocolate facial mask made with ingredients you probably already have in your house.  And it's probably a lot healthier for you than a facial mask made with who-knows-what kind of chemicals. Whip up a batch, kick back with a book and … [Continue reading]

Homemade Lip Balm

Homemade Lip Balm from Mindful Momma

Why mess around with making your own lip balm when there are so many awesome natural choices available at the store for very little money?  Because it's fun, that's why!  I approach making body care products the way I do cooking - I read a bunch of recipes and then do it my way! That's the cool thing about lip balm (and a lot of other … [Continue reading]