Homemade Massage Oil for the Bedroom

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Essential Oils, Healthy Lifestyle, Personal Care2 Comments

Homemade Massage Oil for the Bedroom

Are you looking for an all natural homemade massage oil for romantic evenings in the bedroom?  As you know, many commercial products, like lubricants and lotions, can contain unsavory ingredients like synthetic fragrances, pthlates, petroleum products and more.   It can be very easy to make your own and be confident in the quality of the ingredients you are using. … Read More

Homemade After Shave

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Homemade after shave - ohlardy.com

My mission to detox our lives has been a slow and steady process.  Finding replacements for the toxic items I used to love offers both a lesson in patience and creativity.  Will the item I find or make be as good or better than what I used to use?  Obviously the ingredients will be much better – but will the … Read More

Operation DETOXIFY my beauty cabinet

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detoxify my beauty cabinet - ohlardy.com

Detoxifying my home has been a slow process, friends.  While every ounce of my being wishes to do EVERYTHING ALL AT ONCE, I have found that it just isn’t possible.  It is overwhelming and confusing and exhausting.  I began my journey to a healthier lifestyle back in 2009 when we decided to get chickens for our backyard.  Shortly after that … Read More

Homemade Hand Cleaning Spray Recipe

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Homemade Hand Cleaning Spray Recipe

Make your own Homemade Hand Cleaning Spray I love having this hand cleaning spray in my purse and car to help keep things clean.  But, I do not like using sprays with harsh ingredients.  This homemade hand cleaning spray is crazy easy to make, it smells good and doesn’t contain yucky ingredients!   And when it comes to yucky ingredients, check out this PDF … Read More

Orange Blossom Exfoliating Facial Scrub Recipe

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Rejuvenating Orange Blossom Exfoliating Facial Scrub

I have been enjoying swapping out some of my ‘conventional’ beauty products for ones homemade with healthier ingredients and super charged with essential oils.  I am still not 100% there yet and not sure I ever will be but it is a fun and empowering journey.  Have you started this somewhat daunting task yet?  Not sure where to start?  Don’t … Read More

The Best Homemade Solution for Puffy Eyes

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Homemade Solution for Puffy Eyes

Do you battle puffy eyes some mornings?  I know I sometimes do!  Sometimes I use a cold washcloth or cucumbers to reduce the puffiness but I recently came up with this serum to help.  And it works great! Kelly and I have loved experimenting with our essential oil collection, making a variety of beauty and personal products such as lotion, … Read More

Chocolate Citrus DIY Lip Balm Recipe

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DIY Chocolate Citrus Lip Balm - www.ohlardy.com

I love a good lip balm, especially in the winter.  I don’t wear a lot of lipstick, usually just a balm or a gloss so having one handy is necessary for me.  Plus, having one that is uber-moisturizing is also required.  I have tried my hand at a few DIY lip balm recipes but most were too hard; it felt … Read More