Using all-natural products at this time are the main concern for most Americans. The reasons are because these products can cure the ailments, give the best protection for your teeth and give you lifelong beauty. The healthier alternative makes it the perfect option for DIY products to make at home. It is hard to believe that you can even create your DIY toiletries.
The recipe is easy. You will need these following ingredients:
- ¼ cup Redmond clay
- ⅓ cup boiling water
- 2 tablespoons of coconut oil
- 3 teaspoons xylitol
- 2 teaspoons peppermint extract
- ¼ teaspoon salt
Here are the steps to try:
- Mix clay and salt in a bowl.
- Add boiling water.
- Mix well with mixer.
- Add remaining ingredients and mix all well.
- Store in airtight container.
- Eliminate store-bought toothpaste.
- You can use a jar and a butter knife or spoon for putting on your toothbrush.
Clay is powerful to remove toxins as many scientific studies revealed this finding. Besides, clay is great for the medicinal properties. It will never harm you even if you swallowed it. Besides, it is the best medicine to deal with an upset stomach. It also can absorb radiation. On the other hands, store-bought toothpaste contains harmful ingredients.
Get these ingredients:
- Baking soda
- Put baking soda into a small plastic container.
- Add a small amount of water. Just enough to make a smooth paste.
- Apply a small (emphasis on “small”) amount to underarm area. That’s all. And if it dries out, add a bit more water. Even if it gets really thin it will still work as the deodorizing properties of the baking soda are still there. It really works.
Store-bought antiperspirants contain aluminum and this is what you need to avoid. According to some studies, aluminum has a strong connection with Alzheimer’s disease. The scientists also argued that aluminum can enter into our brain and the lymph nodes. Other ingredients from the store-bought antiperspirants are potential to lead to cancer as reported by the American Cancer Society.
DIY Hand Sanitizer
- 4 oz Aloe Vera Gel
- 1/2 Tablespoon Witch Hazel
- 1 Vitamin E Capsule
- A few drops of Lavender Essential Oil.
- In a large bowl, whisk together the witch hazel and aloe vera gel.
- Poke a hole in the vitamin E capsule and squeeze the contents into the mixture. Whisk in.
- Add five to 10 drops of lavender oil. Pour into a 4 oz squeeze bottle to use. You should use a dark bottle if possible to ensure the stability of the lavender oil.
This DIY product is easy to make and it makes your hands softer. The hand sanitizers contain alcohol will never make your skin softer. On the other hands, they will make your skin dry. The hazel extract is a natural and it contains astringent, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antimicrobial, antifungal, antibacterial, and anesthetic agents. The gel from the aloe vera plant can be the natural moisturizer.
Avoid using the blue or the green type. It is good to have lavender oil since it smells nice and it is antiseptic. You will need vitamin E to keep this product stable.
DIY Body Wash
- 1 Tbsp shea butter
- 1/4 cup aloe vera gel
- 3/4 tsp guar gum or 1 tsp xanthan gum
- 3/4 cup soap base (I used Dr. Bronner’s Castille, unscented)
- approx 25 drops of orange, lemon and lime essential oils.
- Melt shea butter over low heat.
- Add aloe vera gel and warm together with the shea butter.
- Add gum and stir well with a whisk. Add the soap base.
- Mix all well.
- After blending, your wash will be quite foamy but it will settle in a few hours.
- After the mixture has cooled, add essential oils.
- Pour into container of choice. A funnel comes in handy here.
Reuse containers are great to reduce the waste and to save your money. At the same time, you also reduce the number of harmful chemicals around your environment and for our planet system.