DIY Winter Lotion for Ashy, Thirsty Skin
Body Care Jennifer Phillips

DIY Winter Lotion for Ashy, Thirsty Skin

Does your skin need a tall drink of water or oil for that matter? Mine sure does so I decided to go off the rails of my normal DIY Firming Oil and whip up a DIY Winter Lotion to rejuvenate my pale, ashy and thirsty skin!  It’s so important to take care of our skin and one of the most important practices…

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January 26, 2021
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DIY 3 in 1 Beauty Balm-Cleanse, Mask & Moisturize!
DIY Skin Care Jennifer Phillips

DIY 3 in 1 Beauty Balm-Cleanse, Mask & Moisturize!

Did you know that balms are very much multipurpose products?  Balms typically deliver nutrients and moisture to the skin which can help heal and rejuvenate. However, they can do so much more! If you’ve ever oil cleansed or used a balm to remove mascara, you probably realized balms are versatile. But did you know you can even use a balm as a…

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June 2, 2020
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Ultramoisturizing Lotion via Glow by Nadia Neumann
DIY Skin Care Jennifer Phillips

Ultramoisturizing Lotion via Glow by Nadia Neumann

Body Unburdened, a blog by Nadia Neumann is one of my favorite blogs.  When she came out with a book, I couldn’t wait to read it.  Nadia is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and digs deep when it comes to all things health.  She’s also a fellow DIYer when it comes to skin care!  Her new book, Glow does not disappoint.  With a…

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July 12, 2017
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DIY Squalane Serum
DIY Skin Care Jennifer Phillips

DIY Squalane Serum

I talked about the exciting skin benefits of Squalane last week.  Read all about it HERE.  Today I’m sharing a DIY Squalane Serum perfect for most skin types.  I have been using this serum for over a week now and am loving it!   I have very dry skin and this year it’s gotten away from me to where it’s hard getting rid of…

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January 23, 2017
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Ingredients Spotlight: Squalane
skin care Jennifer Phillips

Ingredients Spotlight: Squalane

Squalane is an up and coming beauty product that has numerous benefits and when sourced properly, is organic, vegan and great for all skin types! Squalane belongs to the oil family.  It is found naturally in our skin and helps with cell function, elasticity and hydration.  By around the age of 25, the amount of squalane in our skin begins to rapidly…

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January 18, 2017
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Shea Butter Benefits-Encourage Collagen!
DIY Skin Care Jennifer Phillips

Shea Butter Benefits-Encourage Collagen!

I LOVE shea butter.  It’s in my top 5 DIY ingredient must-haves but I actually don’t always end up putting it in a recipe.  I like to use it all on it’s own!  Shea butter has so many amazing properties.  Basically, you get a lot of bang for your buck with shea butter.   It has tons of uses and offers so…

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November 9, 2016
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Homemade After Sun Relief Lotion
DIY Skin Care Jennifer Phillips

Homemade After Sun Relief Lotion

Lately I have been a lotion makin’ fool! It’s just so rewarding to create a rich, creamy moisturizer that your skin literally drinks up!  Being aware of each and every ingredient is a rare thing in the skin care world.  Did you know that the skin care industry isn’t regulated like the food industry?  There is no guarantee that what is printed…

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July 7, 2015
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The EASIEST Lotion Recipe Anyone Can Make!!
DIY Skin Care Jennifer Phillips

The EASIEST Lotion Recipe Anyone Can Make!!

Many of you have asked me if you can ditch the emulsifying wax in my other DIY cream recipes and use beeswax instead.  With quite the know-it-all stance, I quickly assured you that beeswax would not properly bind oil and water.  I had tried this method in my early days of experimenting with DIYs and created the most greasy, non-cohesive “cream”.  It…

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March 31, 2015
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DIY Coconut Lotion Bars
DIY Skin Care Jennifer Phillips

DIY Coconut Lotion Bars

Lotion bars are really popular in the “DIY skin care world”.  They are all over Pinterest.  I have avoided them due to possible messiness and inconvenience.  Well, I’m glad I bit the bullet and made some because they are so helpful for dry skin.  Plus, for those of you looking for something a bit more solid then yesterday’s Body Oil, these DIY…

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November 28, 2014
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Gardener’s Soothing Hand Salve
Body Care Jennifer Phillips

Gardener’s Soothing Hand Salve

Gardening is a favorite past time for many people-I get it-you literally make life out of nothing!  It’s so rewarding, yet can be so grueling!  I live amongst A LOT of nature, some of which is not wild.  Meaning-I’ve got a whole lot of weeding to do almost on a weekly basis!  My hands get wrecked and ravaged after a day of…

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July 29, 2014
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