Guide: DIY Body & Beauty

How to Make Lavender Soap

One of the our favorite tricks for our DIY Soap Making Kits is to add dried lavender buds. If you want a textured side to the soap, just sprinkle the herbs across the top of the soaps before they completely cool. If you want to make soap that has an exfoliating...

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DIY Bath Salt Making Kit

Make Bath Salts at Home Have you ever wanted to make your own bath salts at home? Grow and Make has a selection of DIY Bath Salt making kits which include floral herbs and essential oil fragrances. You can make your own unique signature blend and store them in tin...

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DIY Body Lotion Making Kit

Make Body Lotion at Home Have you ever wanted to make your own body lotion at home? The benefits are that you'll know what is in your body lotion and you can make a distinctive blend with your own signature and style.  Our DIY Body Lotion Kit offers natural, high...

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Blog Post for 5/21/2016

The Whole Earth Catalog was the original DIY Manifesto. It's author/editor was Steward Brand. The Guardian published this great article on Mr. Brand, today. Many people consider Mr. Brand to be the a seminal contributor to the tech and counter-culture. He was a true...

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How to Make Body Lotion at Home

Making Home Made Body Lotions Making your own body care products is fun and cost effective. Most importantly, it is a healthy choice for your body and safer for the environment. Over time you can create a signature lotion which you’ll call your own. The skin is our...

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We have a new DIY Nail Polish Making Kit

This is a great kit for kids. With this kit you'll make 4 bottles of unique nail polish. We include different colors to use and glitters. Mix and match. Make for friends and family. A fun way to make gifts or give the kit as a gift. [shopify embed_type="product"...

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Why Use Mineral Based Makeup?

DOES MINERAL MAKEUP REALLY WORK? By Contributing Editor Andrea Fox Mineral make-up is very popular because it is lighter than liquid make-up, and because some brands are free of parabens, silicones, dyes, preservatives, fragrances, and other synthetics, they heavily...

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How to Make Deodorant at Home

By Contributing Editor Sola Andenekan When I think of my deodorant, I'm constantly reminded of the little 3 oz plastic bottle. I'm always aghast when I throw those empty containers away knowing that I have just contributed to a landfill. So, one day, I decided that I...

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WHAT YOUR SKIN ABSORBS FROM COSMETICS

By Contributing Editor Andrea Fox   Beauty products, and what’s in them, are absorbed through your skin. Since cosmetics are often applied where the skin is thinnest (such as on lips and eyelids), the compounds in them are basically given a free ride into your...

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