How to Make Honey Coconut Body Butter

I can’t think of a better summery scent for a body butter than honey and coconut! Marie also uses two essential oils that contribute a bit of spice and earthiness to the scent. The body butter is perfect for moisturizing your skin. Extremely simple recipe! To get the full recipe, visit here… How to […]

How to Make an All-Natural, Soothing Cucumber Eye Gel

Sometimes the best homemade beauty products use ingredients that we have in our refrigerators. This is Becca’s recipe for a soothing cucumber gel that you can use to treat puffy skin under your eyes. Cucumbers have anti-inflammatory properties that make them ideal for natural beauty recipes.   It’s a super simple and extremely economical home remedy. To […]

Homemade Miracle Anti-Itch Cream Recipe

Leah has successfully used this homemade anti-itch cream on mosquito bites, athletes’ foot, a minor wound and a sunburn. The recipe is very simple. It uses unscented lotion, a particular oil, and 3 essential oils. Leah provides measurements for both a small batch and a large batch. Visit the following link below to see her full recipe. Homemade […]

A 100% Natural & Just As Effective Bleach Alternative

Bleach is a dangerous product. Many people use it in their homes without being aware of many of the dangers. Simply inhaling the gasses released can irritate eyes, skin and respiratory tract and physical contact can be even more harmful. Luckily vinegar, baking soda and hydrogen peroxide work together to create a just as effective, […]

Homemade Honey Ginger Hand Lotion

Homemade Honey Ginger Hand Lotion

This is a light hand lotion that’s absorbed quickly and moisturizes really well. It smells both sweet and spicy. Marie really focused on ingredients that add moisturizing goodness. These ingredients also soften the skin and make it feel silky smooth. Marie also added an interesting essential oil blend that uses ginger and one other oil that […]

3 DIY Homemade Coconut Oil Body Butter Recipes

3 DIY Homemade Coconut Oil Body Butter Recipes

We love Coconut oil here at Self Sufficiency Home, and what better way is there to use it than turning this magical oil into a soothing, nourishing body butter. Here is not one but three recipes for some incredible body butters which you can make at home for pennies. From festive white chocolate and peppermint […]