DIY Personal Care and My Test Subject

Not sure if you know this about me but I am really into DIY Personal Care, Healthy Recipes and trying new things.  But let me preface this with the fact I have so much going on in my life and I don’t have good patience.  Sometimes things don’t turn out so great.  (Just letting you know for future installments)

So a few weeks ago my goal was to start using even more DIY (Homemade) items for my personal care.  I already used homemade eye makeup remover, moisturizer, sun enhancer & sun screen

So this was the week to add:

Facial Cleanser, Shampoo/Conditioner, Body Lotion & Toothpaste

All my stuff turned out ok and looked good.  But did it work???

I am still in the testing stages but I did use J as a test subject.  She wanted whiter teeth so I said use my new toothpaste with baking soda, it will whiten your teeth.  I told her it tasted a little salty but she informed me she liked salt.

DIY Toothpaste

DIY Toothpaste

She barely had it in her mouth before she spit it out and said “No way!!!!”  But dear I thought you liked salt?  Oh well, no white teeth for you I guess.

Next was the stuff to clear up her acne.  Well I already had this made from before but just learned it could be used on acne.  Thieves Oil!!!   I had been putting some on my acne prone areas for a week or so and I could see a huge difference where things were drying up. So I gave it to her to try.

DIY Cleanser

DIY Facial Cleanser

She came screaming in my room “It burns!!!!!!”  I just laughed and said “suck it up butter cup.  You want clear skin you gotta suffer”.  Well it has been a week and she is still using it – I guess it works and the pain must not be so bad.

One of these days I will have her totally hooked on all this natural stuff but baby steps is good.

(PS facial cleanser and toothpaste are hits with me.  The other things I am still working out).

~MommaJuli

 

 

 

 

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One Response to DIY Personal Care and My Test Subject

  1. Ok I want to see these recipes for the homemade personal care products! Please share!!

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