Being Well

All Natural Shampoo

Posted by Susan Chilcoat on

All Natural Shampoo

Did you know that most shampoo on the market is not only bad for you, it is bad for the environment. Living as close as we do to the Corpus Christi Bay makes us very aware of what we put down the drain. This shampoo recipe eliminates that worry and would also make a great spa gift. It is easy to make and easy to dress up for gifting. The ingredients are not hard to come by making this even easier to create. All you need are: 8 oz. water infused with herbs of your choice (I used chamomile but...

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Upgrade your Winter Skin with Sugar

Posted by Susan Chilcoat on

Upgrade your Winter Skin with Sugar

Colder weather is hard on your skin. It starts to get dry and flaky and can sometimes be itchy. Yikes!! When you need a little skin pick-me-up, this is the perfect thing. Rub a bit on your skin and gently massage for a few minutes. Then rinse off and enjoy soft skin. It's as simple as that! The sugar gives a gentle scrub and the coconut oil leaves great moisture behind. Add Lavender Essential Oil to enhance the benefits of relaxation and healing for your skin. It’s a great mix! This is one of the easiest gifts you can make! And it smells...

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Bathe it Away

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Bathe it Away

This is an incredibly easy recipe for a relaxing, detoxing bath. Ready for a spa day? or maybe a spa hour? Yes, I know how hard it is to take a day for yourself so take whatever you can and recharge. The main ingredient in this is Epsom Salts. Epsom salts are amazing for relieving tension, supporting healthy circulation, and soothing uncomfortable joints and feet. Plus, who doesn’t love a good relax in a bath. Baking Soda is added to neutralize any harsh stuff in your water. We live in a city with hard water so I would definitely add...

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