Which Essential Oils are Right for My Skin?

February 25, 2021

It can be overwhelming to walk down the skin care aisle in your local drug store - not to mention the aisles of the beauty behemoths Sephora and Ulta. There are so many potential fixes to what ails your skin! What to choose, what not to choose? In this week's DIY Wednesday post, I take one little slice out of the skin care aisle and hopefully clear-up a few uncertainties - and the bonus - you CAN customize your skin care at home! Read on...

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Your Amazing Skin + A DIY Oil-based Cleanser

February 18, 2021

If you've been reading any of these posts or posts on Just the Essentials, Please (our other blog), you know I am a HUGE FAN of oil-based cleansing. Today's DIY Wednesday post not only reminds you how remarkable your skin is, but also how to cleanse it with an oil-based cleanser you can make right in your own kitchen! It's a win-win all the way around!

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Honey! (Sc)rub My Feet!

February 10, 2021

"Your feet were made for walking" - and designed to be strong, flexible and durable. Unfortunately, all of that walking (running, climbing, sweating) leads to tired, rough, itchy, dry, abused and neglected (and stinky) tootsies! For a treat to get those feet back in fighting form, read on...

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Coffee Yogurt Probiotic Face Mask

February 03, 2021

This may look good enough to eat - but please don't! Feed your skin instead - it needs the benefits of caffeine (from the coffee) and probiotics (from the Greek-style yogurt) with a little boost from coconut oil. Find out how to whip-up this feast for your face below 👇

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Who Wants Beautiful Hands?

January 27, 2021

Show your hands a little love - they need it! The skin on your hands tends to age faster than the skin on your face (trust me, I know) - due to neglect, frequent hand washing, harsh cleaning products, more frequent sun exposure, etc. Our first DIY Wednesday post is dedicated to your hard-working hands and an easy way to make them look as good as your face!

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