How to make Rose Water Toner using fresh Rose Petals
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How to make Rose Water Toner using fresh Rose Petals

Instructions on how to make rose water toner using fresh rose petals. Use directly on your skin as a natural toner or blend it with oils to create creams and lotions People have used rose water for generations as a natural yet gentle astringent. Probably long before we had commercially produced rose water, the average…

Growing Plants, Flowers, and Herbs for Skincare
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Growing Plants, Flowers, and Herbs for Skincare

An introduction to growing herbs for skincare including plants & flowers to use for different skin types and conditions. Includes herbal skincare recipe ideas. Go to any beauty counter and you’ll find rows of skincare products featuring plant-based extracts. Regenerative creams with pomegranate seed oil, anti-wrinkle serums made with ginseng root, and face masks blended…

30+ Natural Lotion & Skincare Recipes
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30+ Natural Lotion & Skincare Recipes

Basic lotions, rich creams, and healing balms. Make these natural lotions and skincare recipes using plant-based oils, fragrance, and wax. Imagine walking into the beauty section of your favorite department store. Pots of beautifully packaged creams line the shelves with prices that seem disproportionately large to their sizes. Perhaps you wouldn’t bat a lash at…

How to use and make Comfrey Oil (and why it’s controversial)
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How to use and make Comfrey Oil (and why it’s controversial)

Using comfrey externally to heal bruises, sprains, and other injuries, information on alkaloid toxicity, and how to make comfrey oil Comfrey is a controversial plant. Many gardeners have it growing somewhere whether it’s a relic of a past garden or used to make plant feed. Bees and other pollinators love it too and for that…