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DIY Honey Face Mask with green tea & almond oil 🍯 🍯 🍯 Honey has long been used for skin treatments and is regarded for its natural healing abilities! Honey is a powerhouse of goodness because it contains proteins, amino acids, vitamins, enzymes, minerals, and tons of antimicrobial properties. Honey helps with acne, scars, and eczema and is also a natural exfoliator and hydrator. Our honey face mask recipe contains green tea, which is also full of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that fight free radicals and repair damaged skin. HERE'S HOW TO GET STARTED. ⬇ THINGS YOU NEED: (Makes 1 facial) 1 tsp. OBTC Cotton Honey (This honey has a thicker consistency and is great for exfoliating.) 1 tsp. OBTC Green Tea leaves of choice.  1 tsp. almond oil....

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DIY ALLERGY SOOTHING BALM with our essential oil blend of the month Decongest and promote easy breathing this season. ✨ ✨ ✨ Desert Rain Essential Oil Blend damp earth ∙ garden herb ∙ bright citrus Ever wanted to capture the scent of rain in a bottle? This essential oil combination does just that! This combination is clarifying with an invigorating menthol aroma, and is an ideal decongestant and cooling agent for the body. DIY ALLERGY SOOTHING BALM ⬇ All three of the essential oils used to make this balm are antiseptic, antiviral, and antibacterial. Use this balm to soothe runny noses, headaches, and coughs. THINGS YOU NEED: (makes 2-4 small balm tins) 5 drops of Peppermint EO 5 drops of Lemongrass EO 5 drops of Eucalyptus EO...

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DIY MASSAGE OIL with our essential oil blend of the month Free Spirit Essential Oil Blend wood resin ∙ fresh air ∙ cooling earth This essential oil combination honors the light hearted, earthy soul of a free spirit! Warm yet invigorating aromas of woody earth, sweet menthol and herbaceous florals combine together and inspire you to channel that inner-free spirit, who wears wildflowers in their braids and walks barefoot. This blend channels inner peace and balance while invigorating the senses. DIY MASSAGE OIL ⬇ THINGS YOU NEED: 12 drops of Patchouli EO 10 drops of Lavender EO 5 drops of Peppermint EO 1/4 cup of grapeseed oil (or carrier oil of choice). Grapeseed oil is ultra moisturizing and helps treat sun-damaged and dry skin, which in turn...

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DIY SHOWER MELTS with our essential oil blend of the month Forest Bathing Essential Oil Blend snow dusted pine • tree sap • wild herbs This essential oil combination is reminiscent of an enchanting evergreen forest dusted in snow, as the scent of a forest floor, tree sap, and wild herbs evoke a sense of harmony and balance. Use this blend during meditation to ground the body and clear the mind. This blend works together to create a sense of peace and earthiness, while nourishing the skin and boosting immunity. DIY SHOWER MELTS ⬇ THINGS YOU NEED: 1/2 cup of baking soda 1/2 cup of cornstarch 5 Tbsp. witch hazel a few drops of food coloring (optional) 7 drops of each...

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a guide to quick pickle any vegetable + the history of an age old practice 🥕 🥒 🍅 Preserving foods in vinegar, brine, or a similar solution is one of the most ancient methods of preserving food. Archaeologists believe ancient Mesopotamians pickled food (cucumbers in particular) as far back as 2400 B.C. And even Queen Cleopatra included pickled vegetables in her diet regularly, and credited them for her legendary beauty and health.  Pickled vegetables make a great holiday appetizer or condiment, and can even be a great gift! You can use a variety of vegetables and spices when pickling, and they can keep 5-6 months jarred in the refrigerator. Here’s an easy guide to pickling vegetables for the holidays with our spices...

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