Zero waste Himalayan antiseptic hand scrub

Hello all,

It’s been a while since my last DIY post, so here’s a quick and simple one for you to enjoy (:

You’ll need:

  • Himalayan salt
  • Coconut oil
  • Essential oils

You can use white/brown sugar, salt or bath salts. I used Himalayan salt as it’s detoxifying and used for healthy, glowing skin. I used coconut oil, or you can use olive oil. For essentials oils I used 3 drops of tea tree oil as it’s antibacterial and 3 drops of lemongrass simply for the lovely smell. Mix the ingredients together until desired constintency. 

No need to buy soap! Use in the kitchen or bathroom. Apply a small amount, gently rub hands and rinse. Naturally nourishes and cares for hands.

Love always x

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DIY natural galaxy gel air freshener 

Hello all, this is post #3 on how to make your home smell amazing naturally. I always like to keep it simple so here is a simple quide for a simple DIY.

DIY galaxy gel air freshener – lavender & lemongrass/orange & cinnamon ✨

You’ll need:

  • Water
  • Salt 1tbsp
  • Vege-gel/gelatine
  • Soap dye/food colouring
  • Essentials oils 
  • Fine edible glitter
  • Containers (I used to coffee jars)
  1. Fill your containers with water, add into a measuring jug. 
  2. One sachet of vege-gel is sufficient to set one pint (570 ml) of liquid. Mine measured around 500ml.
  3. Add the vege-gel and salt into the water and stir well with a fork until dissolved.
  4. Heat the liquid until boiling, remove from the heat and work quickly. 
  5. Pour the liquid into the containers, add essential oils, desired colours and stir well.
  6. Sprinkle edible glitter on the top and carefully stir to spread the glitter. 

Some edible glitters are in sugar form, these won’t be of any use as they’ll dissolve. Powdered, fine edible glitter will work fine. I used silver and bronze from Poundland. 

The close ups look so mesmerising. Enjoy. Love always x


Homemade natural matte finishing powder

Hello all, I’d like to say thank you to those who have followed and liked my posts. I have yet another secret for all of you…

DIY matte finishing powder

  • Cornflour 1tbsp
  • Baby powder 1tsp
  • Ground cinnamon and ginger

Add the cornflour and baby powder into a pot and mix evenly. Sprinkle in the ground cinnamon and ginger, a little at a time until desired tone. You don’t need to add a lot, you’re simply adding gentle tones.

The cinnamon will add tanned tones and the ginger will add yellow, golden hues (you can also use turmeric which is much darker) You could add highlighter for a shimmer, perfect the upcoming summer months, a bronzed, glowing look.

I made this beautiful DIY today and it really works. Matte finish, evens out complexion and skin tone and it smells divine!

The eco tools brush is a duo, the right end is for blush and the left is for powder. I recommend a good powder brush to distribute it evenly on the face.

Love always x

DIY bath salts 

DIY Epsom lavender & Himalayan rose bath salts

  • Epsom salt helps tired, aching muscles it’s reviving and energising.
  • Lavender is great for rejuvenation and relaxation, perfect alongside Epsom salt.
  • Himalayan salt is also detoxifying it leaves skin smooth, radiant and healthy.
  • Rose is a natural skin toner so it works perfectly with Himalayan salt for radiant, healthy skin.

I used dried lavender and rose petals. You can also use green tea, cut open a green tea bag and use the leaves.

  • Green tea detoxifies skin, treats and prevents acne, improves psoriasis, firms and balances skin tone and delays skin cell ageing.

Love always x

Homemade chai tea

Hello all, chai tea is simply delicious and very beneficial for your health. Orginating in India, using a blend of Indian spices and herbs.

  • Water 
  • 3 Cardamom seeds (1-3 servings)
  • 3 Black peppercorns
  • 4 Cloves
  • 1 Cinnamon stick 
  • Normal tea bag/s
  • Milk
  1. Boil one cup of water (1 per serving) Crush the herbs and spices a little for a stonger infusion. Add them in and let them simmer for ten minuets.
  2. Add in the tea bag (2 tea bags 2-3 servings) and a splash of milk (preferred amount)
  3. Leave it to simmer for a further 5-8 minuets, strain, serve with sugar and violĂ .

Drinking chai tea has many benefits, it can increase peace of mind, calm stress and anxiety. It has antioxidant properties, improves digestion, enhances the immune system and fights inflammation.

Love always x

DIY natural carpet cleaner

DIY carpet cleaner

2 household ingredients!

  • Baking soda
  • Vinegar
  • Essential oils (if preferred)
  1. Sprinkle baking soda over your carpet (you can add 5 drops of essential oil to the baking soda and mix with a fork)
  2. Let it sit for 20 minutes, meanwhile fill a large bowl with hot water and 3 tablespoons of white vinegar.
  3. Vacuum the baking soda.
  4. Next use a brush or cloth and scrub stained areas with the water-vinegar solution or for a deep clean you can scrub the entire carpet and leave it to dry.

Love always x

Homemade toilet fizzies

Hello all, I’ve made these little beauties a few times, they’re quick and simple to make, only 3 household ingredients needed. They whiten and brighten and keep the bathroom smelling glorious.

DIY toilet fizzies

Gather the following supplies, mix together, spoon and press into moulds (an ice cube tray works great) leave them to set for 24 hours. Store in an air tight container (I used a salsa dip jar and spray painted the lid copper)

  • Baking soda 1 cup
  • Citric acid 1/4 cup
  • Washing liquid 1tbsp
  • Essential oils 5 drops of each (I used eucalyptus as it’s a strong scent and eliminates odours and lavender)

I use 1-2 fizzies, drop them into the toilet and wait a couple of minutes for them to fizz, then scrub with a toilet brush, flush and voilĂ .

Love always x