I can’t get over how expensive dishwasher tablets are. Especially the “ECO” varieties… If you haven’t heard of ‘green washing’, let me fill you in quickly: Some companies like to tell us what they’re NOT including in their products, and print words like ‘natural’, ‘green’, ‘eco’ etc, yet still use some very questionable ingredients. In…

Make your own dishwasher tablets with my super easy recipe, so you can reduce your families exposure to chemicals AND save money!

Listen up. If you are still using commercial washing powder, STOP. The chemicals, fillers, fragrances, etc, are NOT what you want sticking to your clothes and touching your body all day. It takes about 5 minutes to get over the fact your clothes will smell less like a vanilla bean cross frangipani tree cross must stick, and more like, ah, clothes.

Listen up. If you are still using commercial washing powder, STOP. The chemicals, fillers, fragrances, etc, are NOT what you want sticking to your clothes and touching your body all day. It takes about 5 minutes to get over the fact your clothes will smell less like a vanilla bean cross frangipani tree cross must stick, and more like, ah, clothes.

Before making this “oil”, there are quite a few things you need to know. Read all of my notes here first. You will save a great deal of money making your own magnesium oil, and reap the rewards of topical magnesium application. Did you know that 80% of us are deficient in magnesium? It is…

DIY magnesium oil with lavender and lemon essential oils. of us are deficient in magnesium, so apply this magnesium spray topically for health benefits.

OMG - I have been holding onto this bad boy for about 12 months. It has been tried and tested by SO many of my dear friends (thanks guys!) and after about 10,000 tweaks, I am finally happy to share. This is the ONLY moisturiser I am happy to put on my face. I love that it only has 6 ingredients and I can pronounce them all. You only need the smallest amount, and this formula is best used at nighttime. One batch of this lotion will last you months and months.

Make your own low tox face lotion - you only need the smallest amount, one batch of this lotion will last you months and months.

Natural Deodorant with Essential Oils

Make your own natural deodorant, save money and avoid the aluminium and chemical fragrances that most commercial deodorants contain.

A beautiful and creamy whipped body cream moisturiser, free from any nasties, and uses such beautiful and uplifting essential oils.

A beautiful and creamy whipped body cream moisturiser, free from any nasties, and uses such beautiful and uplifting essential oils.

Make your own coconut lime scrub - scrubs are so simple to make, and great for beginner body-care-product-makers! Make it and gift to someone you love.

Scrubs are such a simple product to make, and great for beginner ‘body-care product makers’! Try making this scrub, package it in a pretty jar, and gift it to someone you love.

We live in a world obsessed with killing germs. I know this so well because I used to be one of ‘those’ people. Not any more though, and we have never been healthier! Antibiotic resistance is a real problem and the overuse of antibacterial products is leaving us more susceptible to the germs and, it’s…

This hand sanitising gel recipe is nourishing for your hands and contains some powerful essential oils which are highly antibacterial and antimicrobial.

Make your own coffee and raw sugar body scrub - so simple to make, I haven’t bought a commercial face scrub for well over 2 years and haven’t looked back.

This was one of the first scrubs I ever made in the Thermomix. I remember how blown away I felt by the sheer awesomeness of that machine and how well it could grind my coffee beans!

Make your own low tox strawberry & lime scrub and avoid the endocrine disrupting chemicals found in store brought strawberry scented products.

Make your own low tox strawberry & lime scrub and avoid the endocrine disrupting chemicals found in store brought strawberry scented products.

If you have skin that feels rough and dry, then this is the scrub for you. I think it is awesome for legs and arms, but I also love it for underarms as it seems to keep my skin clearer with less ingrown hairs and unsightly red bumps. If you intend to use this on your face, blitz the salt on its own first for 10 sec/speed 10 and be gentle as salt can be quite abrasive.

Ingredients: lemon zest lime zest rock/pink salt - finely milled carrier oil (fractionated coconut oil, sweet almond oil or olive oil) drops wild orange essential oil

This recipe comes with a disclaimer: DO NOT use a homemade sunscreen unless you are 100% comfortable with the idea. It is your choice, and you’re responsible for your own sun safety, which includes but is not limited to: + limiting sun exposure between the hours of 11am-3pm (if you live in Oz) + reapplying sunscreen every 2hrs + wearing a hat, long sleeves, sunnies etc + keeping in the shade where and when possible… And the list goes on… I have been sitting on this recipe for over a yea...

This recipe comes with a disclaimer: DO NOT use a homemade sunscreen unless you are comfortable with the idea. It is your choice, and you're responsible for your own sun safety, which includes.

The whole point of us making the effort to grow our own veggies is to avoid all of the toxic sprays that commercial farmers use; I will keep that out of my kids bodies as much as humanly possible. The problem is, caterpillars love our fresh produce almost as much as we do. As well as checking leaves (the underside mainly), and catching the little buggers, you may find this spray useful. It will need a fair bit of attention from you; reapplication after rain and watering, but it definitely…

This natural homemade pesticide recipe means you can grow your own veggies but avoid all of the toxic sprays that commercial farmers use.

Dishwashing Liquid with Melaleuca and Peppermint Essential Oils

Make your own dishwashing liquid and avoid the toxic chemicals in commercial detergents! It& super simple, cheap and easy to make!

Brown Sugar Face Scrub

This is a lovely, soft and gentle brown sugar scrub, perfect for the delicate skin on your face and neck. It's inexpensive and simple to make yourself.

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