DIY Vapor Rub

DIY Vapor Rub

The idea behind 'Vaporub' is that the vapors will relieve nasal congestion and ease coughs. Sounds good, right? But if you read the label, it comes with a warning that says, "Contact Poison Control Centre immediately if accidentally ingested'. Poison control? The label also recommends rubbing it into at least 3 spots on your body, 3-4 times daily. That's right, rubbing in the potential poison concern, frequently and all over the place!  Now, call me crazy, but I'd rather make my own all-natural, nasal-decongesting, chest-soothing, cough-relieving Vapor Balm. 

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Make Your Own Hair Gel!

Make Your Own Hair Gel!

I love learning how to make things myself.  From Kombucha to soap to preserves to deodorant.  There's so many reasons to make things yourself- it's empowering, fun, cheaper, better quality, a shareable skill and, perhaps best of all, safer.So many products and processed foods have hidden toxins in them.  Preservatives, binding agents, emulsifiers, fragrances, colouring agents, and the cheapest form of ingredients.

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