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DIY Herbal Hair Detangler Recipe

Let me paint the scene for you… There’s a little girl wincing and crying, a mom desperately trying to get her daughter’s hair to look decent, and a head of hair that is determined to make it as difficult at possible. Sound familiar? If you have any kids with longer hair then you likely have dealt with trying to brush …

These make great gifts for friends and family (...and are great for you, too...especially if you are prone to cold sores). DIY Shea Butter Lip Balm- Scratch Mommy

DIY Shea Butter Lip Balm (great for cold sores)

Truth: I have never used shea butter in a DIY skincare recipe before.  …but, after reading here on Scratch Mommy about how incredible shea butter is for your skin, I just had to give it a try. Shea butter comes from the African Shea tree and is extracted from nuts produced by the tree. Shea butter is used in many cosmetics …

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DIY Natural Hair Gel Recipe

I had a moment this morning. You know that moment when you open the bathroom cupboard only to realize that you used the last of your gel yesterday but desperately need it today? It’s a moment of desperation, for sure. Run frantically to the store and gel your hair in the car. Then keep driving with sticky hands… …Yuck. Nothing …

DIY natural stain remover recipe- Scratch Mommy

DIY Natural Stain Remover

I’ve been that lady covered in peanut butter smears whose kids are wearing clothes stained with who-knows-what that you’ve seen at the grocery store. I’ve accepted that we won’t all be clean at one time until my kids are at least 14. We just won’t. However, I do still want some unstained clothes for all of us to wear for special occasions …

DIY Pumpkin Spice Body Lotion- The perfect (and SAFE!) ratios of essential oils to have you rolling in the season's most favorite scent!- Scratch Mommy

DIY Pumpkin Spice Body Lotion

You know those annoying pumpkin spice fanatics who come out of the wood work every October? Yes, I’m one of those. While I won’t be getting any pumpkin spice lattes from that mainstream coffee shop that shall not be named, I WILL be indulging in plenty of homemade pumpkin spice goodness! This DIY pumpkin spice body lotion recipe is a fun …

Borax in skincare...let us help you understand the truth about using borax in skincare products- Scratch Mommy

The Truth About Borax In Skincare

Borax and skincare can be a controversial (and sometimes confusing) topic. The truth about borax in skincare is certainly something I’ve tried to understand for a long time. As I began investigating borax, it became clear that many differing opinions exist regarding its safety. Today I’d like to share my findings with you and explain the conclusion I have reached concerning …