Frankincense for acne? Yup, you betcha! Grab our anti-acne recipe here!- Scratch Mommy

Anti-Acne Oil Blend Recipe

I have struggled with acne all of my life. As a teenager I would stare disappointingly at my blotchy, uneven face in the mirror squeezing the angry red pustules…and pray for the day I would reach adulthood and have smooth, clear skin. Sadly, although I turned thirty a few days ago the acne problem has not gone away. I have frequented …

6 Steps to a DIY At-Home Facial for when that "me time" pops up!

Six Steps to a DIY At-Home Facial

Most of us are moms here, so I am sure you can relate that “me time” is pretty slim pickings. Between changing diapers, cooking from scratch, work, and scrubbing counter tops I am left with about 1.5 minutes devoted entirely to myself….man how I sometimes wish I could just be a kid again. Somehow though, there are those rare days …

Carrier oils are a necessity for making your own natural body and skincare products, but do you know how to use them? Check out this in-depth post on how to choose carrier oils.

How To Choose Carrier Oils

Let’s talk carrier oils and why they are a necessity in a #LifeFromScratch skin and body care routine, as well as in homemade skin and body care items. Before I began my journey in earnest, I used pretty much any thing on my face, skin, and body. It was all just about that awesomely scented lotion, scrub, or other product …

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Nourishing DIY Hair Oil…no more dry, brittle hair!

You may have caught wind that I do not wash my hair that often. No…I do not stink, and yes…I feel as though my hair is much more healthy by NOT washing it everyday. Our hair needs a protective coating of natural oil to keep it in tip-top shape. Too much washing will strip away this protective coating and will …