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    DIYs,  Lifestyle,  Waste

    Zero waste DIY bi-carb toothpaste & my oral hygiene routine

    Alright, this sounds whack, you wanna brush your teeth with what now? Yep, bi-carb, lets take a look at the recipe and then we can chat about it. Zero Waste DIY Bi-Carb Toothpaste What you’ll need a cleaned out glass jar 6 TBS coconut oil (melted) 3 TBS baking soda Organic peppermint essential oil to your liking (I use about 50-60 drops) Instructions  Mix coconut oil, baking soda and peppermint essential oil together in your jar and voila! Store in your bathroom Note: You can halve or double this recipe. I double it and make a large batch so I don’t have to make it so frequently. More important note:…

  • DIYs,  Lifestyle

    DIY Essential Oil Sleep Well Pillow Spray

    I love this pillow spray.  Use a second hand or recycled spray bottle to make it zero waste. You can adapt it to your liking, using one or a mix of various oils. Mine is a mix of patchoulli, lavendar, ylang ylang and bergamont. Other relaxing oils include sandalwood, cedarwood, frankincense and marjoram.   It is so easy and will take you one minute to make. I love spraying mine before sleep, it helps me wind down and signals my mind that it’s time for rest. I have really been working on making my bedroom more peaceful lately. I used to have a TV in my room and heaps of furniture.…

  • Lifestyle

    You could be fresher – How to clean the air in your home naturally (with plants!)

    Who doesn’t love having plants around the house? My bedroom would be 90% plants if I could afford to buy them all at once! Having indoor plants are beneficial to the eye and your health! Air indoor is on average 2-5 times more polluted than outdoors and Westerners are now spending 90% of their time indoors! A study by NASA concluded that certain plants can effectively remove various airborne chemicals like formaldehyde and VOC’s (volatile organic compounds). Many of these chemicals have been linked to various health issues like asthma. See which plants NASA listed as the most effective in removing these particles from the air in the infograohic below. …