How to Make Kombucha at Home + Elderberry Kombucha Recipe

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Kombucha is one of my favorite immune-boosting, gut healing drinks. It’s so easy to make at home and so much cheaper. The list of uses and benefits goes on and on. If you’re looking for a great way to replace soda, boost immunity, and ditch the afternoon coffee habit, look no further! Read on and learn How to make kombucha at home + Elderberry Kombucha Recipe… Continue reading “How to Make Kombucha at Home + Elderberry Kombucha Recipe”

DIY Beauty-Boosting Elderberry Recipes

Last week, I brought you elderberry health benefits and uses and showed you how to make your own elderberry syrup. When I began researching elderberries, one exciting benefit I found was its skin benefits. I am such a sucker for anything beauty related, so of course, I had to play around with elderberries in my beauty routine. Read on for two new DIY Beauty-Boosting Elderberry Recipes… Continue reading “DIY Beauty-Boosting Elderberry Recipes”

How to Make and Use Elderberry Syrup

Last week, I brought you the health benefits of elderberry. This week, as promised, I wanted to bring you the first simple DIY elderberry recipe to save you money and boost your health and wellness. Read on and learn how to make and use elderberry syrup at home… Continue reading “How to Make and Use Elderberry Syrup”

Elderberry Benefits & Immune-Boosting Recipes

Cold and flu season has officially arrived. It’s the time of the year where it seems everyone is sick. I’m definitely still recommending my top tips to recover from a cold quickly, but this year, my family has been using something new and different that I think you’ll love. Read on to learn about elderberry benefits in this 3-part DIY health-boosting series… Continue reading “Elderberry Benefits & Immune-Boosting Recipes”

DIY Pumpkin Face Mask

Fall is officially here and you can’t go anywhere without seeing pumpkin flavored everything. I’m guessing there’s a strong chance you’ve got some leftover pumpkin puree or you’ve stocked up on canned pumpkin from making goodies like paleo pumpkin spiced muffins, healthy pumpkin spiced lattes or pumpkin spiced smoothies. That with some other kitchen staples is all you need for this easy brightening DIY Pumpkin Face Mask… Continue reading “DIY Pumpkin Face Mask”

DIY Hydrating Face Mist

The change of any season can definitely affect my sensitive skin.  One of my favorite things to keep at my desk or in the car is a DIY hydrating face mist. It’s something I can use to set my makeup and refresh my skin throughout the day.  Continue reading “DIY Hydrating Face Mist”

5 Secrets I Learned as a Dental Hygienist

In honor of National Dental Health Month, I’m going to let you in on some things you probably don’t know about me. I was a dental hygienist in my former life…ok, well maybe in this life, but it feels like ages ago.

Confession time: I still keep my licenses and the geek in me thoroughly enjoys a day in the clinic from time-to-time. That said, I’ve got some sneaky secrets to share.  Continue reading “5 Secrets I Learned as a Dental Hygienist”

Chocolate Beauty, Desserts and Drinks You’ll Love for Valentine’s Day!

It’s that time of year again~ Valentine’s Day. Some love it, some dread it. For me, the perfect V day is a day at home complete with pampering.  Continue reading “Chocolate Beauty, Desserts and Drinks You’ll Love for Valentine’s Day!”

Hydrating DIY Mask Recipe

I have a little treat for your Tuesday.  A hydrating DIY mask recipe you’ll love for winter brought to us by my favorite Hollywood makeup artist Genevieve Garner.  Continue reading “Hydrating DIY Mask Recipe”

DIY After Sun Spray You’ll Love for Summer’s End

It’s hard to believe that it is already that time of year again. Summer is slowly coming to an end and soon flip-flops and bikinis will give way to chunky sweaters and cute boots.

But wait,  it’s not time to kiss those tan lines goodbye just yet. If your family is like mine, it seems someone (usually daddy) always has too much fun in the sun. If you’re finding yourself looking in the mirror at your tender, red skin (and kicking yourself for forgetting to apply that third and fourth application of sunscreen), have no fear.

I have a tried and true DIY after sun spray that will have your thirsty skin thanking you in no time.

This spray is super easy, works well, and you may already have the ingredients in your cupboards.  Get ready for some post fun in the sun relief!

DIY After Sun Spray Recipe

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Boil the tea in 1/2 cup of water.
  2. When the tea has cooled, mix in the aloe and essential oils.
  3. Pour the mixture into a spray bottle for easy application and store in the fridge.
  4. Spritz on after a cool bath or shower.

Yes, it’s seriously that quick and easy!!

And the best part? It smells amaaaaaaazing!!

Following each application, don’t forget to hydrate, hydrate, hydrate. This way you’re healing skin from the outside in and inside out.

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Melissa Schollaert is a Holistic Health & Nutrition Counselor and founder of Real Nutritious Living. Helping others achieve their health goals to attain their healthiest, happiest life is her greatest ambition.

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