Feel Rugged, Smell Amazing DIY Natural Men's Cologne Using Essential Oils - thehippyhomemaker.com

Feel Rugged, Smell Amazing - DIY Natural Men’s Cologne Using Essential Oils

With Father’s day nearly upon us, I have been thinking about what to make the Hippy Hubby this year, and then Syfy answered it for me, “what about a dad’s perfume…like your perfume?”. Hmmmm…we could make him a cologne and that’s a gift he would really love! Andy usually skips the cologne these days, because most […]

Kick Your Habit in the Butt - Using Essential Oils to Quit Smoking

If you haven’t heard the news, cigarettes are bad…mmkay. I don’t think that I need to go into the information on the many ways that smoking cigarettes kill. In fact, as an ex-smoker myself, I know you have probably already heard most of it before. You can easily do a Google search to find a plethora […]

The Miracle of Cleansing Grains

For years, I had been cleaning my face with the same harsh cleansers that the majority of the population uses to clean their faces. I tried Neutrogena, Clean & Clear, Biore, Loreal, Clearisil, and even Proactiv,  but not one of them ever actually made my face any clearer. As we learned in my first post […]

Homemade Herbal Cough Drops

I can tell that it is fall already because everywhere that I turn I am seeing pumpkin everything! With pumpkin season in full swing already (and it’s not even my birthday month yet!), I am working hard to fill my natural medicine cabinet for this coming cold & flu season. We have already learned how […]

Homemade Remineralizing Herbal Tooth Powder - choose your flavor

Last week we talked about DIY Peppermint Mouthwash, and in that post I mentioned that we love to use a tooth powder here in our house. As promised, I am sharing our tooth powder recipe with you today! When I made my first batch of tooth powder, about 6 months back, I was looking to try […]

DIY Natural Peppermint Antiseptic Mouthwash

We have been using my homemade toothpaste and tooth powder in the Hippy Household for quite awhile (I will share my tooth powder recipe next for those who are wondering!), but we were still in need of a good mouthwash that wasn’t too harsh and still was highly antiseptic.