Most body care products that you buy from the store are full of harmful chemicals and toxins and they most often don't even clean your skin or hair properly. However, products that are natural and organic do not always work and are expensive. I have found the perfect combination of inexpensive ingredients you can find in your kitchen that will give you the cleanest teeth, hair and skin you could imagine.
Step 1: Oil Pulling:
Take a Tablespoon of Coconut Oil and put it in your mouth. If it was hard it will liquify. Keep it in your mouth for about 20 minutes. Swirl around but never spit in a sink or toilet only in the trash or outside. Click on link for more info on Oil Pulling.
Coconut Oil should be a staple at home. It is so incredible for you with its anti-biotic, anti-inflammatory and anti viral properties. It can be used all over the body, a tablespoon for constipation, for cooking, for oil pulling, deep conditioning, etc. READ TOP USES FOR COCONUT OIL
Step 2: To deep condition the hair: Heat Oil. Olive, Jojoba, Almond, Coconut, etc. and pour warm oil on the roots and hair. Put hair up.
Helps with hair growth and conditions the hair.
Another way to deep condition: an egg mixed with mayonnaise and let sit in hair.
Step 3: Spread Honey all over the face and let sit for 20 minutes.
The Honey pulls out the toxins and black heads and tightens the skin.
Step 4: Mix 2 Tablespoons of Baking Soda and add 1 teaspoon of Himalayan Pink Salt.
After 20 minutes has gone by, spit the oil from your mouth into the dirt or trash can. Dip your brush into the tooth powder and brush away. You will have the cleanest and whitest teeth ever :)
You can mix with Coconut Oil to make a paste.
The baking soda and salt help to make the teeth extra white.
Step 5: Rinse the mouth with Hydrogen Peroxide.
Hydrogen Peroxide kills bacteria in the gums.
Step 6: Head for the shower. When you get in rinse the Honey off of your face. And grab the Dr. Bronner's soap. Pour some in your hand and scrub into the hair and face.
Everyone should have a bottle of Dr. Bronner's Liquid Soap in their house. You can use it to clean everything!
Step 7: Take the bottle of Apple Cider Vinegar and fill the capful. Pour capfuls onto the roots of the hair and let it drip down the rest of the hair. Try and get a bit of ACV on the entire head of hair. Then massage some into your face. Take a drink of the ACV and then Rinse off the face with water.
Apple Cider Vinegar is another staple in the home. It can be used on the hair and skin but also if ingested helps balance the body so less dis-ease comes.
Step 8: Take a handful of Sugar and mix with Dr. Bronner's and scrub your skin and all of the dead skin that rests on the skin.
Step 9: Once you dry off and get dressed, take a bit of Coconut Oil and put a light layer on the skin, face, arms, hands, bottom of feet, etc.
Viola! You are extra clean and beautified with products from your kitchen. If you create this as your daily ritual I promise people in your life will start asking you why you look so good! It's happened to me :)
* If you click on the pictures it will take you to a place where you can order all of these online.
Let me know how this cleaning routine works out for you!
In gratitude and service,
~ Alex , Earthie Mama
The Skin is Amazing!
The skin is the largest organ in the body and the outer layer that we present to the world. It is a truly remarkable organ in its direct reflection of what is going on inside your body. It weighs approximately 8 pounds and stretches 22 square feet with about 300 million cells. Laid out in a line, your skin contains about 45 miles of nerves!
You shed about 600,000 particles of skin every hour, which weighs around 1.5 pounds per year, so by the age of 70, you will have shed about 105 pounds of skin! In healthy people, the body produces an entire new skin layer every 28 days and is thickest on the soles of the feet and thinnest on the eyelids.
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