d.i.y.friday ~ Face Lifting Exercises You can do at Home

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For DIY Friday today – let’s get physically crafty and make our face lift, tone and tighten.

If you’ve been exercising your booty but not your face, it’s time. Β Your face has muscles all over it and they are just waiting to be woken up with exercise! Β No joke, you will FEEL it and SEE results. Β And then when you get lazy and stop doing these simple exercises – you’ll unfortunately notice that difference too lol

So can’t stop, won’t stop, here we go!!

In addition to doing Facercise and Face Yoga, I found this really fun video with a few new moves:

Fun and EASY right??

Bwahahahaha, and because laughing surely has to be the aerobic workout for your face….

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You’re welcome!

And if you feel like over-achieving, here ya go!

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d.i.y.friday ~ Make Holiday Bath Soaks & Exfoliating Body Scrubs

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I am all about handmade holidays, making your own beauty products, and – having soft skin!!

So these diy recipes are simple and sound like they smell so good. I think you should definitely make these gifts for yourself at the start of the Christmas season!

Yes!!! This week be selfish πŸ™‚ Always give to YOU first!!

Lol, it’s just like the oxygen mask on an airplane – how can you help someone else exfoliate if you are a walking callus!!???

ok, I may have just made that up – but seriously, give yourself the gift of a really soft tush this holiday season. You deserve it.

TIMESTAMPS
1:26 – Choco-Wow Wake-Up Scrub
3:31 – Rosemary Lemon Spa Soak
8:10 – Gingerbread YUM-ble Scrub
11:05 – Spa Lemon Scrubblebubble

For All People Who Poop from their Butts

 

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I’ve been pooping from my butt for years!

Many thanks given to my friend fAe for bringing this video to my attention!! Gems like this need to be shared with friends & family and all humans who poop from their butts! Β And yes, it’s a great homeschool science class addition – yep, the anatomy of the sphincter. Β Pooping and ice cream will never be the same (and that’s probably a good thing!)

 

 

This awesome rainbow pooping unicorn commercial didn’t convince me to buy a Squatty Potty – WE’VE HAD ONE FOR YEARS!!

But it did, with it’s hilarious adorableness, sure up my inclination to share the feet up when you poop healthy bowel movement message πŸ™‚

Let’s do enjoy this shit once more together, yes?

hahahahaa!! Β Best thing ever!!!!

Suggestions for Your Back Pain

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Disclaimer: I am sharing some of my herbal remedy notes with you – these are just ideas to get you started in your research! I am a good looking human being with a fantastic sense of humor, but I am not a doctor. Copy and paste the name of the suggestion and Google to find out more information!

Here are your suggestions for back pain:

– Valerian: 20 drops of tincture every two hours or 2250 mg four times a day

– Turmeric: 400 mg of extract capsules three times a day

– Cayenne cream: 3 to 4 times a day

– Willow: 1 to 2 capsules or 1 to 2 mL three times a day active ingredient is salicin

– Aromatherapy massage oil made with peppermint, lavender, and rosemary in a base oil

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d.i.y.friday ~ Make a Face Mask with Wine, Honey & Yogurt (anti-aging)Β 

Alexis Wolfer is my girl today!

I’ve borrowed her awesome book from the library – again – it’s so good!!

I’d like to steal it but the librarians will know it’s me lol

The diy’s are doable, and, the recipes – delicious!!!

I don’t know how a girl could read this book and not want to pamper herself ~ omgosh, really fabulous stuff in here.

Thanks so much for the inspiration Alexis! And the Twitter/Instagram laugh (twittergram? Lol)

#recipe #roasted #watermelon #beautybean #bodycare #alexiswolfer

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Seriously, just take a second and try to imagine roasting watermelon lol

(welcome to my world)

And here is an amazing face mask, that I would be more than happy to buy a bottle of wine for πŸ™‚

Suggestions for Your Burping

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Disclaimer: I am sharing some of my herbal remedy notes with you – these are just ideas to get you started in your research! I am a good looking human being with a fantastic sense of humor, but I am not a doctor. Copy and paste the name of the suggestion and Google to find out more information!

Here are your suggestions for burping:

– Papaya: 1 to 2 enzyme tablets after meals, helps break down food, reduces gas

– Peppermint tea: one cup immediately after meals, stomach soother, mild carminative, expels excess gas

– Peppermint: enteric-coated capsules, one capsule 30 minutes before eating

– Ginger: one cup of tea after meals, digestive tonic

– Anise: aids digestion, helps break down food, less gas

– Caraway: aids digestion, helps break down food, less gas

– Fennel: aids digestion, helps break down food, less gas

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Lemon Oil for Clogged Pores

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Lemon oil is uplifting, astringent and excellent for us grease monkeys looking to do a little spring cleaning in our clogged up pores.Β  If you don’t have oily skin, you can still make an enjoyable room spray with lemon oil to help purify the air and keep you from getting sick.Β  Lemon smells clean, fresh and makes you feel happy, energetic and like all is well and right in the world.

Back to the blemishes – lemon oil is a great addition to your homemade sugar scrub, clay mask, lotion or you can add it directly to your skin as a facial peel unless you have sensitive skin, then don’t.Β  Add lemon oil (or fresh slices) to age spots and freckles to lighten them naturally and generally it will brighten dull skin.Β  Warning, warning – it can also make your skin more sensitive to the sun so maybe indulge now before the sunshine season arrives.

Oily folks, enjoy these D.I.Y. recipes:

 

Mask for Oily Complexion

1 tablespoon witch hazel

1 teaspoon bentonite (or other facial) clay

1 strawberry, mashed (optional)

2 drops each cypress and lemon essential oils

Combine ingredients and apply. Leave on for 5 to 10 minutes, then rinse.

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Toner for Oily Complexion

2 ounces witch hazel

1 tablespoon aloe vera gel

5 drops cedarwood essential oil

3 drops lemon essential oil

1 drop ylang-ylang essential oil

Combine ingredients. Shake well before using.

tn48 All Natural Me Wonders… How do you clean your nasty pores?

Suggestions for Your Bronchitis

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Disclaimer: I am sharing some of my herbal remedy notes with you – these are just ideas to get you started in your research! I am a good looking human being with a fantastic sense of humor, but I am not a doctor. Copy and paste the name of the suggestion and Google to find out more information!

Here are your suggestions for bronchitis:

– antibiotics do work but weaken the immune system. Antibiotics do not strengthen lung tissue and they won’t protect you from future attacks

– Echinacea: 500 mg 4X day or drink 4 to 5 cups of tea a day, it will stimulate white blood cells

– Garlic: Press and mash the garlic and add it to a greasy salve or petroleum jelly, which you then spread on the bottom of your feet, and cover with plastic bags, A pair of wet socks and then dry socks

– Usnea: use a tincture 3x a day between meals. Called “old man’s beard” it has a lot of acids that are especially active against the type of bacteria that can cause bronchitis

– Herbal tonic tea for the Lungs: drink 1 to 2 cups a day for six weeks after bronchitis. To make: mix equal parts of the following herbs and then use 1 ounce and 1 pint of water simmer for 10 minutes

Herbs for tea:
Plantain leaf – Lung tonic
Horsetail – connective tissue regenerator
Ground ivy leaf – lung tonic
Gotu Kola leaf or root – connective tissue regenerator
Licorice root – lung tonic, immune booster, and expectorant
Astragalus root – is an overall immune booster

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Suggestions for Your Acne

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Disclaimer: I am sharing some of my herbal remedy notes with you – these are just ideas to get you started in your research! I am a good looking human being with a fantastic sense of humor, but I am not a doctor. Copy and paste the name of the suggestion and Google to find out more information!

Here are your suggestions for acne:

– Aromatherapy Tea Tree oil: put on blemish

– Witch hazel: a good astringent, apply 2X day

– Sage leaves: put five fresh leaves into 4 ounces of witch hazel and let it sit for a week. Sage oil contains thujone, a strong antiseptic

– Aromatherapy lavender oil: apply directly to help heal blemish scars

– Drink a hormone balancing Herbal Tea of Chaste Berry and Calendula. Drink 1 to 2 cups a day from ovulation to menstrual period. Don’t drink more than that or else you could worsen the condition.

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Also, address your diet and try eliminating sugar and grains while upping your intake of probiotics, such as yogurt and kefir.

Use the yogurt or kefir as a facial cleanser or mask.

Drink Dandelion tea to detox liver, which in turn, will help your skin to heal.

Suggestions for Your Cold Hands and Feet

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Disclaimer: I am sharing some of my herbal remedy notes with you – these are just ideas to get you started in your research! I am a good looking human being with a fantastic sense of humor, but I am not a doctor. Copy and paste the name of the suggestion and Google to find out more information!

Here are your suggestions for cold hands and feet:

– May indicate underactive thyroid, low iron levels, or sluggish circulation

– Cinnamon and Cayanne pepper: use in food, capsules, very warming and increases circulation

– Ginger: Tea or capsules, dried Ginger is warming, fresh ginger root is cooling

– Ginkgo: 60 mg of extract twice a day, affects show in six weeks, take for three months

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Suggestions for Your Anxiety

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Disclaimer: I am sharing some of my herbal remedy notes with you – these are just ideas to get you started in your research! I am a good looking human being with a fantastic sense of humor, but I am not a doctor. Copy and paste the name of the suggestion and Google to find out more information!

Here are your suggestions for anxiety:

– 500 to 1000 mg magnesium

– Kava kava, in capsules with 60 mg of kavalactones 3Xday

– Valerian, in capsules 150 mg 2Xday

– Chamomile, 1 cup 3X day, active ingredient apigenin has anti-anxiety effect

– Passionflower: 40 drops with meals or drink one cup 3X day

– Tincture of kava kava, ginkgo, gotu kola. 20 to 40 drops before or with meals, good remedy for stressful times

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