DIY Shower & Bath [Recipes Infographic]

[VERSIÓN TRADUCIDA AL ESPAÑOL AQUÍ]

Following is an infographic designed to help you create easily your own spa, shower and bath products.

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DIY Organic Cosmetics [Infographic]

[Versión traducida al Español aquí]

“The effects of makeup on your health are more than just skin-deep. Your makeup bag harbors more horrors than you can shake a sharp stick at: everything from lead to asbestos and quite a few nasty things in between. Some of the ingredients moonlight as stabilizers for pesticides and industrial cleaners. Can we all agree that something that’s used to clean a factory floor probably shouldn’t be cleaning your delicate face?”

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Green Documentaries: That Sugar Film

Damon Gameau embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as ‘healthy’. Through this entertaining and informative journey, Damon highlights some of the issues that plague the sugar industry, and where sugar lurks on supermarket shelves. THAT SUGAR FILM will forever change the way you think about ‘healthy’ food.

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DIY Organic Pest Repellant [Infographic]

Ants in your kitchen sink. Ticks inside your sock. Mosquitoes going BZZZZZ in your ear at 4 a.m.

Summer brings many wonderful things, but bugs aren’t one of them. And for many, summer can feel like an endless battle against creatures that would love nothing more than to bite or sting.

So, Garage Cabinets has put together this guide below to help you repel and get rid of such pests — without harmful chemicals:

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DIY Mouthwash

Nice and natural recipe… must try! 💚

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This easy-to-make mouthwash passes the I-avoid-putting-anything-down-the-drain-that-I-won’t-eat test, which I mentioned in my recent TMI post. You might actually want to drink this, since it contains only vodka, spices and water.

Original Listerine, on the other hand, contains:

Active ingredients

  • Eucalyptol 0.092%
  • Menthol 0.042%
  • Methyl salicylate 0.060%
  • Thymol 0.064%

Inactive ingredients 

After you’ve polluted your mouth with this chemical concoction, you then have to deal with the disposal of the plastic pollution—the bottle and lid. Yes, you can recycle the bottle (but not the lid), however, plastic is downcycled, meaning it is recycled once or twice only before…

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