Blog — diy

Adaptea Recipe: A Healthy Adaptogenic & Healing Herbal Tea

Adaptea Recipe: A Healthy Adaptogenic & Healing Herbal Tea

Kristyn Bango adaptogen diy healing health herbal herbs recipe tea

Using adaptogens as part of your regular diet is a great way to get all the amazing stress busting, and healing benefits of adaptogens without having to take another supplement.

Read more →


The Benefits of Body Scrubs & Why You Should Exfoliate.

The Benefits of Body Scrubs & Why You Should Exfoliate.

Kristyn Bango beauty diy exfoliate natural Natural Skin Care salt scrub scrubs sea salt skin sugar scrub

Exfoliation is a vital part of your skin care routine that is often overlooked. When we experience dry skin, all the moisturizer in the world won’t help if you’re applying it to the flaky, dead skin. Exfoliating on a regular basis helps to slough off the dry, dead skin on the surface and get to the new skin underneath. I like to use exfoliators as a treatment, one to two times per week to help keep my skin looking fresh and bright. Exfoliators like finely ground oatmeal are gentle enough to be used daily. Making exfoliators lets you get a...

Read more →


DIY All Natural Shave Oil Recipe with Essential Oils

DIY All Natural Shave Oil Recipe with Essential Oils

Kristyn Bango clove diy essential oil lavender men natural oil rosemary shave shaving women

Making your own shave oil is quick and easy! This recipe has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties which makes it great if your struggle with razor burn or bumps. It's also extremely moisturizing so it leaves your skin feeling soft and smooth.  Start with:  2 oz. calendula infused olive oil Option 1 12 drops lavender essential oil 6 drops chamomile essential oil Option 2 10 drops lavender essential oil 5 drops rosemary essential oil 3 drops clove essential oil Combine essential oils and carrier oil in a dropper bottle. Use shave oil to replace standard shaving cream or soap. Place a...

Read more →


Sweet Orange and Ylang Ylang Body Scrub Recipe

Sweet Orange and Ylang Ylang Body Scrub Recipe

Kristyn Bango body scrub diy essential oil homemade natural Natural Skin Care organic skin care salt scrub skin skin care sweet orange ylang ylang

Make your own creamy body scrub scented with uplifting sweet orange, and calming ylang ylang.

Read more →


Everything you need to know about bergamot essential oil.

Everything you need to know about bergamot essential oil.

Kristyn Bango bergamot diy essential oil homemade natural Natural Skin Care organic skin care skin skin care

Bergamot is a cold-pressed oil extracted from the peel of nearly ripe-fruit. It has a sweet citrus aroma with spicy undertones. This is an aroma enjoyed by both men and women. It’s probably most recognized as the scent from Earl Grey tea.

Read more →