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    Natural mosquito repellent

    The good weather means swimming pools, beaches, festivals, camping, and MOSQUITOES! Now the skeeters may be happy to see us, but the feeling is definitely not mutual. Conventional mosquito repellants are effective, but they contain products such as DEET, which is toxic, irritates the mucous membranes, and has been scientifically proven to be neurotoxic. So we propose an effective natural alternative that will prevent mosquito bites this summer without endangering the health of you or your family. It’s effective for one or two hours, depending on the individual, the temperature, and the level of activity. Caution: fractionated coconut oil does not stain clothing, but that is not true for all…

  • DIY cream for sun
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    Natural roll-on for the sun

    This roll-on will leave your skin silky smooth and slightly white with a delicate floral scent. Your whole family will love it. Zinc oxide is a sunscreen that physically blocks the sun’s UVA and UVB rays (much like your clothing protects you from the sun). It’s important to mix the cream with the zinc oxide until it has the texture of yoghurt. If you don’t mix it well enough, the zinc oxide will sink to the bottom of the bowl and, once it’s poured, only the bottom part of the tube will contain zinc oxide. You can choose between two different waxes: the candelilla wax will give you a white…