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    Face paint recipe for little Halloween monsters!

    Learn how to prepare your own Halloween face paint Halloween is fast approaching, and a host of monsters, ghouls, witches, and goblins will soon be out in force once again! It’s one of our favourite times of the year, with fun and chills to spare (not to mention tons of sticky candy – to be consumed in moderation, of course). To help get you in the mood, here’s our recipe for handmade face paint for children and the young at heart! If you’ve decided that this year you want to make your own costumes and face paint, or prefer to use handmade make-up whose ingredients you can vouch for, this…

  • Beginner,  Body,  Home,  Summer recipes,  Tips and tricks,  Tutorials and recipes

    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…