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DIY Recipes

Simple Multi-Purpose Shea Body Butter

Simple Multi-Purpose Shea Body Butter

Shea butter is a perfect moisturizer for multi-purpose creams because it gets a rating of 0/5 on the comedogenic scale, meaning it won’t clog your pores, which makes it one of my top choices for use on the face! A lot of recipes out there will use coconut oil, which gets a comedogenic rating of 4/5. I didn’t want to take that risk on my acne-prone skin!

Creating a Simple, Healthy, Moisturizing Lotion

We visit the EWG website on a regular basis to check on some of the latest information available for thousands of consumer products. EWG measures and compares toxic levels of products you may use everyday. In this case, we wanted to find an affordable lotion that we could infuse with essential oils. EWG rates these lotions from 1-10 with 1-2 being low on the toxic scale. Some products that we used in the past include Jergens and St. Ives and we were actually very surprised that they did not rate well and both have a slight...


TOXINS MAKE US SICK.

TOXINS MAKE US SICK.

Here at Ty, we believe that toxins can have a huge negative impact on a person's health.

Household cleaners are full of chemicals, and although some may be less toxic than others, they are all toxic to some degree. Here is a simple way to remove many of them.

We use a simple formula for our general household cleaning. 8 ounces of filtered...


DIY Anti-Static Spray

DIY Anti-Static Spray

Why not ditch the toxic chemical-filled dryer sheets and static sprays, and try out one of the easiest DIY recipes you'll ever find?

If you weren't already aware, Static Guard receives an F rating on the ewg.org cleaning product guide. I once purchased it to use on our couch, thinking it would help to keep our dog's hair from sticking to the fabric. Once I realized how potentially hazardous it was, there was...