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Kim & Kyla are the mother/daughter duo behind the scenes at A Life Adjacent. Together they share ideas about natural and green living, non-toxic skincare, DIY natural beauty, home decor and more. To read more about Kim & Kyla, <a href="https://alifeadjacent.com/about/">click here</a>.

Simply Earth Review: Essential Oils + Monthly Box

Have you heard of Simply Earth essential oils? Maybe you’re interested in learning more about their essential oils, but aren’t quite sure if they are right for you. Or maybe you’ve heard of their monthly Recipe Box, but aren’t sure if it’s worth it? We have been using Simply Earth essential oils for over a …

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The Best Containers for Homemade Beauty and Skincare Products

Looking for the best containers for storing your homemade beauty products? We’ve compiled a list of our favourite containers and where to find them. If you’re new to DIY beauty and skincare, one of the first things you might be wondering is where to buy the containers for storing your homemade creations. Or more specifically, …

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DIY Shower Melts for Colds & Congestion

If you need quick sinus relief, learn how to make easy DIY shower melts for colds and congestion! These soothing eucalyptus shower steamers are made with essential oils and menthol to help you breathe easier. Whether it’s a cold, allergies, or another cause, congestion is miserable. And when it strikes, you need something that works …

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DIY Christmas Soap – 3 Melt and Pour Holiday Soap Recipes

These easy Christmas soaps will lather you up in delicious holiday scents! Crafted with melt and pour soap base and essential oils, these simple soap bars are easy to make and ideal for beginners. Read on to learn how to make 3 melt and pour soap recipes in decadent winter scents such as sugar cookie, …

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DIY Fall Candles with Essential Oils (6 Recipes)

Bring the warmth and coziness of fall into your home with these DIY fall candles scented with essential oils. These homemade candles will make your home smell like fall, without the headache and respiratory issues often associated with synthetic scented candles. Instead, these candles are crafted with natural waxes and essential oils. Read on to …

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DIY Hand Sanitizer with Vodka (2 Ways: Spray or Gel)

Learn how to make natural DIY hand sanitizer with high-proof vodka instead of rubbing alcohol. This easy tutorial includes recipes for both spray and gel formats. Both versions are useful for travel and for those times when you don’t have access to soap and water. When cold and flu season strikes, the best defence is …

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DIY Pumpkin Spice Body Butter

This decadent DIY pumpkin spice body butter is whipped to fluffy perfection. It contains a luxurious combination of soft nilotica shea butter, rich bacuri butter, fractionated coconut oil, and beeswax. Red and yellow clay provide a silky skin feel and a natural pop of colour, while natural essential oils create a non-toxic fragrance. This homemade body …

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DIY Aloe Vera Face Mask for Glowing Skin

Get glowing skin with this easy DIY aloe vera face mask recipe with MSM. It’s the perfect addition to your summer beauty routine. Not only does it deeply moisturize, but it also helps soothe sunburn, irritation, and redness. Thanks to the combination of aloe gel, MSM powder and allantoin, this face mask can also help …

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Chocolate & Roses DIY Room Spray for Valentine’s Day

Capture the romantic scent of roses and chocolate in a bottle with this non-toxic and all-natural homemade room spray! Your entire home will be filled with the delicious, fragrant aroma of dark chocolate and fresh roses. Best of all, you’ll avoid the chemicals that are found in most store bought room sprays. Roses and chocolate …

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IKEA Hack: DIY Fuzzy Stool (Without the Outrageously High Price)

Fuzzy stools are still everywhere. They’re definitely a trendy statement piece and if Pinterest is any indication, they’re pretty much the ‘Moroccan pouf’ of glam decor. Okay, admittedly we succumbed to the Moroccan pouf trend too. Unfortunately, the price points of faux fur fuzzy stools (or Mongolian wool stools) are fairly high. For instance, this …

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Repurposing the IKEA Hemnes Shoe Cabinet for a Small Space

It can be difficult to create storage in a small space without compromising on style. When we downsized to our current home, I definitely needed extra storage in my new, smaller bedroom. But finding options that were both affordable and stylish proved to be challenging. For me, the IKEA HEMNES Shoe Cabinet was the perfect …

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