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1.000 Youtube Subscribers Thank You Giveaway

I’ve had this surprise on my mind for the past few weeks and I finally can unveil it hoping that you’ll enjoy the giveaway prizes as much as I enjoyed preparing them for you ūüėÄ Every new subscriber to my youtube channel means a new friend passionate of homemade remedies, handmade cosmetics, delicious healthy recipes and most of all, eager to adopt or maintain a healthy lifestyle. Every email or private message I receive, every comment or feedback on my videos or here on the blog, makes me smile and fills my heart with happiness. They’re like the gasoline I need to keep sharing my passion with the world. It takes a lot of time, patience, energy and most of all passion to keep a weekly rhythm, but reading your emails or messages make it all worth. Therefore: THANK YOU!!! thank you for supporting me, for taking time out of your day to watch my videos and read my blog posts.¬†I just hope my videos will help you and other people too, to approach and maintain a healthier lifestyle and acquire a deeper awareness of what we all are applying onto our body. I’ve wondered what I could give away ‚Ķ Continue reading

Henna: How to Cover Gray Hair Naturally!

cover your grey hair with henna

How to use henna to cover¬†gray hair naturally:¬† The video on how to cover gray hair naturally is one of the video tutorials that has been most requested in the past months and I was so happy to see that there are lots of persons willing to give up using the traditional, chemical hair dyes they had used for years to start using¬†a natural hair dye. I found myself¬†quite confused when I was doing my own researches by the multitude of information and advises given on how to use henna to cover gray hair naturally¬†(click to read the related blog post). This video tutorial has been quite a challenge because I wanted to share with you as many details as possible making the best use of the experience I gained in the past 5 years that I’ve been using henna to successfully cover my grey hair¬†naturally. The above video-tutorial is in english with italian subtitles available. Starting today, 13.11.2014, the¬†natural hair dyes¬†I talk to you about in my video are also AVAILABLE on my online shop¬†here –>>¬†http://bit.ly/HerbalHairColors. Use discount code “Beautilicious Delights SAVE5” to enjoy 5% OFF your order. I am in love with the pure quality of these herbal ‚Ķ Continue reading

Coconut Beauty Tips: Coconut Facial Toner and Other Coconut Body Treats

coconut body treats

I’ve thought of these DIY coconut¬†beauty tips¬†for all those of you who love coconut scented beauty products, like chocolate body scrubs¬†and would love to prepare them at home with natural ingredients, chemicals-free. Coconut¬†is highly nutritious and is rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals therefore¬†a variety of coconut-derived ingredients‚ÄĒfrom coconut oil to coconut flour and coconut milk‚ÄĒare increasingly being¬†used¬†lately¬†at home as part of the daily diet and why not, as part of the daily skin care. There are so many ways coconuts can be enjoyed! Nowadays we can produce our own coconut milk or coconut butter at home, yet in my today’s post, I’ll concentrate on how we may obtain coconut butter from dried coconut flour without having to use a high speed blender. I’ve tried to obtain coconut butter using my normal blender which I usually use to make my homemade almond milk, but it has been a total failure…therefore I had to come up with another solution. If you’re curious to discover this alternative, take a look at the below video-tutorial ūüėČ If you have a high speed blender, do not hesitate and give it a go, the coconut butter you’ll obtain will have a longer shelf life than ‚Ķ Continue reading

Natural shampoo recipe: DIY Soap Nuts Shampoo Chemicals free

soap nuts shampoo

I am so excited to finally share with you this 100% natural shampoo recipe, chemicals free, obtained from soap nuts, the same soap nuts you may buy to do your laundry. I’ve been trying it for the past month and ¬†I can tell you it leaves my hair¬†strong, thick, shiny, and most of all soft! ¬†I do not even need to use conditioner any longer :D! Pls keep in mind that I have thin and straight hair, not frizzy at all…if you’re on the curly side, you may still need to use conditioner ūüėČ Check out the video-tutorial below for further instructions ¬†ūüėČ Make a little investment that it will last for months. You can even use at least twice or three times the soap nuts before placing them into your compost bin. First of all, probably you are astonished of what this natural shampoo recipe contains:¬†soap nuts, also known as¬†soapberry. These washing nuts, usually used as a laundry cleaner contain¬†‚ÄėSaponins‚Äô,¬†which are released as soon as the soap nuts get in contact with water, creating a mild suds, very similar to soap.   People in India and Nepal have been using them for hundreds of years to do their laundry, ‚Ķ Continue reading

DIY Natural Hair Spray: How To Add Volume To Flat/Thin Hair

HAIR SPRAY FOR VOLUMINOUS HAIR

I am so excited to share with you this effortless diy natural hair spray that will add volume to flat and thin hair. I’ve been using it for the past 2 years and I am literally in love with it !¬†As you may know branded hair spray products are expensive and usually full of chemical ingredients and silicons!¬†Wouldn’t you feel more at peace saving some money and especially being totally aware of what you apply on you hair getting an awesome result? If you’ll give this a try and totally love it you’re going to change the way you look at hairspray forever ūüėČ Check out the video-tutorial below for the recipe! In order to make this natural homemade hair spray¬†you’ll need: demineralized water, apple vinegar (or any vinegar you may have at hand), aloe vera gel, your favorite organic fragrance,¬†an ecological and organic preservative,¬†¬†panthenol,¬†phytokeratine powder and rice proteins (or wheat or silk proteins – any of these will do). In order to add volume to your hair you will need at least one of the last 3 ingredients of the recipe: phytokeratine / panthenol /rice (silk or wheat) proteins . On the whole these 3 ingredients are the ones ‚Ķ Continue reading

Make Your Own Whipped Butter For Hair and Cellulite

whipped hair butter

Curious about today’s beauty tip? ^_^ ¬†Well, I am going to share¬†with you how you can make your own whipped butter for hair and a smart trick of how to fight cellulite using the same product ūüėČ As you may have already understood from my previous tutorials, I love making my own products at home. ūüėČ ¬†It’s the only way I can get to control what goes onto my skin & hair. Today’s tutorial is dedicated to one of my favorite hair masks : a rich creamy whipped butter. ¬†I have used quite a lot of ingredients but don’t be discouraged by the rich formula, you can get amazing results also by simplifying it!¬†Check out the video-tutorial below for ¬†the recipes! Just remember: in order to get the same creamy texture always maintain the percentage of 40% butters against 60% oils. As for the essential oils, do not use more than 25 gtt per 100g of product. Essential oils are extremely powerful and should be used cautiously! They will scent your butter and empower it with its wonderful properties. All the¬†oils & butters can be found in supermarkets or even more easily online <3 Instructions: – always melt first the ‚Ķ Continue reading

Hair Friendly Tip: Natural Heatless Curls Using Aloe Gel

luxurious heatless curls

I am happy to share with you this incredibly easy and fast hair friendly tip that will help you get natural heatless curls using a hair doughnut and aloe gel (we don’t want to cover our hair in chemicals, do we? ūüôā ), which is commonly used as a moisturizer for skin but it also is a great styling product. And the aloe gel turns out to be pretty awesome as a styling product. The aloe vera actually improves detangling, smoothes the cuticle surface, decreases frizz, adds natural shine to your hair and it has emollient and moisturizing properties. And not only, all the minerals it contains: iron, calcium, potassium, magnesium and other micronutrients help in fighting dandruff and in obtaining an anti-inflammatory action for the scalp. I’ll surely include it in my future hair masks and leave-ins. Check out the video-tutorial below for ¬†further instructions! It looks great, the curls last for a couple of days but keep in mind that you can use the hair donut overnight everytime you wish to have perfect hair the following day. Really comfortable to sleep with (make sure to make the pony tail ON TOP of your head ), it doesn’t hurt ‚Ķ Continue reading

Flaxseed Health Benefith & Natural Flaxseed Moisturizing Hair Mask

flaxseed hair mask

I dedicated the today’s tutorial to these little wonder seeds which are EXTREMELY rich in omega-3 fatty acids, amazing for our body not only thanks to their powerful antioxidant properties but also thanks to their high-fiber content which aids digestion, cancer prevention and may help in weight loss. If you eat the seeds whole with a whole cup of water you are going to have a¬†laxative and anti-inflammatory effect¬†for your intestine. In order to get the most of it and to ensure the absorption of the OMEGA3 ACIDS and all other nutrients and vitamins you have to¬†grind¬†them in a blender or coffee grinder. Check out the video-tutorial below for ¬†the recipe and further instructions! If flaxseed are so great for our health imagine which miracles they can work out for our hair. The today’s hair mask enriched with both flaxseed oil and flaxseed gel will help us get soft, shiny and moisturized hair. Say goodbye to thin, volumless hair ūüôā You will need the following: flaxseeds, water, cocoa butter, karite butter, flaxseed oil 1 small saucepan, 1 strainer (or stocking sock) Remember not to bring to a boil the water of the bain-marie when melting down the cocoa butter and ‚Ķ Continue reading