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Hi, here! My name is Katja and welcome to my blog. All fresh like the spring blossoms outside my window, it has come to exist due to some thoughts and ideas about changing my life for the better. You can also find me on Instagram.

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Carrier 101: neem oil skin benefits (+DIY recipe)

neem oil skin benefits

Let’s talk about neem oil. A popular ingredient in India, this oil has been proclaimed a cure for all diseases. When applied topically, you can enjoy one of the many neem oil skin benefits, but its uses don’t stop there. Let’s have a look what this funky-smelling oil can do for you and your homemade skincare. Below you have a face mask recipe with neem oil. Read More

A simple DIY: natural homemade micellar water

Homemade micellar water

Wild morning pretties! Today, we’re making DIY micellar water, completely natural, vegan, and great for your skin. I have a few favorites when it comes to skin cleansing, and my own homemade micellar water is definitely one of them. Non-toxic with only natural and organic ingredients, it is very easy to make. Let’s get to it!

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Natural and organic ingredients: why does it matter? (+ a freebie!)

vegan DIY cosmetics, natural and organic ingredients

Wild morning to you all! Today is a special day: it’s Wild for Nature’s birthday! Let’s dive into natural and organic ingredients, vegan DIY cosmetics, and organic cosmetics recipes. I have some explaining to do. Oh, and I’ve made my first freebie! You can subscribe to get it! It contains simple recipes that will make your skin glow!

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Forgotten MILK THISTLE health and skin benefits

milk thistle health and skin benefits

Here we are, another month, another plant of the month. And I dedicate this one to a natural liver elixir since it’s all about a spring body cleanse! Milk thistle is one of the most famous natural and organic ingredients with liver healing properties, but milk thistle health and skin benefits stretch beyond than that. A natural aid also in skin conditions, have a look at what this purple blossom can do for you!

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Clay 101: benefits of bentonite clay for acne and oily skin

best bentonite clay powders for oily skin

Acne and oily skin? I know exactly how you feel. Which is why I have a special treat for you: a thorough close-up on bentonite clay for acne and oily skin with two of my favorite bentonite clay face masks. Apart from that, you can also have a look at my recommendations for best bentonite clay powders for oily skin. After all, my life would not be the same without the magic bentonite clay and its healing powers.

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Spring body detox with wild garlic (and why should you)

wild garlic health benefits, wild garlic plant

The weather has changed which makes it a perfect opportunity for a quick spring body cleanse and detox. Wild garlic plant is one of those natural and organic ingredients that are great to include in your spring body cleanse. Get your own dose of wild garlic health benefits and see how you can include it in your diet!

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A simple DIY: Homemade white willow bark anti-acne toner

white willow bark anti-acne toner

Acne is an annoying and constant problem with many of us and if you’re like me, you probably want to avoid the commercial products (because they either don’t work or make the situation worse). That’s why I decided to make another anti-acne post. Today we’re making white willow bark anti-acne toner. There are plenty of white willow bark skin benefits; hopefully, this toner can help make a difference.

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A simple DIY: creamy homemade deodorant (vegan and toxin-free)

homemade deodorant without beeswax

Wild afternoon! We all may emphasize the importance of natural and organic ingredients in our cosmetics, but we often tend to forget about deodorant, which is a daily thing. Because there are numerous toxic ingredients in most store-bought deodorants, I decided to take up a quest and focus on my own homemade deodorant, without any beeswax.

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Carrirer 101: Hemp seed oil benefits for skin (and how to use it)

hemp seed oil benefits for skin

Let’s talk about hemp. No, not just hemp as it is, but about hemp seed oil benefits for skin. Cannabis has been put into the spotlight, getting loads of media attention. Controversial or not, hemp seed oil is widely popular in the beauty section; perfectly balanced, one of the best natural and organic ingredients, let’s have a look at what hemp oil can do for you and your vegan DIY cosmetics (especially if you suffer acne or eczema).

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A simple DIY: sweet almond massage oil to relieve stress

homemade massage oil with sweet almond oil

Hey, pretties! Do you feel a tension in your back and in your head? I’ve prepared a recipe for a homemade massage oil with sweet almond oil. I have been testing it for a month now and I’m loving it. I’ll show you how to make massage oil using essential oils to fight stress. Light up some candles and relax!

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