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Welcome to the home of resources for green living here on The Artisan Life!

This is where you’ll find guides for ways to reduce your waste, select nontoxic products, and make your own natural, homemade cleaners. I hope you enjoy!

DIY Charcoal Mask

DIY Charcoal Mask

This DIY charcoal mask will leave your skin feeling clean and clear! Try this easy homemade activated charcoal mask today ...
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DIY Calendula Oil Recipe

Calendula oil is fantastic for your skin and easy to make in a single day with this tutorial! I remember ...
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soothing lavender eucalyptus shower steamers

Child-Safe Shower Steamers for Congestion

This recipe for child-safe shower steamers for congestion and colds is a natural way to ease discomfort when your family ...
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PVC-free shower curtains

Why you Need a Nontoxic Shower Curtain – The Best PVC-Free Shower Curtains

If you're trying to remove toxins from your home, you need to consider a non toxic shower curtain! Discover the ...
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Moisturizing Oatmeal Honey Soap for Dry Skin

Moisturizing Oatmeal Honey Soap for Dry Skin

This oatmeal honey soap for dry skin is easy to make with a melt and pour soap base! Make this ...
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Plastic Wrap Alternatives

Plastic Wrap Alternatives

Discover the best plastic wrap alternatives for food storage, microwaving, and freezing! Alternatives to plastic wrap have become increasingly popular ...
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pumpkin mask for dry skin

Pumpkin Face Mask for Dry Skin Recipe

This pumpkin moisturizing face mask for dry sky is the perfect way to refresh dry fall or winter skin! Whenever ...
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pumpkin spice body wash recipe

DIY Pumpkin Spice Body Wash

Learn how to make DIY pumpkin spice body wash to get you in a fall mood with this easy recipe! ...
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DIY Nontoxic Stained Wood Coasters Tutorial

DIY Natural Wood Stain (with wood coaster tutorial!)

Learn how to make your own natural wood stain with this easy tutorial! Making your own wood stain is easy ...
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diy natural goo gone

Homemade Adhesive Remover – Natural and Nontoxic!

Random sticky residues are part of my every day life as a toddler mom. This homemade adhesive remover (aka DIY ...
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non-toxic carpet powder recipes

Homemade Carpet Powder – Easy, Non-Toxic DIY Carpet Powder Recipe

No one likes stinky rugs and carpets - discover how to make homemade carpet powder for a clean, healthy home! ...
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how to bake with honey

How to Substitute Honey for Sugar – Honey to Sugar Conversion Chart

Avoiding refined sugars is important to me and my family, but sometimes you need a bit of sweetener! This honey ...
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The Best Eco-Friendly Yoga Mats

Best Eco-Friendly Yoga Mats

Discover the best eco conscious yoga mats, including a top rated affordable eco friendly yoga mat made with jute! Many ...
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Are sippy cups safe? Discover the best non-toxic sippy cup alternatives for toddlers! Toddler cup reviews, stainless steel sippy cups on Amazon, and more!

The Best Non-Toxic Sippy Cup Alternatives – Toddler Cups & Bottles That Aren’t Plastic!

Discover the best non-toxic sippy cup alternatives & environmentally friendly sippy cups for your toddler! I've always said I didn't ...
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Lavender oatmeal bath salts recipe

3 Nourishing Oatmeal Bath Salts Recipes for Dry Skin

These easy oatmeal bath salts recipes are the perfect way to enjoy an oatmeal bath and soothe dry skin! I ...
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cinnamon latte whipped shea butter sugar scrub recipe recipe

Cinnamon Latte Whipped Sugar Scrub Recipe

I originally designed this cinnamon latte whipped sugar scrub with cooler weather in mind, but it's delicious smelling and moisturizing ...
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Eco-friendly aluminum foil alternatives to help you go zero waste

The Best Aluminum Foil Alternatives for a Healthier, Zero Waste Lifestyle

Discover the best aluminum foil alternatives (and plastic wrap alternatives!) for a healthier, zero waste lifestyle! There's also a bonus ...
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Homemade non-toxic Febreze without fabric softener!

Non-Toxic Homemade Febreze Without Fabric Softener – DIY Febreze Recipe

This non-toxic homemade Febreze without fabric softener is easy to make and safer to use! Once you see how easy ...
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the best wood toys for toddlers

The Best Non-Toxic Wood Toys for Toddlers

The amount of plastic toddler toys on the market can be overwhelming. When you want low-tech, classic wood toys for ...
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DIY natural wood polish tutorial

DIY Natural Wood Polish & Cutting Board Conditioner

This natural, DIY cutting board conditioner is perfect for your wood bowls, spoons, and cutting boards! Although I will admit ...
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Goat Milk Bath Soak Recipe

Goat Milk Bath Soak Recipe

There is something so luxurious about a bath! When I was a kid, I used to love when my grandmother ...
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Easy Melt & Pour Lavender Soap Recipe with Frankincense

Easy Melt & Pour Lavender Soap Recipe with Frankincense

There is something so luxurious about using an extra creamy, deliciously scented bar of soap. It can turn an everyday ...
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cooling after sun spray

Lavender Mint Cooling After Sun Spray

Lavender Mint Cooling After Sun Spray Here in Hawaii, I can burn without sunscreen in only about 20 minutes, so ...
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diy all natural mold and mildew spray

DIY Mold Spray with Essential Oils – Easy and Non-Toxic

This natural DIY mold spray with essential oils is easy to make and effective & non-toxic to use! For most ...
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