Once upon a time, cleaning was simple and safe. Today, with so many competing brands and chemical mixes, the home can quickly become a toxic place to live. Other than work and school, home is where we spend most of our time and that time should not be causing health issues and polluting our environment. Add to that the rising prices of these complicated cleaning supplies and the wasted money from discarded products when the dangers are realized!
As we strive to get back to healthy roots with plant-based and clean ingredients, we can breathe easier and longer while saving a mint on do-it-yourself home, health, and beauty essentials! Here are some not-so-secret recipes to get you started in a better home environment!
A Few Starting Tips
Always use glass storage if possible. Be certain to use natural oils, not fake garbage. Your skin will absorb the oils and you don’t want the unnatural toxins seeping into your system, defeating the purpose of a healthy home! Also, real essential oils can dissolve plastic and some plastics have a chemical makeup that can leach into your once natural ingredients.
Keep in mind that Isopropyl Alcohol is an excellent cleaner as well as a sanitizer! It works great for removing streaks and grime from glass, toilet bowls, many countertops, stainless steel, and more. Just be sure to test a small out of sight spot to be sure it doesn't harm the surface. Now, let's move on to more good stuff!