Stinky Shoe Spray

Stinky Shoe SprayGot stinky shoes?
I feel your pain. I”m pretty sure this product speaks for itself. If you have a stinky shoe problem, this simple spray will help to neutralize the odor and eliminate the stink.
In my home, the stink problem happens to be soccer shoes and hockey skates. With my son playing several games a week you could easily faint just from opening his gym bag and inhaling!
It’s pretty bad.
After several failed attempts to rid the shoes of the odor, this little spray seems to be making a difference!

Ingredients:
• 2 oz. Plastic Clear Bullet Bottle with Fine Mist Spray tops
• Vodka (any type, just not flavored)
Tea Tree Oil

Directions:
• Fill the bottle with Vodka.
• Add 20 drops of Tea Tree Oil.
• Screw the spray top on and shake well before using.

Shake well before each use and spray liberally. I removed the lining of each shoe and sprayed it to be sure every inch of the stinky sole was treated. Spray parts of the shoe that touch the skin, collect sweat and breed bacteria (resulting in the stink that we’re trying to eliminate).
Toss a bottle in your gym bag and spray shoes after each use. The vodka will kill the bacteria and tea tree oil is both antibacterial and antifungal, helping to prevent new growth. If used regularly, this spray can work wonders in fighting odor!

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Soap Making Tip

Soap making

For 100 grams of soap base:
• 3-7 drops of an essential oil
1/3 teaspoon fatty oils
3-4 drops of flavoring (not to be confused with essential oils)
1-7 drops of liquid dye
1/6 1/3 teaspoon of pigment or nacre
1-3 teaspoon cosmetic clay
2-4 teaspoons of ground oats
1-3 teaspoons of honey and much more ….

Soap Recipe

DIY Coconut Body Wash

Coconut Oil body washWhether you suffer from an irritating skin condition like eczema or rosacea or simply want to cut harmful chemicals out of your skin care routine, coconut oil can be helpful. Since coconut oil is a powerful anti-fungal agent, it works well as a cleanser, regulating the body’s pH level while moisturizing the skin and preventing blemishes like acne and blackheads.

Ordinary body washes can be expensive, and many contain ingredients like sulfates that can leave your skin feeling dry and irritated. Since coconut oil is a powerful anti-fungal agent, it works well as a cleanser, regulating the body’s pH level while moisturizing the skin and helping to prevent blemishes like whiteheads and blackheads.

 Ingredients:
• 40 grams pure castile soap, grated (or any left over soap you like)
• 500 ml water, boiling
• 2 TB spoons almond oil
• 2 TB spoons coconut oil
• 1 TB spoon vodka
• 15  drops essential oil

Directions:
• Slowly add boiling water to your soap.
• If your coconut oil is solid, melt it slowly in the microwave, a pot on low heat, or simply leave it in a warm place for a while.
• Once your coconut oil is melted, add the almond oil, castile soap mixture, vodka and essential oil.
• Mix these ingredients together.
• Using a funnel, pour your body wash into a quart-sized glass or plastic jar.
• Shake the jar before using the wash to ensure everything’s properly mixed, and enjoy.

Directions: Moisten body, apply a small quantity of Moisturising Coconut Body Wash. Gently work up a lather with a circular motion. Rinse off & pat dry.

Tips

In addition to making your body wash smell good, adding essential oils can provide additional health benefits. Choose your favorite essential oils or ones that may provide benefits uniquely tailored to your skin’s needs. Helichrysum oil is a good option for eczema sufferers, while lavender and lemon oil provide pleasing aromas that can calm the senses.

Coconut oil is solid at room temperature, so your body wash may harden. To prevent this, you can use fractionated coconut oil, which won’t harden. Alternatively, you can place your body wash container under hot water in the bath or shower to soften it. Then, shake it up and use as desired.

 Click here to check out iHerb’s selection of Coconut Oil! New to iHerb? Use Rewards Code MEK711 to get up to $10 off your first order.