Krissy Ballinger

author and passionate advocate for natural living

Krissy envisions a world where people make conscious choices that honour both humanity and the environment. Her mission is to gently guide individuals toward this beautiful way of life. With a background in education and health promotion, she dedicates her time to increasing awareness on common and avoidable toxins, as well as educating individuals on simple ways they can adjust their lifestyles to better serve themselves, and the planet. Natural DIY is Krissy’s speciality, and she has sold over 100,000 copies of her recipe books, including the award-winning “Naturally Inspired – Simple DIY Recipes for Body Care and Cleaning,” “Make & Play – Natural DIY Recipes for Kids,” and “The Lifestyle Edit.”


  1. I would be surprised if this recipe works for sensitive skin. Coconut oil clogs pores and sodium bicarbonate is hash on the skin. I have sensitive skin and cannot use either products on my body.

    • I’ve had a number of people use this recipe, with success, because they were reacting to the regular version. Everyone reacts differently I suppose 🙂

    • Hi Sarah, it really depends on the climate. Is it hot and humid where you are? If so, you might like to add another 5-10g of beeswax to give it a little more stability. Have a play – worse case you use your finger to scoop some out anyway!

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