good morning, crunchies! let’s start this weekend off with a stellar face mask. it’s slightly warming to increase circulation, packed with antioxidants, and is anti-inflammatory. not to mention, with the increased circulation, your post-mask moisturizer will be more readily absorbed. double win, i’d say! this recipe should make enough for one layer on your face.… Continue reading warming cacao mask – all skin types
this diy is near and dear to my heart. if you can believe it, it serves as a base for almost any diy beauty product you can think of – lotions, masks, oils, mists, rinses, etc. all-purpose products are right up my alley! it’s an herbal extract base that can either be made in oils or… Continue reading all-purpose herbal infusion base
happy new year, crunchies! i hope you and yours are happy and healthy! it’s been quite some time since i’ve posted on AE… not to mention, i left without a word. you deserve an explanation. right? right. the last 8 months have been quite the period of growth, challenges, great losses, and great gains. i had… Continue reading back at last
with warmer weather comes rolled down windows, more time outside, and more up-do’s…. and – more tangles. these detangling hair recipes are easy & effective – just how i like ’em! conditioner & water out of all the recipes i’ll share with you today, this one is probably the easiest and most known. if you’re… Continue reading hair detangler- all hair types and routines
this post is the first in a series of makeup posts. they will cover 3 groups of makeup products i’ve purchased and tried – face, eyes, & lips. welcome to the FACE installment of my green makeup reviews! some of these products are my favorites and some i won’t be repurchasing. note – all products… Continue reading “green” makeup review – face products
hair rinses are definitely something i wish i could do more often. in the world of diy green beauty, they’re the relatively easy things to make and use, and yield some great benefits. when i do get the time to use one, i want to make sure they work hard. here’s one of my favorite… Continue reading multi-tasking herbal hair rinse
happy friday! let me start this post by saying i love the ROM (water-only), no-poo, low-poo, clay washes, etc… but i’ve noticed that i haven’t been able to suggest clean, “green,” shampoos and conditioners to you readers, as i wasn’t using any. the last few months i’ve been testing a few brands out, and i’m super excited… Continue reading sunfood plant-based haircare
happy friday, crunchies! here on AE, i feel like i talk a lot about what i do to take care of my body as far as beauty products, ingredients, and diet goes. but i’m not perfect and that should never be the image i portray. so let’s get real. my skin is far from flawless.… Continue reading i’m not perfect.