beauty · hair · life · oral care · skin

travel: carry-on friendly green beauty items

hey crunchies! maybe by the time you’re reading this, my journey to rome will have begun. i’ll be there for a week! what a dream. if you’ve been or live there, please PLEASE leave me some suggestions below! in the spirit of travel, i thought i’d share my tips with you for carry-on friendly items.… Continue reading travel: carry-on friendly green beauty items

beauty · hair · health · healthy · product review · skin

“is this product okay?” : how to read ingredient labels

hey crunchies! i hope you’re doing well. today’s been pretty nerve-racking for me on the personal side, but in a really good way. hopefully i’ll get to share some good news with you on IG (@alexraye_ae) soon… and i promise it’s not related to my company at all. are you getting tired of me posting… Continue reading “is this product okay?” : how to read ingredient labels

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transdermal absorption of magnesium: bloggers versus science

in the old days of AE, i’d pour over studies related to what the crunchy world was promoting. while not always comprehensive, and with competing interests (big pharma and profits), it’s still worthwhile to poke around and see what science has to say. let’s stop real quick and realize that this title also targets ME.… Continue reading transdermal absorption of magnesium: bloggers versus science

beauty · makeup · product review

top 10 green beauty products: “feelin’ pretty”

out of the all the posts on this d.i.y.-focused blog, i have yet to formally applaud my TOP green beauty products. this will be a little series with multiple categories, starting with the FEELIN’ PRETTY category! here we go! this list is all about things that have made me feel pretty and have stood the… Continue reading top 10 green beauty products: “feelin’ pretty”