if you’ve followed me long enough, you’ll remember i first posted on the hibiscus flower for beauty uses about 3 years ago. now that i live in mexico and hibiscus, or ‘flor de jamaica,’ is abundant here, i’d thought i’d give a little update post for this wonderful flower. hibiscus can be used both internally… Continue reading hibiscus 2.0 – hair & skin tonic
hey crunchies! happy sunday. i hope you are having such a great weekend! today’s post is a super simple single-use shower d.i.y… whew, that was a mouthful. this body wash will leave you feeling smooth, tightened, soft, and super clean. the consistency of this wash should be silky and not too thick or too thin.… Continue reading d.i.y. clay body wash
it’s been 5 years since i put Dove down and gave the crunchy world a try with my hair care routine. i originally started this whole journey because i was in grad school and broke, and D.I.Y. was cheap. but the more i dug into the d.i.y. and green beauty movement, the more hooked i… Continue reading 5 years shamPHREE (+ announcement)
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”
do you work in an office? if so, this post is for YOU! hopefully this will give you ideas on how to stay true to your “green” ways while working outside of your home. let’s keep this short and sweet with a list, shall we? these are my favorites and is in no way an… Continue reading keeping work crunchy
i’m a firm believer that you can d.i.y. beauty products for results that rival high-end quality products. this d.i.y. is a perfect example of that — simple, stunning, body and hair care magic right here. this is a very lightweight body AND hair oil, made with fatty and hydrating, yet extremely fast-absorbing oils. the recipe… Continue reading lightweight luxe body and hair oil (d.i.y.)
welcome to round one of the D.I.Y. OR BUY match. ding ding ding! today’s contender: before we begin, let me make the disclaimer that no opinions in favor of other side will be stated by me. i’ve chosen to post this series in this manner so it can never be misconstrued that i’m speaking negatively… Continue reading D.I.Y. OR BUY match-up … round one: lip scrub
as you may know, the concept of consumerism in the green beauty community has been heavy on my heart. lately i’ve found myself with an excess of clean beauty products. while it’s great to have the ease of not d.i.y.-ing, and supporting amazing companies, and trying new products, it’s not always great to look at… Continue reading too many products? try repurposing!