diy dupe – “moonshiner’s son” botanical serum

welcome back to the DIY DUPE SERIES (pt 3). today we're formulating a dupe that i haven't come across yet, for a rather... ahem, pricey face oil that's endorsed by celebrities... if you care about that? as with all the other dupes, no companies will be named and the names of the product has been [...]

advice on starting your “green” life: reboot

the landscape has changed so much over the last 5 years, and you can buy pretty much any "green" beauty product you want nearly anywhere. when i started this blog in 2012, that definitely was not case; hence why i DIY'ed everything. now, the "green" beauty world is FULL of options. it’s really easy to [...]

“our oil blend is hydrating” and other misleading marketing claims

hi loves! as you know, i think being an educated consumer is really important. expecting the companies you support with your money to be honest should be the baseline. today i'm here with a few commonly used, misleading marketing claims. "this oil blend is hydrating" my usual thought when i read a claim like this [...]

i answer google search terms that brought people to my blog

happy saturday, crunchies. i thought this would be a fun one! the highlight of reviewing my blog stats is getting to read what people searched to wind up on my blog. so let's answer some of the most popular ones, shall we? no long intro - let's get into it. does the honey and cinnamon [...]