herbal-infused body oil

hi crunchies! i hope you have a wonderful weekend ahead. today let's blend up 8 ounces of a silky, soothing, fast-absorbing body oil that contains skin-supporting herbs. before you order or bring out your ingredients, please note this will require an herbal solar infusion lasting 6 weeks. if you don't have that kind of patience, [...]

herbal tooth powder

we've talked about tooth powders and pastes before, but i wanted to get back into DIYing my oral care routine. why? because i really want to try more herbal-based tooth powders, and i couldn't find one that fit everything i wanted and didn't want. please note i am not a dentist or in any way [...]

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 [...]