4 things on my blog i no longer agree with

... and no, non-vegan items are not included πŸ˜‰ i've decided to publish this because, hey, no one is perfect. if we're not learning from our mistakes, we're doing something wrong. we should always strive for improvement. let's get straight into it. baking soda hair wash the pH of baking soda is much too harsh [...]

DIY DUPE: luxury face oil – “numinous moon”

hello friends! i'm back again with a dupe formula, taking inspiration from a $225 / 0.67 fl ounce night serum. yes, you read that correctly. it has really great ingredients, but is easy to DIY because - 1. it's completely anhydrous; and 2. is a simple blend with no time invested on extracting from whole [...]

alright, alright… let’s make a hyaluronic acid serum

hi crunchies! let's keep this to the point πŸ™‚Β  i've never posted a DIY hyaluronic acid serum before, so here i am. for this DIY, you will need something that blends on your behalf for the hyaluronic acid powder, a water-soluble preservative, and patience. this might cost more upfront in bulk ingredients than it would [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]