i answer google search terms that brought people to my blog – PT 2

  welcome back! 🙂  here we are again, almost exactly 1 year later (ha...), reviewing my blog stats and getting to read what people searched to wind up on this site. black walnut hair dye  this was by far the most searched term that drove organic views to this site in the last year. yes, [...]

cucumber gel serum

welcome back! today's formula is super simple. it's a lightweight, hydrating treat, perfect for hot weather. cucumber gel serum! this recipe is fully customizable, as usual, so get creative! note the links provided are not affiliates and i do not benefit in any way. they're provided only to help you find good quality ingredients. INGREDIENTS [...]

4 things on my blog i no longer agree with

... and no, non-vegan items are not included 😉 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 formulation educational series: luxury face oil

hello friends! i'm back again with another DIY face oil formula, taking inspiration from a $225 / 0.67 fl ounce night serum. picking apart ingredient lists is a fun hobby for me, however weird that sounds. it has really great ingredients, but can be DIY'ed because - 1. it's completely anhydrous; and 2. doesn't need [...]

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

hi crunchies! let's keep this to the point 🙂  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, [...]