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
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”
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!
hey crunchies! i’m back this evening to try out a face mask and new hair conditioner with you. let me know if you’ve tried them and what you thought. XO, ALEXRAYE
hey crunchies! it’s been two years since i’ve attempted vlogging, but i’m back! please let me know how i can improve. and as always, feel free to ask anything and share your own stories below 🙂 love you! topics discussed in video: dye hair naturally black walnut hair dye (contains weird photos) japanese honeysuckle… Continue reading green beauty q&a VLOG
my personal journey into the green beauty world began about 5 years ago. i was a grad student with little money and not a whole lot of people i cared to impress. getting the government to approve my human experiment for my thesis and having my cats around was about the extent of what i… Continue reading is green beauty the land of minimalism or consumerism?