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, [...]

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 [...]

diy formulation educational series – facial botanical serum

welcome back! today we're formulating another diy face oil. as always, NONE of the links provided are affiliates. i do not benefit in any way, i'm just trying to point you to reputable suppliers that i personally use if you want to try to DIY these. ingredient list from inspiration product: grape seed oil, hazelnut [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

diy formulation educational series – cleansing balms

welcome back! today we're formulating cleansing balms! cleansing balms are pretty neat. they're like cleansing oils, but are more solid and contain both an emulsifier and a surfactant. that means they're also different from micellar water, which can pull hydration OUT of your skin (and they aren't the best cleansers, since you're not washing the [...]