if there’s one type of ingredient that i preference over others in the crunchy world, it’d be oils. the vast array and uses for them is incredible. some oils are more “powerful” than others, and among these powerhouse oils is sea buckthorn oil. pressed from both the seed and berry (for different uses), this tree… Continue reading sea buckthorn oil – benefits & uses
the colder the weather gets, the more love my hair seems to need. does this happen to you, too? here are my 3 favorite cold weather hair rejuvenating sprays. they all soothe and moisturize your scalp (read: battle dry scalp and dandruff), while moisturizing, balancing pH, adding shine, softening, and reviving the length of your… Continue reading hair & scalp rejuvenating spray
i’m a huge fan of hair and scalp rinses because they pack a nice punch of multipurpose ingredients in one mix. DIYing these rinses are super easy to make and tailor to your hair’s needs. these hair and scalp rinses are, as indicated, rosemary-based, serving to strengthen hair follicles, promote growth, treat dandruff, and soften… Continue reading rosemary hair & scalp rinse
hair elixirs are great moisturizing, smoothing, shine-boosting, and repairing oil blends. if you follow my blog, you know this post is about a DIY version, as the ones for purchase can get crazy expensive. while i wholeheartedly believe in the products and companies behind organic hair elixirs and the missions they’re on, sometimes spending that… Continue reading golden hair elixir – diy
i’ve been wanting to do an ingredients spotlight series, and after the spotlight on spirulina, i decided to go for it! today’s post is all about kukui nut oil – and why i love it! WHAT IS KUKUI NUT OIL? this oil has varied external uses, like my beloved argan oil. it comes from the… Continue reading kukui nut oil
gone are the days where you pack up your bottles of shampoos, conditioners, serums, lotions, gels, moisturizers, hairsprays, and cleansers in your suitcase for vacation. now you’re in this ‘learn as you go’ world of DIY beauty products that are great – well, great as long as you’re home. how do you travel with all… Continue reading travel tips for all-natural beauties
this post is all about all-natural ways to refresh and renew your body this summer using MINT! mint is cooling, stimulating, and anti-inflammatory; the perfect summer plant! these recipes are nice little refreshMINTs from head to toe!
we all know know by now how hard water is our hair and skin’s “worst enemy” in the crunchy world. it can upset our delicate facial skin and leave our hair feeling gunky, gummy, and dull. what you’re experiencing is the hard water’s mineral deposits (calcium and magnesium, mostly) staying on your hair. you’d think i’d… Continue reading dealing with hard water