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.)
happy sunday, crunchies! for the first time since i moved, i had to come back stateside for a work meeting. because amazon prime isn’t reeeeally a thing in mexico (i mean, it is, but it’s mostly imports that are double the price and take 2 months to show up), i decided to stock up on… Continue reading stateside stock-up
hello, crunchies! long time no see. or no talk… or type… you know what i mean. if you’re wondering why i dipped again — i moved to mexico city! yes! and coolest of all, i’ll be here for two years with my company. if you have any tips about the city or surrounding areas, like… Continue reading magical moringa (& life update)
the crunchy world is FULL of options, ingredients, potions, alternatives, and other weird things. it’s really easy to get overwhelmed! i remember when i first started. i first learned about all the junk in shampoos and conditioners, and it morphed into an obsession about eliminating as many toxins as i could, whether that be beauty… Continue reading advice on beginning a “crunchy” life
now that i’ve officially had AE for a year and a half, i feel like i should address some of the off-the-wall comments and questions i’ve heard since i decided to go all-natural. some have made me laugh, some have really offended me, but NONE have deterred me from becoming the healthiest person i can… Continue reading myths about going “all-natural”
when a reader asked about uncle harry’s products, they immediately caught my eye. they claimed their shampoo contained a mix of apple cider vinegar AND castile soap. in the same bottle. mixed… hold up! castile soap is nothing but saponified oils… vinegar UNsaponifies these, taking away the cleaning power, and making it look curdled. so… Continue reading uncle harry’s – product review!
i’m probably the 23587th blogger to post about gelatin hair masks, but i figured since i tried it, i’d dedicate a post to it. hopefully it helps someone, somewhere! but of course, my post will talk about the science behind this all-natural hair mask! —————– using gelatin as a hair mask isn’t anything new. but why… Continue reading gelatin hair mask
in the past few years or so, i’ve made a LOT of dietary changes. i’ve gone from almost living off of processed and premade foods, to now eating a mostly plant-based, raw diet. don’t get me wrong… i can’t turn down a cookie! and i’ll NEVER turn down a rare steak! MMM! but the way… Continue reading 30 day plant-based diet challenge!