exfoliating raspberry jelly

hi crunchies! today we're going to create a lightweight exfoliating jelly. it's fun to use and functional. it can be used on your face, body, and scalp. *pic from Uvive Health this scrub is super easy to make, but please note that this contains water and needs to be preserved... no exceptions. if you don't, [...]

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gel to milk cleanser

hi crunchies! today we're creating - dare i say it - what might be one of my favorite creations yet.... a gel-to-milk cleanser! this DIY may sound like it would be quite involved, but i assure you it's not super difficult. it requires a little more work than a standard face oil blend DIY, but [...]

introduction to herbalism: oil infusions

whew, it's been a couple weeks! hello, crunchies! welcome back to our little "introduction to herbalism" series! today we're going to go over OIL INFUSIONS. and here's your friendly reminder to ALWAYS check contraindications and drug interactions when using herbs.... always. yes, they're plants... but no, they're not all safe all the time. πŸ™‚ what [...]

diy dupe series – cleansing balms

welcome back to the DIY DUPE SERIES. today we're formulating dupes for 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 [...]