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. itโ€™s really easy to [...]

“our oil blend is hydrating” and other misleading marketing claims

hi loves! as you know, i think being an educated consumer is really important. expecting the companies you support with your money to be honest should be the baseline. today i'm here with a few commonly used, misleading marketing claims. "this oil blend is hydrating" my usual thought when i read a claim like this [...]

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 [...]

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. ๐Ÿ™‚ what [...]