introduction to herbalism: teas & decoctions

welcome back to our little "introduction to herbalism" series! today we're going to go over TEAS & DECOCTIONS. i tried using instagram stories for the first time ever to take a poll, and 98% of you said you liked this series, so here we are again! 🙂 find me @alexraye_ae if you want to hang [...]

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 [...]