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 [...]

DIY lip oil/gloss

for some reason i have never posted a DIY lip gloss... better late than never, right? this recipe can be used day or night, either as a day moisturizer or night reparative gloss. HOW TO: 3 parts castor oil 1 part favorite face-friendly oil differs by person; very few people can handle coconut oil, while [...]