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 [...]

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 [...]