diy formulation education: “hot vegan” face mask

have you seen that "hot vegan" gel mask in a squeezy tube, maybe in whole foods or sprouts? short story short, i'm here with a DIY version of that mask, but without the additives that flare sensitive skin. original inspiration product ingredients: aqua, glycerin, aloe barbadensis leaf juice, sclerotium gum, algin, salix nigra (willow) bark [...]

oMega-glow face mask

happy sunday, crunchies! i'm so excited to finally share this face mask with you! this mask is packed with omega-3/6/7/9 and serves up some serious glow and hydration. as if that wasn't enough, it also fights fine lines, skin issues like eczema and acne, discoloration, and even helps with skin elasticity and under-eye discoloration.  this [...]

warming cacao mask – all skin types

good morning, crunchies! let's start this weekend off with a stellar face mask. it's slightly warming to increase circulation, packed with antioxidants, and is anti-inflammatory. not to mention, with the increased circulation, your post-mask moisturizer will be more readily absorbed. double win, i'd say! this recipe should make enough for one layer on your face. [...]

gentle fruit face peel

face peels seem kind of scary, don't they? or is that just me? i always pictured face peels as treatments that leave behind a raw, red face. this mask is definitely not that! this diy all-natural fruit face peel is super gentle yet super effective. and best part of all - it's completely edible! you [...]

golden face mask: 7-in-1

happy sunday, crunchies! earlier this week on IG (@alexraye_ae), i shared a super not flattering picture of myself with a bright orange face. you guys know i love a good face mask! the one i'm sharing with you today is simple, cheap, shelf-stable, and most importantly - effective. this one has 7 benefits in 1! and [...]

red wine face masks

yes, you read the title correctly. it's happy hour for your face! organic red wine is chock full of great things for your skin, like antioxidants, amino acids, alpha hydroxy acids, and polyphenols, as well as boasting antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. these properties make organic red wine a great addition to any face mask to [...]