This DIY dry shampoo recipe will sop up any excess scalp oil, and help keep you lookin’ fab and fresh on those days you need a quick hair pick-me-up and don’t have the time (or energy) for a full-on wash!
Cocoa Powder Dry Shampoo
What you’ll need:
5 teaspoons of cocoa powder (unsweetened)
2 teaspoons of [...]
The following guest post is by Tracy Perkins of StrawberryHedgehog.com. She makes specialty handmade vegan bath & body products, and she has a special vegan lip balm recipe to share with you all!
I make many a product over at StrawberryHedgehog.com. From organic oils soaps to whipped body creme, I have my hands full with my current product [...]
Jo Jo Jo! It’s time to talk about one of my favorite versatile beauty oils of all time—jojoba oil!
Jojoba oil is the answer to all of your beauty prayers—trust me! It’s cheap, it’s easy to use, it readily available (I like to buy mine at Trader Joe’s), and it will transform your skin, hair and [...]
Roses are in bloom right now, so take advantage of your garden (or the flower section on TJ’s) and make your very own refreshing, floral, rosey face mist. Rose water is awesome because it smells uh-mazing, and it’s great for dry, sensitive skin.
What you’ll need:
1 cup of rose petals (rinsed)
2 cups of filtered [...]
Guest post from Bailey Harris.
If you have ever been to a spa, you know it can be a great, relaxing experience. On the other hand, it can be very expensive. If you are a vegan, finding a spa that uses only vegan products can be quite tedious, and it may cost you even more money. [...]
Please enjoy this guest post by Maria Rainier.
Although I once loved Trader Joe’s for supplying me with cruelty-free shampoo and conditioner for bottom dollar prices, I was pretty bummed when I saw, far down on the ingredients list, two types of parabens.
Although the jury is still out, many in the scientific and green community have [...]
I love me some chilly willy weather, but one thing I don’t dig is dry, chapped, crusty lips (feels nasty and makes smooth lipstick application impossible). Plus, who wants to make out with a crustatious beast? Exactly.
You could splurge and treat yourself to a store-bought lip scrub or you could save yourself some chaddah and have [...]
I ♥ ♥ ♥ pumpkins… like a lot! I love them in my grubsies, my lattes and most definitely in my beauty masks!
Pumpkins are rich in antioxidants like beta-carotine, zinc, vitamins A & C, and natural alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), which leave your skin healthy and soft. That’s why I’m obsessed with this simple DIY vegan pumpkin [...]
I ♥ bananas. I use them in everything—smoothies, cereals, peanut butter sankies, oatmeal … and now I’ve found a way to incorporate them into my beauty routine!
Did you know: Bananas are rich in potassium, Vitamin A, B, C and E, and natural oils. Bananas contain tryptophan, a rich amino acid that works wonders for your skin (and [...]
I don’t know about you guys, but I’ve been going off on pumpkin pie and soy nog like there’s no tomorrow (I love this time of year)!
In an effort to not OD on eating holiday deliciousness (is that even possible?), I’ve decided to enjoy pumpkin pie in a whole new way—on my skin. Say what? Yup, I’m talkin’ about [...]