When it comes to stuff that you put in your mouth (that can easily be ingested), you definitley want to steer clear of funky chemicals and unpronounceable ingredients like Tripotassium citrate monohydrate and Sodium Monofluorophosphate, Sodium Lauryl Sulphate, Polyethylene Glycol 1500 (PEG 1500), Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose, Titanium dioxide, Sodium saccharin, Trisodium phosphate, etc… na mean?
Yep, this nasty, [...]
Whether you’re on a tight beauty budget or you simply like getting all crafty for your friends and fam, I’ve got an affordably fun gift idea—one that keeps on giving… luscious glowing skin, that is!
Brown Sugar Body Scrub
What you’ll need:
An empty jar
1 cup organic brown sugar
1/2 cup jojoba oil
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Valentine’s Day is just a hop, giddy skip and frolic away, and that means that it’s time to set our pretty li’l noggens to chocolate mode! Mmm, chocolate…
Wanna enjoy chocolate-y bliss without the calories and saturated fat? (Duh!) Look no further than this easy-peasy, lipsmackingly delish DIY chocolate lip gloss recipe!
Chocolate Lip Gloss
All right all you DIY holiday gifters *high fives*, these bath salts are guaranteed to woo your friends and fam—without breaking the bank.
Seriously, I can’t think of a better prezzie than a long, relaxing, anti-stressy yuletide-y soak… I’m gettin’ all warm and fuzzy just thinkin’ about it. Let’s get to work!
DIY Bath Salts
3/4 cup [...]
Happy (almost) Halloween!
I wanted to share this delectable pumpkin body treat with you guys—not only because it’s seasonal and YUMZ, but it works wonders for dry skin. As soon as temps begin to drop, I usually develop gnarly scales and become a dry, crusty ogre. True story. ←Guess I won’t need to buy a Halloween costume this [...]
Hey peeps, pep your skin with the power of papaya! Woot-woot! Don’t act like that wasn’t fun to say.
First things first, let’s talk about why papaya is the shit, shall we? It’s packed full of antioxidants, natural alpha hydroxy acids and enzymes that dissolve dead skin cells—improving skin tone and giving wrinkles a [...]
There’s nothing quite like having a custom scent made from scratch in the comfort of your own home. You get to save a li’l cha-ching in the process and have the satisfaction of whippin’ up a batch of awesome (like a wizard). Sounds like a win-win sitch, no? Enjoy the recipe!
What you’ll need [...]
All right, all you crazy chocoholics! Get ready to O.D. on your fave antioxidant-rich, mood-boostin’ ingredient (am I right, or am I right!?)—sans the mega dose of calories and saturated fat! Say what? Yep-yep!
Ladies and germs, I proudly present, The Cocoa-Agave Face Mask! This moisturizing mask will draw out all the toxins and impurities (read: zits [...]
I know this might sound cray-cray, but kitty litter is the key ingredient to one of the best face masks you will ever try! No joke.
Natural clay cat litter is made of the same ingredients as special clays found in lots of fancy schmancy, expensive spa facials. Enjoy this cheap, quirky, DIY face [...]
The following is a guest post by Lindsey P., a personal trainer and freelance writer living in the Midwest. She’s writing on behalf of Colorado Technical University.
Now that I’m done with classes for the summer, I can concentrate on getting out and enjoying the heat and the sun. That means sundresses, shorts and halter tops—so I’ve [...]