Tag: DIY beauty

‘The Compassionate Chick’s Guide to DIY Beauty’ Book Giveaway!

Last week, I announced the launch of my DIY vegan beauty book (gah, still reeling and doing cartwheels around the house), and to help kick things off, I wanted to give away a few copies on VBR! A bit about the book: Part DIY vegan beauty how-to,...

September 5, 2016By 10 Comments

‘The Compassionate Chick’s Guide to DIY Beauty’ Available in Stores Now

You guyyyyyyyys!!! I am SO excited to announce that a book I’ve been working on for the past 1.5 years with friend Chrystle Fiedler is now available in stores and online!! It’s called The Compassionate Chick’s Guide to DIY Beauty (Robert...

September 2, 2016By Leave A Comment!

DIY Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics RTW Lip Tars

Guest post by Natacha Cole. Do you still have the wildly popular Lip Tars from Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics (OCC) in their original packaging lying around? I do. Even before they launched their user-friendly RTW (ready-to-wear) version of...

August 23, 2016By Leave A Comment!

DIY 3-Ingredient Solid Perfume {Vegan}

I know y’all love DIY beauty posts, so enjoy this extremely easy-peasy recipe for homemade vegan perfume! You’re totally gonna feel like a boss having made it from scratch. DIY 3-Ingredient Solid Perfume 2 tsp candelilla wax 2 tsp...

May 31, 2016By Leave A Comment!

Jojoba Oil Benefits + DIY Solid Perfume Recipe

Jojoba oil one of my ultimate beauty staples. I use it as a moisturizer, makeup remover, cleanser,  hair detangler, massage oil, basically everything. It’s also my favorite carrier oil when it comes to making DIY beauty products. It’s...

December 16, 2015By Leave A Comment!

DIY All-Natural Vegan Mascara

Most mainstream mascaras contain not-so-sexy, toxic ingredients (e.g. 2-Propanol, Butylated Hydroxyanisole, Diethyl Phthalate, Aluminum, Butylated Hydroxytoluene, Propylene Glycol, Butyl Paraben, Isobutylparaben, Isopropyl Paraben, Methyl...

December 3, 2015By 5 Comments

DIY Anti-Aging Turmeric Face Mask

If you don’t have the time or extra mulah to splurge on a pricey spa facial, try this super simple anti-aging mask at home. Rockstar ingredients: Turmeric isn’t just a wonderful spice for curries and tofu scrambles – it works...

December 2, 2015By 4 Comments

DIY Flaxseed Scrub [RECIPE]

Let’s talk flax seeds. They. Are. The. Shit. The end. 😉 Ha seriously, they’re packed with omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids and they increase your body’s natural oil production, helping keep your skin youthful and soft. They’re...

September 10, 2015By 3 Comments

DIY Bug Repellant

When I was a wee tot, my mama always told me I had sweet blood because insects liked to bite the sh*t out me… even to this day, I’m a bug magnet, and it sucks. You know what sucks even more? Those pesky betches aren’t usin’...

August 11, 2015By 1 Comment

5 All-Natural DIY Zit Zappers

Acne, blemishes, spots, zits –  whatever you wanna call ’em, we’re here to annihilate every last one, but we’re gonna do so in a friendly, all-natural, eco-friendly, crunchy way. 😉 That’s right, Retin-A &...

July 21, 2015By 3 Comments

DIY Lemon Poppy Seed Cookie Scrub

The following is a guest post by YouBeauty Expert Julie Ricevuto. With beach season upon us, your skin is in the spotlight. Yet, if you’re anything like the rest of us, the dry winter months have left you in need of a little TLS: Tender Loving...

June 4, 2015By Leave A Comment!

Natural Oils with SPF + DIY Sunscreen Recipe

Even though my name is Sunny, I’m totally like a vampire when it comes to sunshiny rays. I love me some vitamin D (sourced from the sun), but I know that too much sun exposure can cause liver/sun spots, dilated blood vessels, wrinkles,...

May 21, 2015By Leave A Comment!

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