The Ultimate Guide to Making the Switch to Natural Deodorant

Let’s talk about sweat baby! Chances are you use some form of antiperspirant or deodorant every day. If you reached puberty sometime in the 90’s or 2000’s you likely remember the Girl’s Teen Pack Personal Grooming Kit that came with your first stick of deodorant, and if you’re anything like me, you stuck loyally to that stick well into adulthood. And now you’re on your skin-healing journey, making changes to your diet and lifestyle, and starting to get woke to the different ingredients that linger in your personal care products and what they could be doing to your body [...]

The Ultimate Guide to Making the Switch to Natural Deodorant2018-08-28T19:16:49-07:00

Is Making Your Own DIY Skin Care Really Cheaper?

Have you looked under your bathroom counter lately? Peered into the depths of your skin care products graveyard? And as you throw out expired product after rancid product, do you shed a single tear for all the dollars you spent on these products that promised miracles but only lead to disappointments? Last year, I did exactly this. As I watched my hard earned money get washed down the drain, or tossed into the recycle bin, I vowed to find a better, more fiscally responsible means to care for my skin. That’s when I spiralled into a vortex of DIY [...]

Is Making Your Own DIY Skin Care Really Cheaper?2018-01-10T16:33:39-08:00

DIY Skin Care for the Holidays

The holidays. A dichotomous time where I find myself both thrilled and excited by all the nostalgia and festivities, but then equally riddled with anxiety from all the messages to buy this, gift that, you need stuff, stuff, stuff. My absolute favourite gifts to both give and receive are ones that are thoughtful, handmade, and from the heart. To know that someone has lovingly spent precious time pouring their creativity into an item means so much to me. This is why this year, my focus is on gifting DIY Skin Care for the holidays. Maybe you’re a knitter, or [...]

DIY Skin Care for the Holidays2018-01-10T16:34:17-08:00

Getting Started Making Your Own Skin Care

Getting started making your own skin care does not need to be expensive or complicated. In fact, keeping it as simple as possible is the best option for your skin. Limiting the number of ingredients you use to just a few tried and true options, and using equipment that is already in your kitchen, means you can get started making your own DIY skin care today. Building your DIY skin care kit at home will require a few things. In today’s post, I’m sharing which staple ingredients, can’t-do-without ingredients, oils, essential oils, equipment, and packaging will make your voyage [...]

Getting Started Making Your Own Skin Care2018-01-10T16:35:02-08:00

Should you make your own skin care?

Does the idea of crafting your own skin care products bring up images of scientists in white lab coats surrounded by beakers? It did for me. I used to think that I needed an advanced degree in chemistry to be able to put together a smooth, emulsified lotion that would work for my skin. Plus, trying to read the complicated, unpronounceable list of ingredients on products at the store can perpetuate the idea that making your own skin care at home is too difficult. And yes, there is some chemistry involved in making skin care, however, there are so many [...]

Should you make your own skin care?2017-11-24T20:16:15-08:00
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