The more I see lipstick around—on album covers, in fashion shoots, and out on the street—the more I seem to like it. I believe that’s called a mere-exposure bias (“a psychological phenomenon whereby a person develops a preference for a stimulus based solely on his or her repeated exposure to [and subsequent familiarity with] it.” –Robert T. Gonzalez), but that’s fine with me. So, of course, I decided I had to make my own!
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If you’re a rock climber, by now you’re well into your spring training regime (though if you live up here in Canada you probably aren’t heading out to the mountains quite yet—brr!). And, unless you’ve been pretty diligent in the climbing gym all winter long, you’re probably nursing some pretty sore hands as your callouses re-form. This balm is for those sore palms—though you don’t have to be a rock climber to enjoy it! It’s great for any small owies, whether it be from new spring shoes or a slightly skinned knee.
Herb infused oils are awesome for lots of reasons, but my favourite reasons are 1) you get the benefit of the herb without having funny chunky bits hanging out in your lotions and balms and 2) they just get better as they age, like whiskey, but cheaper (and you can still drive after partaking).
There are two ways to make herb infused oils, so I thought I’d run through both of them, and why I like each method.
Meredith and I exchange a lot of things—recipes, ingredients, articles, and ideas. Out of all the things she’s introduced me to over the years, Argan oil is far and beyond my favourite (the Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day cookbook series is a close second).
I’m super excited to announce the first big giveaway I’ve ever run on Humblebee & Me.com! It’s my “Healthy Hair Giveaway”, and I’ve assembled a great goody bag of prizes to help you get your hair care healthy & natural. What’s in this grab bag and how do you enter? Keep reading!