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How to start formulating with hyaluronic acid

How to start formulating with hyaluronic acid

Hyaluronic acid is a beautiful, luxurious humectant that’s brilliant for dry skin, but due to its high price tag (it's usually well over $2USD per gram!) it can be a bit intimidating to work with. So, if you’ve been wanting to start formulating with this gorgeous,...

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How I Would Learn to Formulate (if I could start over)

How I Would Learn to Formulate (if I could start over)

You’ve made your first DIY lip balms, body butters, and maybe even a lotion. You’ve shared your creations with your friends and family, and they love them! Now you’ve got the itch to try creating your own recipes instead of just following ones you found online. But......

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Things I Learned in 2023

Things I Learned in 2023

It's time for year 12 of "Things I Learned"; let's get into it! Regular exercise—above and beyond daily dog walks—is the foundation of my healthy habits. It makes the other ones so much easier. When I'm exercising regularly I'm more likely to choose nutritious food,...

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Candy Cane Lip Scrub

Candy Cane Lip Scrub

Winter is hard on lips, so this scrub is designed to be paired with my Candy Cane Peppermint Lip Balm to create perfectly gift-able, minty lip kit. Begin by buffing off any dry skin with this rich scrub, and then follow up with the creamy lip balm for soft, pampered,...

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Winter Wonderland Hand & Body Lotion

Winter Wonderland Hand & Body Lotion

Today's gift-able holiday DIY is a powdery, silky, fragrant Winter Wonderland Hand & Body Lotion that I'm just obsessed with. I find hand and body lotion is quite a good gift as it's a product many people already use (so it's already part of their day-to-day life...

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Candy Cane Emulsified Body Butter

Candy Cane Emulsified Body Butter

As soon as I settled on Candy Cane as a theme, I knew I wanted to try to make a lovely piped multi-colour body butter for it. And here it is! The ingredient list is fairly simple, the piping is fun (and easy once you've got the right gear!), and the final product is...

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Winter Wonderland Shimmery Foaming Bath Salts

Winter Wonderland Shimmery Foaming Bath Salts

These Winter Wonderland Shimmery Foaming Bath Salts are pretty darn fun, and make for a fabulous gift. Much like a bath bomb, they fizz and foam and transform your bath water into silky loveliness—but they're much easier to make. They also smell great and add a bit of...

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Candy Cane Peppermint Lip Balm

Candy Cane Peppermint Lip Balm

Welcome to our first holiday DIY of 2023! We're kicking off with a lovely Candy Cane Peppermint Lip Balm as lip balm is one of the most giftable DIYs around. It's inexpensive to make (but expensive to buy), almost everyone uses it, it's got a long shelf life, and you...

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The Grossest Ingredients Ever Used in Cosmetics

The Grossest Ingredients Ever Used in Cosmetics

From bird poop facials to crocodile dung baths, it’s safe to say that may ancient beauty rituals were not only pretty iffy in the safety department, but also downright disgusting. Want to watch this post instead of read it? Watch Now Evidence of cosmetic use dates...

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