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DIY Color Changing Lip Gloss

DIY Color Changing Lip Gloss

Back in 2016 I was wandering through London and a display in the window of a fancy cosmetics shop caught my eye; it was Lipstick Queen's Frog Prince lipstick, and it was deeply, froggily green! I obviously had to try it, so in I went to swatch this baffling cosmetic....

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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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