The beauty industry is a 50 billion dollar industry which we all contribute to. On average, women apply approximately 10 beauty products on their bodies each day. From cleansers, to creams, makeup, hair spray, and nail polish. That's a lot of chemicals! In The DIY Apothecary book, we discuss the chemicals found in cosmetics and… Continue reading Are You in a Toxic Relationship With Beauty?
When you think about DIY'ing a new project, do you feel daunted by the risk of failure? Does the TV show "Nailed it" come to mind? Well, if you said yes to either of those questions, don't let fear hold you back. I am all too familiar with failure, and I'll tell you honestly, many… Continue reading Turn Your DIY Fails Into Successes
It's my favourite season ~ autumn, and harvesting is all around us. Are you a pumpkin spice fan or not? Organic pumpkin puree is a staple around my home. It's not just for eating, you can drink it, and use it in your beauty routine. Pumpkin puree is packed with vitamins and antioxidants that protect… Continue reading Get the Pumpkin Spice Glow!
Think of the last time you shopped for personal care products. How did you determine what type of shower gel or shampoo to buy? Do you typically choose the best price, what's on sale, or do you have a favourite brand? How we typically choose a brand has a lot to do with the packaging… Continue reading Why You Should Always Read the Label
We've all been there...great hair day, but greasy at the roots. No time to wash and blow dry again, so what to do? Dry shampoo! If you're not familiar with this product, it is commonly sold at drug stores, and hair salons. You would spray the dry shampoo onto your roots and the result; fresher… Continue reading Our Favourite Dry Shampoo Recipe Revealed
Hey DIYers! This week I will teach you how to make an easy lip gloss with only 2 ingredients. No need to buy expensive lip products anymore. Ditch the fragrance, ditch the chemicals....why put that stuff on your mouth? This lip gloss recipe you can literally eat! What you will need: Small glass jar, or… Continue reading Create a Lip Gloss with Only 2 Ingredients