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20 Black Owned Natural Beauty Brands You Need to Try

Following the events in June and the growing black lives matter movement I’ve been doing more research into black owned natural beauty brands. Initiatives like the 15 Percent Pledge are finally shining a spotlight on Black Owned Businesses. With this pledge, designer Aurora James calls retailers to match their representation of Black business owners to …

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Honey Skin Benefits: What Science Says Works

There’s probably no pantry staple that has been studied more than honey for skin care. Here’s an overview of all the honey skin benefits that have been researched throughout the years. Honey is synonymous with sweetness, we all know that. But usually when you think of honey as being sweet what you’re actually thinking about …

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Emulsifying wax: what is it and is it natural?

If you’re into making your own skincare products, like me, I’m sure you’ve come across emulsifying wax in a recipe before. Also, if you’re anything like me, you may have avoided using this strange sounding ingredient in your formulas. Until now! I’ve decided to face my ‘I don’t understand it, so I better not use …

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How To Read Ingredients Lists on Skincare Labels

If you’re serious about switching to clean skincare products, it’s time to get up close and personal with the ingredients lists on your bathroom staples. In this article you’ll learn how to read ingredients lists and why this matters. Beauty brands seem to have become experts in making bold claims about their products and the …

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Your Skin Needs Pumpkin Seed Oil. Here’s Why

Pumpkin Seed Oil is a great addition to your Skincare Routine. Its many benefits make this moisturizing oil an excellent choice for oily skin types, acne sufferers and mature skin. Most fruits and vegetables can only dream of the attention pumpkins get during Fall season. Come October 1st and everything, from your Insta-feed to your …

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How To Make Pumpkin Spice Face Mask + Benefits

One PSL for my face, please! This Pumpkin Spice Face Mask is inspired by Fall, sweater weather and cozy moments curled up on the couch with a hot chocolate between your hands. The best part: it’s super simple to make, and sounds like the beginning of a recipe for a pumpkin pie. And with Thanksgiving …

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12 Homemade Beauty Recipes inspired by Delicious Foods

A yogurt face mask, a ground coffee scrub, a honey cleanser … using food items in DIY beauty remedies is no hot news. In this list, however, you’ll find homemade beauty recipes with a different ‘foodie’ twist. Instead of containing food items (albeit some natural ingredients are still food-grade or edible), this overview contains DIY …

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Make Your Own Skincare: Full List of DIY Ingredients

DIY Skincare seems to become more popular every year. I’ve been making my own face and body products for over five years now and it seems more natural skincare blogs and recipes pop up every day! There are plenty of reasons why you’d want to go au naturel with your skin care routine: You heard …

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DIY Lotion Bar Recipe – Non greasy & Vegan

This easy lotion bar recipe uses vegan friendly carnauba wax and is formulated to have a non greasy feel on your skin. Perfect for those hot Summer days! Now that temperatures are rising and sweat beads have become your permanent accessory, the last thing you want to do is slather thick, oily lotions on your …

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Beginners’ Guide To Using Essential Oils Around Pets

This guest post is written by Ashley for madewithoils.com. We love our pets. We consider them a member of the family, and we go to great lengths to keep them healthy and happy. Sometimes we treat them as we would a family member. Loving your pet is a good thing. But, you must remember that …

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21 DIY Bath Gift Ideas for Vegans

Not sure what to give your vegan friends this Holiday season? Show them you care, and make a personalized handmade gift you know is vegan-friendly. This list of gift ideas for vegan beauty products is a great place to start! The beginning of November is globally considered as the official start of the Holiday season …

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DIY Hidden Rainbow Bath Bomb + review liquid soap dye

Where I live we don’t celebrate St Patrick’s Day that much, but I’ve always thought it was such a fun and colorful holiday! In honor of this Irish tradition, I’m sharing a DIY Hidden Rainbow Bath Bomb recipe with you today.The perfect gift or craft idea to share with your kids, your guests or yourself! …

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Easy DIY Bubble Bar Bath Bomb Recipe

Bath Bombs that Fizz AND foam??? Let me introduce you to the Bubble Bar Bath Bomb. Yep, it’s a thing. And they’re actually pretty easy to make! First of all, Happy Valentine’s Day beautiful people!    For me, celebrating the day of love does not mean spending it with your partner du jour necessarily. For …

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Easy Bubble Bars with only 2 ingredients

The lenghty ingredient list. The unpronounceable ingredients. There have been many things that kept me from making my own bubble bars. Until I figured out this recipe. You only need 2 simple ingredients to make these easy bubble bars. And you probably already have those ingredients somewhere in your home right now.

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