One of my college roommates was obsessed with drinking kombucha, a rather expensive habit for a college student, so she made her own. At any given time, there were two jumbo sized mason jars that sat on our bookshelf in which resided a pancake sized and shaped SCOBY that would scare many an unsuspecting visitor. … Continue reading Ingredient Spotlight: Bifida Ferment Lysate
It seems like every couple of months, a new oil emerges as the new darling ingredient of beauty editors and natural-minded skincare folk everywhere. Coconut oil kicked off this trend in the late 2000's, I think, and since then we've seen argan, rosehip oil, grapeseed oil, seabuckthorn oil, and even dilo oil being championed as … Continue reading Spotlight on Horse Oil!
There are a lot of "all-natural beauty" types out there who swear by the refrain if you wouldn't eat it, don't put it on your skin. I've always thought thought that guideline was silly, not only because there are a lot of chemicals that are awesome for your skin, but also because if I only … Continue reading Spotlight on Ginseng!