wooden hair brush on black background

low waste/low impact swap: widu wooden hair brush

A few weeks ago, my trusty, 10-year-old hair brush broke, and I was expectedly disappointed and unwilling to let go. With much hesitation and after a brief period of mourning (I jest…😆), I welcomed the Widu hair brush into my life, and I’m so glad I did! I have thick, dry curly/wavy hair that I…

Rice

rice beauty hacks

Rice! It's delicious and nutritious, but did you know it's a tried-and-true beauty staple? Used in Asian beauty routines for centuries, rice is as gentle as it is effective. I use rice in my DIY beauty hacks because beyond its myriad benefits, it's also cost-effective. I admit that green beauty can come with a hefty…

aloe vera leaf

aloe there!

Yes, yes, I know – I'm a cheeseball who likes punny headers. That title, however, appropriately expresses the magnitude of my love for the succulent of all succulents: aloe vera. Called the plant of immortality by ancient Egyptians, aloe vera contains loads of minerals ranging from calcium to zinc to manganese. It’s also jam-packed with vitamins…

coffee and cardamom body scrub

coffee cardamom body scrub

Ready for this easy and delicious DIY? With cellulite-busting coffee, moisturizing coconut oil, and aromatic cardamom, this 3 ingredient scrub is as effective as it is scrumptious. And I mean scrumptious... source: GIPHY coffee cardamom body scrub 7 tbsp coffee grounds (I usually save grounds that I've used for coffee and dry them) 7 pods of cardamom…