Guide: DIY Body & Beauty

Blog Post for 5/21/2016

The Whole Earth Catalog was the original DIY Manifesto. It’s author/editor was Steward Brand. The Guardian published this great article on Mr. Brand, today. Many people consider Mr. Brand to be the a seminal contributor to the tech and counter-culture. He was a...

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How to Make Body Lotion at Home

Making Home Made Body Lotions Making your own body care products is fun and cost effective. Most importantly, it is a healthy choice for your body and safer for the environment. Over time you can create a signature lotion which you’ll call your own. The skin is our...

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We have a new DIY Nail Polish Making Kit

This is a great kit for kids. With this kit you’ll make 4 bottles of unique nail polish. We include different colors to use and glitters. Mix and match. Make for friends and family. A fun way to make gifts or give the kit as a gift. DIY Artisan Nail Polish Maker...

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Why Use Mineral Based Makeup?

DOES MINERAL MAKEUP REALLY WORK? By Contributing Editor Andrea Fox Mineral make-up is very popular because it is lighter than liquid make-up, and because some brands are free of parabens, silicones, dyes, preservatives, fragrances, and other synthetics, they heavily...

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How to Make Deodorant at Home

By Contributing Editor Sola Andenekan When I think of my deodorant, I’m constantly reminded of the little 3 oz plastic bottle. I’m always aghast when I throw those empty containers away knowing that I have just contributed to a landfill. So, one day, I...

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WHAT YOUR SKIN ABSORBS FROM COSMETICS

By Contributing Editor Andrea Fox   Beauty products, and what’s in them, are absorbed through your skin. Since cosmetics are often applied where the skin is thinnest (such as on lips and eyelids), the compounds in them are basically given a free ride into your...

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Safe sunscreen alternatives and what you need to know

Contributing Editor: Will Johnston To protect from the sun’s dangerous rays, we limit the amount of time we spend in the sun, wear protective clothing, and cover with sunscreen. However sunscreens contain numerous chemicals, including many suspected carcinogens, which...

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