Turn Up the Rouge On Your Cheeks – DIY Foxy Face Powdered Blush

Some people have the natural ability to make a rouge color in their cheeks, just with the thought of something that embarrasses them. Others have constant pink cheeks all day, every day. While others have to supplement the rouge in their cheeks using blush. Since the dawn of makeup, women have been applying blush to their cheekbones, trying to make them look higher and more prominent than the next girls. Even Cleopatra used rouge on her cheeks, though she chose to color her cheeks using carmine (a red color that comes from an insect!) rather than beet root (the vegetable color we will use today!) Continue reading

Bring Out the Natural Glow in Your Face – DIY Foxy Facial Powder

Makeup is something I know quite well. I began using it when I was 13 years old and from there I spent plenty of time playing with colors and experimenting with different styles. I really love being able to naturally enhance my beauty, giving my face the natural glow I want to present to the world. Makeup should never really cover up, it should enhance. You can hide imperfections, but it's not about putting on a mask.  Continue reading

Feel Rugged, Smell Amazing – DIY Natural Men’s Cologne Using Essential Oils

I am always writing posts for the Hippy chicks out there, but I know that you Hippy dudes are sitting on the edge of your seats, waiting for me to share manly scented items that you can DIY. Over the years, I have had to make all kinds of “Manly” versions of many of my different DIY beauty products, and I learned that you guys love to smell good, just as much as we ladies do!

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Let Your Herbal Goddess Shine – A DIY Herbal Infused Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse

My natural hair care journey hasn't been an easy one. I have experienced everything from hair falling out when I tried the whole baking soda thing, to super oily and heavy detoxing hair that I had to wear up for a little over 2 months before it was finally done detoxing. These days, my hair is longer than it's ever been my whole life and it's far healthier than it was 2 years ago. This journey has taught me a lot about my hair, but it's also taught me to love the hair that I was given. Over the last 2 years of creating my own herbal hair care products, I have found a very simple ingredient to be my star secret in my natural hair care routine. Raw unfiltered apple cider vinegar!

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Is Your Febreze Air Freshener Making Your Family Sick? DIY Non-Toxic Room Sprays Spring/Summer Edition

One of my favorite things about the springtime is being able to open the windows and let out all of the stale winter air. Freshening up the air is but a window push away, but sometimes I like to freshen the air and give it that summer smells using my homemade non-toxic room sprays! Last fall, I shared my favorite Fall/Winter room spray blends to help you  freshen your air, and promised I would share my spring/summer blends too! While the fall time scents are about warming and spice, summertime blends are all about tropical islands, summertime breezes, and summertime romance!       Continue reading

Keep Your Family Sunsafe This Summer – A Goddess Garden Organics Sunscreen Review

I've lived my entire life playing outside in the sunshine. I've hiked my way to the top of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park underneath the cold sunshine. I've wakeboarded upon many of our country's lakes while the sunshine basked my skin in its glow. I've even snowboarded all over the Sierra's while the sun blasted my face with its harsh mountaintop rays. I am an outdoors addict, to say the least, and this summer I have so many more sun-filled plans for my whole family, including a backpacking/camping trip and as many Texas trails that we can hike! With all our outdoor plans, it's really important to me that my family is sun-safe during everything that we do; which is why I was really excited to finally find a natural and safe sunscreen that meets all of my strict criteria AND works! Continue reading

Reverse Skin Damage & Destroy Wrinkles with a DIY Hi-C Facial Serum

I am 31 years old, and just barely starting to think about how my skin and face will age. I am only now beginning to realize the damage that I did to my skin as a teenager and in my early 20's, and wishing I had used more sense. As we age, our collagen production starts to slow down, causing wrinkles and fine lines, but not only that, all of the cumulative damage we've done over the years, including sun damage, smoke, and harsh chemical products, can speed up the process and make it worse. It's not too late for some of us, using vitamin C, we can help to slow down the aging process and in many cases reverse some of the damage we've done to our skin! Continue reading

Unleash the Goddess in You – DIY Hair, Skin, & Nails Tea

There are many ways to beautify your skin, make your hair grow longer faster, and grow out strong beautiful nails, but they all entail healthy eating habits! One of my favorite ways to nourish my hair, skin, and nails, is through eating grass-fed gelatin.I love to make my own gummy fruit snacks, and Syfy and I munch on them ALL the time! One of my other favorite ways to get the nourishment that my hair, skin, and nails need, is through herbal teas! Continue reading

Combat Acne Effectively With The Hippy Homemaker’s Acne Attack Herbal Clay Face Mask

I don't know if you know this about me, but I am a huge fan of herbal clay face masks. As you may have read previously, my friends and I love face masks so much that we pair them with mimosa's and call it a party, just for fun! (See Mud mask and Mimosa Fridays!) I have made herbal clay face masks for all sorts of conditions, but the mask I make most commonly is this Acne Attack facemask! High-end spas sell facials with these same ingredients for $180+, but by doing it yourself, in the comfort of your own home, you will be able to make MANY more masks for WAY cheaper! Continue reading