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3 Lip Balm Hacks to Minimize Your Beauty Routine

Stefanie Grant-Cassel

Tags brow tamer, hair pomade, lip balm, minimalist, moisturizer, multitasking

3 Lip Balm Hacks to Minimize Your Beauty Routine

I'm quite proud of many (okay, all) of the products that I make, but there is definitely an extra special place in my heart for my original formula lip balm.  Not only is it extremely effective at preventing (and healing) chapped lips, but it's ultra smooth, never sticky, smells light and fresh, and highlights my lips with a subtle gloss that makes me look and feel naturally dewy.  And I LOVE LOVE LOVE the big ol' biodegradable and recyclable push up tube.  Real talk - you'll probably lose this lip balm before you can use it up...  That is, unless, you incorporate...


A Beginner's Guide to Using Facial Oil

Stefanie Grant-Cassel

Tags cleansing oil, facial oil, oily skin

A Beginner's Guide to Using Facial Oil

Facial oil kind of sounds like bad news, doesn't it?  I think we all spent our formative teenage skincare years trying to keep oil away from our face at all costs. I remember that every face wash was advertised as being "oil free" - actually, it might still be? I don't know, I never watch TV or shop for face wash anymore... As a teen, however, I definitely got the message.  Oil = Bad.  But you know what?  It's actually not. It's not bad at all. Your skin needs oil! That's why it does such a good job of producing its own. Oil protects...


Changing Fragrances: Mid Summer 2017

Stefanie Grant-Cassel

Tags changing fragrances, dolce vita, goddess, lime, neroli, patchouli, summer, vetiver

Changing Fragrances: Mid Summer 2017

Well, here we are, in the middle of summer!  It always goes by so fast, doesn't it?  When I last blogged about the fragrance that I was wearing, it was late Spring, and I was at the very beginning of a new chapter in my personal life, so I gave myself a totally fresh scent to set the stage for a new season.  Goddess was a lovely change of pace, and boy did it ever set the stage. This summer, I've been on a journey of deep introspection, self discovery, recognizing and releasing old habits and negative patterns, intense spiritual growth, and finally beginning to come into my...


How to Oil Cleanse

How to Oil Cleanse

If you're into natural beauty, you've probably already heard of the oil cleansing method, and you might have already tried it! But if you're just beginning to tip your toe into the (green) waters, you might be thinking... "Nope! Oil on your face does not sound clean!! Where's my soap?!" But actually, you can totally wash your face with oil, if you know how.  Don't worry, I'm going to give you all of my tips and tricks!   Oil cleansing is so much better for your skin than soap because it doesn't strip your skin of it's natural protective barrier, and it doesn't...


How To Make Natural Deodorant Work For You

How To Make Natural Deodorant Work For You

So you want to switch to a natural deodorant (YAY)  but you can't find anything that works (BOO.)  And you're tired of being smelly and spending money on stuff that doesn't really do anything.  I get it. I really, really do.  Cheer up, buttercup. Things are about to get so much better for you and your pits. You CAN make this natural deodorant thing work. I can help.  First of all, let's go back to basics and talk about the difference between deodorant and antiperspirant.  A deodorant is meant to block/stop body odor, where as an antiperspirant is meant to...