We're going crazy for rose hip this week! If you haven't seen our WTF is Rose Hip?! post yet, do take a second to take a peek!Today, we have a super simple toner for you! Combining rose hips, hibiscus and rose water, this fragrant toner is fantastic for most skin types, and is specially nice… Continue reading Kitchen Sink Spa Files: A Rose Hip-Hibiscus Toner
Look, let's just lay it out on the table. The Raw Spa consists of two twenty-somethings who work hard everyday. We. Freaking. Love. Coffee. Look at the first goal of our Patreon and you'll see just how much we love coffee. But in addition to downing a good old cup of joe, we like putting it… Continue reading WTF is…Coffee?!
Bullion. Aurum. Oro. One of the most valuable commodities dating all the way back to the Copper Age: Gold! Now I'm pretty sure we all know the sordid history of this precious metal. But this shiny yellow rock supposedly had more value than just great jewelry. So let's horde some knowledge about the one, the Au-nly… Continue reading WTF is…Gold?!
Let's face facts: coconuts are useful. The meat inside the shell is tasty and nutritious, its husk and shells when burned and activated are extremely effective as a carbon filter, and in a pinch it can make an exotic fashion item. The oil derived from its meat is also super good for your skin in just… Continue reading WTF is…Coconut Oil?!
We know what you must be thinking: "Citric acid? It must have something to do with lemons". And you would be absolutely right! But not in the way you think. So let's get the squeeze on citric acid. So yes, citric acid naturally occurs in citrus fruits such as lemons, limes and oranges among other… Continue reading WTF is…Citric Acid?!
In keeping with the theme of small shiny things that people go nuts over, this week we'll be taking a peek at pearls! Pearls are synonymous with purity and radiance but did you know that it's also good for your skin? Now before you go and break out grandma's jewelry, there are a few things… Continue reading WTF is…Pearl?!
Before you say anything, no you have not stepped into candy land. There are no gumball trees or lollipop bushes. The world is not like that scene in Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory. I know, I know, my dreams are crushed too. But don't get too down. It may not be what it says on the tin… Continue reading WTF is… Marshmallow Root?!