This super simple face mask is by far Mack's favorite, especially in the cold weather, when dry skin can get a little Return-of-the-Mummy. You can use this mask as often as you would like, once a month, once a week, every day... as long as you have honey on hand! 🙂
Honey . What's not to love about it? We use it in food, drink, and alcohol. Honey even has a cult status in the DIY skincare community for it's historical use as a preservative and an almost miraculous heal-all. While we recommend you comb through the facts yourself, we here at The Raw Spa will give you just a tiny scoop!
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
One of my favorite drinks is a big soup-sized mug of turmeric chai, but I don't often have an excuse to binge on it. As far as chai's go, it's warm, it's invigorating, and it doesn't came loaded with caffeine like traditional chai made with black tea, so I can drink it before bed without worrying that I'll be wide awake for a few extra hours. Big bonus. Plus, the strained spice blend makes a nice face wash for my seriously sad looking skin.
There are A LOT of formulas in my Raw Spa arsenal, and sadly, many of my favorite products are just for house use, like this creamy cleanser. So why not share a little love while we all wait impatiently for spring to swing into gear, am I right?
Possibly the most ubiquitous of natural skin care ingredients, the humble oat is one heck of rock star when it comes to skin!
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?!
Winter is coming everyone! It's time to grab your stuff and gear up! Gloves? Cheek! Coat! Check! Oats! Check? Thats right folks it's time to grab your oats as the weather gets colder and not just for making delicious oatmeal (with brown sugar). Oats are great for helping your skin fight off the harsh conditions… Continue reading WTF is…Oats?!
Honey. What is not to love about honey? It has a pleasingly sweet taste and aroma. We use it in food, drink, and alchohol. Shoot, in america we go so far as to call loved ones by the nickname “Honey”. Honey even has a kind of cult status in the DIY natural health community, supposedly… Continue reading WTF is… Honey?
What's better than me rambling about how I survived my semester? A recipe for Cucumber Sort-Of-Mojito Spa Water!