Today is all about the hips! Rose hips, that is! The fruit of the dog rose, or Rosa canina, rose hip has become one of the darling botanicals of the skincare industry, and for good reason!
As a staple in any self-respecting witch doctors garden, rhubarb is a pretty useful plant. And much like old timey shamans, Rhubarb can be both incredibly healing and exceptionally toxic if used in certain ways. Bet you won't look at a rhubarb pie the same way now! But don't worry, I'll tell you how you can safely get your fingers in this pie.
Oh man, here it is. The big one. The greatest thing or the greatest evil depending in who you ask. Love it or hate it, the fact is we cant live without sugar in some way, shape or form. There's a lot of ground to cover here but don't worry. For you we'll keep it short and sweet.
On the big long list of things we rub on our skin to make it happy, goats milk is one of the more straightforward ones. I mean, just because it's sharp doesn't mean we have to use it as an exfoliant. Oh I'm sorry was that too cheesy for your liking? Alright I'll stop kidding around. Let's talk about why goat's milk is so *bleat*ing good for you!
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?!
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?!