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The Kitchen Sink Spa Files: A Turmeric Chai + DIY Turmeric Chair Cleanser

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.

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WTF is…Oats?! (Version 2.0)

Possibly the most ubiquitous of natural skin care ingredients, the humble oat is one heck of rock star when it comes to skin!

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WTF is… Rhubarb?!

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.

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WTF is…Goats Milk?!

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!

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WTF is…Coffee?!

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?!

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WTF is…Coconut Oil?!

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?!