The Journal

At Home Spa Day
Now, more than ever, I'm turning to these two little pots of happiness to help my skin through the stress it hasn't seen since I was in high school.  Corona has got me breaking out in a major way y'all. ...
DIY Hair Color During Quarantine
Y'all - I couldn't handle my roots any more so my wonderful hair dresser, Grey Wolf, gave me my formula (as he is fully aware that I have no interest in doing this by myself on the regular) and so...
Our Dog Food Recipe
Hey all!  Jasper here!  So a while back my mom saw a movie called Pet Fooled and freaked out because a lot of conventional dog food apparently isn't very good for me and my canine pals.  Honestly I don't really...
Mascara - It's Here!!
Deets on our new Matcha Mascara which volumizes, lengthens and treats lashes!
Soap Scent Breakdown
I have to tell you that with all of the hand washing that I'm doing right now my hands have been falling apart.  I switched from liquid soap to our Handcrafted Bar Soaps and the difference is bananas - my...
Micellar Water Deep Dive
Micellar Water - what is it exactly?  It's not just water, but it’s not quite soap either. That’s what makes it magic: it works as a gentle cleanser and a makeup remover because it contains micelles, which are naturally occurring spherical...
How Soap Works
  Lye and vegetable oil. That’s soap. Created by Arabic chemists in the 7th century, the basic formula of modern soap has remained relatively constant. People can add different hydrators, antibacterial agents or fragrances, but the lye-oil combo is what...
Video Conference Makeup How-To
I've been getting a LOT of questions on how to do super simple makeup for Zoom videos/video conferences during this time of quarantine.  This is about as simple as I can get - and I promise if I didn't talk...
10 DIY Skin Treatments
It's quarantine time y'all and sometimes you're waiting on your Pumpkin Enzyme Peel to deliver but you need a fix NOW.  I remember being in a modeling class in 6th grade where our teacher gave us all facials (and we...
Why Did We Jump on the Alcohol Hand Cleaning Bandwagon?
  I thought really long and hard before we came out with our Cleansing Hand Gel for Hands with Alcohol.  People brought the concept of it to me early in the game of the Coronoavirus and I said no because I...
Highlighter How-To
I get asked ALL the time how to get glowy skin - this is my sure-fire way to have hydrated dewy-looking skin any day of the week: Pick it up HERE
Our Mineral Lipsticks on Our Clients!
Let's be honest - shopping for makeup online is TOUGH - how will it read on you?  What's the undertone?  Fortunately you beauties have taken some selfies in our Mineral Lipsticks and we're here to share so you can see...
EXFOLIATION 101
Exfoliation is key y'all!  And it's good for all skintypes though you sometimes have to proceed with caution - there are two kinds and we'll talk about what their purpose is and who they're good for but first off let's...
What I Hate About Makeup Rules
Allow me to set the scene - I'm leading a Green Beauty Workshop anywhere in America in a room full of women.  With very few exceptions I generally have these three ladies in attendance every time: "Susie"* - she's a...
Am I Too Heavy to Run a Beauty Company?
Most makeup and skincare companies have models or celebrities who speak in low tones about the latest product or glide across the camera effortlessly in a very tiny body.  You got me instead. Our online masterclass shoot where I did...
Eye Cream 101
We get a TON of questions about eye creams so here are answers to the questions we get asked most often:  Let us know if you have any other questions!
The Good & The Bad (Mostly Good!) - Our Year in Review
Our wonderful team!  L to R - Erika, Rorye, Erin, June, Kendall & Morgan Oh y'all, it has been a YEAR!  2019 was honestly the hardest year yet for me with Erin's Faces due to moving three times, which I...
Tamanu - A Super Hero Oil
Short story - ourTamanu Oil is fantastic for all skin types - normal, oily, acne-prone (yep!), sundamaged, even eczema.  It's a totally organic, virgin, cold-pressed oil and is known for being full of antioxidants as well as for being anti-bacterial and...
Serums 101
So you know they exist and the lady at the department store says you need one but do you?  And what the heck do they do?  Here's a quick Q&A: What's the point in using serum? Great question!  Their whole...
Holiday Gift Guide!
Botanically based happiness for everyone on your list!  We partnered with NYC baker, Brittany Jefferys*, for our gift guide this year and I can't wait to share it with you!  Candy canes signify winter to me and we take it...
Cookie Happiness with NYC Baker, Brittany Jefferys
I saw NYC baker and performer Brittany Jefferys' cookies on Instagram and instantly knew I wanted to collaborate with her on our 2019 Holiday Gift Guide as cookies were our theme.  I loved her work (I mean, she took our...