diy coffee scrub

DIY: Coffee Lover’s Face & Body Scrub

This is dedicated to coffee lovers. I’ve used this DIY coffee scrub three times in the past year, with a noticeable improvement in my skin after the second application. In skincare as in life, the more consistent you are, the better the result. I’m pretty good about applying homemade masks on a weekly basis, although […]

apple cider vinegar hair rinse

How to Do an Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse

This winter, I got a little bored with my hair routine and began wearing it flat ironed straight. I enjoyed having a different hairstyle but repeated blow-drying and flat-ironing sucked the life out of my curls. There are areas that won’t curl like before, which is a problem since I wear my hair curly the […]

grapefruit zest face mask

Avocado, Honey & Grapefruit Zest Face Mask

Every morning, after his workout, Honey Bear eats a wedge of grapefruit, two hard boiled eggs, and a cup of green tea for breakfast. And each day, he tosses the grapefruit rind into the garbage, without either of us giving it a second thought. On a recent morning, the phone rang, distracting him from the […]

how to make an iced chai tea latte

How to Make an Iced Chai Tea Latte

It’s still winter, but it’s 77 degrees today in Los Angeles. Meaning it’s a perfect day for two things: getting outside and enjoying an iced beverage. There’s no better way to break the monotony of the work day than taking a break to walk to the nearest coffee shop to re-caffeinate. But with the way adulting […]

diy blackhead remover

DIY Green Tea, Honey & Rosewater Blackhead Remover

My latest obsession is researching ways to incorporate green tea leaves into my DIY beauty routine. Green tea leaves are excellent at exfoliating and dislodging pollutants from the skin. Combined with the moisturizing, anti-inflammatory benefits of honey and the antibacterial, calming benefits of rose water, green tea leaves are an easy, affordable, and effective DIY […]