Category: Skin Care

Facial Serum

One of my favourite things to do is make oils with our oil extractor. It is like watching a miracle. Putting seeds or nuts into the hopper and then watching the oil come out is an amazing process. And then, to have fresh, cold-pressed… Continue Reading “Facial Serum”

New Buddies

Making new friends is so fun! I’m happy to introduce to you two new buddies in Krista’s Herbs Muddy Buddy Range: Pure Buddy Pure Buddies are for those with extremely sensitive skin or allergies who can or shouldn’t use products with fragrances. This Buddy… Continue Reading “New Buddies”

Muddy Buddies

Every time I want to clean my face, here’s how it goes: I squeeze some gel from a plastic bottle and wash my face. Then, I squeeze some face scrub out of a plastic tube and exfoliate my face. After my shower, I take… Continue Reading “Muddy Buddies”

Herbal Deodorant

I am on a challenging quest, and it is two-fold: to replace my current health and beauty products by making them myself with natural, responsibly-sourced plant materials AND to reduce the amount of single-use plastic that comes into my house. My dream would be… Continue Reading “Herbal Deodorant”

Perfume 201

“Nothing brings to life again a forgotten memory like fragrance.” Christopher Poindexter I gave a small eulogy at my Nana’s memorial service. I talked about a sense memory that has never left me though it is over 40 years old. Whenever I smell freshly… Continue Reading “Perfume 201”

A year of soaps: spring

One day, I would love to make soap from scratch. You know, get out the lye, the safety goggles and the industrial gloves and get to work. But I have so many projects going right now that soap making from scratch is on the… Continue Reading “A year of soaps: spring”

Perfume 101

“Perfume is the nourishment that stimulates my thinking.” Muhammad The idea of wearing the fragrance of my garden or the essence of the healing herbs that will nourish me during my day began with making healing blends for headache, joint pain or insomnia. Though… Continue Reading “Perfume 101”