skincare

Aftelier Face Elixir Reviews

Aftelier Face Elixir

Naturals Week April 22-April 29th

My skin has changed. It’s been very dehydrated and dry. My usual skincare is not working for me now. Inspired by Beauty Huile and Eyeliner on a Cat, I’ve decided to start using oil-based facial moisturizers at night. Many years ago I only used oils as moisturizers. I’m such a product flirt. I moved on and starting using whatever new shiny thing there was out there. Why did I ever stop using oils? My… Continue reading | 5 Comments

fragrance, fragrance and food

Fragrance & Food – Grapefruit Fir Compote & Angel Food Cake

Fragrance & Food – Grapefruit Fir Compote with Angel Food Cake

Loosely based on CREED Silver Mountain Water

Years ago, I had a sponge cake with a rosemary grapefruit topping at a café. This combination of flavors inspired me to play around with the combo of tart grapefruit, the dynamic fresh/cooling mountainous flavor of fir over vanilla sugar. I wanted something refreshing.

Grapefruit Fir Angel Food Cake

This is a super easy recipe especially if you buy a pre-made angel food cake. I purchased an angel food cake… Continue reading | 6 Comments

fragrance

Becca & Mars Calm Yourself Fragrance Oil Blend Review

Becca & Mars Calm Yourself Bath Oil

Becca & Mars Calm Yourself Essential Oil Blend is a multi-purpose natural oil that is used to scent baths and to fragrance rooms as a home fragrance oil. This is a highly fragrant/concentrated oil that is blended to sooth with its natural essential oil blend.

I add about 5 drops to a steaming hot bath. This is more than enough Calm Yourself oil to fragrant the entire upstairs of my house. The fragrance is very natural and citrus lovers should like… Continue reading | 6 Comments

body products

Becca & Mars Sugar & Spice Massage Oil Review

Becca & Mars Sugar & Spice Massage Oil Review

Indie brand,Becca & Mars Sugar and Spice Massage Oil is a moisturizing, naturally fragranced jojoba based oil. This massage oil has a woodsy-floral fragrance and moisturizes.

The formula is an oil. So, yep, it feels like oil. I love oils even though they are messy. I love how oils make my skin feel. No joke, I use body oils daily in the winter. My skin loves them. Sugar & Spice is a… Continue reading | 9 Comments

new products

NEW: Becca & Mars Holiday Natural Bath & Body Products

Becca & Mars 2010 Seasonal Winter Bath Products

Indie, natural bath and body line, Becca & Mars has launched 3 new limited edition winter/seasonal natural bath products.

Winter Night Oil Blend – This essential oil blend can be used in the bath or in an oil diffuser to fragrance the home. This delicious blend contains spicy cinnamon, clove, orange, lemon, and bergamot oils. This oil blend retails for $11.

Peppermint Vanilla Hand Candy Sugar Scrub – This sugar based hand scrub contains essential oils of peppermint… Continue reading | 1 Comment