the florapothecarie journal

green living

  • How To Keep Your Skin Happy While Traveling

    Travel season is upon us! In all the rush, we sometimes forget to take care of our largest organ: our skin. Read on for tips on keeping it happy and healthy while you're on the go.

  • May Flowers: 10 Edible Floral Treats to Nom This Spring

    May flowers are here! Inspired by the blooming beauty (and my ever-present sweet tooth), I've put together a list of yummy edible floral treats to make this season: 1. Crystallized Flowers via Leite's Culinaria. 2. Shortbread Cookies with Edible Flowers via Sugar & Charm. 3. Vi...

  • 5 Easy Ways to Make an Impact This Earth Day

    1. Clean up your neighborhood. When I was younger, my Dad would make trash pickup pokey sticks and take my siblings and I to pick up garbage around our neighborhood on Earth Day. Imagine if we all did this on a monthly basis? 2. Use less water. Turn off the faucet while you're brushing your teet...

  • 10 Toxic Chemicals to Avoid in Your Beauty Products

    I started making natural beauty products when I realized just how many toxic chemicals were in my favorite mass-produced cosmetics. It’s incredible to me how much we can’t rely on the Food & Drug Administration to police the cosmetic industry here in the US. The European Union has banned over...

DIYs, inspiration, and tips for living a naturally beautiful and magical life.