DIY Natural Fabric Softener

DIY Natural Fabric Softener

Believe it or not, fabric softener is one of the most toxic household items that you can use for yourself and your family.  Most fabric softeners, even though they smell REALLY good, are loaded with toxic chemicals (including hazardous waste) that can cause central nervous system disorders, cancer, reproductive system problems, respiratory problems, skin irritation […]

Body Lotion vs Body Oil – Which is Better?

Body Lotion vs Body Oil – Which is Better?

Do you prefer body oil or body lotion? Which one do you think is better? Personally, I only ever recommend body oil. Some people don’t like the feeling of oil on their body, and I get that. It feels greasy if you use too much, but it’s so much better for both your skin and […]

DIY Strawberry Lip Scrub

DIY Strawberry Lip Scrub

The dry, colder winter air often brings dry, cracked lips. If your lips are experiencing some flakiness or dead skin cell build up, then I recommend making this very simple lip scrub. If you choose to use the strawberry in it, any remaining scrub will need to be stored in the fridge, and will last […]

Ingredients to Avoid in the Beauty Industry

Ingredients to Avoid in the Beauty Industry

For years, I worked as a conventional aesthetician, not really knowing a whole lot about the ingredients and preservatives that went into the professional skin care products that I used.  I knew the basics, but didn’t understand about the smaller ingredients.  Aestheticians aren’t taught about that in school.  For us, if a professional skin care […]

DIY Avocado Hair Mask

DIY Avocado Hair Mask

When I switched to only using natural products, the most challenging part of transitioning was finding some really good, effective products for my hair.  I tried countless shampoos until I finally found one that I love. Even though I love the shampoo that I use, I still love giving my hair a little extra TLC […]

R Devine Mixing Magic: Calm + Earth

R Devine Mixing Magic: Calm + Earth

To continue with our R Devine Mixing Magic series, this week, I am mixing together Sacred Calm Soothing Cleanser + Serum with Sacred Earth Botanicals Cleansing Clay. While Sacred Earth is typically mixed with water to create a really effective acne cleanser, as well as a detox mask for all skin types, when you mix […]

DIY Foot Scrub

DIY Foot Scrub

While a lot of women enjoy their professional spa pedicures from their favourite aesthetician, sometimes, our feet need a little TLC in between treatments. Our Sacred Scrub Hibiscus Exfoliating Body Exfoliant makes a great foot scrub, however, if you don’t have this product, then we’ve created this simple DIY Foot Scrub for you to make […]

DIY Body Scrub

DIY Body Scrub

One of the most popular body treatments offered in professional spas is the Sea Salt Body Scrub.  This treatment is designed to removed dead skin cells from the surface of your skin, increase your circulation, and detoxify, leaving you with improved health and sensually soft skin. While nothing quite compares to the experience of having […]

Why Activated Charcoal is Good for Your Skin

Why Activated Charcoal is Good for Your Skin

Activated Charcoal is a really popular ingredient within the green beauty industry. It dates back to ancient times and is known for its ability to cure and heal a number ailments. This fine, black powder is odourless and is often made from wood or coconut shells. It effectively fights acne and gives you flawless skin, […]

9 Ways to Make Your Skin Glow

9 Ways to Make Your Skin Glow

Since creating the R Devine Skin Care line, the biggest compliment that I receive from people is how nice my skin is.  Everyone wants to know how I achieve such an even skin tone with a beautiful glow. While I’d like to give full credit to my R Devine Skin Care products, there’s a lot more […]

Self Care Rituals For the Body and Mind

Self Care Rituals For the Body and Mind

In our fast-paced, modern society, it’s easy to get caught up in the busyness of life, putting your own personal needs on the back burner.  This is one of the many reasons why I am a huge promoter of regular self-care rituals. Self care extends far beyond simply showering each day. Self care rituals involve all […]

DIY Recipe for Dry Shampoo

DIY Recipe for Dry Shampoo

While skin care is my specialty, because I’m so familiar with truly natural ingredients, I am often asked about natural hair care products. The hair works very similar to the skin in terms of how if produces oil.  If you have oily hair, chances are you wash your hair every day, but it’s actually not […]