Handmade Reviews

  • Benefits of brushing with boxwood: Chidoriya Tsuge Brush

    Benefits of brushing with boxwood: Chidoriya Tsuge Brush

    By Katherine T. { Beauty}
    Tsuge, a boxwood tree native to the Ibusuki area of Japan, is traditionally used to craft imperial seals, musical instruments, and combs. The wood is naturally dried for more than 3 years and then hand-carved individually to craft a single comb. Boxwood is naturally oily, so combs made from it are…
  • Three minimalist jewelry for professionals

    Three minimalist jewelry for professionals

    By Katherine T. { Fashion}
    Minimalistic jewelry is key when it comes to accessorizing for work. Simple and timeless jewelry can be worn to the office, for a night out, or even to a wedding. We’ve been obsessed with this Raw Rose Quartz Gold Dipped Mermaid Studs by Borcik. . Add…
  • Alternatives to Preservatives in Cosmetics

    Alternatives to Preservatives in Cosmetics

    By Katherine T. { Beauty}
    Preservatives in cosmetics are often feared or criticized, but preservatives help cosmetics stay safe and extend their shelf lives. Even though they are safe and legally used, preservatives are often targeted because sensitive skin can be more reactive to them. The cosmetic industry is constantly trying…