Author Archives: LANAE RHOADS

Winter is coming: What does that mean for my skin?

Keep your skin glowing through all the seasons! When the weather changes sometimes your makeup [...]

How many crabapples would it take to supply Mix Cosmetiques for the year?

I love using local wildcrafted ingredients to make skincare and makeup. Sometimes it just isn’t [...]

Plants make the best ingredients for skincare!

There are an estimated 80,000 edible plant species in this great big world we call [...]

How I choose ingredients for products I make here

There are tens of thousands of ingredients to choose from, not all are beneficial for [...]

Should I be Using Retinol? Moisturizing Retinol Elements…

I’m sure you’ve heard of it, but are you using it yet? Retinol is probably [...]

How Lipstick is Made

This is how lipstick is made whether it is made by hand or on the [...]

Jelly Makeup Base: Before and After

This is such a fun and unique way to wear makeup. If you want to [...]

Sun Protection and Vitamin D

Wear your sunscreen it’s important. A little sunscreen on your face each day will keep [...]

Makeup that Protects Your Skin Microbiome

There are more bacteria on your hands than there are people on the planet. Find [...]