Shea butter deodorant

As you might know by now, I believe beauty comes from within. That is why I am such a huge fan of homemade products in my beauty cabinet. This shea butter deodorant is all natural, soft for your skin and has a fresh peppermint scent. It is also much cheaper and more sustainable than normal deodorant because you can... Read more


My morning routine

Seeing as my life tends to be a busy one, I really profit from routine and structure. I like to set aside a moment each day to get a handle on things. For me, the early morning tends to be a time to carry out my rituals, though sometimes I start prepping my breakfast the night before. I notice that when I’m... Read more


Banana hair mask

Is your hair in need of a little TLC? Then do I have a delicious recipe for you! This banana hair mask is quick to make, all natural and can be applied right away. Let’s... Read more


Cleansing facial

Beauty comes from the inside out. If your body doesn’t have much to complain about, you’ll glow on the outside all by yourself. Keeping yourself healthy with pure, whole foods will keep your skin happier than eating a bag of chips. What’s more, our skin is our largest organ (yes, organ!) and it tells us very... Read more


Voilà, D.I.Y. toothpaste!

My morning ritual changes with the season. In the winter, I often start the day with oil pulling and in the summer, I give my body a boost with some lukewarm, lemon water. And from time to time I don’t feel like doing any of it and I just start my day with breakfast. I love breakfast! Starting the day with scrambled... Read more


Hey it’s… oh, clay!

When I was a kid, I used to mess around in the backyard with clay from the ditch. I grew up in Friesland, of course, and we did that sort of thing there. At school during craft time we’d often get a chunk of clay to sculpt. My parents still have a couple of lovely clay creations my sister and I made on the mantle... Read more


Cleanse à la Rens | 3-day juice cleanse

I love cleansing! I often cleanse my body by doing an Easy Peasy Detox. All I do is omit dairy, meat, fish, sugar and alcohol from my diet and avoid chemicals in cosmetics and perfumes for a few days. In that time, I focus on eating raw, whole and fresh foods. But every once in a while I take things a little... Read more


Coffee scrub

Every morning, I enjoy a big cup of coffee. I love the taste and smell of it and when I have a little almond milk in my fridge, I love to make a big latte. It’s true, you really can wake me up for a good cup of coffee! I always drink herbal tea or a glass of water on the side though because coffee is a diuretic and... Read more